Visit to Uzbekistan
- ADMINISTRATIVE-TERRITORIAL DIVISION
The Republic of Uzbekistan consists of the republic of Karakalpakstan, regions (uzb. viloyat), rural-type districts (uzb. tuman), urban-type districts, cities of regional subordination, cities of regional subordination, villages (kishlaks and auls). the capital of Uzbekistan - the city of Tashkent has the status of a city of central subordination.
447 400 km²
- OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
- NATIONAL COMPOSITION
Today, more than 130 nations and nationalities live in Uzbekistan, as well as representatives of 16 religious confessions. The majority of the population - 82% are uzbeks. tajiks, kazakhs, karakalpaks, kyrgyz, turkmens, crimean tatars and germans also live in the country.
UTC +5 / MSK +2
- TELEPHONE CODE
The climate of Uzbekistan is sharply continental, hot and arid. The average temperature in winter ranges from -8 C to +3 C, in mountainous areas it can drop to -16 C. In summer, the temperature in the northern regions of the country reaches +32 C, and in the south - and up to not weak +42 C. The best time to visit the country is spring (April to June) and autumn (September-October).
The period from the last ten days of June to the first ten days of August is called "chilla" (forty days) in Uzbekistan. At this time, the air temperature during the day in the shade rises above +40 C, and at night it does not fall below +30 C.
Uzbek cuisine has a long history, and the process of preparing its key dishes is a real ritual, each element of which is clearly regulated. In the north, they prefer pilaf, fried meat, dough products and flat bread. In the south, they cook a lot of complex dishes from rice and vegetables, and also make excellent desserts.
An important place on the local food table is occupied by lamb, horse meat, soups with a lot of vegetables, vegetables by themselves, dairy products and bread. The main drink of the country is tea.
Banks and exchange offices
Banks are open from Monday to Friday from 9:30 to 17:30. You can exchange currency at branches of the National Bank, specialized exchange offices and some hotels. Many hotels and transport agencies accept payment in USD or EUR.
Welcome to Uzbekistan - an oasis of peace, to the land where antiquity and modernity meet! Uzbekistan is a country located in the center of the Great Silk Road, on the territory of a huge Central Asian region with a history of almost a million years. Uzbekistan is a state with a unique cultural heritage, a variety of arts and traditional crafts, the mentality of the population, its folklore, and cuisine. All this distinguishes it favorably from neighboring countries and regions.
Uzbekistan is a country of the greatest cities with hundreds of architectural monuments of various eras. Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, Termez and Kokand are known all over the world.
You will never forget the high minarets, grandiose madrasahs and mosques, luxurious palaces and austere mausoleums, decorated with incredibly beautiful ceramic ornaments. You will always remember noisy and colorful oriental bazaars, interesting legends, warm hospitality and ancient traditions of local people.
Shops are usually open from 9:00 to 19:00. Markets are usually visited in the morning: the earlier, the better. It is customary to bargain in bazaars and private stores - with a certain skill, it is quite easy to bring down the price several times. In addition, bazaars are the best place to get acquainted with the original life of the country. You can buy almost everything there: from luxurious carpets, silk, fruits and spices to clothes and shoes.
Persons over 16 years old are allowed duty-free import of 1000 cigarettes or 1000 gr. tobacco products, 1.5 liters of alcoholic beverages and two liters of wine.
It is forbidden to import drugs and potent medicines (a prescription is required), weapons and ammunition, photographs, printed and video materials directed against the state system of Uzbekistan or the norms of Islam.
All valuable items (jewelry, photo and video cameras, computers, and so on) must be declared. For the export of precious metals and stones, furs, weapons and ammunition, artistic and historical values (any items made more than 100 years ago), you will need a special permit from the country's Ministry of Culture. Import and export of foreign currency is not limited, but a declaration is required.
a) has made a withdrawal from the citizenship of a foreign state;
b) from the date of obtaining a residence permit for a stateless person until the day of applying for citizenship of the Republic of Uzbekistan permanently resides in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan for five years continuously;
c) has a legitimate livelihood;
r) undertakes to comply with the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
d) Speaks the national language to the extent necessary for communication. The procedure for determining the level of knowledge of the State language is approved by the Cabinet of Ministers.
The condition stipulated by paragraph «b» of part one of this article does not apply to a stateless person born and residing in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan, or who has been married to a citizen of the Republic of Uzbekistan and has been living continuously with his spouse in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan for three years after the conclusion of the marriage. Registration of temporary residence permit for foreign citizens Foreign citizens temporarily staying in the Republic of Uzbekistan reside on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the basis of a temporary residence permit on national passports. Temporary registration is carried out upon arrival at the destination within three days, excluding holidays and weekends (Sundays). The three-day period of temporary registration is considered from 00:01 on the next day after the date of arrival (crossing by foreign citizens of the State Border of the Republic of Uzbekistan through a checkpoint).
Procedure for issuing, extending and exchanging residence permits for foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
In order to obtain a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Uzbekistan, foreign citizens and stateless persons who have arrived in the Republic of Uzbekistan apply to the Department of Migration and Citizenship Registration (hereinafter - OMiOG) of district (municipal) departments of internal affairs (departments) (followed by RGUOVD) and submit the following documents: application form in 2 copies; Passport of a foreign citizen or travel document of a stateless person;
application of the owner (owners) of the dwelling on the provision of living space;
the original housing documents (copies, originals are returned);
Documents on the conclusion of marriage, on the birth of a child, on the death of parents, as well as documents confirming guardianship or guardianship (copies, originals are returned);
Receipt for payment of a fee for the consideration and execution of documents in the amount established by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
Two photographs measuring 35 x 45 mm.
After obtaining a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Uzbekistan, foreign citizens and stateless persons who have arrived in the Republic of Uzbekistan from other States in which there is an institute of resident registration and discharge, shall provide the relevant documents, confirming the fact of the statement (departure sheet). Residence permits for foreign citizens in the Republic of Uzbekistan are issued for a period of 5 years, but not longer than the period of validity of the national passport. Upon reaching the age of 60, a residence permit for foreigners is issued for the period of validity of the national passport. A residence permit for a stateless person is issued for a period of 5 years and, upon reaching the age of 60 for an indefinite period. The residence permit is extended up to five times, after which it is exchanged.
Registration of temporary residence permit for foreign citizens
Foreign citizens temporarily staying in the Republic of Uzbekistan reside on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the basis of a temporary residence permit on national passports. Temporary registration is carried out upon arrival at the destination within three days, excluding holidays and weekends (Sundays). The three-day period of temporary registration is considered from 00:01 on the next day after the date of arrival (crossing of the State Border of the Republic of Uzbekistan by foreign citizens is through a checkpoint). Temporary registration of foreign citizens staying in the Republic of Uzbekistan on private business, at the invitation of citizens, is carried out by individuals inviting (receiving) foreign citizens to the Republic of Uzbekistan and providing them with living space for non-commercial purposes, by notifying the territorial internal affairs bodies using the program (e -mehmon.uz) or a written appeal to the territorial bodies of internal affairs. For the temporary registration of foreign citizens (receiving) persons or organizations submit the following documents to the territorial bodies of internal affairs at the place of stay: application in the prescribed form; application of the host organization in the prescribed form; national passport or document for a stateless person; written consent of the owner of housing for temporary registration and title documents for housing; receipt of payment of state duty. To extend the temporary residence permit of foreign citizens, the inviting (host) persons, organizations must apply to the territorial internal affairs bodies three working days before the expiration of the temporary residence permit.
In order to use electronic services through this portal, you must:
Electronic services for foreign citizens
Registration of an electronic queue at the Department of Migration and Citizenship Registration (passport office)
Frequently asked Questions
a) has issued a renunciation of the citizenship of a foreign State;
b) from the date of obtaining a residence permit for a stateless person and until the day of applying for admission to the citizenship of the Republic of Uzbekistan, permanently resides on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan continuously for five years;
c) has a legitimate source of income;
d) undertakes to observe the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
e) knows the state language to the extent necessary for communication. The procedure for determining the level of knowledge of the state language is approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The condition established in the paragraph “b” of part one of this article does not apply to a stateless person who was born and lives in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan, or who is married to a citizen of the Republic of Uzbekistan and after marriage continuously living together with his spouse in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan for three years.