International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Kazakhstan.

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Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
42.26
Increased by-10.84
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
46.12%
Increased by0.37%
at 12/3/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Travel is restricted

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Travelers from selected countries are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Citizens and residents of Kazakhstan;
  • Diplomats;
  • Spouses, parents, and children of Kazakhstani residents or nationals;
  • Some employees of designated companies in critical industries;
  • Students;
  • Travelers traveling on business and approved by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.
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Kazakh Tourism
Start Date
12/2/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TransitTourismBusinessMedical
Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The result must be issued a maximum of 3 days before arrival in Kazakhstan.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 5 years and under;
  • Travelers that have been fully vaccinated with a vaccination certificate recognized by Kazakhstan.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Most travelers must have a vaccination certificate showing they received a full course of vaccination against COVID-19 in the Republic of Kazakhstan or in a country whose vaccination certificates are recognized by Kazakhstan. For a complete list of countries with approved vaccine certificates accepted by Kazakhstan, please see the source.

Foreign students also have an option to present a certificate/vaccination passport issued by the authorized body of their country of residence.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

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Air Astana
Start Date
Changed

On Arrival

Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers arriving from countries where cases of COVID caused by "Omicron" are detected must self-quarantine for 7 days.

Minimum Number of Days
7 days
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Government of Kazakhstan
Start Date
Changed
Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

All travelers will have their temperature measured and be required to fill out a questionnaire on arrival.

Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public including both indoor and outdoor spaces and on public transportation.

Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Kazakhstan.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
42.26
Increased by-10.84
at 12/3/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.00%
Increased by-0.20%
at 6/8/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
46.12%
Increased by0.37%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
8,759,935
Increased by69,558
at 12/3/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.86
Increased by-0.01
at 12/1/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is partially operating with social distancing rules in place.

Restaurants

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open. Closing times may vary due to local guidelines.

Bars

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open. Closing times may vary due to local guidelines.

Nightclubs

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Nightclubs are open. Closing times may vary due to local guidelines.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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