Uzbekistan Visa


In accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan, foreign citizens may enter Uzbekistan and transit through its territory only if the visas.

Visas for foreign citizens are issued in diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Uzbekistan abroad on the basis of visa support (confirmation of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan).

Visa order with individual states

  1. There is a bilateral visa-free travel (up to 60 days) with Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine.
  2. There is a simplified visa procedure for the citizens of Austria, Belgium, Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, Latvia, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand.

Tourists from these countries are issued multiple visas for a period up to 1 month.

  1. With Hungary and China (30 days), Viet Nam and the Republic of Korea (60 days), Brazil, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Estonia and Turkey (up to 90 days) visa-free regime for holders of diplomatic passports. Citizens of these countries holding diplomatic passports and accredited as members of diplomatic missions or consular offices of their countries on the territory of Uzbekistan, as well as their family members have the right to enter and stay without a visa for the whole period of work.
  2. Uzbekistan and Japan on a mutual basis issue visas without levy of consular fees.

Note: For registration and renewal of visa to Uzbekistan, you can use the services of the Service of the Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Documents required for visa support from people wishing to visit Uzbekistan for tourism purposes:

  • copy of the passport,
  • certificate of employment,
  • a copy of a ticket.


To obtain a visa for residence of foreign nationals are required to submit to the diplomatic or consular mission of Uzbekistan abroad the following documents:

  • passport, the validity of which must exceed the visa validity period of not less than 3 months,
  • 2 color passport-size photographs,
  • completed visa application form in 2 copies.

Foreign citizens intending to come to Uzbekistan from a country where there is no diplomatic or consular mission of Uzbekistan can get visas upon arrival at the “Tashkent” visa provision sector Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the international airport. To do this, you must provide:

  • copy of the passport,
  • certificate of employment,
  • a copy of a ticket,
  • 2 color passport-size photographs.

Term of consideration of applications in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is 15 working days.

To obtain a transit visa in addition to the above documents, foreign nationals must have a visa of the state destination and travel documents with confirmed date of departure from Uzbekistan in the country of destination. Term of consideration of visa documents in this case is 5 days. To this end, invites the juridical person in the territory of Uzbekistan, should apply in advance to the established order in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, get a confirmation (stamp) visa department of the Consular Department and send it to the invited person. This confirmation shall be presented at the invited person purchasing the ticket, passport control in the host country, and on its basis it is issued a visa on arrival in the sector of visa provide MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the international airport “Tashkent”.

For registration and issuance of visa legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan has set the following consular fees:

  1. a) For single entry visas:
  • up to 7 days – from $ 40;
  • up to 15 days – from $ 50;
  • up to 30 days – 60 US dollars;


  1. b) For multiple-entry visas:
  • up to 6 months – from $ 150;
  • up to 1 year – from 250 US dollars.
  1. c) For transit visas:
  • up to 72 hours – from $ 40;
  • for a double transit visa – 50 US dollars.
  1. d) For group visas (in the group must have at least 10 people, excluding children under 16 years):
  • up to 15 days – from 15 US dollars per person;
  • up to 30 days – from 25 US dollars per person.

Note: for each additional entry tariff increases of US $ 10.

When visas also are charged fees for reimbursement of actual costs associated with registration of visas. The amount of such fees depend on issuing visas place (regardless of the nationality of the applicant).


Very important !!!


For trouble-free passage of passport control at the point of arrival to Uzbekistan you need to show a passport, which is the end of the term of not less than 3 months to the beginning of the tour.


This concept we have not discussed in Uzbekistan. Safety is guaranteed by the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and your host company. Our country is absolutely calm for tourists and travelers, both alone and in groups. But we consider it our duty to warn you that you must be vigilant in keeping personal belongings, documents and money in areas with large concentrations of people


On domestic flights of Uzbekistan allowable baggage weight – 20kg for 1 passenger + bag hand luggage. You need to lock the main lock luggage. If you provide your suitcases and bags labels, which will indicate your full name, contact numbers and the name of the company, receiving and serving you in Uzbekistan, this precaution will help you find your luggage in case of loss of carriers tags. The most important route for you are the documents and money, so keep them to yourself. Your main baggage is not always available, so the medicines required during the transfers it makes sense to keep on hand.


The climate of Central Asia is extreme continental: cold winter and hot dry summer.The temperature may range + 25-40º C degrees in daytime to + 30º-25º C degrees at the night (in summer). The best period for trip is: from the last part of March up to the middle of June and from the middle of August up to the last part of October.


The dehydration is one of the main health warnings, throughout the areas you will be travelling, so you should have a steady reserve of non-alcoholic liquids (1,5-2 litre per day). The Central Asia spring water is high in mineral and metallic salts, so we recommended bottled mineral water which is rather “salty” and helthier than European one. Sunbern is another major problem, so you should have a sun-block and a hat with wide brim in your luggage. You may bring a supply of medicine also (aspirins, antiseptics etc. at your discretions). Please, advice us if you have any allergies or particular medical aliments which may require special attention during the trip and you should have a sufficient supply medicines prescribing  your doctor for the whole route.


Very light and loose clothing (preferably cotton or natural fibers) is recommended for daytime usage and a light jumper or casual jacket for the cooler evenings. It is necessary to have comfortable, solid walking shoes with strong soles because you will have some excursions on foot in dry, dusty and stony areas. Sometimes you should take off your shoes on entry to some sites. There are no special clothing requirements for visiting Islamic religious sites but we advice you to cover the most parts of your body including arms and legs. You need to have sunglasses and hat with good protection from the sunburn. Please, be respectful to local culture and traditions.


The Uzbek cuisine is a combination of vegetables, meat, pasta, rise and rich as usual. Therefore if you have any dietary requirements, please, advise us as soon as possible.


Mineral water, produced in Uzbekistan, different from the water of the European manufacture high content of minerals and salts, due to hot weather conditions in the region. After the adoption of fatty foods, we strongly recommend that you only drink hot green tea (for 2 hours), which is well quenches thirst, and promotes proper digestion.

Imported  liquor and wines are available, but they are questionable in some places, so we recommend you to purchase your favorite alcohol on duty free before the flight.


Uzbek language is the state, but as in Uzbekistan is home to over 100 ethnic groups and nationalities, the lingua franca is Russian language, especially in the cities.


MSA is the national currency of the Republic of Uzbekistan. All settlements in the territory of Uzbekistan in domestic currency. We recommend that you carry in stock US Dollars or Euros. Import of foreign currency in cash in Uzbekistan is not limited, but in return you can import duty-free only 10,000 From USD.


220 Volt, AC 50. Plugs are the two-pin types as found in continental Europe. Adapters are available somewhere, so you should carry your own.


GMT + 5 hours.


Filming and photographing historic sites is not prohibited in Uzbekistan, but in the majority of excursion sites for this will be charged, which is not included in the tour price. The required number of batteries and photographic film cameras to the best buy on a residence, because it is not always and in all the cities, you’ll find you need a modification.


Travelers may wish to express their appreciation reward for extra service to porters, waiters, drivers, guides etc. The degree appreciation may vary. Tip is given individually, usually, at the end of rout (service).

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