16:42 / 13.08.2019
Uzbekistan introduces a visa-free regime for another 20 countries
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Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree “On measures for further development of the tourism sector in the Republic of Uzbekistan”.

According to the document, now Uzbekistan has a visa-free regime with 85 countries. Also, citizens of 77 countries have the opportunity to come to Uzbekistan by obtaining an electronic visa.

In addition, since July 2018, a visa-free regime has been established for a period of not more than five days for citizens of almost 100 countries that transit through Uzbekistan.

The list of countries for whose citizens a visa-free regime is established from January 1, 2020 for a period of 30 days:

- Antigua and Barbuda;

- Barbados;

- Belize;

- Commonwealth of the Bahamas;

- Commonwealth of Dominica;

- Dominican Republic;

- Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis;

- Grenada;

- Jamaica;

- Republic of Guatemala;

- Republic of Honduras;

- Republic of Costa Rica;

- Republic of Cuba;

- Republic of Nicaragua;

- Republic of Panama;

- Republic of Trinidad and Tobago;

- Republic of El Salvador;

- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines;

- Saint Lucia;

- United Mexican States.

A visa-free regime is valid for 30 days from the date of entry into the country. Before the end of the 30-day visa-free stay, a foreign citizen must leave Uzbekistan. Exceeding the set period is a violation of the rules and entails administrative liability.