For foreign applicants

FOR FOREIGN APPLICANTS

IEC aims to increase the number of foreign students
 

Orientation for international students
The IЕC strives to ensure that all foreign students have a positive experience during their studies and get the most out of life in Almaty. Students from different countries of the near and far abroad study at the IЕC. We offer a wide range of support and services to international students, we will provide all the information that is necessary for registration of arrival in Almaty. We also guarantee assistance in adapting to the IOC and in arranging accommodation in Almaty upon arrival.
As one of the best and most famous educational institutions in Kazakhstan, the IЕC is an ideal launching pad for your career. Our graduates are in demand in the labor market, have Soft Skills. The IЕC Practice and Career Center helps students at all stages of their career planning. It offers a special employment program. CPC provides individual career advice and maintains a database of internships and job listings.
Accommodation in Almaty
For information on how to get settled in Almaty, for example, about opening bank accounts, setting up phones and the Internet, you can contact the Student Adaptation Service (SAS).

VISA AND REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN STUDENTS STUDYING AT THE IEC
According to The Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan, every foreign citizen and stateless person upon entry into the Republic of Kazakhstan is obliged to obtain and fill out a migration card. The migration card is filled in by a foreign citizen personally – legibly, without corrections, in Russian. If a foreign citizen does not speak Russian, it is allowed for him to fill in information about himself with letters of the Latin alphabet in accordance with the data specified in the passport or other identity document. The migration card is filled in for every foreign citizen, regardless of age. In the item “Purpose of arrival in the Republic of Kazakhstan” it is necessary to specify: study.

  1. A foreign citizen from far abroad can enter Kazakhstan and study at the IOC only on a study visa. The invitation is issued by the international department of the IEC in advance. The deadline for submitting the necessary documents to the international department is no later than 45 days before the intended entry into the country.
  2. A foreign student must be registered for migration within five days after arrival in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  3. To extend registration, a foreign student must contact the International Department 5 days before the registration deadline (if registration ends on September 01, the student must apply on August 25).
  4. Within 1 working day from the moment of crossing the border of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a foreign student is obliged to apply to the International Department and provide the following documents:

a) National passport (in the original);
b) Migration card with a border crossing mark (original + copy);
5. Students should inform the staff of the International Department in a timely manner about all changes concerning the place of residence, contact information, status changes (obtaining a temporary residence permit, residence permit, citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan).
ATTENTION!
Foreign students are not entitled to work in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. According to the Code of Administrative Offences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the untimely appeal of a foreign citizen regarding migration registration is an administrative offense and is subject to a fine. In case of loss of documents, we ask you to inform the staff of the International Department immediately.
We kindly ask foreign students not to leave Kazakhstan during the academic year unless absolutely necessary.

ABOUT THE RULES OF STAY OF FOREIGN STUDENTS OF LLP “International Educational Corporation” IN KAZAKHSTAN

Registration of stay of foreign citizens in the Republic of Kazakhstan is regulated by Law No. 477-IV of 22.07.2011 “On migration of the population”.

International students of the IEC who arrived in the Republic of Kazakhstan on a visa-free regime, and students of the IEC with a issued study visa must submit their passports to the International Department on the day of arrival or the next day for subsequent notification to the district authorities of the migration service of Almaty about their arrival. Important! Every time after crossing the border of the Republic of Kazakhstan, foreign students must register with the migration service of Almaty within 3 calendar days from the moment of entry.

A visa is not required for citizens of those countries with which Kazakhstan has ratified bilateral agreements on mutual visa-free travel.

(Site Information: https://egov.kz/cms/ru/articles/exit-entry_of_foreign_nationals)

IMPORTANT! After the expiration of the permitted period of stay in the Republic of Kazakhstan, foreign students need to register with the migration service of Almaty, get a temporary residence permit (registration of temporary residence). To do this, you need to contact the International Department 5 days before the deadline.

When leaving on vacation or for other reasons, we ask you to notify the International Department 3 days before departure in writing, by writing an application and coordinating the departure with the Dean of the Faculty.

Upon returning to Almaty after the winter and summer holidays, the student must again submit his passport to the International Department to notify the district authorities of the migration service of Almaty about his arrival.

We inform you that leaving the Republic of Kazakhstan during the academic year at non-regular time is possible only once a semester with the permission of the Dean of your faculty. To do this, it is necessary to submit an application to the International Department with a justification of the reason for leaving during school hours and ONLY after obtaining the Dean’s permission to leave. On the day of arrival in Kazakhstan or the next day, you need to contact the International Department and provide the original passport for the notification of your arrival at the migration service of Almaty.

Before leaving for the winter and summer holidays, a foreign student from abroad must apply for an entry and exit visa. Upon returning to Almaty, the student also needs to submit his passport to the International Department within three working days for migration registration with the migration Service of Almaty.

In case of a change of residence address, immediately (no later than 2 days) inform the International Department for timely re-registration of you in the migration services authorities of Almaty.

Students should inform the staff of the International Department in a timely manner about all changes concerning contact information, status changes (obtaining a temporary residence permit, residence permit, citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan).

Foreign students are not entitled to work in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. According to the Code of Administrative Offences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the untimely application of a foreign citizen for migration registration is an administrative offense and is subject to a fine, up to the extreme measure — deportation from the country.

In case of loss of documents, we ask you to inform the staff of the International Office immediately.

A foreign student should take care in a timely manner:

  • about the extension of the validity of your national passport or the replacement of your national passport (6 months before the expiration of your national passport, you should extend/ replace it with a new one);
  • about the restoration of the passport in case of its loss;
  • in case of renewal or replacement of the passport, provide the International Department with a copy of the passport.

On the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, it is always necessary to have a passport, a certificate of registration of temporary residence, a student ID card or a certificate of admission to the university.

We kindly ask foreign students not to leave Kazakhstan during the academic year unless absolutely necessary.

In case of violation of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and/ or the rules of stay in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the student independently bears full financial responsibility.

Contacts of the International Office of the IEC:

+77028405030
+7 727 2208093 (1130)
 
 
inter.dep@kazgasa.kz