A foreign national or individual without nationality wishing to enter Kazakhstan must obtain a visa, unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries under International Treaty or other regulations.
According to the signed agreement between Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China on mutual exemption of visa requirements, Hong Kong SAR passport holders may enter Kazakhstan without visa and can remain up to 14 days (with effect from 26 July, 2012).
Visa-free regime for citizens of 20 countries up to 15 days. Read more
USA passport holders may apply for a visa with a maximum validity of 5 years on reciprocal basis.
The applicants are required to be polite and respectful whenever in-doors of the Consulate General and are dealing with the Consulate’s staff. In accordance with the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations 1963, the Consulate General leaves the right to deny a visa to any applicant without any explanation.
If you submit documents without an official invitation letter (visa support), your visa will be refused.
There are 48 countries, citizens of which don’t need an official invitation letter (visa support) for single entry business and single, double entry tourist visa and single entry private visa. Read more
If your country is not in the list, you need to obtain the official invitation letter (visa support) arranged through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Internal Affairs in Kazakhstan before submitting documents for the visa.
Please provide all the necessary documents. Insufficient documents can be a viable reason to deny an applicant from a visa.
To obtain a visa to the Republic of Kazakhstan, all applicants are required to submit the required documents according to the type of visa to be applied.
Applicants who are applying for their minor children must present additionally:
- a copy of the both parents' passports.
- a copy of the child's birth certificate.
- a letter from one of the child's parents stating non-objection to the child's other parent taking him or her to Kazakhstan.