Question: What documents are required to open a limited liability partnership?
Answer: In order to register a limited liability partnership in Kazakhstan it is necessary to submit the following:
Question: What documents will I receive after registration of limited liability partnership??
Question: How much does the registration of limited liability partnership or private entrepreneur cost?
Answer: The cost of registration of limited liability partnership of small or medium business entities is 11 000 tenge with one participant, if there are two or more participants, the cost of registration of a limited liability partnership is 36 000 tenge. The same cost is for registration of PE. The price includes notarized Charter of LLP, notarized Founders Agreement (if there is more than one participant in LLP), minutes of general meeting of participants or decision of sole participant, a certificate of state registration of a legal entity and a stamp
Question: What documents are required for opening a Private Entrepreneur?
Answer: Identity card.
Question: What documents are required for obtaining a license in the field of construction and for designing activity?
Answer: Natural and legal entities for designing activity and construction and installation work in the field of architecture, town planning and construction are divided into 3 categories.
The first category is the persons performing activities at the facilities of all levels of liability under the existing license.
The second category is the persons performing activity at the facilities of the second and third levels of liability, as well as work at the first level liability facilities within the existing license under subcontract agreements.
The third category is persons performing activities at the facilities of the second technically uncomplicated and third level of liability, as well as work at the facilities of the first and second level of liability within the existing license under subcontract agreements. The assignment of natural and legal entities to a certain category shall be carried out by a licensor when issuing a license in accordance with the qualification requirements for the designing activity and construction and installation work in the field of architecture, town planning and construction, and is specified in the special provisions of a license
License obtainment procedure.
In order to obtain the third category of the license, the applicant shall meet the following requirements:
Qualification requirements for licensees of 2 and 1 categories are practically the same as for licensees of the third category, except for other special requirements:
Other requirements for licensees of the 1st category:
Question: Why do engineering staff have to pass the certification?
Answer: In accordance with the amendments introduced into the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 242-II - On Architecture, town planning and construction activities dated July 16, 2001 in the Republic of Kazakhstan, in accordance with item 2-1, Art. 32 of the Law, persons who submitted application for a license for designing activities and construction and installation work, and licensees, performing these types of activities, shall have in their staff certified engineers and technicians (hereinafter – engineering staff).
Question: What documents are required for certification?
Answer: In order to pass the certification, applicants shall send to the Expert Qualification Improvement Center the following documents:
If the applicant provides original document to an employee of the certification center, no notarization is required.
Question: When the qualification certificate is to be issued?
Answer: After consideration of the applicant's documents package for issuance of the qualification certificate, the issuance takes up to 10 working days.
Question: How long does the test for engineering staff certification take?
Answer: 120 minutes.
Question: What languages are used in certification of engineering staff?
Answer: In state and Russian languages.
Question: How many questions are in the test?
Answer: 100 questions in total.
Question: What if an employee failed the certification?
Answer: Employees can retake the test.
Question: What is the maximum quantity of retakes for one employee?
Answer: Quantity of retakes is not limited.
Question: What is the passing score for the certificate?
- For engineers participating in the designing process: 60 points for Leading Design Engineer; 70 points for Chief Designer, Architect and Engineer.
- For engineers participating in the construction process: 60 points for Master, Section Foreman, Work Executor; 70 points for Head of the Production and Technical Department and Chief Engineer.
Question: Who shall apply for a permit for foreign manpower?
Answer: The employer, who plans to involve foreign manpower, shall apply for permission. Workers shall not apply for such permit.
Question: What foreigners can apply for an employment authorization on their own?
Answer: Attachment 1 to the Rules and Conditions for Issuing Permits to Foreign Employees for Employment and Employers for the Involvement of a Foreign Manpower, foresees a list of profession (specialties) for self-employment of foreign employees in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Such professions include:
In relation to these categories of employees, an employer shall not apply for permission to employ foreign manpower. They need to obtain an employment authorization on their own. Permission for employment of all other categories of workers shall be requested by an employer.
Question: What territory does the permit for foreign manpower cover?
Answer: In accordance with item 48 of the specified Rules, an employment authorization for a foreign employee is valid in the territory of one locality (oblast, district).
Question: What are the cases when a permit for foreign manpower cannot be issued?
Answer: Item 56 of the Rules and conditions for the issuance of permits to a foreign employee for employment and employers for involvement of foreign manpower regulate cases in which a foreign worker is not given a permit for employment. Such cases include:
Question: Is it required to obtain a permit for a citizen of Kazakhstan living abroad?
Answer: If a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan permanently resides outside the country, and an employer plans to employ such a citizen in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, then permission for involvement of foreign manpower is not required, since such a citizen is not a foreigner.