How to Get a Private Visit Visa for Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Private Visit Visa

Kazakhstan Private Visit Visa

If you’ve got family or friends in Kazakhstan, you may qualify for the Private Visit Visa for Kazakhstan. A lot of people call this the Kazakhstan Homestay visa.

I really don’t recommend getting this visa as it is a painful, overly bureaucratic process. You are much better of getting the Tourist Visa for Kazakhstan instead.

However, if you insist on getting this visa, keep reading below.

Go to my Kazakhstan visa page for information on the different types of visas for Kazakhstan.

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about how to get the Private Visit Visa for Kazakhstan.

1
Find your closest consulate

If you’re inside the U.S., you have to choose where to apply for your visa depending on what State you live in. Some people will apply in Washington D.C. and others will apply in New York. Check the links below to see where you need to apply.

Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in New York

If you’re outside of the U.S.: Click here. 

2
Gather documentation

You are going to need to check the website of the Consulate or Embassy you found in Step 1 to find the list of required documents for this visa.

A sample list of required documents for this visa can be found at this page at the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Washington D.C.  and this page at the Consulate General of Kazakhstan in New York.

Every visa will require the paperwork below PLUS the additional paperwork listed on your Embassy or Consulate website.

3
Visa fee

Fees can be found on your Consulate or Embassy website.

4
Submit materials

Submit your required materials from Step 2 to the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.

5
Receive your visa
  • Congratulations! You will sooner than later get your Kazakhstan visa.
  • The normal processing time for a visa request is 2-5 days.
  • All foreign citizens must register at the local Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan or at the hotel within 72 hours upon arrival to Kazakhstan. Otherwise you will be fined by the Immigration Service on departure.
6
Vaccination information

Don’t get sick!  Check vaccination requirements here.

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