Visa requirements

To secure visas, foreign nationals must contact the Kazakh diplomatic mission/consulate in the country of residence and submit:

- Valid passport or travel document that is recognized by the Kazakhstan Government and with a expiration date not earlier than 3 months upon expiry of the requested visa and having at least 2 empty pages for a visa;
- Copy of the data page of a passport;
- Visa application form completely filled out and signed (Visa application form);

- One color photo 3.5 х 4.5 cm on the white background;
- Proof of consular fee paid;
- Ticket to/from Kazakhstan;
- Hotel booking in Kazakhstan;
- Valid visa to the third country, i.e. country of main destination (for transit visa only);
- Copy of work permit (for work visa only);
- Copy of letter of invitation (LOI);
or
- Original private letter of invitation written by Kazakh interior authorities (for private visa only).

Applicants are required to apply for a visa in person. Proxy and Postal applications are not accepted.

Consular Section is open for visa applicants on Monday - Friday from 08:00 till 15:00 hrs., except Public holidays.

Visa processing time is 5 working days.

Consular officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary.

1. DIPLOMATIC, SERVICE, INVESTOR (A1-A5)

Diplomatic (A1, A2)

Service (A3, A4)

Investor (A5)

2. SHORT TERM VISITS (B1-B22)

Business (B1, B2, B3)

International road haulage (B4)

Air, Maritime, Train and Rivercraft (B5)

Atendees of Religious Events (B6) - except missionary purposes

Internship (B7)

Permanent Residence in Kazakhstan (B8-B9)

Private (B10)

Intercountry Adoption (B11)

Tourism (B12)

Transit (B13)

3. LONG TERM VISITS (C1-C12)

Permanent Residence in Kazakhstan (C1) - only for ethnic Kazakhs

Family Reunification (C2)

Work (C3-C4-C5-C6)

Missionary Activities (C7)

Humanitarian (C8)

Study (C9)

Private (C10) - only for ethnic Kazakhs

Child (C11)

Treatment (C12)

Created at : 14.04.2017, 18:15, Updated at : 14.04.2017, 18:15