Uzbekistan Visa Support / Letter of Invitation (LOI)
A visa support is a kind of permission for issuing a tourist visa to Uzbekistan. The visa support is executed by a travel agency having a license issued by the National Company “Uzbektourism”, and furnished to the MFA for consideration. The MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan shall consider the document within 7 working days. Upon expiration of the period for consideration the MFA shall telex its permission to the Embassy or Consular Department of the Republic of Uzbekistan, where the tourist intends to obtain the visa. The travel agency shall inform the tourist on granting the visa support and advise the telex number. The MFA reserves the right to refuse granting permission without explanation of the reasons.
No visa support to obtain a tourist visa is required for the naturals of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Malaysia, France, Switzerland and Japan. The naturals of these countries enjoy a simplified visa regime which provides for the possibility to apply directly to diplomatic and consular institutions of the Republic of Uzbekistan which may decide independently on visa issuing within 2 business days.
We will be pleased to issue you a visa support for tourist visa to Uzbekistan on condition that you will order a tour to Uzbekistan through our Company.
Please, bear in mind, that to obtain visa you are to pay consular fees in the Embassy or Consular Department. The consular fees are ranging from 40 USD to 200 USD depending on the length of your stay and the country of your citizenship.
Advantour can provide you with the visa support for free with the purchase of a tour package for whole period of your stay.
To get Uzbekistan visa support, you need to do the following:
Based on the above information, we will prepare an Uzbekistan visa support application and submit it to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan in Tashkent. The approval process takes about 8-10 days. Approved visa support application is telexed directly by the Ministry to the Embassy or Consulate of the Republic of Uzbekistan. We will send you by e-mail the reference number (telex number) of the approved Letter of Invitation, which you would need to provide together with your visa application.