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Uzbekistan visa requirements, a complete list of Uzbekistan visa-free nationalities, Uzbekistan visa on arrival, and e-visa procedures.
Until 2018 only a few nationalities could get an easy visa for entering Uzbekistan, but during 2018-19 the Tourism Department of Uzbekistan introduced several changes offering a visa-free regime and e-visa facilities to the citizens of many nationalities. Below you will find the list of Visa-free Nationalities, E-visa countries, e-visa regulations, and other useful information about Uzbekistan Visas.
Complete List of Visa-free Nationalities
Visa-free up to 90 days: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine.
Visa-free up to 60 days: Kyrgyzstan
Visa-free for up to 30 days:
*Visa-free for US citizens who are over 55 years old and visiting Uzbekistan as a tourist.
(All European Union citizens)
The Uzbekistan E-visa
List of E-visa Nationalities:
*All other nationalities need to get their visa through the embassy of Uzbekistan and have an official LOI (Letter of Invitation). The LOI can be prepared by a local tour operator.
How to get the Uzbekistan E-Visa?
Filling the e-visa application form takes less than 10 minutes. The process of an Uzbekistan e-visa usually takes 2-3 days (sometimes up to 7 business days).
The e-visa is valid for all entry options: air and land borders. The e-visa can be Single Entry and Multiple Entry. With an electronic visa, you can stay in Uzbekistan for up to 30 days in total. The website is available in English, Russian, and Uzbek.
*Note: the starting date of the validity of your e-visa is the date that you send the application, not the date you receive your visa or not the date that you write as the starting point of your tour.
Once you get your e-visa, you are recommended to have a printed copy of it. The printed copy will be useful if the border officers want to see it, or if you want to buy a train ticket and even while checking in some hotels.
The official website of the Uzbekistan e-visa: www.e-visa.gov.uz
The Documents required to get an Uzbekistan e-visa
Passport Personal Details (Scanned)
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Applicant Photo (white background)
Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction needs to verify payment. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image is needed per order. (if applicable)
How to get Uzbekistan Visa on Arrival and what is the TELEX Number?
During the global pandemic situation, issuing Uzbekistan E-visa can temporarily be stopped. In that case, all travelers who need to get an electronic visa are required to get a Visa Confirmation (telex number) issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan. The TELEX can be prepared by local tour operators. When you get the TELEX, you can get the visa at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in your country, or you can get a VOA (Visa on Arrival) in Uzbekistan.
Visa-free for up to 10 days (entry and departure via air): China, Hong Kong, Macao, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman
Visa-free 5-day TRANSIT for air passengers: Albania, Algeria, Bahrain, Bhutan, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Guyana, India, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Mauritius, Morocco, Nauru, North Macedonia, Oman, Palau, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, Venezuela
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Because of the global pandemic situation, the conditions and requirements of Uzbekistan Visa may change.