"It is important to get off to a good start at the opening match of our 2014 campaign," said Trapattoni.
"Kazakhstan is a good side who have caused difficulties at home for a number of leading teams but we know our strengths and will be relying on them when we travel to Astana in September.
"We will be without Damien Duff who has been a truly great player for his country. I thank Damien for his immense contribution and hope his professionalism and dedication will be an inspiration to the wingers who are now emerging in his place."
Ireland will face Oman in a friendly match five days after their game against Kazakhstan.
Republic of Ireland squad:
Goalkeepers: Westwood, Forde, Randolph
Defenders: Wilson, O'Shea, St Ledger, O'Dea, Ward, Kelly, McShane
Midfielders: Whelan, Gibson, McCarthy, Coleman, O'Brien, McGeady, Keogh, McClean
Forwards: Keane, Doyle, Long, Cox, Walters