FACTS & FIGURES

Capital City

Capital City

Astana
Population

Population

17,797,032
Area Km2

Area, Km2

2,699,700
Language

Language

Kazakh, Russian
Area Code

Area Code

7
Currency

Currency

Tenge (KZT)

VISA FREE

73

GDP PPP $

25,259

Time Zone

UTC +6:00

Dual Citizenship Kazakhstan

Not Allowed

Citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan can be acquired: by birth; as a result of conferment of citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan; on the grounds or in the manner, provided by the interstate agreements of the Republic of Kazakhstan; and on other grounds, stipulated by the Law.

 Republic of Kazakhstan strictly forbids Kazakhstan dual citizenship and any person obtaining a second citizenship loses the original citizenship.

A citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan that obtained the citizenship of a foreign country shall report on the acquisition of foreign citizenship to the internal affairs bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan or foreign missions of the Republic of Kazakhstan and hand over the passport and (or) identity card of the Republic of Kazakhstan within thirty calendar days from the date of acquisition of another nationality. Failure to inform the authorities on the acquisition of foreign citizenship in the specified period entails responsibility established by the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

To acquire the citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a person holding a citizenship of another state must submit a written application to the internal affairs bodies with an application for the renunciation of the foreign citizenship. If the application for Kazak citizenship is accepted, the person must renounce the original passport to the authorised body of the country of the former citizenship within thirty calendar days after admission to the Kazak citizenship.