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UZBEKISTAN INTRODUCES SINGLE TOURIST VISA FOR 30 DAYS

The State Committee of Uzbekistan for tourism development informs that in the framework of the Program of priority measures for the development of tourism in 2018-2019, the decision of the head of state amended the procedure for issuing tourist visas.

In particular, the new presidential decree provides the following:

first, the introduction of a single tourist visa for individual foreign citizens granted for a period of 30 days;

second, cutting the clearance cost for the entry tourist visa from $60 to $40;

third, reducing the lower threshold for group tourist visas from 10 to 5 persons.

The adopted resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan will ensure:

- the minimization of formalities and reduction of costs of potential tourists related to the registration of tourist visa;

- the intensification of the inflow of foreign tourists, including by increasing the number of group tourists in small groups;

- extending their stay on the territory of the Republic due to the introduction of a single tourist visa for a period of 1 (one) month.