Consulate information


1401 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

Consular hours: Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri.  9 am – 12 pm

Closed on Wednesday.

Phone: (202) 232-5488 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). COVID-19 entry regulations have been lifted. For up to date information, click on this link
  • CONSULAR JURISDICTION. The Kazakhstan Embassy in Washington DC can only process visas under its jurisdiction. Contact the GC Visa Office for more information.
  • VISA APPLICATION. Schedule online appointment at the Kazakhstan Embassy in Washington DC to submit visa application. Click this link.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 30 days.
  • E-visa can be obtained before departure. Travelers must have a printed e-visa confirmation.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
*Authorization letter from Kyrgyzstan
Invitation letter (Business visa only)
Letter of request
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
HIV test certificate
(Only for stay over 30 days)
  1. An invitation letter is not required for US/Non-US Citizens when applying for a short stay up to 30 days.
  2. The invitation letter with telex number is issued by the Migration Service Committee, Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. You may apply for the invitation letter individually or via a third party (visa agencies or inviting party).
  3. Letter of visa request must be addressed to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Kazakhstan. Please, indicate your name, the purpose of your trip, your contact in Kazakhstan, the dates of your planned trip, and places to be visited.

Forms and Links

Application Form Payment Page

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
7 business daysRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order, Online Payment,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Non-US Nationals
90.00MultipleStaying more than 30 days
Non-US Nationals
Business/Missionary200.00Multiple1 to 3 years

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: November 16, 2022