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:
- The republic of Austria
- The United States of America
- The Kingdom of Belgium
- United Arab Emirates
- Republic of Bulgaria
- The Federal Republic of Brazil
- The Federal Republic of Germany
- The Hellenic Republic
- The Kingdom of Denmark
- New Zealand
- The State of Israel
- The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
- The Republic of Ireland
- The Republic of Iceland
- The Kingdom of Spain
- The Italian Republic
- The State of Qatar
- The Republic of Cyprus
- The Republic of Korea
- The Republic of Latvia
- The Republic of Lithuania
- The Principality of Liechtenstein
- Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
- The Republic of Hungary
- Federation of Malaysia
- The Republic of Malta
- The Principality of Monaco
- The Kingdom of the Netherlands
- The Kingdom of Norway
- The Sultanate of Oman
- The Republic of Poland
- The Portuguese Republic
- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- The Republic of Singapore
- The Slovak Republic
- The Republic of Slovenia
- Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- The Republic of Finland
- The French Republic
- The Republic of Croatia
- Czech Republic
- The Swiss Confederation
- The Kingdom of Sweden
- 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.