The new procedure for crossing the state border of Qazaqstan for the period of quarantine restrictions was approved by the Border Service of the Republic of Qazaqstan.
Main changes for foreigners crossing the border of Qazaqstan:
- it is allowed to enter ethnic Qazaqs and members of their families if they have a valid RK visa of the category “C10”, “B8” or identity documents with a note of belonging to the Qazaq nationality;
- those who have residence permits in the territory of the Republic of Qazaqstan and their family members (spouse, spouse, their parents and children) are allowed to enter Qazaqstan no more than once every 30 days (previously, once every 90 days);
- family members of citizens of the Republic of Qazaqstan, subject to confirmation of the fact of family ties (spouse, spouse, parents and children) and their minor children, are also allowed to enter Qazaqstan, but no more than 1 time in 30 days (previously 1 time in 90 days).
Changes for citizens of the Republic of Qazaqstan crossing the border of Qazaqstan:
- Qazaq citizens are allowed to cross the state border of the Republic of Qazaqstan with a frequency of no more than 1 time in 30 days, while the specified frequency does not apply to the following citizens of the Republic of Qazaqstan: those traveling abroad for treatment; going to the funeral of family members and close relatives; studying in educational institutions on the territory of foreign states; those traveling abroad for the purpose of carrying out labor activities upon the provision of an employment agreement, contract, work permit, as well as a permit for the right to enter a foreign state for the specified purposes; leaving the RQ for permanent residence in another state and others.
It is indicated:
“Allow the departure of citizens of the Republic of Qazaqstan to foreign countries with which, by decision of the government of the Republic of Qazaqstan, direct (regular, irregular charter flights) air communication has been resumed, as well as entry / transit passage into / through the territory of the Republic of Qazaqstan of foreigners from among the citizens of states with whom, by decision the government of the Republic of Qazaqstan resumed direct (regular, irregular charter flights) air communication – subject to compliance with visa requirements, unless otherwise provided by international agreements of the Republic of Qazaqstan, “the document says.
The full document can be found here.