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Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated January 29, 2013 No. 73-V "On identification documents"

Article 8. Passport of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan

1. A passport of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be issued to citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan at their request, regardless of age, and certifies the identity of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad.

2. The following entries and notes may be entered in the passport of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan:

1) An authorization to leave the country for permanent residence;

2) A record of children under the age of sixteen in cases of departure together with their parents abroad with the gluing of their photos;

3) A visa of a foreign state;

4) The mark of the border checkpoint on crossing the border.

3. The passport of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan is issued for a period of ten years.

Registration of the national passport of the Republic of Kazakhstan

According to the Rules of Documentation and Registration of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Order No.631 of the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated November 28, 2011), the following forms are filled to citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the foreign offices of the Republic of Kazakhstan:

1. For the persons permanently residing outside the Republic of Kazakhstan (that is, those citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan to whom the permanent residence in Armenia is issued);

2. For the full-time students studying at educational institutions located within the territory of foreign states;

3. For the persons who have been working on the basis of an employment contract within the territory of a foreign state for the period of more than a year; Family members of the said persons.

The procedure for issuing a national passport of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the above-mentioned citizens

A citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter referred to as the Republic of Kazakhstan) residing in the Republic of Armenia (hereinafter referred to as the RA) for issuing a national passport to the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the RA must provide the following documents (originals and copies - in 2 copies):

1. National passport of a citizen of Kazakhstan (a person who has left for a permanent residence in the Republic of Armenia with a mark in the passport of departure for permanent residence in Armenia) and an address sheet of departure from Kazakhstan for permanent residence in Armenia;

2. National passport and identity card (for full time students or workers under an employment contract);

3. The applicant's birth certificate;

4. Certificate of birth of children under 16 years (if any);

5. Certificate of marriage, as well as of termination, if several marriages were concluded (if any);

6. Entering for registration in the police (copies of temporary registration, temporary residence permit or residence permit;

7. Certificate from the Passport and Visa Office of the Police of the Republic of Armenia that an applicant did not accept the citizenship of the Republic of Armenia, or did not apply on this issue;

8. An employment contract certified by the personnel department and a certificate from the place of work (a person working under an employment contract within the territory of Armenia);

9. In case of loss or theft of the national passport of the Republic of Kazakhstan, it is necessary to attach a certificate from the police about the loss or theft of the national passport of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

10. Completed written application to the Office of Documentation and Registration of the Population;

11. Four color photographs (3.5x4.5 cm) in full-face on a light background, with one negative on a thick (not thin) photo paper (without corners). The photo should be contrast, without additional shadows. It is necessary to be photographed on "Polaroid". Not digital photography.

12. Completed "Application for the issuance of a passport" (when submitting documents through a proxy, the application must be notarized) with your signature (the signature must be placed in the center of the special framework).

In accordance with the legislation established for consular services, a consular fee is levied.

Attention! Documents for registration of the national passport of the Republic of Kazakhstan are accepted only with personal reference or through a proxy (on a notarized power of attorney). We ask you not to send the documents for the passport registration by mail. The information on the readiness of the national passport of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the employee of the Consular Section, is reported on the phone number indicated in your application. The passport is issued to the owner or a trustee under a notarized power of attorney.


Certificate of return

The Certificate of return (hereinafter referred to as Certificate of return) is issued to the citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter referred to as the RK) and persons without citizenship (hereinafter referred to as persons without citizenship) permanently residing in the Republic of Kazakhstan, if they lose their passports or certificates abroad by diplomatic or consular institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the country Stay and really to enter the RK and travel through its territory to the place of permanent residence.

The Certificate of return is a document of short-term use, on which civil-law transactions cannot be carried out. Certificate of return is issued in the following cases:

- Loss of identity document;

- Unusable state of the document (expiration, expiration of free pages, physical damage to the document, etc.);

- Primary documentation at reaching 16 years of age abroad.

For the registration of Certificate of return, the following documents should be provided:

- A photocopy of the identity document;

- Two photographs (color, size 3x4);

- Certificate from the police on the loss of the document (or a ticket-notification);

- Filled application form (issued by the Consul);

- Explanatory report;

- Record of identification (to be filled in the presence of one of the parents in the Consular Section);

- Certificate on the lack of citizenship of the Republic of Armenia;

- Certificate from the school where a minor citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan is studying;

Note: if a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan is been within the territory of Armenia for more than a year, it is necessary to submit a certificate of non-acceptance of the citizenship of the Republic of Armenia.

If the applicant does not have the documents confirming his identity, his/her affiliation with the citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan or permanent residence in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the consular institution of the Republic of Kazakhstan sends an appropriate request to the Department of Consular Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan to carry out the checking procedure. For this it is necessary to fill out an application and a questionnaire in the Consular Section for further referral to the competent authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

After the necessary formalities have been carried out, the RK citizens are issued a certificate of return AB series (citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan). A stateless person (SP) permanently residing in Kazakhstan is issued with a certificate of the return AZ series (person without nationality).

Created at : 20.03.2017, 13:00, Updated at : 20.03.2017, 13:00