In accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan, foreign citizens and stateless persons can enter Uzbekistan and transit through its territory 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.
Visa support is a following procedure: upon receipt of the required documents (listed below) for the applicant travel agency licensed by the National Company "Uzbektourism" will submit to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for consideration. The documents are considered at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan within 7 working days. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs then sends telex approval to the Embassy or Consulate of the Republic of Uzbekistan, where the tourist plans to get a visa and travel agency informs a tourist with telex number. The citizens of countries that do not have the above mentioned institutions receive from the travel agency a letter of invitation with a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to obtain a visa at the airport of Tashkent city on arrival. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has the full right to refuse a visa, without providing reasons for the refusal. While getting a visa it is necessary to pay consular fees at the Embassy or Consulate. Amount of consular fees is varying from $ 40. to 160 US dollars, depending on the nationality and the duration of your stay.
Term of consideration of applications of legal and physical entities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is 10 working days, if documents have been submitted due to the established order.
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, expiry date of which must exceed the visa’s period of validity not less than 3 months;
You can download the official application for a tourist visa Uzbek Online: evisa.mfa.uz. This profile is accepted in all embassies and consulates of Uzbekistan.
For transit visa foreign citizens and stateless persons, in addition to the above documents must have visa of the state destination and travel documents with confirmed date of departure from Uzbekistan in the country of destination to obtain a transit visa. Term of consideration of visa documents in this case is 3 days.
1. Bilateral non-visa regime is established for the citizens of Kyrgyzstan (up to 60 days), Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.
2. Simplified visa procedure is established for the citizens of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom. Tourists of these countries can get multiple entry visas up to 1 month and businessmen — up to 1 year (Malaysia — up to 6 months). Moreover, tourist voucher or invitation of physical or juridical person in Uzbekistan is not required to submit to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Visas shall be issued within 2 working days (Turkey - 3 working days), excluding the day of document’s acceptance.
3. Bilateral non-visa regime up to 90 days is established for the holders diplomatic passport of the Republic of Korea (up to 60 days), Brazil, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Turkey. Citizens of these countries possessing the diplomatic passport and accredited as staff-members of the diplomatic representations and consular missions located on the territory of Parties as well as the members of theirs families can enter and stay without visa for the whole period of their professional activity.