e-Visa Uzbekistan ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

Tourism or Business

The single-entry e-Visa for Uzbekistan is a practical electronic visa for travelers wishing to explore this Central Asian country. Valid for a maximum stay of 30 days, this e-Visa is ideal for short-term visits, whether for tourism, business or family.

The application process is entirely online, requiring personal information, travel details and a passport valid for at least 6 months after entry into Uzbekistan. Once approved, the e-Visa must be printed and presented to the border authorities on arrival in Uzbekistan, simplifying entry formalities.

Apply for an e-Visa Uzbekistan

Single rate of 39 โ‚ฌ per passenger
Excluding consular fees, if applicable

Frequently asked questions about Uzbekistan e-Visa

Uzbekistan is a popular destination for both tourism and business. Visiting this country, rich in history, culture and breathtaking scenery, requires careful preparation before your trip, particularly when it comes to electronic visas.

The different types of electronic visa for Uzbekistan

Depending on the reason for your visit to Uzbekistan, there are several types of single-entry electronic visas:

  • Electronic tourist visa (e-Visa Tourism): This type of visa is intended for people wishing to discover Uzbekistan for tourism purposes. The maximum validity is 90 days from the date of issue, with a maximum stay of 30 days.
  • The electronic business visa (e-Visa Affaires): This visa is for people traveling for business or professional purposes. It is valid for 90 days from the date of issue, for a stay not exceeding 30 days.

Which nationalities are eligible or exempt from visa requirements?

Uzbekistan has introduced a simplified system for issuing electronic visas to nationals of many countries. The list of eligible nationalities can be consulted on the official Uzbek government website.

In addition, certain nationalities are exempt from visa requirements for short stays in Uzbekistan. Holders of diplomatic passports or United Nations laissez-passer, for example, are exempt from visa requirements regardless of their country of origin. Similarly, nationals of member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are generally authorized to stay in Uzbekistan without a visa for between 30 and 90 days.

What documents do I need to obtain an e-visa?

To apply for an electronic visa for Uzbekistan, you must provide the following documents:

  1. A valid passport: As a general rule, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the date you plan to enter Uzbekistan.
  2. A recent passport photo: The photo must be in digital format, of suitable size and with a neutral background. It must show your face clearly and without head covering.

Applying for an electronic visa for Uzbekistan: steps and deadlines

To obtain an electronic visa for Uzbekistan, follow these steps:

  1. Apply online: Fill in the online form on the official Uzbek government website and provide the required documents (passport, photo, etc.). Be sure to check the accuracy of the information you provide.
  2. Pay the fees: Pay the visa processing fees in accordance with the payment terms indicated on the website. Be sure to keep proof of payment.
  3. Waiting for a reply: Once you've submitted your visa application, you'll usually receive a reply within 2 to 3 working days. However, it is advisable to allow extra time for unforeseen circumstances.
  4. Print visa: If your application is successful, you will receive a link to download and print your electronic visa. It is essential to keep this document with you throughout your stay in Uzbekistan.

Special features of electronic visas for Uzbekistan

a flag on a poleEntry and exit with a single-entry visa

As electronic visas for Uzbekistan are generally issued on a single-entry basis, you can only use your visa for one entry into the country. If you leave Uzbekistan before the end of your authorized stay, you will need to obtain a new visa to re-enter the country.

Visiting other neighbouring countries with an Uzbek visa

If you plan to visit other neighbouring countries during your stay in Uzbekistan, it is essential to check the specific entry and exit requirements for each country concerned. Visa regulations may vary considerably from one country to another, and are subject to change without notice.

Length of stay and validity of electronic visa

For electronic tourist and business visas, the maximum stay in Uzbekistan is 30 days. The maximum validity of the visa is 90 days from the date of issue. Please note, however, that this does not mean you can plan a 90-day stay: if you enter Uzbekistan on the last day of your visa's validity, you will only be allowed to stay for a further 29 days. It is therefore essential to plan your trip carefully, taking these durations into account.

Are Uzbekistan's entry requirements different for e-visas holders than for traditional visas?

There is no noticeable difference between an Uzbek e-Visa and an ordinary visa for so-called traditional reasons, apart from rarer reasons such as study or volunteering. In 2016, the country's president wanted to digitalize all visa procedures to grow tourism in Uzbekistan.

Can I apply for an e-Visa for Uzbekistan if I already have a valid traditional visa?

It is not possible to have two different valid visas for the same country. Therefore, if you already have a valid traditional visa for Uzbekistan, you will not be able to apply for an e-visa at the same time.

Do minors need an e-Visa for Uzbekistan?

Yes, minors need an e-visa to enter Uzbekistan, just like adults. Minors must have their own individual e-visa and cannot be included on their parents' passport.

Can I use my e-Visa for Uzbekistan to work or study in the country?

A "business" e-visa for Uzbekistan does not allow you to work or study in the country. E-visas are only issued for short-term tourist or business stays.

Can I apply for an e-Visa for Uzbekistan if I am already travelling to another country?

Yes, you can apply for an e-visa for Uzbekistan even if you are already traveling to another country. Applying for an e-visa for Uzbekistan is done online, so there's no need to physically go to the embassy or consulate.

Can I use my e-Visa for Uzbekistan to visit any part of the country?

Yes, with an e-visa for Uzbekistan, you can visit any part of the country, provided the reason for your visit complies with the terms and conditions of the visa. However, certain areas of the country may be restricted or off-limits for security reasons or to protect historical and cultural sites.

What types of electronic visas are available for Uzbekistan?

There are 2 types of electronic visa available for Uzbekistan: tourism and business.

How long does it take to process an e-Visa for Uzbekistan?

Uzbekistan e-Visa processing times average 3 working days.

How long is an e-Visa valid for Uzbekistan?

  • Electronic tourist visa: Valid for one entry, with a maximum stay of 30 days from the date of entry. The visa is valid for 90 days from the date of issue.
  • Electronic business visa: Valid for one entry, with a maximum stay of 30 days from the date of entry. The visa is valid for 90 days from the date of issue.

Can I extend my e-Visa for Uzbekistan?

It is not possible to extend an e-visa for Uzbekistan. To extend your stay, you will have to leave the country and apply for a new visa to return.

What documents do I need to apply for an e-Visa for Uzbekistan?

The documents required are :

  • Passport valid for at least six months after the date of entry into Uzbekistan.
  • Recent passport photo that meets international standards.
  • Plane or train ticket to leave the country

Can I change the information on my Uzbekistan e-Visa application after I have submitted it?

No, it is not possible to modify the information on an e-visa application for Uzbekistan after it has been submitted.

How much does an e-Visa for Uzbekistan cost?

The basic fee for a 30-day single-entry e-Visa is around US$20(โ‚ฌ19), plus our service charge.

How can I pay for my e-Visa for Uzbekistan?

For online payments, you need to pay with an eligible credit card. Most visa application sites accept major credit and debit cards, such as Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

Is the fee for an e-Visa to Uzbekistan refundable if my application is rejected?

If you apply for your document at Visamundi, we will refund the full service fee in the event of refusal, as the consular fee is still charged by the Uzbek government. You will then need to contact the nearest Uzbek representation for a visa in your passport.

Can I enter and leave Uzbekistan several times with an e-Visa?

Uzbekistan offers single, double and multiple-entry electronic visas. Consular fees increase accordingly. We only offer the single-entry document. Please contact us for other cases.

How can I check the status of my e-Visa application for Uzbekistan?

Just get in touch with the Visamundi team, and we'll keep you informed of the progress of your request. You'll find a "Follow-up" button on our dedicated websites, and we're available by email and online chat.

Can I travel to another former Soviet country with an Uzbekistan e-Visa?

No, the Uzbekistan e-visa is for entry only. To travel to other former Soviet countries, you'll need to apply to their respective representations, such as Russia or Kyrgyzstan.

Are there specific entry points for the Uzbek e-Visa?

The Uzbek e-Visa allows entry via any open entry point, just like a traditional visa.

Uzbekistan: compulsory and recommended vaccines

Recommended vaccines

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B: Long or repeated stays
  • Rabies: Prolonged stay or isolation
  • Typhoid fever: Prolonged stay or poor hygiene conditions