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by tabf2010
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian visa in Almaty
Replies: 40
Views: 18026

Re: Embassy report: Russian visa in Almaty

Marijke&Jurjen wrote:@tabf2010 thanks for your post! Would you maybe let us know if your transit visa starts within three days after collecting it or if you can choose the entry date yourself?


We chose the dates. You can choose on the online application. It starts 3 weeks after collecting it.
by tabf2010
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian visa in Almaty
Replies: 40
Views: 18026

Re: Embassy report: Russian visa in Almaty

My girlfriend - a Hungarian citizen - just got a 10-day transit visa in Almaty. We also met 2 French citizens and an Irish citizen at the embassy who got transit visas as well. 14,400 Tenge (35 EUR) for 1-week processing and 28,800 tenge (70 EUR) for 3-4 days. The consulate is open for visa applicat...
by tabf2010
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Turkmenistan visa in Baku
Replies: 18
Views: 7688

Re: Embassy report: Turkmenistan visa in Baku

Here’s what we learned from our experience. We (USA and Hungary passports) applied at the Baku embassy for 7-day (yes, 7, it's possible!) transit visas from Aktau, Kazakhstan to Bukhara, Uzbekistan via Turkmenistan. At the embassy in Baku, they require color copies of your passport and the visa for ...
by tabf2010
Thu May 24, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan Embassy in Baku
Replies: 15
Views: 7394

Re: Uzbekistan Embassy in Baku

We - an American and a Hungarian - just got 30 day Uzbekistan tourist visas from the embassy in Baku. It was super easy. We filled in the visa application online, printed it and brought copies of our passports and photos, and went to the embassy. It's open from 9-12 and 15-17 on Monday, Wednesday, F...
by tabf2010
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Russia Altai permit
Replies: 12
Views: 8658

Re: Russia Altai permit

Hey guys, I have some updated information about the permit situation. I was just in Altai for about 2 weeks and met some local couchsurfing hosts who shared a lot of info with me. Summary: 1. Non-stop transit through border zones without a permit is perfectly legal (unclear whether this is only for ...
by tabf2010
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Russian tourist visa in Tbilisi, Georgia
Replies: 31
Views: 10558

Russian tourist visa in Tbilisi, Georgia

There is already information in this forum about Russian transit visas obtained in Tbilisi but nothing yet about tourist visas. Russian tourist visas are also quite easy to obtain in Tbilisi. I have a USA passport, so hopefully someone with another passport can add their experience to this thread as...
by tabf2010
Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Pamir Highway security Q&A
Replies: 22
Views: 7009

Re: General security advice - GBAO

Does anybody know if the border market in the visa-free zone between Tajikistan and Afghanistan is open now? I'll also be going this route soon, probably by hitchhiking. Anja did you guys have Afghan visas or just went to the border zone?

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