Uzbekistan Visa / Electronic Visa
General information about Uzbekistan Visa
After getting interested in Uzbekistan, foreigners, first of all think, how to get Uzbek visa. Not many know that nowadays entering to Uzbekistan by foreigners is becoming much easier than before. Because Uzbekistan is a free country for 86 countries of the world.
Uzbekistan has the following categories of visa regulations depending on countries: visa free, visa-free transit, simplified visa, online e visa and visa needing a visa support letter.
Basing on purpose, Uzbekistan has 28 types of visas: D-1 (diplomat visa for permanent stay), D-02 (diplomat visa for temporary stay), T (tourist visa), TG (Group size tourist visa), etc.
The list of countries which have visa free regime to Uzbekistan
Visa free without duration limit:
Visa free up to 60 days:
Visa free up to 30 days:
Visa free up to 7 days:
- People’s Republic of China, including the Special Administrative Region of the Hong Kong People’s Republic of China
– The citizens of above-mentioned countries can visit Uzbekistan with any types of passports (diplomatic, service and civil), regardless of the purpose of their trip. But a person must have a valid national passport or another substitute document valid, at least, 6 months for a travel to foreign countries.
– The visa-free regime of Uzbekistan does not apply to stateless persons permanently residing in the territories of these countries.
– Exceeding the visa free duration period is accepted as violation of Uzbekistan rules. Accordingly, if there is a need to stay in Uzbekistan longer than allowed, then a foreigner must obtain an entry visa to the Republic of Uzbekistan in accordance with the established procedure depending on the purpose of one’s trip.
– Visa-free entry for foreign citizens up to 16-year-old with biometric travel document has been established. In this case they must be accompanied by legal representatives and they can stay in Uzbekistan for the duration of the visa of the accompanying person, but not more than ninety days since the date of entry into the country.
– A visa-free regime has been established for the diplomatic passport holders of the following countries:
- Hungary, China, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan up to 30 days;
- Vietnam, India and the Republic of Korea up to 60 days;
- Brazil, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Estonia, Kuwait, Turkey up to 90 days;
– Citizens of these countries (besides India) holding diplomatic passports and accredited as employees of diplomatic missions or consular offices of their countries located in the territory of Uzbekistan, as well as their family members, have the right to enter and stay without a visa for the entire period of work.
The list of countries whose citizens can enjoy visa-free transit entry, stay up to 5 days
The list of countries whose citizens can get an electronic visa on “e-visa.gov.uz” or obtain tourist visas basing of simplified procedures at the consular offices of Uzbekistan:
Since March 15, 2019, an electronic visa to Uzbekistan has been issued with a validity period of 30.
Uzbekistan e-visa fees:
– Double entry visa fee-35$ per person (including a consular fee) (subject to change);
– Multiple entry visa fee-50$ per person (including a consular fee) (subject to change);
The website of Uzbekistan MFA is very easy and comfortable to work with. It has even a visa tracking facility. If you cannot figure out how to apply for Uzbekistan E-visa, please feel free to contact us. We would love to help.
Note: If needed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan has the right to impose restrictions on obtaining an electronic entry visa for foreign citizens.
Uzbekistan visa support / invitation letter
Still some countries’ citizens need an Uzbek visa support/invitation letter from an inviting part (company, organization or individual) located in Uzbekistan to obtain the Uzbekistan visa.
List of required documents from inviting organizations and companies to obtain Uzbekistan visa support:
- Visa application in an official blank of an organization/company;
- E-form of the site evisa.mfa.uz;
- Passport copies of an invited person, chief of an organization, an authorized person to submit documents;
- Document copies of an organization (license, certificate, etc.);
- Copies of orders to the head and the authorized person;
- Copy of Power of Attorney for the authorized person;
- Copies of air tickets for an arrival visa at Tashkent International Airport;
- Certificate of employment of the invited person.
To apply for an investment visa, an inviting organization with foreign investment, besides the above-mentioned documents, also must submit one of the following certificates:
– on the amount of the acquired shares of business entities (issued by the State Enterprise Central Securities Depository);
– on the size of the acquired shares of business entities, as well as on the creation of enterprises with foreign investments in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan (by the State Services Agency under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan or its territorial branches).
List of required documents from inviting foreigners and individuals to obtain Uzbekistan visa support:
- Visa application of the established form;
- Electronic profile from the site (evisa.mfa.uz);
- Passport copies of an invited and an inviting person;
- Original notice of an invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
- Copies of documents proving family ties (if any).
* When applying for a visa upon arrival at the Tashkent airport, one must also provide copies of air tickets or reservations.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs usually takes 10 working days (subject to the established procedure for submitting documents) to review applications of organizations/companies and individuals.
To obtain the Uzbekistan visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons must submit diplomatic mission or consular office of Uzbekistan the following documents:
- Passport or document of a stateless person, the validity of which must exceed the validity of the visa by, at least, 3 months;
- Completed visa application form in 2 copies;
- 2 color photographs of passport size.
To obtain an Uzbekistan transit visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons:
According to Uzbekistan transit visa policy, in addition to the above documents, foreign citizens and stateless persons must also have a visa of going destination and travel documents with a confirmed date of departure from Uzbekistan to a destination country. Uzbekistan transit visa processing in this case is 3 working days.
What if there is no Uzbekistan Embassy or Consulate abroad?
Foreign citizens and stateless persons planning to arrive in Uzbekistan, from a country where there is no Diplomatic Mission, Embassy or Consular office of Uzbekistan, can obtain Uzbekistan visa on arrival in Tashkent International Airport’s Visa Department with an invitation letter/visa support. To do this, an Uzbek organization/company or individual must apply to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan in advance in the prescribed manner for obtaining the corresponding confirmation stamp and send it to an invited person before his/her arrival in Uzbekistan. This confirmation is presented by an invited person when purchasing an air ticket, passing through passport control in the host country and, on its basis, a visa is issued for him/her upon arrival in Tashkent International Airport.
Uzbek visa fees
Regarding Uzbekistan visa fees, please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also, the visa requirements may need more documents depending on each situation.