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last updated on 2021-05-05 by powerpuff

Phone Number: +7-727-250-49-00
Call Monday or Wednesday from 9:00 to 12:00 (Kazakhstan time)
UPDATE: during COVID, the phone number has an automated message saying you have to email instead.
E-Mail: usakz@state.gov
Address: Samal-2
97 Zholdasbekov Street
Almaty, Kazakhstan 050059
Working Hours: 9 am - 5 pm (10-11 hours ahead of EST "They do not use daylight saving time")
Best Contact Method: During COVID, the phone number has an automated message saying you have to email instead.

They took about 2 weeks to reply to my email.
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 4 weeks
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: They send Packet 4 instead.

UPDATE FOR K1 2020: you have to schedule your interview yourself. The consulate does not schedule it for you anymore.
Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known): Checklist for visa:

1) A copy of NVC interview letter (does not apply to Diversity Visa, fiancé(e), adoptive, or asylee/refugee applicants).

2) Unexpired passport valid for 6 months beyond your intended date of entry to the United States and a photocopy of the biographic page (where your name and photo are located).

3) Two (2) color passport-size photographs of each person applying for a visa (5 cm x 5 cm, or 2 inch x 2 inch). Please review our online photo requirements.

4) Confirmation page from the Form DS-260 Application for an Immigrant Visa you submitted online at ceac.state.gov/iv.

5) Confirmation page of your registered delivery address. Registration is free on ustraveldocs.com/kz

6) Your original birth certificate, notarized English translation, and a photocopy

7) Medical examination results in a sealed envelope or sent by the clinic directly to the embassy.

8) Original birth certificates for spouse and children of the principal applicant (even if he or she is not accompanying).

9) Form I-864 Affidavit of Support for each financial sponsor along with a photocopy of the sponsor’s IRS transcript or most recent U.S. federal income tax return, and any relevant W-2s.

10) Proof of your U.S. petitioner’s status and domicile in the United States (photocopy of a U.S. passport, naturalization certificate, or lawful permanent resident card).

11) Evidence of the relationship between the petitioner and visa applicant: for parents of U.S. citizens – original birth certificate of the petitioner. If you are applying for a spouse or fiancé visa, bring evidence to demonstrate your relationship with the petitioner, such as photos, letters, emails and chat printouts, money transfer receipts, etc., from the beginning of your relationship to the present.

12) If you are married: Your original marriage certificate, notarized English translation, and a photocopy.

13) If applicant or petitioner was previously married: original divorce or spouse’s death certificate, notarized English translation, and a photocopy.

14) If you are older than 16 years of age: The original police certificate from your country of current residence and countries of previous residence. If these three items are all true, you must bring a more recent police certificate to the interview:

1. You are older than 16 years;
2. You obtained a police certificate more than one year ago; and
3. You still live in the country that issued the police certificate.

15) For employment-based visa applications: Letter from your U.S. employer dated less than one month ago.

16) If you have ever been convicted of a crime: Court and criminal records, notarized English translation, and a photocopy.

17) If you have served in any country’s military: Military records, notarized English translation, and a photocopy. (If you are male and have not served your military duty for some reason, you still have to bring your pripisnoe svidetelstvo, or transcription certificate, to the interview)

18) If you are adopted: Adoption papers or custody documents, notarized English translation, and a photocopy.

19) If you are the petitioner’s stepchild: The original marriage certificate of the petitioner and your biological parent, notarized English translation, and a photocopy along with divorce records for any previous marriages of either parent.
Forms to Consulate? None
Other Forms (if any)?
Direct Consular Filing Offered? Yes
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? No
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? If the consular officer is able to approve your fiancé's/spouse’s application, the visa will usually be available the NEXT business day after the interview day. If your fiancé/spouse is not issued a visa, because, for example, a document is missing, he or she is given notification in writing at the time of the interview. Please review this notification before contacting the Embassy with questions about the case.
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? Prices for SOS clinic:
The basic examination fee for each applicant is 113 USD paid in tenge (plus additional X-ray USD 38, serologic test for Syphilis USD 13). Pregnancy test blood � USD38
If additional tests are needed, the following fees will be charged:
2nd Vaccination Assessment USD21
Supplemental charges will also be approved for vaccination against:
Measles, Mumps and Rubella USD 33
Polio (inactivated) USD 78
Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (DTP) USD 40
Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids (DT Adult) USD 50
Influenza USD 24
Hepatitis B (Pediatric) USD 15
Hepatitis B (Adult) USD 25
Varicella USD 101
Haemophilus influenza type B USD 177
Meningococcal USD 27
Pneumococcol 23 valent (Adult) USD 107
Haemophilus Influenza type B (HIB) USD 177
Pneumococcol 7 valent (prevar for children) USD 256
Act. Hib USD 177
Hepatitis A (Pediatric) USD 50
Hepatitis A (Adult) USD 50.2

Цены от SOS клиники:
Стоимость стандартного обследования для заявителей составляет 113 долларов США оплата по курсу в тенге (плюс дополнительная оплата за исследования, необходимые для заявителей старше 15 лет: рентген 38 долларов США, обследование на сифилис 13 долларов США).
Если возникнет необходимость дополнительных анализов или вакцинации, их стоимость дополнительно к стоимости обследования будет составлять (возможно изменение):
Проверка наличия полученных ранее вакцинаций 21 долларов США
Стоимость вакцинаций:
Корь, краснуха, паротит 33 долларов США
Полиомелит (внутримышечно) 78 долларов США
Дифтерия, столбняк, коклюш (для детей) 40 долларов США
Дифтерия и столбняк (для взрослых) 50 долларов США
Грипп 24 долларов США
Гепатит A 50.2 долларов США (взрослым)/50 долларов США (детям)
Гепатит Б 25 долларов США (взрослым)/15 долларов США (детям)
Ветрянная оспа 101 долларов США
Гемофильная инфлюэнция типа В 177 долларов США
Менингококковая 27 долларов США
Пневмококовая 23 взрослым 107 долларов США
Пневмококовая 7 детям 256 долларов США

Prices for IMC Clinic
Medical examination fees (not including vaccinations):
for persons older, then 15 years old – 50,000 Tenge (includes chest Xray and lab tests)
for persons younger, then 15 years old –30,000 Tenge
It does not include vaccinations. Vaccination costs available
upon request.

Цены от IMC клиники:
Стоимость базового мед.осмотра (без учета стоимости вакцинации):
- для лиц старше 15 лет, включительно – 50 000 тенге
- для лиц до 15 лет – 30 000 тенге.
Стоимость включает в себя осмотр семейного врача, анализ на сифилис, рентгенографию грудной клетки, а также оформление необходимой документации.
Прививки оплачиваются отдельно. Информация о стоимости прививок предоставляется по телефону.
List of doctors? In Almaty

IMC - International Medical Center
Almaty, Kazakhstan,
235, Mukanova Str
Phone: +8 (727) 378-64-64
E-Mail: imcalmaty@gmail.com
Website: http://www.imcalmaty.com/?view=contact&lan=en_

г. Алматы,
ул. Муканова, 235
+8 (727) 378-64-64
эл. почта: imcalmaty@gmail.com
Вебсайт: http://www.imcalmaty.com/?view=contact&lan=ru_

SOS Clinic
Almaty, Kazakhstan,
11, Lugansky Str
Phone: +7 727 258 1911
E-mail: kz.marketing@internationalsos.com
Website: www.internationalsos.com

Алматы, Казахстан,
ул. Луганского, 11
Тел.: +7 727 2581 911
эл. почта: kz.marketing@internationalsos.com
Вебсайт: www.internationalsos.com

In Dushanbe
Prospekt Medical Clinic
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
33, Sanoi St.
Phone: +992 37 224-30-62, 224-30-92
E-mail: prospekt-clinic@tajnet.com
Website: www.prospektclinic.com

Проспект Медикал Клиник
Душанбе, Таджикистан
ул. Санои, 33
Тел.: ++992 37 224-30-62, 224-30-92
эл. почта: prospekt-clinic@tajnet.com
Вебсайт: www.prospektclinic.com

Please bring the following to the medical exam:
� your visa appointment letter
� passport
� photograph 3 x 4 cm.
� your vaccination records (see more at www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dq/health.htm)
� appropriate fees (see specific information for each clinic)

Для медицинского осмотра принесите с собой:
� Письмо-приглашение
� Паспорт
� Фотографию 3 x 4 см.
� Карту прививок (более подробно на www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dq/health.htm)
� Оплату за медицинский осмотр (смотрите информацию по каждой клинике)
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 4
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 1
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? 1-2 hours
Vaccination requirements? K-1 and K-2 visa applicants are not required to submit proof of vaccinations or to undergo any vaccinations until they adjust status with USCIS. However, applicants may wish to consider carrying their vaccination records with them to the United States to facilitate the process of adjusting their status.

Заявители на визы K-1 и K-2 могут не предоставлять доказательства получения прививок или получать прививки, пока они не подадут петицию на изменение статуса в США USCIS. Однако данные по вакцинации могут ускорить процесс обработки их петиции в США.
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? Turkestan Hotel (3000 Kazakh Tenge per night, single room) http://trkhotel.kz
Can get to the Consulate in a taxi for 700 Kazakh Tenge in 15-20 min.
Additional Info? Kazakhstan's Embassy website has a lot of good info. You can also e-mail them and they'll respond pretty quickly.

Once you recive the visa, they you will give you an old document that tell you to go this site:

It is old and new link is: http://www.uscis.gov/files/nativedocuments/M-618_r.pdf (Russian)
http://www.uscis.gov/files/nativedocuments/M-618.pdf (English)

When you get visa if you would like to follow rules you might need get a stamp in Kazakhstan passport the information is on this site. http://www.zakon.kz/4482953-v-kazakhstane-izmenilis-pravila.html (Russian) Currently it take about 1 to 1 1/2 month to get it. You do not really need it but my Fiancee insist to get it.

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