Electronic visa is introduced in Kazakhstan

ASTANA, December 31, 2018 – Since January 1, 2019, a procedure for obtaining a single-entry visa for foreigners in electronic format has been implemented in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

An electronic visa (business, tourist and for treatment) is issued on the basis of a valid invitation from the Kazakh side, drawn up in the migration service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the prescribed manner.

Foreigners can enter / leave the territory of / from the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan using a valid electronic visa only at checkpoints of the international airports of Astana and Almaty.

Tourist e-visas are issued to citizens of 117 states, business and for treatment – 23 states (the list of countries is attached).

The electronic visa is valid only for the recipient of the visa and does not apply to accompanying persons.

Paid consular fees are non-refundable.

Passport provided by the recipient of a visa must meet the following criteria:

1) not cause doubts about the authenticity and affiliation of its owner, contain marks on the extension, reservations, records, erasures and corrections, torn or embroidered pages;

2) have at least 2 blank pages;

3) it expires no earlier than 3 months from the expiry date of the requested visa.

The recipients inform the migration service authorities of the foreign citizens staying with them within three working days from the date of their arrival (this service is available online at the Visa and Migration Portal).

Step-by-step e-visa registration algorithm

– to obtain an electronic visa, you must register on the website of the Visa-Migration Portal (www.vmp.kz);

– after registration, familiarize yourself with the requirements for obtaining an electronic visa;

– enter the invitation number (sent by the inviting party in the Republic of Kazakhstan) and fill in the visa application form;

– pay the consular fee;

– print the electronic visa (the visa is formed in the personal account and sent to the email address specified when filling out the questionnaire);

– present a printed electronic visa when passing through passport control at international airports in Astana and Almaty.

Annex 1

List of countries

whose registration is possible

single entry visas for entry into the Republic of Kazakhstan

Algeria
Angola
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Bahamas
Bangladesh
Barbados
Bahrain
Belize
Benin
Bolivia
Botswana
Brunei Darussalam
Burkina Faso – Upper Volta
Burundi
Butane
Vanuatu
Vatican
Venezuela
Vietnam
Gabon
Guyana
Haiti
Gambia
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea bissau
Honduras
Grenada
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Zambia
Zimbabwe
India
Indonesia
Cambodia
Cameroon
Qatar
Kenya
Kiribati
DPRK
PRC
Colombia
Comoros
Congo Republic
Costa Rica
Cote d Ivoire – Ivory Coast
Cuba
Kuwait
Laos
Lesotho
Liberia
Lebanon
Liechtenstein
Mauritius
Mauritania
Madagascar
Macau (Macau)
Macedonia
Malawi
Mali
Maldives Republic
Morocco
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Mozambique
Myanma (Burma)
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Niger
Nigeria
Nicaragua
Oman
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Rwanda
Salvador
Samoa
San marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Swaziland
Seychelles
Senegal
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Suriname
Sierra Leone
Thailand
Tanzania
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Uruguay
Faroe islands
Fiji
Philippines
Central African Republic
Chad
Montenegro (Montenegro)
Sri Lanka
Eritrea
Ethiopia
South Africa
Jamaica
Appendix 2

List

countries whose citizens have the opportunity

to issue an electronic business and a visa for the treatment of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Bahamas
Bermuda
Burundi
Honduras
Greenland
Indonesia
Qatar
Kuwait
Laos
Macau
Morocco
Vatican
Virgin Islands
Vietnam
Haiti
Cambodia
Cuba
Macedonia
Nicaragua
Oman
Serbia
South Africa
Montenegro
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