Visa free and simplified visa updates for entering Uzbekistan. The developing tourism industry in Uzbekistan announces to offer visa free regime for 7 countries for 30 day stay in Uzbekistan and the simplified visa procedure for the citizens of 39 countries from February 10, 2018. Now you can enter Uzbekistan without a visa and/or without a Letter of Invitation (LOI).
From February 10, 2018 the citizens of Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, the Republic of South Korea, Turkey and Japan can enter Uzbekistan without a visa for the period of 30 days.
This new decree of the President Mirziyoyev eases planning travels to Uzbekistan and travelers from a good number of countries can enter Uzbekistan without a visa or can get the Uzbek visa without needing any Letter of Invitation (LOI) from local travel operators. Besides, the members of crews of the foreign airline countries which operate regular flights to Uzbekistan can enter Uzbekistan without a visa. Finally, from July 1 2018, Uzbekistan plans to launch a system of issuing electronic entry visas for the citizens of some countries. Doubtlessly, all of these new projects are being realized to support the tourism industry in Uzbekistan and for creating easy and simple tourism for travelers.
The list of countries with simplified (new) visa procedures:
From February 10 2018, the citizens of these 39 States do not need to have a Letter of Invitation for getting their visas to Uzbekistan.