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Workshop for Almaty

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Policy and International Affairs and Clean Cities Program

March 30-31, 2011, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Foreign visitors to Kazakhstan

According to the procedure of issuing visas of the Republic of Kazakhstan, from February 15, 2004, up to one month single entry business, tourist and private visas will be issued to citizens of 45 countries, including the United States of America, without invitations from Kazakhstan, on the basis of their personal or companies' written statements submitted to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Kazakhstan.

The list of such countries includes: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Ireland, Iceland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, United Arab Emirates,Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Republic of Cyprus, Malta, Slovenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sultanate of Oman.

  1. Start the process early and please allow at least 3 weeks for processing
  2. Visit the website of the Kazakhstan Embassy in your country to understand the visa requirements (see list of Kazakhstan embassies and consulates from Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry).
  3. In most cases a business letter on your own company letterhead and a letter from the Department of Energy will be required for your visa.
  4. To obtain a letter from DOE please contact Shane Harper () with the following information:
    1. Full name,
    2. company name and address
    3. job title and
    4. planned entry and exit date to Kazakhstan.

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