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Information for Traveling in Uzbekistan

A few knowledge is acquired before and during the tour; through the Internet, travel agencies, while filling out the customs declaration and other various channels, are sufficient to make traveling to Uzbekistan easy, comfortable and interesting, as well as to get the maximum pleasure and positive emotions from traveling. The leaflet is intended to provide more detailed informational assistance to a foreign traveler who wants to visit Uzbekistan. From this point of view, it will be useful for foreign tourists who prefer an independent travel and who want to be prepared for all the features and rules of the country of visit. Visit Uzbekistan - for adventures, impressions and good memories.

Getting a tourist visa to Uzbekistan

1.1. Citizens of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan (up to 60 days), Moldova, Russia, Ukraine do not need a visa.

 

Also, visa-free entry to Uzbekistan valid for up to 30 days is valid for citizens of the following countries:

 

 

*) installed without a visa regime for 60 days **) without a visa regime is established from January 1, 2020 A visa-free regime applies to citizens of the indicated countries, owners of all categories of passports (diplomatic, official and general) planning to visit the Republic of Uzbekistan for up to 30 days, regardless of the purpose of their trip. A visa-free regime does not apply to stateless persons permanently residing in the territories of these countries. It is important to know! A visa-free regime is valid for 30 days from the date of entry into Uzbekistan. Before the end of the 30-day visa-free stay, a foreign citizen must leave the Republic of Uzbekistan. Exceeding the 30-day visa-free stay is a violation of the rules of stay of foreign citizens in the Republic of Uzbekistan. Accordingly, if it is necessary to stay in Uzbekistan for more than 30 days, a foreign citizen must obtain an entry visa to the Republic of Uzbekistan in accordance with the purpose of his trip before entering Uzbekistan. 1.2. A visa is not needed for foreign citizens under the age of 16, accompanied by legal representatives and the presence of a biometric travel document, for the duration of the visa of the accompanying person, but no more than ninety days from the date of entry into the country. 1.3. To simplify obtaining a visa to Uzbekistan, the government launched a system of issuing electronic entry visas «E-VISA.GOV.UZ» It is enough for an applicant from 57 countries (from January 1, 2020) to fill in the questionnaire, receive confirmation of the application by e-mail, pay the consular fee and wait 3 business days to receive the application results. The finished electronic visa to Uzbekistan will be sent to the applicant's mail in PDF format. An electronic visa allows entry into Uzbekistan for up to 30 days, and is valid for 90 days from the date of issue. The cost of a visa depends on the frequency of entry: single entry - $ 20, double entry - 35, multiple entry - 5

 

The list of countries for which a simplified procedure for obtaining tourist visas (electronic visa) has been introduced *

 

 

* In connection with the adoption of Decree UP-5781 and the transition of 20 countries to a visa-free regime, the number of countries for which an electronic visa is valid has decreased to 57 (from January 1, 2020). 1.4. For citizens of other countries and stateless persons, visas are issued at diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Uzbekistan abroad on the basis of visa support (confirmation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan). Visa support is issued on the basis of the application of inviting legal entities and individuals permanently or temporarily located in the territory of Uzbekistan, submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. - a visa application on the

 

 

The list of necessary documents for inviting foreigners to legal entities:

 

letterhead of the organization of the established form; - electronic profile from the site evisa.mfa.uz: - copies of passports of the invited person, the head of the organization and the authorized person of the organization, for the submission of documents; - copies of documents for the organization (license, certificate, certificates, etc.); - copies of orders to the head and authorized person; - a copy of the organization's power of attorney to the authorized person; - when applying for a visa upon arrival at the Tashkent airport, it is also necessary to provide copies of airline tickets or reservation; - a certificate from the place of work of the invited person.
- a visa application of an established form; - electronic profile from the site evisa.mfa.uz; - copies of

 

The list of necessary documents for inviting foreigners to individuals:

 

passports of the invited and inviting person; - The original invitation letter issued by the internal affairs bodies of the Republic of Uzbekistan; - copies of documents confirming family ties (if any); - when applying for a visa upon arrival at the Tashkent airport, you must also provide copies of airline tickets or reservations. The term for consideration of applications of legal entities and individuals to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is 10 working days, subject to the established procedure for submitting documents. - a passport or document of a stateless person whose validity period must exceed the

 

To obtain a visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons must submit the following documents to the diplomatic mission or consular office of Uzbekistan abroad:

 

validity period of the visa by at least 3 months; - completed visa application form in 2 copies; - 2 color passport size photographs. To obtain a transit visa, foreign citizens and stateless persons, in addition to the above documents, must also have a visa from the destination state and travel documents with a confirmed date of departure from Uzbekistan to the destination country. The term for consideration of visa documents in this case is 3 days. Foreign citizens and stateless persons intending to arrive in Uzbekistan from a country where there is no diplomatic mission or consular office of Uzbekistan can obtain visas upon arrival in the visa support sector of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the Tashkent International Airport. To do this, the inviting legal entity or individual located in the territory of Uzbekistan should contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan in advance in the prescribed manner, receive the appropriate confirmation (stamp) of the visa support department of the Consular Department and send it to the invited person. This confirmation is presented by the invited person when purchasing a ticket, passing passport control in the host country and on the basis of it a visa is issued upon arrival in the visa support sector of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the Tashkent International Airport. - up to 7 days - 40 US dollars; - up to 15 days - 50 US dollars; - up to 30 days - 60 US dollars; - up

 

For registration and issuance of visas the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan provides for the following tariffs of consular fees:

 

a) for single entry visas:


- up to 7 days - 40 US dollars; - up to 15 days - 50 US dollars; - up to 30 days - 60 US dollars; - up to 3 months - 80 US dollars; - up to 6 months - 120 US dollars; - up to 1 year - 160 US dollars. Note: for each additional visa multiplicity, the tariff rate increases by 10 US dollars.

 

 

b) for multiple visas:


- up to 6 months - 150 US dollars; - up to 1 year - 250 US dollars. - up to 3 years - 350 US dollars. Note. For citizens of certain states, in respect of whom visa procedures have been simplified by the decisions of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the consular fee for issuing a multiple visa for 1 month for tourism purposes is 60 US dollars;

 

 

c) for transit visas:


- up to 72 hours - 40 US dollars; - for a double transit visa - 50 US dollars.

 

 

d) for group visas (the group must have at least 5 people, excluding children under 16):


- up to 15 days - $ 15 per person; - up to 30 days - 25 US dollars per person.

 

 

e) for a tourist visa:


- for 30 days - 40 US dollars; - up to 30 days - 25 US dollars per person. Note. For registration of the multiplicity of tourist visas, the tariff rate increases by 10 US dollars.

 

 

f) from March 15, 2019, a system for issuing the following types of electronic entry visas with a validity period of 30 days is introduced:


actual costs associated with obtaining visas. The amount of such fees depends on the place of issuing visas (regardless of the citizenship of the applicant). It is important to know! A visa to Uzbekistan is issued not only for the duration of the visa, but also the declared period of stay of a tourist in Uzbekistan. When filling out the visa application form, do not forget to indicate the planned dates of your stay. To extend the validity of a tourist visa

Tourist Visa Extension

you must contact the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan located at Tashkent, Shaykhantahur district, st. Islam Karimov House 49a, tel. (+998 71) 232-68-70. The cost of renewal is similar to the cost of obtaining a single entry visa. The term of consideration is 10 working days from the date of application. Foreign citizens temporarily staying in the Republic of Uzbekistan live in accommodation facilities, other living space, as well as medical

Rules for the stay of foreign citizens in Uzbekistan

facilities, with notification of the host organizations, as well as of persons who invited them to the Republic of Uzbekistan for private affairs. Foreign citizens residing in the Republic of Uzbekistan are required to have passports or documents replacing them and present them at the request of representatives of the competent authorities. Checking the documents of tourists is carried out in a simplified manner, determined by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Foreign citizens who are accommodated in accommodation facilities, medical institutions and other residential areas (with the exception of foreign citizens who travel on their own with accommodation in camps and land transport converted to accommodation facilities for overnight) are exempt from liability for violation of temporary registration rules with increased responsibility of the administration of accommodation facilities and medical facilities, as well as owners of other residential areas, which are obliged to independently notify authorities internal affairs within three days after the arrival of foreign citizens. Persons who invited (accepting) foreign citizens to the Republic of Uzbekistan on private affairs and provided them with living space for non-commercial purposes are required to: take measures to ensure their temporary registration by: notifications through the Program or personal appeal to the territorial internal affairs bodies if the period of stay of foreign citizens does not exceed 30 days inclusive; personal appeal to the territorial bodies of internal affairs if the period of stay of foreign citizens exceeds 30 days; to assist them in leaving the Republic of Uzbekistan after the expiration of the period of their stay. Foreign citizens located in the Republic of Uzbekistan are required to comply with the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the requirements of these Rules. It is important to know! Violation of the rules of stay entails a fine of 50 to 100 minimum wages. Official exchange rates: The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan or here; Minimum wage (in Russian) If you enter to the Republic through international airports, you can import goods up to US $ 2,000 through customs and railway

Customs regulations for individuals entering the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan

checkpoints, up to US $ 1,000, through road and pedestrian checkpoints, up to US $ 300. In this case, it is not required to indicate them in the customs declaration. But, there are restrictions on the import of certain goods without duty. In particular, alcohol, including beer - up to 2 liters, tobacco products of various types - up to 10 boxes, cologne and liquids containing alcohol in their composition - up to 3 pieces, precious metal and jewelry made from precious stones - up to 65 g. (Appendix No. 1A). Remember that it is forbidden to import into the Republic of Uzbekistan narcotic and psychotropic drugs, precursors, explosive substances and explosive substances, various materials harmful to the construction of the state and society, aimed at war, terrorism, violence, extremism, pornography, as well as ethyl alcohol, a distributor laser beam, unmanned aerial vehicles, pyrotechnic devices, slot machines related to cash winnings, used motor vehicles of the “M2”, “M3” and “N2” categories, new motor vehicles means, the degree of infection of which does not meet the requirements of the Euro-3 environmental class, running on gasoline or diesel fuel, in addition, household electrical appliances with energy efficiency class “G” and “F”, as well as incandescent bulbs with power, exceeding 40 watts. Permission is required from the competent authority to import substances that are harmful to the ozone layer and incorporate their products, cultural property, firearms and ammunition, wild plants, their parts, fruits and collections of botany, wild animals, their parts and collections of zoology, and vital objects , prey, their eggs, environmentally hazardous items and waste requires permission from the competent authorities. (Appendix No. 2) In accordance with the Customs Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated February 6, 2018 No. PP-3512, quantitative norms for the import of certain goods that are not subject to customs payments through the road (pedestrian), railway and river checkpoints of the State border of the Republic of Uzbekistan by individuals are determined (Appendix No. 1B). If you travel outside the borders of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Customs rules for individuals leaving the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan

individuals are allowed to export outside the Republic of Uzbekistan without submitting a customs declaration of goods with a total value of not more than 5 thousand US dollars. But, there are restrictions on the export of certain goods. Including rice - up to 3 kg, flour products - up to 5 kg, meat and meat products, sugar and vegetable oil - up to 2 kg, as well as fresh fruits and vegetables, grapes, melons, legumes, and also for the export of dried vegetables and fruits are allowed up to 40 kg (Appendix No. 1B). Remember! When exporting narcotic and psychotropic drugs and precursors, substances harmful to the ozone layer and incorporating their products, cultural property, firearms and cartridges, wild plants, their parts, fruits and collections of botany, wild animals, their parts and collections of zoology , vital objects, prey, their eggs, environmentally hazardous objects and wastes, permission of the competent authorities is required (Appendix No. 3).

The procedure for import and export of cash foreign and national currency by individuals

amount. If cash foreign currency is exceeded in the amount of 2,000 US dollars, this amount must be indicated in the customs declaration. Individuals are allowed to import cash in national currency "sum", not exceeding 50 times the size of the minimum wage. The import of the national currency "sum" in excess of 5 times the size of the minimum wage is indicated in the customs declaration. Allowed to citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan, persons with foreign citizenship with a permanent residence in the Republic of Uzbekistan and stateless persons, the export of cash foreign currency in the amount of up to $ 5,000 with the indication of this amount in the customs declaration. For the export of foreign currency up to 2000 US dollars, a customs declaration is not required. For the export of cash foreign currency in excess of the specified amount, an appropriate permit of the territorial administration of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan is required. Foreign currency export by non-residents, i.e. by persons who do not have citizenship of the Republic of Uzbekistan or by foreign persons who do not have a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Uzbekistan is carried out on the basis of a customs declaration filled out upon entry into the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Also, a document is required certifying the legality of the exported foreign currency in excess of the specified amount by the winners or non-residents who participated in competitions, contests and competitions organized in the republic. Individuals are allowed to export cash in national currency "sum", not exceeding 50 times the size of the minimum wage. The export of the national currency "sum" in excess of 5 times the size of the minimum wage is indicated in the customs declaration. For the export of cash in national currency in excess of the specified amount, an appropriate permit of the territorial administration of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan is required. Important! Non-declaration or false declaration is a violation of the law with all the ensuing consequences.

Importation of medicines for personal use

Uzbekistan, a separate procedure has been established for the transport and use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances in the republic for the treatment of transit passengers in accordance with laws and regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The import and export of medicines containing narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances by individuals for personal use is carried out in accordance with the lists approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of November 12, 2015 No. 330 (Appendix No. 4A, 4B). It is allowed to export and import drugs in quantities not exceeding the 7-day requirement, if there are documents issued by the medical institution of the country of residence or stay confirming the recommended amount for the course of treatment. It is allowed to import and export psychotropic substances by individuals for personal use without presenting a document issued by a medical institution in the country of residence or stay, in the amount of up to 5 drugs of various names and no more than two packs of each of them, within the course of treatment. When crossing the customs border at checkpoints, individuals must declare their possession of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, and for narcotic drugs - submit to the customs authority a document issued by the medical institution of the country of residence or stay of the individual, indicating the name of the drug, its dosage form and the recommended amount per treatment course. If individuals exceed the names and quantities of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances specified in the document issued by the medical institution and declared to the customs authority, the surplus is subject to seizure and destruction. Import to Uzbekistan of medicines intended for personal use is carried out in accordance with the norms specified in (Appendix No. 4B). If the patient is detained on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan and needs to continue the additional purchase of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances, then their vacation is carried out according to a prescription issued in the Republic of Uzbekistan. The issuance of prescriptions is carried out after a medical examination and confirmation of the diagnosis of the disease, which necessitated the appointment of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances. The purchase of the prescribed funds is carried out directly by the patient, in transit, at their own expense in the corresponding pharmacy institutions of Uzbekistan The following cultural

Export of cultural property

values are not subject to export from the Republic of Uzbekistan: -created fifty or more years ago; -entered by the state in the protection lists and registers; -permanently stored in museums, information and library institutions, archives, departmental archives and other repositories.