According to clause 9 of the Rules for entry and stay of foreigners in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the host party (entity) must notify the migration service about arrival of a foreigner in Kazakhstan. Notification is required regardless of the order of entry of a foreigner - on a visa or under visa-free regime. It does not depend on the purpose of his visit and duration of stay in the country. Who is submitting the notification?
Notification is submitted by the inviting (host) company. Foreigner himself does not need to visit the migration service. When should you submit the notification?
It is necessary to submit a notification within 3 business days since arrival date of a foreigner. How can you submit the notification?
There are several ways to submit a notification on stay:
1. online through the Visa and migration portal vmp.gov.kz
2. in paper form to the migration service directly
3. electronically via the information system eQonaq.kz
What penalties are provided for late submission of the notification?
Late submission of the notification entails a fine for the inviting company in the amount of 10 to 20 MCI* (from 30,630 to 61,260 tenge). Repeated violation during the year entails a 1-year ban on issuing visa invitations**. *Article 518 of the Administrative Offenses Code
*Article 48 of the Law on Migration of the Population