Consular Services

If you have additional questions about the list of documents, please send your request by e-mail, according to the distribution of US states and territories between the Embassy in Washington and the Consulates General in New York City and San Francisco.

All completed applications, forms, or Consular documents must be:

  • submitted in person by the applicant (unless younger than 16 years old),
  • by the person named on the documentions, and
  • at the Consular Section that they are assigned as determined by their U.S. state of residency.
  • Third-party services are only allowed for submission of Service Visa and Diplomatic Visa types.

Consular section hours are 9:00AM - 12:00PM (local time of each consular section) Monday through Friday except Wednesdays. All consular sections are closed on Wednesdays.

Phone consultations are only available from 3:30PM - 4:30PM.

Sections are closed on December 16, on January 2 & 3, and on all national holidays of the Republic of Kazakhstan and U.S. federal holidays.

Each family member 18 years or older and seeking an entry visa or consular service is required to submit an application and required documments in person. A parent or guardian may appear in person on behalf of children 17 years old and younger.

Consular Sections of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the United States provide consular services to citizens of all countries who are registered temporary or permanent residents of the United States. This includes persons in the United States for most reasons other than short-term travel i.e., family visits or tourism.

All citizens in the U.S. for short-term reasons, and without permanent residency in the U.S., must conduct their consular business with the consular section in, or assigned to, their home country.

Consular services include submition of non-visa forms, like marriage certificates, adoption forms, renunciation of citizenship, document requests, travel with or for animals, and some customs forms. Visa & Passport Services are also provided by the Consular Section.

How to Submit Documents

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Assistance in Kazakhstan

If you are a US Citizen and require immediate assistance while within the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, please contact the U.S. embassy in Nur-Sultan or the Consulate General in Almaty.

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The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan have accredited following adoption agencies:

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Traveling with Pets

Your pets are welcome in Kazakhstan. For the admittance into Kazakhstan of live animals, the traveler must present to the consular the animal’s health certificate issued in the area of origin of the animal prior to departure. In the case of dog... Read More

Renunciation of Citizenship

Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan does not allow for dual citizenship. Citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan who have accepted U.S. citizenship should send all documents described below to renounce their citizenship from the Republic o... Read More