Uzbekistan plans to implement E-Visa system

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- The Government of Uzbekistan plans to introduce a system of issuing electronic entry visas (E-Visa) to create amenities for foreign citizens, wishing to visit the country.

According to the press service of the State Tourism Committee, Uzbekistan is studying the experience of Azerbaijan and Georgia in implementing the E-Visa system.

Uzbekistan plans to complete works on acquisition and installation of necessary equipment, development of necessary equipment and testing of the "Electronic Visa" system using the infrastructure of the current biometric passport system.

The introduction of the e-visa issuance system will require simplification of the visa regime in force in the country. As a result, the issuance of electronic visas to citizens will be carried out at the airports of the country in accordance with written applications filed by foreign citizens in the process of processing documents for obtaining entry visas, and regardless of presence of the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the country where the clearance process takes place.

It is assumed that all payments for obtaining an electronic visa can be made with the help of international payment systems Visa and MasterCard.

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