Essential Information

Enjoy Visa Free Travel to Kazakhstan


Citizens of Georgia**, Ukraine**, Argentina*, Brazil**, Serbia*, Turkey*, Mongolia**, and the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), namely Azerbaijan*, Armenia**, Belarus**, Kyrgyzstan**, Moldovia**, Russia**, Tajikistan*, and Uzbekistan* do not need an entry visa to Kazakhstan.

* Entry without a visa is restricted to 30 days.

** Entry without a visa is restricted to 90 days.

The visa free regime was expanded for the following countries: Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA. The citizens of the above mentioned countries may enter the territory of the country with all types of valid passports for a stay for up to 15 days until December 31, 2017. The citizens of South Korea do not need an entry visa to Kazakhstan for a stay of up to 30 days and the citizens of Hong Kong SAR can enter Kazakhstan without a visa for up to 14 days.

This welcome change makes life much simpler for both business and leisure travelers. It opens up this beautiful country to you whether you wish to take a holiday entirely devoted to Kazakhstan, or are looking for an interesting and enjoyable experience en-route to your final destination.

If you want to visit Kazakhstan en-route to your end destination, you can book your entire itinerary using our new search tool. We’ll find the best itinerary for you easily and quickly. On top of that why not stop off in Almaty and Astana using the Air Astana Stopover Program?

When visiting Kazakhstan or transiting via Astana or Almaty, you will have the Air Astana network of wonderful destinations at your fingertips. Air Astana’s Stopover prices start from US$1 for the first night and US$65 for additional nights (transfers, room and breakfast). 

So next time you book your trip to Asia, Europe or to a destination within the CIS, please remember that no visas are required for a stopover in Kazakhstan, and Air Astana’s Stopover packages offer you a wide and flexible choice of ground arrangements.