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Visa of the Republic of Uzbekistan

According to the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan foreign citizens and stateless persons can enter Uzbekistan or travel through its territory for transit on the basis of entrance visas only.

Foreign citizens and stateless persons can get visas at the diplomatic representations and consular missions of the Republic of Uzbekistan abroad on the basis of the visa support (confirmation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan).

Visa support is issued on the basis of application of the inviting organization, company and persons who are permanently or temporarily residing in Uzbekistan and submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

List of required documents to invite foreigners by organizations and companies:

  • Visa application on Head letter of organizations and companies;
  • Copies of passports of the invited person, head of the organization, authorized person of organization to submit the documents;
  • Copies of documents of the organization ( license, certificate , etc.);
  • Copies of orders to the head and the authorized person;
  • Copy of Power of Attorney for the authorized person;
  • For arrival visa at the airport "Tashkent" should be provided copies of tickets.

List of required documents to invite foreigners by persons:

  • Visa application form;
  • Copies of passports of the invited and the inviting person;
  • An original invitation issued by the authorities of internal affairs of Uzbekistan;
  • Copies of documents confirming relationship between invited and the inviting person;
  • For arrival visa at the airport "Tashkent" should be provided copies of tickets.

Processing of visa application is up to 10 working days if documents have been submitted due to the established order.

In order to apply for the visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons are to submit the following documents to the diplomatic representation or consular mission of Uzbekistan abroad:

  • passport or document of stateless person, expiry date of which must exceed the visa’s period of validity not less than 3 months;
  • 2 copies of duly completed visa application form;
  • 2 passport-size colored photos.

For a transit visa foreign citizens and stateless persons in addition to the above mentioned documents must have a visa of the country of final destination and travel documents with confirmed date of departure fr om Uzbekistan. In this case processing of visa application is 3 working days.

Foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving from the countries wh ere there is no diplomatic representation or consular mission of the Republic of Uzbekistan can get visas upon arrival at the Visa Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the Tashkent International Airport. In this case the inviting physical or juridical person in Uzbekistan must apply in advance to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan in due order, get visa confirmation (stamp) of the Visa Division of the Consular Department and forward it to the invited person. This confirmation should be shown by invited person while buying an air-ticket and passing through passport control and the visa shall be issued on its basis on arrival at the Visa Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the Tashkent International Airport.

The legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan has set the following consular fees for the visa issuance:

a) For single entry visas:

  • up to 7 days — $40;
  • up to 15 days — $50;
  • up to 30 days — $60;
  • up to 3 months — $80;
  • up to 6 months — $120;
  • up to 1 year — $160.

Note: For each additional entry the fee shall be increased by $10.

b) For multiple entry visas:

  • up to 6 months — $150;
  • up to 1 year — $250.

c) For transit visas:

  • up to 72 hours — $40;
  • double entry transit visa — $50.

d) For group visas (groups must consist of more than 10 persons excluding children under 16 years old):

  • up to 15 days — $15 per person;
  • up to 30 days — $25 per person.

Except these fees the fees for reimbursement of actual expenses related to the visa issuance (administrative fees) will be also paid. The rates of these fees depend on the place of visa issuance (irrespective of applicant’s citizenship).

Note: Different procedure for issuance of entry visas may be applied to the citizens of those countries that have appropriate bilateral agreements with Uzbekistan.

VISA REGULATIONS WITH SOME COUNTRIES

1. Bilateral non-visa regime is established for the citizens of Kyrgyzstan (up to 60 days), Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.

2. Simplified visa procedure is established for the citizens of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom. Tourists of these countries can get multiple entry visas up to 1 month and businessmen — up to 1 year (Malaysia — up to 6 months). Moreover, tourist voucher or invitation of physical or juridical person in Uzbekistan is not required to submit to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Visas shall be issued within 2 working days, excluding the day of document’s acceptance.

3. Bilateral non-visa regime up to 90 days is established for the holders diplomatic passport of the Republic of Korea (up to days 60 days), Brazil, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Turkey. Citizens of these countries possessing the diplomatic passport and accredited as staff-members of the diplomatic representations and consular missions located on the territory of Parties as well as members of theirs families can enter and stay without visa for the whole period of their professional activity. Bilateral non-visa regime up to 90 days is also established for the citizens of Romania and Slovakia holding service passports.


4. Uzbekistan and Japan issue visa visas without consular fees on the mutual basis.

 

 
Q:  How can I get Uzbekistan Visa?

A:  Uzbekistan have very flexible visa policy. Every Foreign Citizen has to get Visa to enter the territory of Uzbekistan. (Except few countries of CIS Region)For getting Uzbekistan Business Visa the Local Uzbek Company should apply in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For Tourists Visa of Uzbekistan Local Tour Operator should send invitation. For some countries there is no requirement of Letter of Invitation. See the list

Q:  For what period Uzbekistan Visa is Issued?

A:  It can be from Few days to 4 years. Multiple or fixed number of Entries
Policy vary from Country to Country. See the list

Q:  What does mean B, T, E, S, P visa of Uzbekistan?

A: B Show Means Business View, Show T means Tourist Visa, E Show Means Employment Visa, S means View Official Show, Show & P means the Private View.

Q:  How can an Indian Citizen Get Uzbekistan Visa?

A:  Indian Citizens can get Uzbekistan Visa with out any problem. They need to get Invitation from the inviting party and then after approval can get the Visa stamped at Uzbek Embassy in Delhi.

Q:  Why Embassies charge more than the official fee listed in the MFA Uzbekistan Site?

A:  The Uzbekistan Embassies all over the world charge extra Visa stamping Charges to cover the cost. Different rates apply in different countries.

Q:   What is LOI?

A:  LOI is letter of Invitation sent by the inviting Company or person after getting the approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.

Q:  Does German, Italian, American, British, French, Austrian, Dutch, Spanish, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Chile need Invitation for getting Visa?

A:  Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Austria, Holland USA Citizens do not need the invitation. The Citizens or Nationals from Brazil, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Chile, Canada does need Invitation but can get Visa at Tashkent Airport.

Q:  How can Citizens of Malaysia, Algeria, Africa, Egypt, Syria Iran, Saudi Arabia can get Visa at Tashkent Airport?

A:  They can not get Visa at Tashkent Airport But Nationals of Algeria and Other African Countries can get visa at Tashkent.

Q:  Explain to me in Full detail the procedure for getting Uzbekistan Visa?

A:  Send Scanned Copy of your passport, Send scanned copy of the reference letter from the place of your work. The inviting company will apply for the Visa approval in Tashkent Uzbekistan. It generally takes 7 working days. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan will issue the approval and issue Telex number to the inviting company. After receiving the telex number the Interested Visitor can get the Uzbekistan Visa from Embassy located in the country.

Q:  How to get Visa of Uzbekistan if Embassy of Uzbekistan Does not Exist.

A:  After getting the approval from Ministry the Inviting company will send you the scanned copy of the approval duly stamped by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and then you can get the Visa of Uzbekistan at Tashkent or other Airports.

Q:  What will be the fee for getting Uzbekistan Visa at Airport?

A:  Generally you will pay extra fee at Uzbekistan International Airports for getting Uzbek Visa. See the Fee at Airports for different national.

Q:  Can I get Uzbek Visa urgently by paying extra fee?

A:  Yes you can get Urgent Visa in two to three days by paying extra fee.

Q:  Can Tourist Visa be extended?

A:  Uzbekistan Tourist Visa can be extended once. The visitor must buy the additional tour Package.

Q:  Can I get two or Three Entry Uzbekistan Visa?

A:  Yes. For every entry you will have to pay 10USD Fee at Uzbek Embassy.

Q:  Can Tourist Visa be converted to other types?

A:  No.

Q:   If I will come to Uzbekistan on Business Visa, Can I convert that Visa to E Employment Visa?

A:  Yes. After getting the employment permission from Uzbekistan Ministry of Labor.

Q:   How I can get myself registered in Police station after arriving in Uzbekistan?

A:  It is the responsibility of inviting company to register you at Police Station OVIR.
But you should understand that in case you are not registered then you will have to pay fine equivalent to 50 Minimum pays to 100 Minimum Pays. About 1200 USD to 2400 USD. Always check weather you have been registered or not.

Q:  What are the fees for Visa Extension of Uzbekistan?

A:  See the fees for extension

Q:   What is the fee for OVIR (Police registration)

A:  See the registration fee.

Q:  If my Uzbekistan Visa will expire while I am in Uzbekistan what will happen?

A:   You will have to pay a fine from  50 Minimum to 100 Minimum salaries (1200 USD to 2400 USD)

Q:  My inviting company has applied for my Visa extension and Ministry of Interior has put a stamp on the application. Am I living legally in Uzbekistan?

A:  Yes. When your application is being processed you are still legal. If it will take more than 20 days please ask the inviting company to reapply.

Q:  How many photographs I need for Uzbek Visa?

A:   2 passport size photographs with white back ground.

Q:  What information I should have for filling the Uzbekistan Visa form?

A:  See the Visa form of Uzbekistan specimen

 

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