Central Asia entry rules

Central Asia entry rules as of January, 2022

Additional helpful and timely updated source: http://www.iatatravelcentre.com
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Kyrgyzstan

International Flights availability: Daily – Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Fly Dubai, Aeroflot.

COVID test requirements: Free entry with electronic or hard-copy vaccination certificate of EU, UK, USA, Turkey, Russia and CIS, UAE.72 hrs PCR test before arrival for non-vaccinated travelers.

UPD 01.01 - Temporary limitations are introduced due to Omicron – 72 hrs PCR test is mandatory for all arrivals.

Quarantine: Not required, if there are no COVID symptoms.

Visa-regime restrictions, if any: Visa-free for citizens of EU, USA, UK, AU etc.

Check your visa requirements | E-visa portal (if required)

Comments: With a properly and timely made COVID test there are no restrictions for inbound travel as well as for fully vaccinated travelers. All sites and most museums operate as usual. 90% of international flights are restored.

Nationals allowed to entry with tourism purpose: through the Airport – all; land borders — EU, UK, Japan, Turkey, Russia and CIS, UAE.

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Uzbekistan 

International Flights availability: Daily – Turkish Airlines, Fly Dubai, Uzbek Airways.

COVID test requirements: 72 hrs PCR test before arrival (by air or land border) or on arrival (express test at port of entry for 30$, land borders only).

UPD 14.01 - Temporary limitations are introduced due to Omicron – 48 hrs PCR test is mandatory for all arrivals.

Quarantine: Not required, if there are no COVID symptoms and all tests are negative

Visa-regime restrictions, if any: Visa-free for citizens of EU, UK, AU.

Check your visa requirements | E-visa portal (if required).

Comments: Pre-arrival PCR test must be from approved laboratory. In general there are no restrictions for inbound travel.

Nationals allowed to entry with tourism purpose: through the Airport and land borders — any nationals.

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Tajikistan

International Flights availability: Turkish Airlines – daily, Fly Dubai – 1 time a week.

COVID test requirements: 72 hrs PCR test before arrival.

Quarantine: Not required, if there are no COVID symptoms.

Visa-regime restrictions, if any: Visa-free for EU, AU, USA, Japan. E-visa for citizens of UK and other nationals.

E-visa portal (if required).

Comments: With a properly and timely made COVID test there are no restrictions for inbound travel. Arrival through airport of Dushanbe only. Special permit for land borders is required, contact for details.

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Kazakhstan

International Flights availability: Daily – Turkish Airlines, Fly Dubai. Local carrier Air Astana conducts flights to Frankfurt one time a week.

COVID test requirements: 72 hrs PCR test before arrival.

Quarantine: Not required, if there are no COVID symptoms.

Visa-regime restrictions, if any: Visa-free regime is terminated until December 31, 2021 except Italy, Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain, Japan, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Poland Denmark, Chile, Hungary, Korea, Czech Republic, Bahrain, Qatar, Monaco, Cyprus, Iceland, Finland, Malta, Sweden, Portugal, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Luxemburg, Canada, Singapore, and Belgium

Check your visa requirements | E-visa portal (if required)

Comments: Country, in general, is closed for any tourists. Most touristic sites are closed.

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Turkmenistan

International Flights availability: No regular flights.

COVID test requirements: TBD

Quarantine: TBD

Visa-regime restrictions, if any: Visa for all tourists with LOI.

Comments: Country is fully closed.