IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING VISA OF KAZAKHSTAN
DOES MY COUNTRY QUALIFY?
Kindly download the document from the link. It shows the list of countries citizens which may be issued an electronic single entry tourist visa and/or business visa based on invitation to the Republic of Kazakhstan..
LETTER OF INVITATION
To get a tourist/business visa at a Kazakh embassy, or to get an e-visa, you will need to acquire a letter of invitation (LOI) first. Everyone else who needs to apply for a visa, needs a letter of invitation.Embassies only accept an invitation letter from Kazakhstan Lifestyle.
Tourist visa is an electronic single-entry visa issued by the Kazakhstan government for visitors who wish to travel to the country for tourism or other non-business related purposes only.
Businesses visa is an invitation letter for multiple-entry visa issued by the Kazakhstan government for visitors who wish to travel to the country for business related purposes only. This visa is collected from the nearest Kazakhstan embassy close to you..If you're from the USA,UK or CANADA it comes in electronic form.
Citizens of all countries in the globe are eligible for tourist visa provided that the below requirements are fulfilled.
a valid passport with expiry date 6 months after the end of your stay in Kazakhstan and 2 empty pages
a copy of Kazakhstan LOI (Letter of Invitation)
Under normal circumstances, the processing time for tourist visa is 15 days. So, travelers should submit their application at least 30 days before their estimated date of arrival.
DURATION AND VALIDITY
Single entry tourist visa is valid up to 90 days but a visitor can only stay up to 30 days. This means nationalities are now only allowed a maximum of 30 days within 90 days. The e-visa is valid only for the visa recipient. Children must get a separate visa.
Multiple entry business visa is valid up to 180 days but a visitor can only stay up to 90 days. This means all nationalities are now only allowed a maximum of 90 days within 180 days.
No extensions are allowed for travelers.
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