Latest News: Kazakhstan government cuts flights to Turkey because of COVID-19 (Astana Times, 21.04.2021).
*International travel: Commercial flights to and from Kazakhstan remain very limited. Check with your travel company for the latest information.
*Entry to Kazakhstan: Most foreign nationals, including those from the UK, are currently prevented from travelling to Kazakhstan. For details of exceptions please see the government of Kazakhstan website
*Testing / screening on arrival: Travellers are required to show a coronavirus free certificate issued within three days of arrival. If you need further information about entry requirements, contact the local immigration authorities or the nearest Kazakh embassy. You should also check with your airline or travel company for the latest information.
*Quarantine requirements: Travellers entering Kazakhstan who test positive for coronavirus are currently required to self-isolate for 14 days. Those needing medical assistance may be confined in state facilities.
*Data collection: Travellers are required to provide details of where they are staying in Kazakhstan and to confirm they will abide by all coronavirus restrictions.
*Testing on departure: Travellers will be screened by having their temperature taken and assessed for other coronavirus symptoms on departure from Kazakhstan. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Kazakhstan: There are a few local restrictions and localised lockdowns in place; you must wear a face covering in public spaces, including in vehicles. Breaches of regulations can result in fines or eventually imprisonment.
*Accommodation: Most hotels are open, although some close at short notice due to low demand.
*Public places and services: Some quarantine restrictions remain in place, particularly at weekends when many retail and hospitality outlets are closed. Local regulations, including wearing of face masks, should be observed at all times.