Covid Update for Kazakhstan
Last update: 16/09/2021
The majority of travelers are banned from entering or transiting through Kazakhstan. Nationals of India are banned from entry. 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, who may only enter the country once every 30 days. Nationals of the following countries are exempt from the travel ban: Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Germany, Egypt, Hungary, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan, as well as British passport holders. 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 and repatriation flights. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result in English, Kazakh, or Russian 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. Holders of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Kazakhstan are also exempt. Passengers must undergo medical screening and self-isolation 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 until 31 December 2021: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (PRC), Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, the USA, Vatican City (Holy See), and Vietnam.