Covid Update for Kazakhstan
Last update: 25/03/2021
The majority of travelers are banned from entering or transiting through Kazakhstan. Kazakhstani nationals may return to the country. Entry is also permitted to foreign residents of Kazakhstan and the spouses, parents, and children of nationals or residents of the country, providing they have been abroad for a minimum of 30 days. Nationals of the following countries are exempt from the travel ban: Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Diplomatic passport holders and their families, students with an invitation letter, approved business travelers, and holders of visas issued by Kazakhstan approved by the Deputy Prime Minister may also enter the country. International flights are temporarily suspended, with the exception of flights from the countries listed above, repatriation flights, and evacuation flights. Passengers over the age of 5 must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 3 days prior to arrival. Children under 5 do not require a medical certificate if accompanied by a parent or guardian who has a certificate. Kazakhstani nationals may either present a medical certificate or undergo medical screening and self-isolation for 3 days upon arrival. All arrivals must complete a questionnaire and submit it to immigration. Visa exemptions are suspended for nationals of the following countries traveling with normal passports: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (PRC), Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, the Republic of Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the UK, the USA, United Arab Emirates, Vatican City, and Vietnam.