Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland were established on 19 January 1992.
The Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK opened in February 1996. HE Mr Erlan Idrissov has been Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UK since 2017.
The Embassy operates within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and represents the interests of Kazakhstan in the UK.
The Embassy fulfils the following core functions:
- provision of national interests and implementation of Kazakhstan's foreign policy in the UK;
- protecting the rights and interests of citizens and legal entities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the United Kingdom;
- developing co-operation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom, assisting governmental bodies, public organisations and businesses in establishing contacts and developing relations with the United Kingdom;
- participation in preparing international agreements between Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom, proposals on signing, fulfilling and terminating agreements, as well as establishing control over the fulfilment of agreements between the two states;
- consular issues;
- other issues.
The Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK also represents Kazakhstan in the Republic of Ireland and Iceland.
|Address||Kazakhstan House, 125 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EA, United Kingdom|
|Telephone||+44 (0) 207 925 1757|
|Fax||+44 (0) 207 930 8990|
|Contacts of the Consular Section|
|Telephone||+44 (0) 207 925 7532 (only between 12pm and 1pm)|
|24-hour emergency number for citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan||+44 (0) 7570 654654|
|24-hour hotline to report coronavirus-related problems for citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan||+44 (0) 771 760 9987|