General information about visa to Uzbekistan
Foreign citizens are required to get visa to enter to Uzbekistan or tranzit through its territory. Visa-free entry regime set up for the citizens of certain countries. Also the citizens of 101 countries do not need visa in case of transit of Uzbekistan up to 5 days. Electronic visas to Uzbekistan are available from 15 July 2018.
The following citizens of CIS do not need visa for visiting of Uzbekistan up to 60 days: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.
And the citizens of Japan, Indonesia, Israel, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Turkey do not need visa for visiting of Uzbekistan up to 30 days.
Simplified E-Visa electronic portal e-visa.gov.uz is launched by the goverment of Uzbekistan for the citizens of 51 countries. The citizens of the below countries can get visa online.
First step: fill in the application form;
Second step: getting on e-mail a cofirmation of received application;
Third step: pay a fee of USD 20;
Fourth step: within 3 days receiving by e-mail the electronic visa in PDF format.
The list of 51 countries for E-Visa:
6. Bosnia and Herzegovina
11. Czech Republic
33. New Zealand
39. San Marino
40. Saudi Arabia
48. United Arab Emirates
49. United Kingdom
50. United States of America
Note: Touristic E-Visa allows a single enter to Uzbekistan, and is valid during 90 days from the date of issue.
Visa through an embassy or consulate
The citizens of the countries which are not in visa-free and e-visa lists need the Visa Support/Letter of Invitation (LOI) from licensed inbound travel agency, and apply for Uzbekistan visa at the embassy or consulate.
TRAVEL ORNAMENT is a licensed travel agency in Uzbekistan (License №T-0911-14), authorized to provide foreign citizens with Uzbekistan Visa Support/Letter of Invitation (LOI). We provide LOI for free as a part of tour package booked with us. Please choose the tour at: /uzbekistan_tours, or request us a customized tour on firstname.lastname@example.org
How to get Uzbekistan visa with LOI:
Please book the tour package and e-mail us the following documents minimum in 7 days before your arrival:
1. filled up application form e-visa.mfa.uz;
2. scanned copy of passport;
3. scanned copy of a letter from the emloyer with company seal confirming your employment and position (no need for letter in case of retired person or housewife);
4. scanned copy of air ticket or air ticket reservation form, in case visa has to be obtained upon arrival at Tashkent international airport.
Note: At Tashkent international airport visa can only be issued to the foreign citizens who are arriving from the countries where the Republic of Uzbekistan does not have embassy or consulate.
Based on the above information we submit a visa support application to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan in Tashkent. MFA in Tashkent reviews the application during 4 business days and telexes an aproved visa support to the embassy or consulate abroad where you intend to obtain the visa. We also e-mail to you the scan of LOI with telex number. Then you can visit the embassy or consulate and collect a tourist visa after submitting:
1. scanned LOI form with telex number;
3. filled up application form evisa.mfa.uz;
4. 2 passport size photos;
and paying a consular fee.
The following consular fees should be paid for the single entry tourist visa issuance at the embassy or consulate of Uzbekistan abroad:
For individual visa:
- up to 7 days - $40;
- up to 15 days - $50;
- up to 30 days - $60;
For group visas (not less than 10 persons, excluding children under 16 years old):
- up to 15 days - $15 per person;
- up to 30 days - $25 per person.
Uzbekistan and Japan issue visas without consular fees on the mutual basis.
Uzbekistan transit visa
The citizens of 101 countries are permitted to a visa-free transit Uzbekistan up to 5 days. They must transit through the international airports of Uzbekistan and show an air ticket to a third country.
4. Antigua and Barbuda
14. Bosnia and Herzegovina
16. Brunei Darussalam
22. Costa Rica
25. Czech Republic
28. Dominican Republic
30. Equatorial Guinea
65. New Zealand
76. Saint Kitts and Nevis
77. Saint Lucia
78. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
79. San Marino
80. Saudi Arabia
85. South Africa
87. Sri Lanka
92. Trinidad and Tobago
95. United Arab Emirates
96. United Kingdom
97. United States of America
Note: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reserves the right to deny any application for visa without providing further explanations or may request additional information.