Visa in Uzbekistan

Do you need visa?

Foreign citizens and stateless persons can enter Uzbekistan or travel through its territory for transit only on basis of entrance visas.

For the citizens of Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine is established bilateral non-visa regime up to 60 days.

You can get visa 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 could be made by travel agencies, having the license of National Company «Uzbekturism”.

For making visa support you should fill out on-line application form and send the copy of your passport to the agency.
The touristic agency begins to process visa support right after receiving all needed information and documents and sends them to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) for consideration.

MFA considers the application during 7 working days and approved visa support is telexed to Uzbekistan embassy or consulate where tourists intend to obtain a visa. In case your visa is approved, the agency informs and sends you your number of telex.

After receiving the telex, you need pay consular visa fees and submit the following documents to the Embassy and General Consulate:

-completed visa application form with 2 passport-size colored photos
-number of telex

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has the full right to refusal to delivery of the sanction, not giving thus of the reasons of refusal.

Simplified visa procedure is established for the citizens of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Thailand, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Visa support for reception of the tourist visa is not required for the citizens of these countries. Visas shall be issued within 2 working days, excluding the day of document’s acceptance.

Consular visa fees should be paid by tourists directly in Embassy or Consulate at reception of the visa. Consular fees range from $ 40 up to $ 200 per a single-entry visa, depending on the length of stay and citizenship.

Visa could be obtained at the international arrivals lounge of Tashkent International Airport, in case when there is no Uzbekistan Embassy or Consulate in the country you live or in other exceptional circumstances.

For obtaining visa at the Airport, you should include to your visa application form and passport the copy of your flight tickets.

Visa support is considered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs during 7 working days. When the visa is approved, MFA gives it to travel agency, which forwards it to tourist. The given document is shown at passage of passport control at the Airport and on the basis of this document the visa is made out.

The official visa application form for applying tourist visa can be downloaded at