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Astana, Kazakhstan • 27 February 2023

21 High-Demand Jobs for Foreigners in Kazakhstan

Foreign nationals with these professions will be able to obtain a residence permit

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The Ministry of Labor approved the list of in-demand professions, for which foreigners will be able to obtain a residence permit, QazMonitor reports.

Foreigners with in-demand professions may apply for a residence permit from the internal affairs agencies under a simplified procedure without proof of ability to pay. Residence permits will be issued for a period of 10 years or for the duration of the foreigner's passport.

The law will take effect on February 28, 2023.

List of in-demand professions:

1. Neurosurgeon

2. Hematologist

3. Oncologist

4. Neonatologist

5. Endocrinologist

6. Research engineer in inorganic substances technology

7. Research engineer in organic technology

8. Pharmaceutical manufacturing engineer

9. Research engineer in mineral processing

10. Aeronautical engineer

11. Software and hardware engineer for space systems

12. Manufacturing engineer for the integration of new technology

13. Laser engineer

14. Research engineer in pulp, paper, printing, and fiber technology

15. Medical radiochemical engineer

16. Medical physics engineer

17. Textile raw materials classifier

18. Bacteriologist

19. IT infrastructure architect

20. Software architect

21. Apprenticeship master (engineering)

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