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  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineIn some cases
  • Public TransportationReduced
Updated: April 25, 2021
Reviewed: October 15, 2021
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Kazakhstan has opened its borders for some countries, as domestic restrictions vary between areas, according to changes in infection rates. Visa-free travel remains suspended.

Can I travel to Kazakhstan?

  • Kazakhstan has resumed international flights to and from the following countries:

    • Belarus πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ
    • Egypt πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡¬
    • Germany πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ
    • Turkey πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡·
    • South Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡·
    • Kyrgyzstan πŸ‡°πŸ‡¬
    • Netherlands πŸ‡³πŸ‡±
    • Russia πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί
    • Ukraine πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦
    • United Arab Emirates πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺ
    • Uzbekistan πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Ώ
  • All arrivals must obtain a visa in advance.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Kazakhstan?

  • Returning nationals who don't have a negative test result upon arrival will be tested and placed in quarantine for at least 2 days.
  • Symptomatic individuals will be hospitalized, while those who are asymptomatic must self-isolate for 12 days more.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Kazakhstan?

All arrivals to Kazakhstan must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open in Kazakhstan?

  • Public transportation in red zones is operating during weekdays only.
  • In yellow zones, public transportation is suspended on Sundays.
  • In green zones, public transportation is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Kazakhstan?

Restaurants and bars in Kazakhstan are open, with restrictions and limitations varying between regions.

Are businesses and attractions open in Kazakhstan?

  • Non-essential businesses in Kazakhstan are open, with restrictions and limitations varying between regions.
  • Leisure facilities are open in green areas only.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Kazakhstan?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.


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