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Non-official translation

The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 19 June, 1995 No. 2337

On the Legal Status of Foreigners

 

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Article 4. Foreigners permanently residing and temporarily staying in the Republic of
Kazakhstan


Permanently residing foreigners in the Republic of Kazakhstan are the foreigners that
received the permission and document on the right of permanent residence in the manner,
determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The obligatory condition for provision of a permanent residence permit in the Republic of
Kazakhstan is to confirm by the person, applying for such permission, with the exception of
ethnic Kazakhs, that arrived in the regions, identified by the Government for the resettlement
of oralmans, the persons born earlier in or was a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the
Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic, and members of their families, their solvency in the manner
and amount, determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Foreigners residing in the Republic of Kazakhstan on other legal grounds, as well as
recognized as victims because of committing in relations to them the acts that are recognized
in accordance with the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan as grave or especially grave
crimes, are considered as temporary residents in the Republic of Kazakhstan. They are required
to register in the prescribed manner and leave the Republic of Kazakhstan after a certain
period of stay.
Footnote. Article 4 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated
12.01.2007 No. 227; as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.12.2013 No.153
-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

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