Kazakhstan makes visits easier

Erlan Idrissov, Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister
Erlan Idrissov, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan is working on lessening the administrative burden for foreign citizens in Kazakhstan, Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov told a briefing on October 28.

Citizens of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) and EEU (Eurasian Economic Union) countries, including Monaco, Malaysia, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates, will enjoy a visa-free regime in Kazakhstan for 30 days from January 1, 2017.

“We are trying to improve the investment climate. Also, we pay special attention to the registration of foreign citizens in Kazakhstan. We have introduced a special regime to facilitate measures so that foreigners feel comfortable in Kazakhstan,” Mr Idrissov said.

The minister added that the Kazakh government pays special attention to creating the most user-friendly, liberal migration regime to attract foreign experts.

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