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АО «Международный центр приграничного сотрудничества «Хоргос»

The Khorgos International Centre of Boundary Cooperation JSC is a public company established under the Agreements between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Government of the People's Republic of China for the purpose of creation of the Khorgos International Center for Transfrontier Cooperation at the Kazakhstan and China border in the Panfilov district of Almaty region.

From November 1st citizens of Kazakhstan can visit ICBC "Khorgos" by identity card

From November 1st citizens of Kazakhstan can visit ICBC "Khorgos" by identity card

From November 1st citizens of Kazakhstan can visit ICBC "Khorgos" by identity card

Since 2013 JSC "ICBC" Khorgos "spent a lot of work on amendments and additions to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of Peoples Republic of China on the regulation of ICBC" Khorgos "from July 4, 2005, in particular to provide citizens the opportunity to visit the ICBC "Khorgos" by identity card and birth certificate of the child (when accompanied by a parent).

December 14, 2014 within the framework of the state visit of the Chinese State Council Premier Li Keqiang in Astana signed a protocol on amendments and additions to the agreement, which also provides for an increase in the Kazakh part of ICBC "Khorgos" to 2.17 square kilometers, the ordering mode of operation of the Center ( 01 May - 30 September from 8:30 to 18:00, on October 01 - April 30 from 9:00 to 17:00), the implementation of freight cars with the number of axes, not exceeding 6 (inclusive)

June 17, 2015 the Government of Kazakhstan passed a resolution №447 on the approval of the above-mentioned Protocol. According to Article 2 of the Protocol, the entry into force provided from the date of receipt of the written notification of the completion of internal procedures by the Parties.

November 1st, 2016 RK NSC Border Service proceeded to take the identity card of the citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan for passing the border control in the territory of ICBC "Khorgos".

For reference:

On the basis of Article 15 of the intergovernmental agreement, citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan can enter, exit to/from the territory of the Center with the Kazakh side, under one of the following valid documents:

Republic of Kazakhstan passport (diplomatic, official, passport of the citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan);

identity card of the citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

birth certificate of the Republic of Kazakhstan (with a parent).

The citizens of third countries and stateless persons lawfully residing on the territory of the Parties may enter, exit to/from the Center on the basis of valid documents for international travel.