Covid Update for Kazakhstan
Last update: 01/12/2020
The majority of travelers are banned from entering Kazakhstan. Entry is permitted to only Kazakhstani nationals and residents and their spouses, parents, and children who have stayed out of Kazakhstan for a minimum of 90 days, diplomatic passport holders and their families, students, approved business travelers, and nationals of Belarus, Egypt, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan. Holders of visas issued by Kazakhstan approved by the Deputy Prime Minister may also enter the country. 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. International flights are temporarily suspended, with the exception of flights from the countries listed above, repatriation flights, and evacuation flights. 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.