A work visa is usually issued for 1 year. It is necessary to initiate the visa extension procedure a month before the expire date of the document. Otherwise, a foreign specialist will need to leave Kazakhstan and get a visa at the Embassy in the country of permanent residence. To extend the visa, Migration requires an original passport, therefore during period of application consideration (5-10 working days) the foreigner travels without the original document. Accordingly, there is no possibility to travel to other regions.