Important Information

Temporary Entry Suspension

Please be advised that Kazakhstan has suspended entry for all nationalities until further notice. This does not apply to citizens and residents of Kazakhstan. This is a rapidly changing situation. CIBTvisas is monitoring the situation closely so check our website for updates.

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Kazakhstan Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least one blank visa page
    • Be valid for six months beyond the expiry date of the visa

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the country of destination. A copy is acceptable. This invitation must:

    • Be issued by the Federal Migration Service with and bearing their official rectangular stamp on the top right of the invitation
    • Be supplied by double/multiple entry applicants only. Applicants requiring a single for a stay of up to 30 days do not need to supply an invitation.
    • Be issued within the last three months

  4. Medical Certificate

    Applicants must provide a medical certificate stating that they are not infected with the COVID-19 virus. The certificate must have been issued within 48 hours prior to submission of the visa application.

  5. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form

  6. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

Important Information

Temporary Entry Suspension

Please be advised that Kazakhstan has suspended entry for all nationalities until further notice. This does not apply to citizens and residents of Kazakhstan. This is a rapidly changing situation. CIBTvisas is monitoring the situation closely so check our website for updates.

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Kazakhstan Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least one blank visa page
    • Be valid for six months beyond the expiry date of the visa

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Proof of Employment

    A letter from the applicant's employer confirming employment. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Confirm that the applicant is an employee of the company
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • State the applicant's expected return to work date
    • Be typed and signed in the original by the applicant's supervisor or their HR department

    A sample Proof of Employment Letter can be found in the Application Pack

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the hotel confirmation issued by a Kazakhstan authorised tour operator or Kazakhstan hotel which is approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward return/travel

  5. Proof of Insurance

    Copy of actual travel insurance policy certificate [email not accepted]. The certificate must state:

    • Full name of the applicant
    • That the policy is valid for the duration of the entire trip


    CIBTvisas offers a fully comprehensive selection of Embassy approved Travel Insurance products ranging from single trip European options through to worldwide multi-trip policies through our third party provider. Please visit https://cibtvisas.co.uk/insurance for further details.

  6. Medical Certificate

    Applicants must provide a medical certificate stating that they are not infected with the COVID-19 virus. The certificate must have been issued within 48 hours prior to submission of the visa application.

  7. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form

  8. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  9. Double Entry Applicants

    A copy of the flight confirmation showing both dates of entry and exit for those requiring a double entry visa

Kazakhstan Visa

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