Entry visa information and rules for obtaining visa

Announcement on the extension of visa-free travel to Kazakhstan from January 1, 2017 for the citizens of 57 countries including Italy, can visit Kazakhstan without visa for up to 30 calendar days.

List of countries exempted from visa requirements:

1. Australia

20. Italy

39. Spain

2. Austria

21. Japan

40. Sweden

3. Belgium

22. Latvia

41. Switzerland

4. Bulgaria

23. Lithuania

42. Turkey

5. Canada

24. Luxembourg

43. United Arab Emirates

6. Chile

25. Malaysia

44. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

7. Croatia

26. Malta

45. United States of America

8. Cyprus

27. Mexico

46.Kingdom of Bahrain

9. Czech Republic

28. Monaco

47. Vatican

10. Denmark

29. Netherlands

48. Socialist Republic of Vietnam

11. Estonia

30. New Zealand

49. Repubblica di Indonesia

12. Finland

31. Norway

50. State of Qatar

13. France

32. Poland

51. Republic of Colombia

14. Germany

33. Portugal

52. State of Kuwait

15. Greece

34. Republic of Korea

53. Principality of Liechtenstein

16. Hungary

35. Romania

54. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

17. Iceland

36. Singapore

55. Sultanate of Oman

18. Ireland

37. Slovakia

56. Kingdom of Thailand

19. Israel

38. Slovenia

57. Republic of the Philippines

We also inform that the internal affairs bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan exercise the issuance of "business" category single entry visas for a period of up to thirty calendar days based upon the application for extension of a stay in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan exceeding thirty calendar days for business purposes.

List of economically developed states with sustainable political and migrational situation whose citizens are exempted from the need to present an invitation in the process of applying for A3, B1, B3, B10 and B12 visa types:

Australia, Republic of Austria, United States of America, Kingdom of Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Republic of Bulgaria, Federative Republic of Brazil, Federal Republic of Germany, Hellenic Republic, Kingdom of Denmark, New Zealand, Japan, State of Israel, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Irish Republic, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Spain, Italian Republic, Canada, State of Qatar, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Korea, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Lithuania, Principality of Liechtenstein, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Republic of Hungary, Federation of Malaysia, Republic of Malta, Principality of Monaco, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kingdom of Norway, Sultanate of Oman, Republic of Poland, Portuguese Republic, Romania, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Republic of Singapore, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Finland, French Republic, Republic of Croatia, Czech Republic, Swiss Confederation, Kingdom of Sweden, Republic of Estonia.


To obtain a visa, all applicants are required to submit the following documents:

1.Original and a copy of first page of passport

2. One color or black-white 3,5x4,5 size photo, which should be stapled to the marked space in the upper right-hand corner of the Application Form

3. A completed visa Application form

4. Consular fees (see in attachment)

5. A copy of invitation letter with a registration number. To obtain an official invitation (visa support), please contact inviting person or an organization registered in Kazakhstan.

via Cassia 471, 00189 - Rome, Italy.

Tel: +39 06 36 30 84 76;

Fax: +39 06 36 29 26 12

E-mail: consul.roma@mfa.kz

Beneficiary's name: Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Beneficiary's account number: IT44Y0306905141100000006956

Bank account: Banca Intessa San Paolo

via Cassia 913, Rome


The following documents are not accepted:

  • A photocopy of passport;
  • A passport without at least two clear pages for visa issuing. (Your passport must be valid for at least 90 days longer than the validity of the requested visa);
  • Application forms sent by fax or e-mail;
  • Application forms filled in incorrectly or inadequately.

Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan is not responsible for any loss or delays incurred for shipments consigned to delivery services.

Information about e-visa of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The Republic of Kazakhstan is introducing a procedure for obtaining a single entry visa for foreigners in electronic format from January 1, 2019.

An electronic visa (business, tourist and medical treatment) is issued based on a valid invitation from the Kazakh side, considered by the migration service units of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Kazakhstan under the established procedure.

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

Tourist electronic visas are issued to citizens of 117 states, business and medical treatment visas - 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 not refundable.

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

1) should not cause doubts in authenticity and belonging to its owner, have marks of extension, reservations, notes, erasures and corrections, torn or unsewn pages;

2) should have at least 2 blank pages;

3) should expire no earlier than 3 months from the expiry date of the requested visa.

The Kazakh inviting side informs the migration authorities about arrived foreigners within three working days (this service is available online at the Visa and Migration Portal).

Step-by-step e-visa issuance algorithm

- in order to obtain an electronic visa, you should register on the website of the Visa and Migration Portal (www.vmp.gov.kz/en);

- after registration, learn about the requirements for obtaining an electronic visa;

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

- pay the consular fee;

- print an electronic visa (the visa is formed in the personal cabinet as well as sent to the email address you provided when filling in the registration form);

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

Annex 1

List of countries citizens of which may be issued an electronic single entry tourist visa to the Republic of Kazakhstan




4.Antigua and Barbuda






10. Belize

11. Benin

12. Bhutan

13. Bolivia

14. Botswana

15. Brunei Darussalam

16. Burkina Faso - Upper Volta

17. Burundi

18. Cambodia

19. Cameroon

20. Central African Republic

21. Chad

22. China

23. Colombia

24. Comoros

25. Congo (Republic)

26. Costa Rica

27. Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

28. Cuba

29. Democratic People's Republic of Korea

30. Djibouti

31. Dominica

32. Dominican Republic

33. El Salvador

34. Eritrea

35. Ethiopia

36. Faroe Islands

37. Fiji

38. Gabon

39. Gambia

40. Ghana

41. Grenada

42. Guatemala

43. Guinea

44. Guinea-Bissau

45. Guyana

46. Haiti

47. Honduras

48. India

49. Indonesia

50. Jamaica

51. Kenya

52. Kiribati

53. Kuwait

54. Laos

55. Lebanon

56. Lesotho

57. Liberia

58. Liechtenstein

59. Macao

60. Macedonia

61. Madagascar

62. Malawi

63. Maldives

64. Mali

65. Marshall Islands

66. Mauritania

67. Mauritius

68. Micronesia

69. Montenegro

70. Morocco

71. Mozambique

72. Myanmar (Burma)

73. Namibia

74. Nauru

75. Nepal

76. Nicaragua

77. Niger

78. Nigeria

79. Oman

80. Palau

81. Panama

82. Papua New Guinea

83. Paraguay

84. Peru

85. Philippines

86. Qatar

87. Rwanda

88. Saint Kitts and Nevis

89. Saint Lucia

90. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

91. Samoa

92. San Marino

93. Sao Tome and Principe

94. Saudi Arabia

95. Senegal

96. Swaziland

97. Seychelles

98. Sierra Leone

99. South Africa

100.Sri Lanka






106.Trinidad and Tobago









115.Viet Nam



Annex 2

List of countries citizens of which may be issued an electronic single entry business and medical treatment visa to the Republic of Kazakhstan










10. Macao

11. Morocco

12. Vatican

13. Virgin Islands

14. Vietnam

15. Haiti

16. Cambodia

17. Cuba

18. Macedonia

19. Nicaragua

20. Oman

21. Serbia

22. South Africa

23. Montenegro

Created at : 5.03.2017, 22:50, Updated at : 12.08.2019, 14:50