Uzbekistan Visa: how to getVisa support
1. Entry to Uzbekistan without a visa:
- CIS countries: Kyrgyzstan (up to 60 days), Tajikistan (up to 30 days), Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine.
- From February 1, 2019, a visa-free regime for entering Uzbekistan (up to 30 days)is valid for citizens of the following countries:
Andorra Principality, Australian Union, Austrian Republic, Argentine Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam State, Canada, Czech Republic, Federative Republic of Brazil, Federal Republic of Germany, Finland Republic, French Republic, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Hungary, Greek Republic, Israel, Indonesia, Ireland, Iceland, Italian Republic, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Principality of Monaco, the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of Spain, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Norway, the Kingdom of Sweden, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Portugal Republic, Republic of Bulgaria, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Korea, Republic of Malta, Republic of Poland, Republic of San Marino, Republic of Serbia, Singapore, Republic of Slovenia, Republic of Croatia, Republic of Chile, Romania, Slovak Republic, Republic of Turkey, Swiss Confederation, Republic of Estonia, Japan, UAE, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Vatican.
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 period, a foreign citizen must leave the Republic of Uzbekistan. Exceeding the 30-day visa-free stay is recognized as a violation of the Rules of stay of foreign citizens in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Also, the visa-free partnership is made with China, Hungary, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan (up to 30 days), India, the Republic of Korea and Vietnam (up to 60 days), Brazil, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Estonia, Kuwait and Turkey (up to 90 days). Citizens of these countries (except India) who hold diplomatic passports and are accredited as employees of diplomatic missions 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 visas for the entire period of work.
There is a new short-term transit visa-free entry to the Republic of Uzbekistan for a period of 5 days for citizens of listed below countries. In this case, the foreigners must come through international airports of Uzbekistan, showing to the frontier officer that they have an air ticket of “Uzbekistan Airways” National air company to a third country. This procedure is applying to transit passengers wishing to explore the sights-seeing of Uzbekistan.
|1. Albania||15. Equatorial Guinea||29. Mexico||43. South Africa|
|2. Algeria||16. Fiji||30. Morocco||44. Sri Lanka|
|3. Antigua and Barbuda||17. Gabon||31. Nauru||45. Suriname|
|4. Bahamas||18. Grenada||32. Oman||46. Thailand|
|5. Bahrain||19. Guatemala||33. Palau||47. Trinidad and Tobago|
|6. Barbados||20. Guyana||34. Panama||48. Tunisian Republic|
|7. Belize||21. Honduras||35. Peru||49. Turkmenistan|
|8. Bhutan||22. India||36. Philippines||50. Uruguay|
|9. China (including Hong Kong)||23. Jamaica||37. Qatar||51. USA|
|10. Colombia||24. Kuwait||38. Saint Kitts and Nevis||52. Venezuela|
|11. Costa Rica||25. Lebanon||39. Saint Lucia||53. Vietnam|
|12. Dominica||26. Macedonia||40. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|13. Dominican Republic||27. Maldives||41. Saudi Arabia|
|14. Ecuador||28. Mauritius||42. Seychelles|
2. Simplified procedure for issuing visas (e-visa)
Citizens of the following countries can independently obtain a simplified visa through the electronic portal called e-visa.
The applicant must fill out a questionnaire, receive confirmation of the application submitted and pay $35.
The review will take 3 days, after which the e-visa in pdf format will be sent by email.
|1. Albania||17. Fiji||34. Morocco||50. Suriname|
|2. Algeria||18. Gabon||35. Nauru||51. Thailand|
|3. Angola||19. Ghana||36. Nepal||52. Tonga|
|4. Bahrain||20. Guyana||37. Oman||53. Tunisia|
|5. Bangladesh||21. India||38. Palau||54. Uruguay|
|6. Bolivia||22. Iran||39. Paraguay||55. USA|
|7. Butane||23. Jordan||40. Peru||56. Vanuatu|
|8. Cambodia||25. Korea, Republic of||41. Philippines||57. Venezuela|
|9. Cameroon||26. Kuwait||42. Qatar||58. Vietnam|
|10. Cape Verde||27. Laos||43. Samoa|
|11. China (including Hong Kong)||28. Lebanon||44. Saudi Arabia|
|12. Colombia||29. Macedonia||45. Senegal|
|13. Commonwealth of Dominica||30. Maldives||46. Seychelles|
|14. Cote d'Ivoire||31. Marshall Islands||47. Solomon islands|
|15. Ecuador||32. Mauritius||48. South Africa|
|16. Egypt||33. Micronesia||49. Sri Lanka|
Double-entry e-visa, with a fee, would cost you $35
Multiple entry visa with a fee would cost you $50
Uzbekistan and Japan issue visas without consular fees on a mutual basis.
The passport /or a document of a stateless person, the validity of which must exceed the validity of the visa by at least 3 (three) months;
3. LOI (Letter of Invitation, visa support)
LOI is issued on the basis of the application of the inviting company to be submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Our company has a license (#113-05) from the National Tourism Agency "Uzbektourism", which authorizes us to provide tourists with Uzbek visa support (LOI) if required, provided if you purchase one of our tour packages to Uzbekistan and fill the form or send email to us.
The period of LOI consideration takes 7-10 working days from the submission of documents.
NOTE: please, take note that we do not provide a visa-only service. We only include it in our tour packages in Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, etc.
4. Visa at Tashkent Airport.
If there is no Consulate or Embassy of Uzbekistan in the country of residence, the tourists can get an Uzbek visa at the Tashkent airport upon arrival. In this case, tourists need LOI to be presented to the Visa Department at the airport and the visa shall be issued on its basis on arrival at the Visa Section at the Tashkent Airport.
! For arrival visa at the airport "Tashkent" you should provide copies of tickets.
Important! It is possible to obtain a visa at Tashkent airport if the following conditions are met:
- In the country of origin or residence of arriving guest there is no Uzbekistan Embassy and Consulate;
- Guest is arriving in Uzbekistan directly from a country where there is no Uzbekistan Embassy or Consulate. Copies of airplane tickets, passport and approved LOI should be submitted to the Visa Department at Tashkent International Airport.
5. Temporary residence conditions and registrations.
Foreign citizens holding tourist visas may stay only in hotels, where they will register the guests automatically.