Driving license

Foreign visitors willing to drive in Kazakhstan should have valid international driving permit. Driving in Kazakhstan with the International driving permit is allowed for up to six months. 


Driving in Almaty

Cars in Kazakhstan are in left-hand drive configuration, in other words driven on the right side of the road. Seatbelts are mandatory for drivers and passengers in front seats, using mobile phones are not allowed. Visit the Public services and information online  website for a guide to traffic regulations and violations.

Europcar, Economy bookings, Caspian rent-a-car and Naniko car rental companies

offer different class of cars for rent.




Taxis are available on streets, by phone or internet booking. You can place an order for a taxi on following companies:

Eco taxi

Welcome taxi

 Taxi DIM

Econom Taxi



Metro is the easiest and quickest way to reach a destination. The first stage of metro line includes 7 stations and operates daily from 6.20 am till 23.00 pm.

For more details visit the website of metro КГП «Метрополитен».


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