Registration of foreign residents is cancelled in Kazakhstan

The law, which provides cancellation of foreign citizens’ registration within 5 calendar days from the date of entry to Kazakhstan, shall come into effect on January 11, 2020. When foreign citizen stays in Kazakhstan more than 30 calendar days, receiving party (hotels, hostels, rental apartments, medical institutions and other legal entities, individuals) have to issue a temporary registration.

At the same time, foreign citizens’ registration and notification on arrival to Kazakhstan are two separate responsibilities, which assign to the receiving party. Notification on arrival, receiving side, as before, should submit within 3 business days from the date of entry to Kazakhstan. Foreign guests themselves are exempted from the process of registration.