Practical information for people decided to go to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan - is a massive country in Central Asia, which year by year continues to attract tourists, due to its landscapes, places, customs and traditions.
One of the fastest ways to get into the Republic of Kazakhstan - has always been arriving by plane.

Almost all international airlines make flights to the central cities of Kazakhstan.
In addition, the country can be reached by bus, by train, by car, motorcycle or even on a merchant ship.

In Shymkent and Almaty you can get from China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. In all the northern cities of Kazakhstan, it is possible to come from Russia.
In Atyrau and Aktau, you can get there via the Caspian Sea on a merchant ship (no passenger) from Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan.
When entering Kazakhstan, a foreign citizen must obtain an immigrant card, and it must be registered within 5 days (excluding Saturdays and Sundays).
But you should remember that the citizens of the 48 countries are exempted from registration if they arrived in the country by plane.
Citizens of the following countries are exempt from registration in the case of arrival by plane:
  1. Australia
  2. The republic of Austria
  3. The United States of America
  4. The Kingdom of Belgium
  5. United Arab Emirates
  6. Republic of Bulgaria
  7. The Federal Republic of Brazil
  8. The Federal Republic of Germany
  9. The Hellenic Republic
  10. The Kingdom of Denmark
  11. New Zealand
  12. Japan
  13. The State of Israel
  14. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  15. The Republic of Ireland
  16. The Republic of Iceland
  17. The Kingdom of Spain
  18. The Italian Republic
  19. Canada
  20. The State of Qatar
  21. The Republic of Cyprus
  22. The Republic of Korea
  23. The Republic of Latvia
  24. The Republic of Lithuania
  25. The Principality of Liechtenstein
  26. Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  27. The Republic of Hungary
  28. Federation of Malaysia
  29. The Republic of Malta
  30. The Principality of Monaco
  31. The Kingdom of the Netherlands
  32. The Kingdom of Norway
  33. The Sultanate of Oman
  34. The Republic of Poland
  35. The Portuguese Republic
  36. Romania
  37. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  38. The Republic of Singapore
  39. The Slovak Republic
  40. The Republic of Slovenia
  41. Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  42. The Republic of Finland
  43. The French Republic
  44. The Republic of Croatia
  45. Czech Republic
  46. The Swiss Confederation
  47. The Kingdom of Sweden
  48. The Republic of Estonia
In Kazakhstan, any tourist will find a selection when choosing a hotel. Starting from the most expensive and luxurious, to simple numbers. With the national colors and a modern, elegant design,
Also, there is the possibility of staying in a private home or renting an apartment.
Currency exchange in the Republic of Kazakhstan has developed just fine. Wherever you are, you can easily exchange any currency and withdraw money from your bank accounts.

Banks are open only on weekdays from 9:00 to 18:00. For cash withdrawals, even in small towns, there are ATMs in Kazakhstan, which operate around the clock. This commission is, on average, equal to 3–4%.

Before air travel, foreign citizens must register and pass the passport and customs controls, as well as the security service. At the hotel check-in, you should have the presence of documents such as a passport, airline ticket, and immigration card issued by the police department or the local police department.

Do not be surprised if at the checkpoint, you are asked to show all the souvenirs that you purchased in the country. This is done in order to make sure that you do not illegally export products that are of any value to the country.

And if you have still purchased a culturally significant souvenir, you must have the corresponding paper, which will contain all of the necessary information as well as the seal, so that the item can be taken out of the country by you.