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COVID-19 in Uzbekistan, Travel restrictions

Uzbekistan Coronavirus - Restrictions

Updated on April 13, 2022.

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Uzbekistan first closed its borders on March 15 in response to the COVID-19 in Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan officially reopened its borders for tourism and resumed international flights starting from October 1, 2020.

Below we have all the available information about Uzbekistan reopening for tourism, including which nations are permitted to go, all entry requirements, travel restrictions, coronavirus situation, and everything else you need to know.

Issuance of electronic visas temporarily suspended in Uzbekistan:

From September 6, 2021, the issuance of electronic visas has been suspended. Foreign citizens and stateless persons can get sticker visas at the diplomatic representations and consular missions of the Republic of Uzbekistan abroad on the basis of the visa support - invitation letter. The inviting side must file documents to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Issuance of sticker visas temporarily suspended for the citizens of the following countries:

  • Afghanistan
  • Pakistan
  • Iraq
  • Syria
  • African countries (except Egypt, Morocco)

Omicron-related travel restrictions:

From March 16, 2022, the updated rules for entering to Uzbekistan come into force:
Passengers (over 12 years old) coming to Uzbekistan from foreign countries with a Covid-19 vaccination certificate or vaccination passport will not be required to take a PCR or rapid test before departure.

Otherwise, passengers must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test result (valid for 72 hours) or a rapid test.
All of the above documents/certificates must have a QR code. 

We recommend checking Airlines requirements also.

Disclaimer: Uzbekistan’s reopening news is ever-changing and being updated constantly. We do our best to keep this article up to date with all the latest information, but the decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling.

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