Official name, territory, population: Republic of Uzbekistan, territory-447,400 km², population 34,558.9 thousand people.
Capital, major cities: Capital city of Tashkent. Large cities: Andijan, Bukhara, Jizzakh, Karshi, Navoi, Namangan, Samarkand, Fergana, Khiva, Urgench.
Climate: The climate is sharply continental. Average temperatures in January are from +4 C in the south to -10 C in the north, in July - from +27 C to +37 C in the south.
Official language: The state language is Uzbek. Russian is the language of international communication.
Holidays and non-working days:
January 1 - New Year,
March 8 - International Women's Day,
March 21 - Navruz,
May 9 - Day of Remembrance and Honor,
June 30 - Youth Day,
September 1 - Independence Day,
October 1 - Day of teachers and mentors,
December 8 - Constitution Day.
Ruza Khayit (Eid al-Fitr) and Kurban Khayit (Eid al-Adha) are determined by the lunar calendar.
Days off: Saturday and Sunday.
Currency - National currency: National currency - UZS. Average exchange rate: 1$=10 545 UZS
Time: Minus 1 hour from Kyrgyz time
Transport connection with the Kyrgyz Republic: Bishkek-Tashkent air connection, Daily bus flights.
ORDER OF ENTRY OF CITIZENS OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC TO THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
General entry rules
The procedure for entry, exit, transit and temporary stay in the territories of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Uzbekistan is regulated by the Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On mutual trips of citizens”, signed on October 3, 2006. in Tashkent (entered into force on February 12, 2007).
According to the norms of the mentioned agreement, citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic who are holders of valid travel documents can enter, leave, transit and temporarily stay on the territory of Uzbekistan without visas for up to 60 days. In case of stay over 60 days, it is necessary to issue visas in accordance with the national legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic may stay on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan without registration for up to 3 (three) days. In the case of a stay of more than three days, holidays and weekends (Sundays) are excluded, it is necessary to issue a temporary registration at the place of stay (in a hotel or at the passport office). Saturday is a working day. The three-day period is considered from 01:00 the next day after the date of arrival.
The period of stay is calculated from the date of entry, confirmed by a stamp in the general passport of the Kyrgyz Republic on crossing the border of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Registration must be valid on the day of departure from Uzbekistan. If the registration period has expired, a fine for an administrative offense is imposed, amounting to at least 5 basic calculation units (BCV). As of 06/01/2022, 1 estimated value = 300 thousand Uzbek soums (about 30 US dollars).
The procedure for the stay of foreign citizens in Uzbekistan is regulated by the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated June 4, 2021 No. ZRU-692 “On the legal status of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Republic of Uzbekistan” (link to the Law: https://lex.uz/docs/5443901).
For citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic traveling to the Republic of Uzbekistan for permanent residence
Citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic are entitled to a permanent residence permit on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan only if they have a residence permit issued in the prescribed manner by the internal affairs bodies of the Republic of Uzbekistan. A residence permit in the Republic of Uzbekistan for a foreign citizen is a document certifying his right to permanent residence in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The following persons are entitled to obtain a permanent residence permit on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan:
- Citizens of foreign countries who have housing acquired in accordance with the law - for housing acquired in private ownership;
- Relatives - to the living space of relatives in a straight line in the first and second degrees of kinship;
- Spouse (wife) - to the living area where the spouse (husband) is permanently registered, subject to cohabitation for at least five years;
Wards - to the living area, where the guardian (trustee) is permanently registered;
- Minor blood brothers and sisters who do not have parents - to the living area where their blood brothers or sisters are permanently registered;
- Highly qualified specialists, specialists of a narrow profile, invited to work in state authorities, state and economic administration bodies, other state organizations of republican significance, at the request of the head of the relevant body or organization, as well as members of their families (husband, spouse, as well as their children who do not have families of their own);
Citizens of foreign states born or previously permanently registered on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan - (except for the Tashkent region) for permanent residence.
To obtain a residence permit, foreign citizens submit the following documents:
- application-questionnaire in 2 copies of the established form;
- passport of a foreign citizen;
- application of the owner (owners) of housing for the provision of living space, as well as copies of documents for housing;
- copies of documents on marriage or birth of a child;
- certificate of no criminal record at the previous place of residence, submitted by law enforcement agencies or consular offices of foreign states located in the Republic of Uzbekistan;
- receipts of payment of the fee for consideration and execution of documents in the amount established by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
- two photographs sized 35 x 45 mm.
Import of vehicles into the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan
According to Article 159 of the Customs Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the total period of stay in the customs territory of a temporarily imported vehicle by foreign individuals for non-commercial purposes cannot exceed 90 (ninety) calendar days in total during a calendar year. At the same time, temporary importation of a vehicle over the specified period is allowed with the payment of a fee established by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
This rule does not apply to vehicles used for international freight and passenger traffic.
Temporary importation is allowed if vehicles are registered in the territory of a foreign state.
Please note that the period of use of a car with Russian state numbers in Uzbekistan should not exceed 90 days of a calendar year. If this period is exceeded, it is necessary to contact the traffic police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan to obtain local state numbers.
The period of temporary importation of vehicles is determined on the basis of a written application of a foreign person, taking into account the period of stay of this person in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
To extend the period of temporary stay of a motor vehicle imported into the territory of the republic, in order to avoid violation of customs legislation by the driver, before the expiration of the specified period, the driver must apply with an application and relevant documents to the territorial customs authority.
In case of temporary import for a period of up to three months of vehicles intended to meet personal needs by foreign citizens and stateless persons who do not have a permanent place of residence in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the border customs post is presented in three copies with an obligation to re-export.
After the expiration of the period of full exemption from customs duties and taxes, temporary importation of a foreign vehicle for a period of more than 90 calendar days within one calendar year is allowed only subject to the payment of a fee in the amount of 0.7% of the base calculated value (BRV) for each horsepower of the vehicle. funds for each overdue day of export.
Until the collection of the fee, the vehicle is subject to temporary storage in places determined by the customs authorities.
The maximum allowable tinting of cars is at least 5 percent for rear windows and 30 percent for rear side windows (does not apply to sunroofs). The front and front side windows must not be darkened in any way. At the same time, it is allowed to install tinting in the upper part of the front windshield of passenger vehicles in the form of a strip with a width of no more than 14 cm within a light transmission of at least 30 percent.
This rule applies to light motor vehicles (cars intended for the carriage of passengers, equipped with no more than 8 seats, with the exception of the driver's seat, with a gross weight of not more than 3.5 tons).
Vehicles with foreign registration numbers that meet the above requirements are allowed to enter Uzbekistan upon payment of a state fee of 15 US dollars.
The fee is collected in the national currency of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the rate of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the day of payment.
Cars that do not have tinting will not be charged this duty.
Regarding the requirements for entry into the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan related to the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19
From June 10, 2022, by decision of the Special Republican Commission on Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Infection, all coronavirus restrictions for foreign citizens have been lifted.
Foreigners entering Uzbekistan will not have to present a negative PCR test, rapid test or vaccination certificate. Restrictions are lifted for tourists arriving in the republic by plane, train, bus or car.
Embassy contact details:
address: Tashkent, st. Niyozbek Yuli, 6th passage, 30.
tel: + 998 71 239 86 13, + 998 71 237 47 94.