Procedure for issuing invitations at the Ministry of Foreign affairs
Ministry of Foreign affairs of the RK and foreign institution of the Republic of Kazakhstan accept and approve invitations of foreign policy departments, the diplomatic and equated to them representations, consular establishments of the foreign states, the international organizations and their representations (Art. 10 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «About migration of the population»).
The note verbale shall be submitted not earlier than 90 days and no later than two weeks prior to the expected date of entry of the visa recipient to the Republic of Kazakhstan («Regulations for invitation, approval of invitations for entry into the Republic of Kazakhstan of foreigners and stateless persons, as well as issuance, cancellation and reissue the visa of the Republic of Kazakhstan and its term extension and reduction» (hereinafter – Regulations)).
The term of consideration of the invitation – 5 working days (from the date of appeal).
In order to register the invitation the inviting party shall submit to the Department of Consular service of the MFA of the RK two copies of the table, provided on the Annex 3 of the Regulations (on the paper and electronic medium) and official note.
In the cases provided by Regulations additional documents can be requested.
On the expiration of 5 working days number of the invitation is reported to inviting party. Number registered in the Department of Consular service of the MFA of the RK, date of the invitation is transferred by inviting party to the foreigner (the original or the scanned copy of the invitation).
After obtaining number of coordination, the foreigner needs to address to consular establishments of the Republic of Kazakhstan for receipt of a visa of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The place of visa issue shall be determined in accordance with the consular district, to which the country of nationality and (or) a permanent residence of the visa recipient treats.
To members of official delegation, citizens of the countries, where there are no consular establishments of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and also recipients of visas on the basis of the invitation, the visas are issued by the MFA of the RK at the international airports of the Republic of Kazakhstan.