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 Uzbekistan Visa Guide

Uzbekistan Spice Route An Uzbekistan visa is necessary for tourism, transient stop-over or business engagement. If you will remain in the country for any length of time you will be required to get a visa.

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Uzbekistan Visa Requirements

For either a business or tourist visa, the Uzbekistan Embassy and Consulates require the following:

  • A valid passport for at least 6 months, and a blank page to stamp the visa;
  • Photocopy of passport's data page
  • Invitation letter
  • Two passport-size photo no more than 6 months old;
  • Completed Uzbekistan visa application form;
  • Visa fee (casher's checks, certified check or money orders accepted);
  • a self-addressed prepaid return envelope with postage (FedEx or US Express Mail);

Uzbekistan travel visas are affixed in your passport on the pages specifically marked for them. Some countries require that visa stamps be placed on those pages that do not contain any other stamps.

U.S. citizens must pay $160 for regular processing of visa. For expedited processing, $240 must be paid.

Uzbekistan Visa Application Form

There is only one visa application form for every type of travel visa.

Uzbekistan Visa Form

The Visa Application is in .pdf format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and print the document. You probably have it on your computer but if you don't, you can get it here.

Uzbekistan Tourist Visa

A tourist visa is required of all U.S. citizens who enter the country for this purpose.

Uzbekistan Business Visa

Heading to Uzbekistan for business? You'll need a business visa. The consular services issues both multiple-entry and single-entry business visas upon confirmation received by the Embassy from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.

Besides the documents listed above, you also need a written request for issuance of visa must be submitted by the inviting organization in Uzbekistan (Government office, Embassy or representative office, etc.) to the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan Visa Service Online

If you don't live in or near any of the cities where the Uzbekistan Consulate Generals are located, you might want to contract a travel visa expediting service. They will verify your visa application before it is ever sent, thereby avoiding unnecessary delays or rejections. They will also personally walk your application through each step guaranteeing timely and efficient processing of your visa.

About the Author: For over 20 years, the U.S. Passport Service Guide team has helped hundreds of thousands of travelers with their travel document questions and shared advice about how to make traveling abroad simpler, safer, and more enjoyable.

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