Effective immediately, the U.S. Embassy in Astana will no longer provide storage for laptops or other large electronic devices for visitors – including both visa applicants and U.S. Citizens seeking services.


Starting December 29, 2016 the U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Kazakhstan issues 10-year multiple business/tourist visas to Kazakhstani citizens. More information is available at https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/fees/reciprocity-by-country/KZ.html


Starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in visa photos. For further details on photo requirements please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/photos.html


ATTENTION APPLICANTS RENEWING VISAS!!! If you are you renewing a tourist or business visa issued in Astana or Almaty within the past 11 months, you may be able to renew your visa WITHOUT AN INTERVIEW!!! Please visit this page for more details


DS-160 Application Submission Cut-Off Deadline: In order to ensure that consular staff is able to prepare applications for interview, nonimmigrant visa applicants are required to fill and submit their DS-160 visa applications at least two business days prior to their interview date.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Kazakhstan. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Astana and the U.S. Consulate General in Almaty.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Kazakhstan.