Visa-Free Travel to Kazakhstan

Attention: The Visa-Free regime described below is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information about travel to Kazakhstan visit our COVID-19 Information Page.

U.S. citizens are able to visit Kazakhstan without a visa for up to 30 days for all purposes of travel, with the exceptions of employment and missionary work.  Individuals traveling visa-free in Kazakhstan cannot stay for longer than 30 days at once, or for more than a total of 90 days in the course of any six-month period.

Individuals traveling for both business and tourism may qualify for 10-year Kazakhstani visas.  Visa’d travelers are able to stay for periods of up to 60 days at a time on business, or up to 30 days at a time for tourism.  Kazakhstan issues five-year, multiple-entry visas to applicants qualifying for diplomatic, official, and media travel.

More information on entry and exit requirements can be found at

As of January 11, 2020, registration is no longer required for travelers to Kazakhstan.

* It is the responsibility of the Kazakhstani host or inviting party (hotel, landlord, employer, school, individual, etc.) to report foreigners’ arrival within three working days. Notification can be done online or in person at a local migration police office. If foreigners substantially change their location by traveling and staying in a different city or residing in a different jurisdiction, their host should report the new location to the local Migration Police

Migration Police Nur-Sultan

31 Imanov Street (Between Beisekbayev Street and Sembinova Street)
Tel.: 7172 374867
Tel.:7172 374876
Open Monday – Friday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Migration Police Almaty

109A Karasai Batyr Street (near Nikolsky Bazar)
Tel: +7(727)-254-46-84
Tel: +7(727)-254-41-45