Due to current epidemiological situation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Kazakhstan, the Government adopted a number of measures:
List of countries: Australia, USA, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, UAE, Vatican, Vietnam Germany, Greece, Denmark, New Zealand, Japan, Israel, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Indonesia, Italy, Canada, Qatar, Cyprus, Colombia, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malaysia, Malta , Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norve tions, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, the Philippines, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Chile, Switzerland, Sweden and Estonia.
The above means that the citizens of 57 countries who are planning to visit Kazakhstan need to obtain a visa of the appropriate category. All visas will be issued in accordance with the current rules of issuing visas of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Process of obtaining the permission from Interdepartmental Commission on entry of foreign citizen to the Republic of Kazakhstan:
The host entity determines the need for the precense of the foreign expert on the project in Kazakhstan.
Based on the requirements of the region the host entity prepares an official letter on attracting a foreign citizen addressed to the Akim (Mayor) of the region. After review and preliminary approval of Akimat (local Mayory), an application will be forwarded for further approval by the Interdepartmental Commission.
Interdepartmental Commission reviews the documents at the Meeting and makes the decision on issuance or refusal on entry permit of a foreign expert.
In case of approval Interdepartmental Commission issues the Minutes of the meeting with the approved list of companies and foreign citizens, who are permitted to enter Kazakhstan.
Company follows further standard procedures for attracting a foreign labour to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Before the trip, please, kindly make sure that you have all the necessary documents.
Please note that citizens of 48 countries still have the right to obtain a single-entry visa to Kazakhstan without a formal letter of invitation (visa support) in the following categories:
All visas will be issued in accordance with the current rules of issuing visas of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
For all other visa categories, citizens of the above countries will need to provide a formal letter of invitation (visa support) issued via the immigration agency in the Republic of Kazakhstan or via AIFC Expat Centre (for business and work visas) , with the exceptions specified in the Rules of Issuing Visas of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
|CITIZENSHIP||ENTRY TO KZ||PERIOD OF STAY|
|ARGENTINA||visa-free||up to 30 days during a year or visa term|
|ARMENIA||visa-free||up to 90 days or employment contract term|
|AZERBAIJAN||visa-free||up to 30 days|
|BRAZIL||visa-free||up to 30 days during a year or visa term|
|BELARUS||visa-free||up to 30 days or employment contract term|
|ECUADOR||visa-free||up to 30 days in any 180-day period or visa term|
|GEORGIA||visa-free||up to 90 days or visa term|
|HONG KONG||visa-free||up to 14 days or visa term|
|KYRGYZSTAN||visa-free||up to 30 days or employment contract term|
|MOLDOVA||visa-free||up to 90 days or visa term|
|RUSSIA||visa-free||up to 30 days or employment contract term|
|SERBIA||visa-free||up to 30 days or visa term|
|TAJIKISTAN||visa-free||up to 30 days or employment contract term|
|UKRAINE||visa-free||up to 90 days within a 180-day period|
|UZBEKISTAN||visa-free||up to 30 days|
If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time by phone: +7 7172 64 3637/ 7340 or make a request.