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THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN TO THE KINGDOM OF NORWAY

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ВАЖНОЕ СООБЩЕНИЕ! IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!

В связи с национальными праздниками РК, Консульский отдел будет закрыт 1,8,9 мая 2017г.

Due to Kazakhstan National holidays Consular section will be closed May 1,8,9, 2017

ГРАЖДАНЕ РЕСПУБЛИКИ КАЗАХСТАН, ПРЕБЫВАЮЩИЕ В КОРОЛЕВСТВЕ НОРВЕГИЯ НА ВРЕМЕННОЙ ИЛИ ПОСТОЯННОЙ ОСНОВЕ, МОГУТ ВСТАТЬ НА КОНСУЛЬСКИЙ УЧЕТ, НАЖАВ НА ЭТО СООБЩЕНИЕ. АНКЕТА И ДРУГИЕ ДОКУМЕНТЫ ПО КОНСУЛЬСКОМУ УЧЕТУ ПРОСИМ ВЫСЫЛАТЬ НА ЭЛЕКТРОННЫЙ АДРЕС КОНСУЛЬСКОГО ОТДЕЛА ПОСОЛЬСТВА OSLO_CONSUL@MFA.KZ

NOTE! CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS OF AGE ARE EXEMPTED FROM VISA FEES ВВВ 

In accordance with the Governmental Regulation №848 as of December 23, 2016, starting from January 1, 2017, the citizens of the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Greece, Denmark, New Zealand, Japan, Israel, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Cyprus, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Chile, Switzerland, Sweden and Estonia are exempted from visa requirements to visit Kazakhstan for 30 calendar days from the moment of crossing the state border.

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS 

According to the procedure of issuing visas of the Republic of Kazakhstan, one month single entry business, tourist and private visas will be issued to the citizens of 48 countries, including the Kingdom of Norway, without visa support invitations from Kazakhstan, on the basis of their personal or companies' written statements submitted to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Oslo (Please note that this rule does not apply for the citizens of exact countries mentioned above) 

The list of 48 countries includes: Australia (visa free regime 30 days), Austria (visa free regime 30 days), Belgium (visa free regime 30 days), Canada (visa free regime 30 days), Croatia (visa free regime 30 days)Denmark (visa free regime 30 days), Finland (visa free regime 30 days), France (visa free regime 30 days), Germany (visa free regime 30 days), Greece (visa free regime 30 days), Hungary (visa free regime 30 days), Israel (visa free regime 30 days), Italy (visa free regime 30 days), Ireland (visa free regime 30 days), Iceland (visa free regime 30 days), Japan (visa free regime 30 days), Liechtenstein, Luxemburg (visa free regime 30 days), Malaysia (visa free regime 30 days), Monaco (visa free regime 30 days), Netherlands (visa free regime 30 days), New Zealand (visa free regime 30 days), Norway (visa free regime 30 days), Poland (visa free regime 30 days), Portugal (visa free regime 30 days), Saudi Arabia, Singapore (visa free regime 30 days), Slovakia (visa free regime 30 days), South Korea (visa free regime 30 days), Spain (visa free regime 30 days), Sweden (visa free regime 30 days), Switzerland (visa free regime 30 days), UK (visa free regime 30 days), USA (visa free regime 30 days), United Arab Emirates (visa free regime 30 days), Czech Republic (visa free regime 30 days), Romania (visa free regime 30 days), Bulgaria (visa free regime 30 days), Republic of Cyprus (visa free regime 30 days), Malta (visa free regime 30 days), Slovenia (visa free regime 30 days), Lithuania (visa free regime 30 days), Latvia (visa free regime 30 days), Estonia (visa free regime 30 days), Sultanate of Oman, Qatar, Brazil, Jordan.   

IMPORTANT NOTICE 1: PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ALL APPLICATION FORMS AND ENCLOSED DOCUMENTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE 2: VISA PROCESSING TIME IS 5 WORKING DAYS (EXCEPT WEDNESDAYS, WEEKENDS AND NATIONAL HOLIDAYS)WEDNESDAY IS NOT A WORKING DAY FOR THE CONSULAR SECTION AND FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSULAR SERVICE OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF KAZAKHSTAN. IN THIS REGARD, VISA PROCESSING CANNOT BE MADE ON WEDNESDAYS. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE 3: VISA PROCESSING STARTS THE NEXT WORKING DAY OF THE CONSULAR SECTION AFTER THE APPLICATION FORMS ARE ACCEPTED. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE 4: PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT THE VISA PROCESSING STARTS AFTER THE PAYMENT HAS APPEARED ON THE ACCOUNT OF THE EMBASSY. ALSO, TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THAT THE TRANSFER TAKES APPROXIMATELY 2-3 DAYS. THUS, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO MAKE THE PAYMENTS SEVERAL DAYS PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF THE DOCUMENTS. IN ADDITION, SINCE THE PAYMENTS ARE TO BE MADE IN EURO, BANKS CHARGE TRANSACTION FEES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS SHOULD BE COVERED BY THE APPLICANTS. VISA APPLICATIONS WITH INCOMPLETE PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE 5: 

- CONSULAR SECTION DOES NOT ACCEPT CASH OR CREDIT CARDS. PAYMENTS SHOULD BE MADE TO THE EMBASSY'S EURO BANK ACCOUNT: 

IBAN Number: NO 4012506071192, Consular Section of the Embassy of Kazakhstan to Norway, 

BIC (SWIFT address): DNBANOKKXXX; DnBNOR Bank ASA, Grensen 3, NO-0021 Oslo. 

-  IN REFERENCE TO THE PAYMENT PLEASE NOTE THE NAME OF AN APPLICANT. 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARAGRAPH 7 OF ARTICLE 554, PARAGRAPH 2 OF THE TAX CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN, APPROVED BY THE DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN № 99-IV SAM FROM DECEMBER 10, 2008, THE AMOUNT PAID CONSULAR FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. 

IN THIS REGARD, BEFORE THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS FOR CERTAIN CONSULAR MATTERS IN THE BANK ACCOUNTS OF THE EMBASSY OF KAZAKHSTAN IN NORWAY, PLEASE CAREFULLY STUDY THE INFORMATION ON CONSULAR SERVICES, INCLUDING THE AMOUNTS OF CONSULAR FEES AND BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS. 

STATEMENT ON RETURN OF FUNDS TRANSFERRED BY MISTAKE OR OVERPAYMENT OF THE VISA FEE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS ON THIS MATTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE 6: ALL THE DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO THE EMBASSY BY THE APPLICANTS PERSONALLYDURING THE OPENING HOURS OF THE CONSULAR SECTION. THE ISSUED VISAS SHOULD BE COLLECTED DIRECTLY FROM THE EMBASSY BY THE APPLICANTS PERSONALLY OR THE POSTAL COURRIERS. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE 7: THE CONSULAR SECTION OF THE EMBASSY OF KAZAKHSTAN TO NORWAY ACCEPTS VISA APPLICATIONS FROM OTHER FOREIGNERS (EXCLUDING NORWAY) ONLY IF THEY RESIDE IN NORWAY. 

SWEDISH CITIZENS AND FOREIGNERS RESIDING IN SWEDEN SHOULD APPLY FOR KAZAKHSTAN VISAS TO THE EMBASSY OF KAZAKHSTAN IN SWEDEN. HERE IS THE LINK: https://www.facebook.com/kazakhstan.embassy.stockholm 

ONE MONTH SINGLE ENTRY BUSINESS, TOURIST AND PRIVATE VISAS FOR CITIZENS OF 48 COUNTRIES: 

Please provide the following documents: 

  1. A letter with a request to issue a visa addressed to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Kazakhstan. Please, indicate the purpose of your trip, your contact in Kazakhstan, the dates of your planned trip, and places to be visited.
  2. A completed visa application form (one per person). For tourist visas, please fill out the followingtourist visa application form. All fields must be completed, otherwise your application can be refused.
  3. A valid passport and a copy of the passport which should have at least one clear page for a visa. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months longer than the validity of the requested visa.
  4. One passport size colored photo of the applicant which should be stapled to the marked space in the upper right hand corner of the application form.
  5. Bank receipt (no cash, company or personal checks) for 50 Euros for business and private visas, 35 Euros for tourist visa. For the citizens of the USA, please, see information on visa fees at the bottom of the page.
  6. If documents are submitted for tourist visa, then hotels booking confirmation should be provided in a printed form.

SINGLE ENTRY ONE MONTH BUSINESS, TOURIST AND PRIVATE VISAS FOR OTHER COUNTRIES NATIONALS:
Please provide the following documents:
 

  1. A letter with a request to issue a visa addressed to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Kazakhstan. Please, indicate the purpose of your trip, your contact in Kazakhstan, the dates of your planned trip, and places to be visited.
  2. A completed visa application form (one per person). For tourist visas, please fill out the followingtourist visa application form. All fields must be completed, otherwise your application can be refused.
  3. A valid passport and a copy of the passport which should have at least one clear page for a visa. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months longer than the validity of the requested visa.
  4. One passport size colored photo of the applicant which should be stapled to the marked space in the upper right hand corner of the application form.
  5. A copy of the invitation letter from a company in Kazakhstan is needed for nationals of countrieswhich not included in the list above. This letter must be submitted by the inviting company based in Kazakhstan to the Department of Consular Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Department of Consular Services will provide the hosting company (or organization) with a reference number for visa applicant to submit it with other documents to the Consular Section. (more info )
  6. Bank receipt (no cash, company or personal checks) for 50 Euros for business and private visas,35 Euros for tourist visa. For the citizens of the USA, please, see information on visa fees at the bottom of the page.
  7. If documents are submitted for tourist visa, then hotels booking confirmation should be provided in a printed form.

 

BUSINESS VISAS: 

  1. If you apply for a multiple visa for up to one year, a copy of the invitation letter from a company in Kazakhstan is needed (same for double and triple entry visas). This letter must be submitted by the inviting company in Kazakhstan to the Department of Consular Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Department of Consular Services will provide the hosting company with a reference number for you to submit it with other documents to the Consular Section (more info ).  In addition, a cover letter from the applicant’s company, briefly summarizing the purpose of the visit and including some information about the company or organization should be attached.
  2. A completed visa application form (one per person). All fields must be completed, otherwise your application can be refused.
  3. A valid passport and a copy of the passport which should have at least one clear page for a visa. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months longer than the validity of the requested visa.
  4. One passport size colored photo of the applicant which should be stapled to the marked space in the upper right-hand corner of the application form.
  5. Bank receipt (no cash, company or personal checks) for 170 Euros for business multiple entry visa(70 Euros for double, 90 Euros for triple entry visas). For the citizens of the USA, please, see information on visa fees at the bottom of the page. 

WORKER VISAS: 

  1. If you apply for a multiple visa for up to one year, a copy of the invitation letter from a company in Kazakhstan is needed (same for double and triple entry visas). This letter must be submitted by the inviting company in Kazakhstan to the Department of Consular Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Department of Consular services will provide the hosting company with a reference number for you to submit it with other documents to the Consular Section (more info ). In addition, a cover letter from the applicant's company or organization should be attached.
  2. A completedvisa application form (one per person). All fields must be completed, otherwise your application can be refused.
  3. A valid passport and a copy of the passport which should have at least one clear page for a visa. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months longer than the validity of the requested visa.
  4. One passport size colored photo of the applicant which should be stapled to the marked place in the upper right-hand corner of the application form.
  5. Bank receipt (no cash, company or personal checks) for 170 Euros for worker multiple entry visa up to one year (70 Euros for double, 90 Euros for triple entry visas). For the citizens of the USA, please, see information on visa fees at the bottom of the page.

TRANSIT VISAS (valid only for up to five days): 

  1. A visa to the country of destination, copies of your ticket, itinerary and other documents which allows you to enter the country of your main destination are required.
  2. A completed visa application form (one per person). All fields must be completed, otherwise your application can be refused.
  3. A valid passport and a copy of the passport which should have at least one clear page for a visa. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months longer than the validity of the requested visa.
  4. One passport size colored photo of the applicant which should be stapled to the marked space in the upper right-hand corner of the application form.
  5. Bank receipt (no cash, company or personal checks) for transit visa (please see visa fees below). For the citizens of the USA, please see the information on visa fees below. 

Note: Transit visa allows you to travel through Kazakhstan no more than 5 days in one direction.

SINGLE, MULTIPLE ENTRY MISSIONARY VISAS 

 Missionary visas are issued to foreign nationals traveling to the Republic of Kazakhstan for the purpose of religious education. 

  1. A completed visa application form (one per person). All fields must be completed, otherwise your application can be refused.
  2. A valid passport and a copy of the passport which should have at least one clear page for a visa. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months longer than the validity of the requested visa.
  3. One passport size colored photo of the applicant which should be stapled to the marked space in the upper right hand corner of the application form.
  4. Missionary visas are issued on the basis of invitations from religious organizations registered in the Republic of Kazakhstan and upon approval by respective authorities responsible for relations with religious organizations.These invitations must be submitted by the inviting religious organization based in Kazakhstan to the Department of Consular Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Department of Consular Services will provide the hosting company (or organization) with a reference number for visa applicant to submit it with other documents to the Consular Section. (more info )
  5. The visa is processed free of charge.

APPLICANTS WHO ARE APPLYING FOR THEIR MINOR CHILDREN MUST ADDITIONALLY PRESENT: 

  1. A completedvisa application form;
  2. A letter from the parents with a request to issue a visa addressed to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Kazakhstan. Please indicate the purpose of your trip, your contacts in Kazakhstan including their name and address, the dates of your planned trip, and places to be visited;
  3. A copy of the parents' passports;
  4. A copy of the child’s passport;
  5. A copy of the child's birth certificate; According to the Hague Convention of 1961, copies of the documents should be Apostiled.
  6. A copy of the parents’ marriage/divorce certificate; According to the Hague Convention of 1961, copies of the documents should be Apostiled.
  7. A letter from one of the child's parents stating non-objection to the child's other parent taking him or her to Kazakhstan that should be stamped and signed by the police (not necessary if two parents travelling together with a child or children).
  8. Visas for children under 6 years of age are issued free of charge.

VISA PROCESSING FEES ARE: 

Single entry visa (business, private) – 50 Euros; 

Double entry visa up to three months – 70 Euros; 

Triple entry visa up to three months – 90 Euros; 

Multiple entry visa (business, worker) up to one year – 170 Euros (for business visas - 120 days maximum during the year); 

Multiple entry visa (business, worker) up to two years - 250 Euros;

Multiple entry visa (business, worker) up to three years - 350 Euros; 


Single entry tourist visa – 35 Euros;
 

Double entry tourist visa – 50 Euros; 

Triple entry tourist visa - 65 Euros; 

Single entry transit visa – 30 Euros; 

Double entry transit visa - 60 Euros; 

Triple entry transit visa - 70 Euros.

VISA PROCESSING FEES FOR THE CITIZENS OF THE USA: 

Single, Double, Triple, Multpiple entry Business, Tourist, Study and Transit Visas - 160 USD; 

Single, Double, Triple, Multiple entry Private Visa - 240 USD; 

Single, Double, Triple, Multiple entry Missionary and Work VIsa - 190 USD. 

Visas for children under 6 years of age are issued free of charge.

Consular Section doesn't accept cash or credit cards! Payment should be made to the following account: 

THE EMBASSY'S EURO BANK ACCOUNT IS, AS FOLLOWS:
IBAN number: NO4012506071192, Consular section of the Embassy of Kazakhstan to Norway.
BIC (SWIFT address): DNBANOKKXXX; DnBNOR Bank ASA, Grensen 3, NO-0021 OSLO.