Foreign Employment in Kazakhstan

IMPORTANT: The government authority authorised to issue foreign employment permits (“work permits”) has begun to adopt the practice of declining employers’ applications for work permits under the pretext that such employers have not applied for 2018 foreign worker quota.

Therefore, we urge employers to consider the application for 2019 foreign worker quota in compliance with the Regulations on Quantitative Restriction of Foreign Employment (please view at

Should you need any assistance with the application for 2019 foreign worker quota, please do not hesitate to contact SAYAT ZHOLSHY & PARTNERS.