Visa waiver program expanded
4 Oct 19
IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? Kazakhstan has expanded its visa waiver program to include nationals of 12 additional countries.
What does the change mean? Nationals from the affected countries are now visa waivered. The visa waiver can be used for tourism and short-term business travel.
- Implementation time frame: Immediate and ongoing
- Visas/permits affected: Visa waiver program.
- Business impact: Nationals from 12 countries are now eligible for visa waivers.
Additional information: Nationals of the following countries are now visa waivered for up to 30 days:
- Saudi Arabia
- Vatican City
Analysis & Comments: The expansion of the visa waiver program will ease travel procedures for nationals of 12 countries traveling to Kazakhstan for tourism and short-term business stays. Employees conducting work activities in Kazakhstan must apply for the applicable visa prior to entry.
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