According to the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan foreign citizens and stateless persons can enter Uzbekistan or travel through its territory for transit on the basis of entrance visas only.
Foreign citizens and stateless persons can get visas 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 is issued on the basis of application of the inviting organization, company and persons who are permanently or temporarily residing in Uzbekistan and submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The time required for consideration of applications from legal and physical entities by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is 10 working days, if all required documents have been submitted.
In order to apply for the visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons are to submit the following documents to the diplomatic representation or consular mission of Uzbekistan abroad:
- passport or document of stateless person, the expiry date of which must be more than three months longer than the visa’s period of validity;
- 2 copies of the duly completed visa application form;
- 2 passport-size colored photos
You can download the official application for a Uzbek tourist visa online: evisa.mfa.uz. This application form is accepted in all embassies and consulates of Uzbekistan.
For a transit visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons must, in addition to the above documents, be in possession of a visa for the final destination and travel documents with the confirmed date of departure from Uzbekistan to the country of destination. Time required for handling such visa documents is 3 days.
To get a visa for Uzbekistan on arrival at Tashkent airport
Foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving from countries where there is no diplomatic representation or consular mission of the Republic of Uzbekistan can get visas upon arrival at the Visa Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at Tashkent International Airport. In this case, the inviting physical or juridical person in Uzbekistan must apply in advance to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, get visa confirmation (stamp) from the Visa Division of the Consular Department and forward this to the invited person. This confirmation should be shown by the invited person when buying an air-ticket and passing through passport control, and the visa will then be issued on arrival at the Visa Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at Tashkent International Airport.
VISA REGULATIONS FOR SOME COUNTRIES
1. A bilateral visa-free regime has been established with Kyrgyzstan (up to 60 days), Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.
2. From February 10, 2018, a visa-free regime is introduced for 30 days period for citizens of 7 countries: Japan, Indonesia, Israel, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Turkey.
3. From February 10, 2018, simplified procedure for issuing tourist visas is introduced for citizens of 39 countries (list is given below), that implies getting visa within two working days, not counting the day of receiving documents, with the cancellation of the requirement to provide a tourist voucher or an inviting legal / physical person in the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Previously, the simplified procedure for issuing visas was available for citizens of Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, Latvia, France, Switzerland, Thailand, Czech Republic and Poland.
Tourists from these countries are given multiple-entry visas for up to 1 month, and representatives of the business community for up to 1 year, without requiring a tour voucher or an invitation from an inviting legal or physical person in Uzbekistan to the Uzbek Foreign Ministry. Visas are issued within 2 working days, not counting the day of receipt of documents.
4. A visa-free regime is established with China, Hungary and Tajikistan (up to 30 days), Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (up to 60 days), Brazil, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Estonia, Kuwait and Turkey (up to 90 days). Citizens of these countries 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.
Uzbekistan introduces a visa-free regime for citizens of another 45 countries from 1 February 2019
Uzbekistan introduces a visa-free regime for a period of 30 days for citizens of another 45 countries of the world from 1 February 2019.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree “On additional measures to accelerate the development of tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan”.
The document notes that the simplification of the visa regime and the rules of stay in Uzbekistan, along with the development of infrastructure and the promotion of the country’s tourist potential abroad, led to a twofold increase in the number of foreigners visiting the country – from 2.60 million in 2017 to 5.3 million in 2018.
According to the document, from 1 February, a visa-free regime is introduced for a period of 30 days for citizens of another 45 countries of the world.
|Austria||Iceland||Netherlands||Republic of Cyprus||Slovakia|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Canada||Sweden||Poland||Brazil|
|Brunei Darussalam||Belgium||New Zealand||Croatia||Switzerland|
If in your country there is not Uzbekistan Embassy, you can get Uzbek Visa at International Airport of Tashkent on your arrival. SAMARIA TRAVEL prepares Visa Support for Uzbek, Tajik and Turkmen Visa.