Uzbekistan introduses new Visa types

Uzbekistan introduses new Visa types

On January 5, 2019, the Head of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a decree "On additional measures to accelerate the development of tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan".
Shavkat Mirziyoev has approved a new category of visas. In total, there are five new visa types for different purposes:

  • Vatandosh (visa for 2 years for persons born in Uzbekistan, as well as for their relatives)
  • Student visa (one-year visa for students studying in educational institutions in Uzbekistan)
  • Academic visa (visa from 3 months to 2 years for foreign citizens whose purpose is to carry out scientific research and academic teaching in Uzbekistan)
  • Medical visa (visa is issued for a period of not more than 3 months to obtain medical services in Uzbekistan)
  • Pilgrim visa (a visa issued for 2 months to make a pilgrimage)

Note that these visas will not be included in the category of e-visas.

Related article: Visa regimes in Uzbekistan

Within a month, measures will be taken to introduce these new visas.

The refusal of a visa can be granted for those who were denied to enter Uzbekistan.

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