ENTRANCE VISA TO UZBEKISTAN
In accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan, foreign citizens and stateless persons may enter Uzbekistan and transit through its territory only if they have entry visas.
Visas to foreign citizens and stateless persons are issued in diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Uzbekistan abroad on the basis of visa support (confirmed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan).
Visa support is issued on the basis of the application of inviting legal entities and individuals permanently or temporarily staying on the territory of Uzbekistan, represented in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The list of necessary documents for inviting foreigners to legal entities:
– Visa application on the letterhead of the organization of the established sample;
– Electronic application form from evisa.mfa.uz website:
– Copies of passports of the invited person, the head of the organization and the authorized person of the organization, for the presentation of documents;
– Copies of documents for the organization (license, certificates, etc.);
– Copies of orders on the head and authorized person;
– A copy of the power of attorney of the organization for the authorized person;
– When applying for a visa upon arrival at the Tashkent airport, you must also provide copies of air tickets or reservations;
– Certificate from the work place of the invited person.
The list of necessary documents for inviting foreigners to individuals:
– Visa application form;
– Electronic application form from evisa.mfa.uz website;
– Copies of passports of the invited and inviting person;
– The original notice of the invitation issued by the internal affairs bodies of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
– Copies of documents confirming family ties (if any);
– When applying for a visa upon arrival at the Tashkent airport, you must also provide copies of air tickets or reservations.
The period for consideration of applications of legal entities and individuals in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is 10 working days subject to the established procedure for submitting documents.
To obtain a visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons must submit to the diplomatic representative or consular office of Uzbekistan abroad the following documents:
• a passport or a document of a stateless person whose validity period must exceed the validity period of the visa by at least 3 months;
• completed visa application form in 2 copies;
• 2 color passport size photos.
To obtain a transit visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons, in addition to the above documents, must also have a visa of the state of travel and travel documents with a confirmed date of departure from Uzbekistan to the country of destination. The term of consideration of visa documents in this case is 3 days.
Foreign citizens and stateless persons intending to arrive in Uzbekistan from a country where there is no diplomatic representative or consular office of Uzbekistan can receive visas upon arrival in the visa support sector of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the Tashkent International Airport. To do this, the inviting legal or natural person located on the territory of Uzbekistan must, in due time, apply to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan in due course, receive an appropriate confirmation (stamp) of the visa support department of the Consular Department and send it to the invited person. This confirmation is presented by the invited person when purchasing an air ticket, passing passport control in the host country and on its basis a visa is issued on arrival in the visa support sector of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the Tashkent International Airport.
For the processing and issuance of visas, the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan provides for the following consular fees:
a) For single entry visas:
• up to 7 days – 40 US dollars;
• up to 15 days – 50 US dollars;
• up to 30 days – 60 US dollars;
• up to 3 months – 80 US dollars;
• up to 6 months – 120 US dollars;
• up to 1 year – 160 US dollars.
Note: for each additional visa multiplicity rate increases by 10 US dollars.
b) For multiple-entry visas:
• up to 6 months – 150 US dollars;
• up to 1 year – 250 US dollars.
c) For transit visas:
• up to 72 hours – 40 US dollars;
• for double transit visa – 50 US dollars.
d) For group visas (in the group must be at least 5 people, excluding children under 16 years of age):
• up to 15 days – $ 15 per person;
• up to 30 days – $ 25 per person.
When issuing visas, there are also charged fees for reimbursement of the actual costs associated with obtaining visas. The amount of such fees depends on the place of visa issuance (regardless of the applicant’s citizenship).
Note: For citizens of states with which there are relevant bilateral agreements and arrangements, a different procedure may be provided for obtaining entry visas to the Republic of Uzbekistan.
VISA REGIME OF UZBEKISTAN WITH SEPARATE STATES
1. A bilateral visa-free regime has been established with Kyrgyzstan (up to 60 days), Tajikistan (up to 30 days), Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.
2. A visa-free regime has been introduced for a period of 30 days for citizens of the following countries: Union of Australia, Austrian Republic, Argentine Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vatican City, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Hungary, State of Brunei Darussalam, State of Israel, Greek Republic, Indonesia, Ireland, Iceland, Italian Republic, Canada, Principality of Andorra, Principality of Liechtenstein, Principality of Monaco, Kingdom of Belgium, Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Spain, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kingdom of Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Lithuania, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Portuguese Republic, Republic of Bulgaria, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Korea, Republic of Malta, Republic of Poland, Republic of San Marino, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Slovenia, Republic of Croatia, Republic of Chile, Romania, Singapore, Slovak Republic, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Turkish Republic, Federative Republic of Brazil, Federal Republic of Germany, Finnish Republic, French Republic, Cher State Park, Czech Republic, Swiss Confederation, Republic of Estonia, Japan.
The visa-free regime applies to citizens of these countries, holders of all categories of passports (diplomatic, official and civil), who plan to visit the Republic of Uzbekistan for up to 30 days, regardless of the purpose of their trip.
The visa-free regime does not apply to stateless persons who permanently reside in the territories of these countries.
The visa-free regime is valid for 30 days from the date of entry into Uzbekistan. Before the end of the 30-day visa-free stay, a foreign citizen must leave the Republic of Uzbekistan. Exceeding the 30-day visa-free stay is a violation of the rules for the stay of foreign citizens in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Accordingly, if it is necessary to stay in Uzbekistan for more than 30 days, a foreign citizen, prior to entering Uzbekistan, should receive, in the established manner, an entry visa to the Republic of Uzbekistan corresponding to the purpose of his trip.
3. A visa-free entry to the Republic of Uzbekistan of foreign citizens who have not attained the age of 16 is established, accompanied by legal representatives and a biometric travel document, for the duration of the visa of the accompanying person, but not more than ninety days from the date of entry into the country.
4. Hungary, China, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan (up to 30 days), Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (up to 60 days), Brazil, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Estonia, Kuwait and Turkey (up to 90 days) are visa-free Regime for diplomatic passport holders. Citizens of these countries who own diplomatic passports and are accredited as employees of diplomatic representatives or consular offices of their countries located on the territory of Uzbekistan, as well as members of their families have the right to enter and stay without a visa for the entire period of work.
5. The system of issuing electronic entry visas (e-visa.gov.uz) for foreign citizens has been introduced and the list of countries whose citizens have the possibility of obtaining electronic entry visas to the Republic of Uzbekistan (Annex 1) has been approved;
From March 15, 2019, a system for issuing the following types of electronic entry visas with a validity period of 30 days is introduced:
– double, with a consular fee of $ 35;
– multiple, with a consular fee of $ 50.
6. A short-term visa-free entry into the Republic of Uzbekistan is established for a period of not more than five days for citizens of a number of states (Annex 2), transit through the international airports of the Republic of Uzbekistan, if they have an air ticket from Uzbekistan Airways to a third country. This procedure applies to transit passengers wishing to explore the sights of Uzbekistan.
7. Uzbekistan and Japan on a reciprocal basis issue visas without consular fees.
The list of countries whose citizens have the opportunity to obtain an electronic entry visa (e-visa.gov.uz)
1. Algerian People’s Democratic Republic
2. Antigua and Barbuda
3. Arab Republic of Egypt
6. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
7. Eastern Republic of Uruguay
8. Gabonese Republic
9. State of Qatar
10. State of Kuwait
12. Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
13. Dominican Republic
14. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
15. People’s Republic of China
16. Cooperative Republic of Guyana
17. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
18. Kingdom of Bahrain
19. Kingdom of Bhutan
20. Kingdom of Cambodia
21. Kingdom of Morocco
22. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
23. Kingdom of Thailand
24. Kingdom of Tonga
25. Lao People’s Democratic Republic
26. Lebanese Republic
27. Maldives Republic
28. United Mexican States
29. Multinational State of Bolivia
30. People’s Republic of Bangladesh
31. Samoa’s Independent State
32. United Arab Emirates
33. Republic of Albania
34. Republic of Angola
35. Republic of Vanuatu
36. Republic of Ghana
37. Republic of Guatemala
38. Republic of Honduras
39. Republic of India
40. Republic of Cape Verde
41. Republic of Cameroon
42. Republic of Kiribati
43. Republic of Colombia
44. Republic of Costa Rica
45. Côte d’Ivoire
46. Republic of Cuba
47. Republic of Mauritius
48. Republic of Macedonia
49. Republic of Marshall Islands
50. Republic of Nauru
51. Republic of Nicaragua
52. Republic of Palau
53. Republic of Panama
54. Republic of Paraguay
55. Republic of Peru
56. Republic of Seychelles
57. Republic of Senegal
58. Republic of Suriname
59. Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
60. Republic of Fiji
61. Republic of the Philippines
62. Republic of Ecuador
63. Republic of El Salvador
64. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
65. Saint Lucia
66. Commonwealth of the Bahamas
67. Commonwealth of Dominica
68. United States of America
69. Solomon Islands
70. Socialist Republic of Vietnam
71. Sultanate of Oman
72. Tunisian Republic
73. Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
74. Federated States of Micronesia
75. Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Note: if necessary, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan has the right to establish restrictions on obtaining an electronic entry visa for citizens of individual countries for a period of up to 30 days.
Appendix № 2
The list of countries in respect of whose citizens a procedure for visa-free transit entry, temporary stay and exit from the Republic of Uzbekistan is being introduced.
2. Antigua and Barbuda
6. Gabonese Republic
7. State of Qatar
8. State of Kuwait
11. Dominican Republic
12. China (including Hong Kong)
13. Cooperative Republic of Guyana
14. Kingdom of Bahrain
15. Kingdom of Bhutan
16. Kingdom of Morocco
17. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
18. Kingdom of Thailand
19. Lebanese Republic
20. Maldives Republic
22. United Arab Emirates
23. Republic of Albania
24. Republic of Venezuela
25. Republic of Guatemala
26. Republic of Honduras
27. Republic of India
28. Republic of Colombia
29. Republic of Costa Rica
30. Republic of Mauritius
31. Republic of Macedonia
32. Republic of Nauru
33. Republic of Palau
34. Republic of Panama
35. Republic of Peru
36. Republic of Suriname
37. Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
38. Republic of Fiji
39. Republic of the Philippines
40. Republic of Ecuador
41. Republic of Equatorial Guinea
43. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
44. Saint Kitts and Nevis
45. Saint Lucia
46. United States of America
47. Socialist Republic of Vietnam
48. Sultanate of Oman
49. Tunisian Republic
52. Sri Lanka
53. South Africa
Note: For processing and extending a visa to Uzbekistan, you can use the services of the Diplomatic Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.