1 - 4th July 2019 — Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

1 - 4th July 2019

Arrival to Nur-Sultan

VISA REGIME
To enter the Republic of Kazakhstan, you must have a valid passport and visa. An invitation to Astana Finance Days is a sufficient basis for a simplified procedure for obtaining a short-term Kazakhstan visa at the consular offices of the Republic of Kazakhstan abroad. We strongly recommend you to apply for visa support in advance to the AIFC Expat Centre.
Bear in mind that citizens of countries that have agreements with the Republic of Kazakhstan on a visa-free regime may stay on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan without visas for a set period of time with short-term business purposes.
If your country is not on the list of countries with visa-free regime, you need to apply for a visa to enter the Republic of Kazakhstan. Please, read the instructions below to obtain a visa.
STEP 1
INVITATION FOR VISA
Visas for entry into the Republic of Kazakhstan are issued on the basis of an invitation drawn up by the inviting party no later than 14 calendar days and not earlier than 90 calendar days before the anticipated date of entry into the Republic of Kazakhstan.

STEP 2
ISSUE OF VISA
Once we receive your invitation with a sequence number, we will send a scanned copy of the invitation to your email. Then you need to apply to the nearest diplomatic mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan in your country.
We draw your attention to the fact that the visa of the Republic of Kazakhstan can be obtained upon arrival by citizens of countries that do not have diplomatic representation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

STEP 3
Registration of a foreign citizen's passport
Registration rules:
Foreign citizens who plan to stay in the Republic of Kazakhstan for more than 5 calendar days from the date of crossing the state border are obliged to register within 3 calendar days at the hotel where they will live or in the Expat Centre of the Astana International Financial Centre.
Late registration can be considered as an administrative violation, especially at the border when leaving the country.
If the stay is less than 5 calendar days, the registration is not required.
Foreign citizens of visa-free countries with the Republic of Kazakhstan or countries with a simplified visa regime in accordance with the list shall be registered at the crossing of the state border in the international airports of Nur-Sultan and Almaty.
For full information on obtaining visa support, as well as the list of countries with visa-free regime for entry to Kazakhstan, please visit www.astanafindays.org: "Participants" → "Visa support”.
Coordinator of visa support:
Ainur Zhumatova
+7(777) 204 28 28
visa@astanafindays.org
Address: AIFC Expat Centre, Mangilik El str. 55/18 Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, 010000

BAGGAGE AND CUSTOMS CONTROL
Passengers of commercial airlines should familiarize themselves with the current restrictions on the size and weight of baggage to avoid additional costs and other inconveniences.
For the purposes of aviation security, passengers are prohibited from carrying dangerous substances, objects and liquids in hand luggage and checked baggage.
To get acquainted with the list of imported goods subject to customs declaration in writing, as well as the procedure for filling in the passenger customs declaration, you can visit the official website of Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport www.astanaairport.kz in the section "Flight information. Customs control".

AIRLINE SERVICES
NURSULTAN NAZARBAYEV INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The trip from the airport to the AIFC Office takes approximately 15–20 minutes. From June 29 to July 6, 2019, people responsible for meeting up Astana Finance Days participants will be there, information desks will function as well, where our volunteers will provide you with all the necessary background information, function at the airport Nursultan Nazarbayev. For all participants of Astana Finance Days, there is a transfer along the route: airport-hotel-airport.
Adil Smagulov
+7 701 2229956

Almat Zharlykasynov
+7 778 8100022
airportafd@gmail.com

Airport Medical Clinic
You can always count on getting a doctor's advice and first medical aid in the first-aid post by the airport staff
Terminal 2, ground floor
Business hours: 24 hours
Price: free (first aid)

Information Desk
Airport information service: +7 (7172) 70-29-99
Service number for residents of Astana - 1333.
Working hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Location: The Information Desk is located on the ground floor of the Terminal 1 (to the left of registration desks 101-110) and Terminal 2 opposite the central entrance to the building.

Baggage tracing:
+7 (7172) 77-83-76, 77-74-82, 77-77-75
tse.lostandfound@astanaairport.kz
Acceptance of applications for VIP-passenger service: +7 (7172) 77-71-08

Airport Wi-Fi
To connect and gain access to the wireless network of the International Airport, you need to perform the following steps:
1. Open the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
2. Select the network named OpenWiFi_TSE and click “Connect”.
3. The authorization page will open after connecting. Click the "Continue" button.
4. After reading the text, enter your mobile phone number and click the “Receive SMS” button. (The mobile phone must be turned on, registered in the mobile network and ready to receive SMS).
5. If you entered the correct phone number, you will receive an SMS message with the code. Please, enter the received code on the next page in the appropriate field and click the “Connect” button.
6. After completing these steps, you will be connected to the network and will be able to use the Internet

RAILWAY SERVICES
Nurly Zhol Railway Station (А-82 Str. 8, Nur-Sultan)
Astana-1 Railway Station (Wolfgang Goethe Str., 1, Nur-Sultan)
Working hours: 24 hours
The single reference service JSC NC KTZ
+7 7172 93-01-13 or 105
www.railways.kz
* Note: Number 105 throughout the Republic of Kazakhstan with fixed and mobile communication

WEATHER IN NUR-SULTAN
The climate in Nur-Sultan is extremely continental with dry summers and cold snowy winters.
The warmest month is July, its average temperature is 20.9 ° C.

LOCAL TIME
Nur-Sultan is located in the GMT +6 time zone.

POWER SUPPLY
The voltage of the electrical network in the Republic of Kazakhstan is 220 V (50 Hz). The types of sockets C and F are common.

EXCHANGE RATE
The national currency of Kazakhstan is tenge (KZT). Current information on the exchange rate is available on the website: www.kurs.kz