US To Kazakhstan Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 03 November, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan yet.
Source: Kazakh Tourism

Kazakhstan: Closed for Travel

Entry restricted for international travelers
Travelers from selected countries are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

Details and Exemptions:Entry restrictions do not apply to:
-Citizens and residents of Kazakhstan;
-Spouses, parents, and children of Kazakhstani residents or nationals;
-Some employees of designated companies in critical industries;
-Travelers with a visa issued by Kazakhstan after March 16th, 2020;
-Travelers with a visa issued by Kazakhstan before March 16th, 2020, and approved by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan;
-Travelers traveling on business and approved by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.
Source: Kazakh Tourism

Quarantine may be required

Quarantine may be required
Travelers with an elevated temperature will be isolated.

Source: US Embassy for Kazakhstan

COVID-19 test required

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

Details and Exemptions: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.
Source: US Embassy for Kazakhstan

Masks are required

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

Source: US Embassy for Kazakhstan

Other Things to Take Note Of

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

Source: US Embassy for Kazakhstan

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
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 vaccinate 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.

Source: Air Astana