Kazakhstan Tourist Visa
90 Days stay
Citizens of the following countries do not require visa for stays of less than 90 days.
30 Days stay
Residents of the following countries do not require a visa for stays of less than 30 days as part of a visa-free policy.
This program initially started on 15 July 2014 providing single visa-free access to 10 countries and in September 2019 it was extended to 54 countries.
February 7, 2022, Kazakhstan lifted restrictions, the visa-free regime is resumed again for 54 nationalities.
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
- Vatican City
14 Days stay
Passport holders of the following four countries can stay in Kazakhstan for not more than 14 days:
Electronic Visa System for Kazakhstan
1 January 2019 citizens of 117 countries who have an invitation issued by the Migration Service of Kazakhstan, can obtain eVisa for purposes of tourism and business, as well as for medical treatment for certain nationalities.
The electronic visa is available for business or tourism purposes to all eligible nationalities, while eVisas for medical treatment purposes are available for 23 countries. Holders of eVisa must arrive via Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport or Almaty International Airport.
Visa-free Transit program
From 23 April 2018 to 1 January 2019 holders of passports issued by India and China do not require a visa for a 72-hour stay if they are transiting through the following ports of entry, provided that they: enter through
- Nursultan Nazarbayev International
- Airport or Almaty International Airport
- Passengers of airlines of Kazakhstan hold valid air tickets
The Government plans to extend the visa-free transit program until 31 December 2020
Visa-free transit program
For more information on the visa regime of the Republic of Kazakhstan for foreign citizens please visit website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
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Page updated 9.2.2023