Liability for corruption offenses Printable versionLast update: 03.08.2022
Corruption involves illegal use by public servants or persons equated to them of their official powers and related opportunities in order to obtain or extract personally or through intermediaries property (non–property) benefits and advantages for themselves or third parties, as well as bribery of these persons by providing benefits.
Subclause 6) of Article 1 of the Law "On Corruption Control"
Liability for corruption offenses is provided for by the Criminal Code and the Code of Administrative Offenses.
Corruption Control Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Anti-Corruption Service) is a state corruption control entity directly subordinate and accountable to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Agency draws up and implements anti-corruption policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan and performs coordination in the field of corruption control, as well as identifies, suppresses, discloses and investigates corruption offenses.
All government agencies, organizations, quasi-public sector entities and officials should fight corruption within their competence.
If a citizen believes that he/she has become a victim or witness of a corruption offense, he/she can apply:
- In writing to the Anti-Corruption Service at the following addresses:
Headquarters: 37 S. Seifullin str., Nur-Sultan
Nur-Sultan:45 A.Tokpanov str., Nur-Sultan
Almaty: 15 Zhibek Zholy Ave., Almaty
Shymkent: 3 Kazybek bi str., Shymkent
Abai region: 36 A.Baitursynov str., Semey
Akmola region: 71 N.Nazarbayev Ave., Kokshetau
Aktobe region: 93 Maresyev str., Aktobe
Almaty region: 33A Titov str., Ili district, Otegen Batyr township
Atyrau region: 2a Temirkhanov str., Atyrau
West Kazakhstan region: 89/1 Kurmangazy str., Uralsk
Zhambyl region: 40 Aitiev str., Taraz
Zhetisu region: 36/42 Kabanbai Batyr str., Taldykorgan
Karaganda region: 12 Alikhanov str., Karaganda
Kostanay region: 4 Gashek str., Kostanay
Kyzylorda region: 156A Zheltoksan str., Kyzylorda
Mangystau region: 100 23rd microdistrict, Aktau
Pavlodar region: 37 Kamzin str., Pavlodar
North Kazakhstan region: 60 Internatsionalnaya str., Petropavlovsk
East Kazakhstan region: 2 Likharev str., Ust-Kamenogorsk
Turkestan region: 100 Tauke Khan ave., Turkestan
Ulytau region: 15 Kurmanbayev str., Zhezkazgan
- By calling free-of-charge number 1424.
- Via eotinish.kz portal.
An individual who has reported the fact of a corruption offense or otherwise assists in countering corruption is protected by the state and is rewarded in accordance with the procedure established by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Familiarize with the reward procedure by following the link: