Open with restrictions

Kazakhstan Travel Restrictions

49.97% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 49.96% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Kazakhstan with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Kazakhstan without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Kazakhstan for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Kazakhstan entry details and exceptions

These travel restrictions do not apply to

- Nationals of Kazakhstan

- Residents of Kazakhstan (may enter once every 15 days)

- Spouse, parents, children of nationals/residents of Kazakhstan (may enter once every 15 days)

- Nationals of specified countries, including Belgium, France, New Zealand, and Portugal

- Diplomatic passport holders and their families

- People with Kazakhstan visas and approved by Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

- Passengers traveling as students with an invitation letter from an educational institution of Kazakhstan

- Passengers traveling on business and approved by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

-Travelers arriving from selected -countries, who are citizens of this country, are allowed to enter Kazakhstan.


Outgoing travel to KazakhstanTraveling from the United States to Kazakhstan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 3 days before departing to Kazakhstan.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
The testing requirement does not apply to travelers 5 years old and below.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Kazakhstan.

Details and exceptions
Temperature screening is performed upon arrival. Travelers with above normal temperature will be isolated in a designated facility even if they have a negative COVID-19 PCR test.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Kazakhstan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Kazakhstan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Kazakhstan are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Kazakhstan

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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