Among the five countries that encompass Central Asia, Kazakhstan provides the easiest access to their great country. Kazakhstan recognizes the importance of encouraging travelers and businessmen to visit – including you!
In the summer of 2015, Kazakhstan announced a new policy for people who hold national, official, or diplomatic passports special permission to transit their country without a visa for 15 days. This new rule applies for the period July 15, 2015 – December 31, 2017. The list of qualifying countries (in alphabetical order) is:
If you plan on staying for more than 15 days, you must apply for a visa for the extent of your stay. For citizens of those countries not on this list, you must apply for your visa through the usual procedure.
To apply for a tourist visa, you’ll need to submit the following documents to the Kazakh Embassy in your particular country:
For more information and to obtain a visa application visit their online visa information center athttp://www.kazakhembus.com/content/visa-information-center
Greg has lived and worked in Central Asia since 1997. His hands-on understanding of the people, culture, and tourist destinations provides our clients the opportunity to feel comfortable knowing that they are in good hands. His travels throughout Central Asia have given him the opportunity to interact with many professionals in the tourism industry that enables him to providing the highest quality of services anywhere in the world.