Last update: May 01, 2021
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- Citizens of which countries can travel to Uzbekistan without a visa?
- Electronic Visa to Uzbekistan: How to get an Uzbekistan E-Visa online?
- Residents of which countries are eligible for an Uzbekistan E-Visa?
- How long is Uzbekistan Tourist E-Visa valid for?
- How much does an Uzbekistan E-Visa cost?
- Visa support to Uzbekistan
- Visa on arrival at Tashkent airport
- Visa-free transit
- Visa for minors to enter Uzbekistan
Citizens of which countries can travel to Uzbekistan without A visa
Visa-free travel to Uzbekistan is established with 91 countries. The duration of a visa-free stay varies from 10 to 60 days depending on the nationality of the traveler.
Citizens of the following CIS countries are entitled to visa-free entry to the Republic of Uzbekistan for up to 60 days:
Citizens of the following countries may enter the country without a visa for up to 30 days:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- Republic of Korea
- New Zealand
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- San Marino
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Kingdom of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- United Arab Emirates (including residents)*
*Individuals who possess a residency visa for UAE will also be granted 30-day visa-free entry; with the condition, the resident visa is valid for at least 90 days after entering Uzbekistan.
Citizens of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and China (including Hong Kong and Macao) do not require a visa for a period of up to 10 days. The law came into force on 1 March 2021.
Electronic Visa to Uzbekistan: How to get an Uzbekistan E-Visa online
To simplify the visa process, the Government of Uzbekistan has established an electronic portal for electronic visas on https://e-visa.gov.uz/. The electronic portal only issues tourist visas. To get an electronic visa, you will need to:
- Fill in the online form at https://e-visa.gov.uz/
- Choose the number of entries (single, double or multiple)
- Pay the visa fee
Once you completed the form, within three working days you will receive an electronic visa in PDF format to the email you provided which must be presented upon entry. We recommend that you print the document and have a hardcopy version available.
Citizens of the following countries can apply for an electronic Uzbek visa online
- Cabo Verde
- Côte d’Ivoire
- Hong Kong
- North Korea
- Marshall Islands
- Saudi Arabia
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
- United States
How long is Uzbekistan Tourist E-Visa valid for?
An E-visa is valid for 90 days from the date of application and allows a stay of 30 days in Uzbekistan.
How much does Uzbekistan E-Visa cost?
The following fees apply for E-Visa:
Single entry: USD 20
Double-entry: USD 35
Multiple entries: USD 50
Payment for the application is made electronically through an international payment system. The applicant does not have to be the owner of a bank card.
Visa Support to Uzbekistan
If you do not qualify for visa-free entry or an electronic visa, you will need visa support through a licensed travel agency to apply for a visa at an embassy. Visa support is a permit to issue a tourist visa for Uzbekistan.
We will be glad to provide you with visa support if you were to book a tour through our travel agency.
In order to receive visa support you need to:
Step 1. Fill in the online form at http://evisa.mfa.uz/evisa_en/ and send us an e-mail with a copy of your passport together with the completed form.
Step 2. Our agency will send a request to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Uzbekistan. The application will be reviewed within 7 working days*. After that, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will sends us a confirmation with a telex number.
Step 3. Then you can send your documents to the embassy or consulate of Uzbekistan, including: your passport, visa application form, one passport size photo and the telex number. You will also need to pay a visa fee.Please note that consular fees typically range from USD 40 to USD 200 (depending on nationality and length of stay).
*Please note that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs may refuse to issue a permit without giving any reasons.
Visa on arrival at Tashkent airport
For citizens of countries in which the Republic of Uzbekistan does not have an embassy or consulate, it is possible to obtain a visa upon entry into Tashkent. This is also applicable for last-minute travelers who do not have enough time to send their documents to the embassy. For this process, you need a visa support (as described above) and also a copy of your flight ticket, which must be submitted to prove that going through the standard process, is not possible anymore.
Therefore in order to obtain a visa on arrival, you need to provide: a completed online form, a copy of your passport, one passport size photo, the telex number and a copy of your flight ticket.
Uzbekistan has introduced visa-free entry for citizens from 54 countries for a maximum period of 5 days. Any citizens from these countries should have a flight ticket from Uzbekistan Airways to Uzbekistan and then from Uzbekistan to a third country.
Citizens of the following countries can make a short stay without a visa in Uzbekistan:
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
Visa for minors
Minors under the age of 16 are entitled to a visa-free entry, given that the following conditions are cumulatively fulfilled:
- Have their own passport or biometric travel document
- Travel accompanied by a legal representative with an entry visa for Uzbekistan
The length of stay of a minor citizen is limited to the period of validity of the accompanying person’s entry visa, but not exceeding 90 days. If the foreigner reaches the age of 16 during his stay in Uzbekistan, it then becomes mandatory to obtain a visa in accordance with the above-mentioned requirements.