*Entry to Turkmenistan: All international scheduled commercial flights to and from Turkmenistan have been suspended. At present, entry to Turkmenistan is prohibited except for Turkmen nationals and accredited diplomats, permanently registered foreigners and some employees of international companies and organisations. All citizens of foreign countries arriving into Turkmenistan must provide a PCR test certificate and details of testing undertaken for the present of antibodies to COVID-19 (IgM/IgG).
*Transiting Turkmenistan: It is not currently possible to transit Turkmenistan en route to another destination.
*Testing / screening on arrival: Everyone arriving into the country is tested for COVID-19. Regardless of whether the test is positive or negative, all arrivals will be placed into quarantine for 21 days. If, however, you can provide a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, you may remain at your place of residence (under the supervision of a local doctor) for seven days.
*Quarantine requirements: Mandatory quarantine is in place for all arrivals from abroad for up to 21 days. You will need to complete quarantine in a state-run facility.
*Testing on departure: Anyone wishing to leave the country must present a negative test certificate signed by a doctor within 24 hours of intended travel. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Turkmenistan: There are restrictions on road travel within Turkmenistan. All road borders are closed. The International Seaport of Turkmenistan at Turkmenbashi is closed to passenger traffic. Traffic police check points have been established around major population centres, including Ashgabat, and road users may be subject to temperature screening. Chartered flights which are able to enter/leave Turkmenistan are currently arriving and departing from Turkmenabat, approximately 620kms from the capital, Ashgabat. Domestic flights remain operational, but with a reduced service. Passengers are subject to temperature checks. Rail services are suspended.
*Accommodation: Hotels remain open with no restrictive measures in place.
*Public spaces and services: Recreational facilities, non-essential shops, bars and restaurants, entertainment facilities, sports, spa and beauty facilities, and mosques are closed to the public. It is compulsory to wear a facemask when in public.