- We are holding a Spanish passport, so all this info is based on that (UE is mostly the same).
- Applied Visa in Baku (Azerbaijan).
- 3 working days needed to get your visa.
Easy peasy lemon squeezy, like to cook a couple of fried eggs nothing can go wrong. This one is a dish to enjoy, to do as you planned, and to go with the feeling you are the best visas cook in town, which you are!
It does exist an E-visa, and day a day more countires doesn't even need visa to visit Uzbekistan. But if you are traveling like us you might ned this visa to cross Turkmenistan, and then you do need the visa in your passport. Check this info in our Turkmenistan Visa post.
- Passport with validity of at least 6 months and 2 empty pages.
- Passport photocopy.
- 2 passport photo size.
- This form printed.
- 50$ cash.
- Turkmenistan Embassy location (40°21′03.73″N 49°48′16.28″E).
- Opening hours; From 10h to 16h on Mon Wed and Fri.
- Once in the embassy, you will face a quick and friendly police check.
- After that, everything will go smooth and easy.
- You need to hand all the paperwork, chat a bit with the friendly ambassador and wait for 3 working days,
- After these 3 working days, you come back, you pass the same police check with the same funny policemen crazy about football and go again inside the embassy.
- You chat a bit more with the ambassador, you got your visa as soon as you pay the fee.
- We got 30 days visa with 3 months validity. This means you have to enter the country within 3 months from receiving it. So, you can enter the day before the visa expires, and then still enjoy Uzbekistan for 30 days more.
- Then you are good to go whenever you want to the Uzbekistan border.
Tips to make this dish a bit more digestible
- This is our story, it may change from embassy to embassy, day to day, nationality to nationality… So double check all this info. For this visa, we were using the useful information of Caravanistan.
- Try to get in touch with actual travellers in forums and real life. It’s a huge community ready to help. There are lots of forums on the internet.
- Be there before opening to avoid a queue.
- You don’t need to go suit up but try to avoid shorts and flip-flops. The first impression might help for any issue you could face.