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Tougher entry rules for foreigners come into force in Kazakhstan

Tougher entry rules for foreigners come into force in Kazakhstan

Tougher entry rules for foreigners come into force in Kazakhstan

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In Kazakhstan, updated entry rules for foreigners came into force on January 27, according to which the practice of the so-called “visaran” is canceled – the opportunity to extend the allowed period of stay of 90 days by leaving the country for at least a day. It is reported by RBC.

According to the updated migration rules, now citizens of the EAEU countries, including Russians, will be able to stay in the republic for no more than 90 days within 180 days. For citizens of other countries with a visa-free regime with Kazakhstan, the stay limit in the republic is 30 days.

To extend the period of stay in Kazakhstan, it is necessary to obtain a residence permit or a temporary residence permit (TRP).

The head of the external migration department of the Migration Service Committee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Askar Aldongarov, specified that the innovations would affect only those foreigners. who entered the republic after 27 January.

In mid-December last year, the Ministry of Labor of Kazakhstan reported that there were 298,000 Russians in the country, of which 30,000 were already legally employed, and therefore have temporary registration. Another 198,000 Russians used Kazakhstan as a transit country for traveling to other states.

Source: Rosbalt

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