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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Uzbekistan
Data Last Updated: October 01, 2020

General Information

Very Limited Access

Uzbekistan has reopened its borders for tourism on June 15th, 2020. However it only allowed limited tourists to enter.

On October 1st, Uzbekistan will welcome more tourists into the country. Those arriving from countries or regions considered “stable” or “green” are exempted from test and quarantine, provided they have not traveled outside such countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in Uzbekistan. Those from the "yellow" countries must submit a Covid-19 test prior to travel but they don't need to quarantine on arrival. But for travelers coming from the "red countries", they are required to submit a Covid-19 test and must quarantine on arrival.

Uzbekistan Travel

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Authorities lifted a number of restrictions on gatherings and business activity Sept. 5. Restaurants and cafes, theaters, cinemas, amusement parks, and houses of worship may reopen with sanitization and social distancing protocols in place.

Authorities gradually eased some COVID-19 measures through August. Hotels, museums, hair salons, barbershops, and outdoor dining establishments were permitted to reopen Aug. 15. Private gatherings of up to 30 persons are now permitted. Municipal and inter-regional public transport resumed Aug. 17. Large shops, gyms, and markets reopened Aug. 20.

Certain measures remain in place nationwide. All persons are required to comply with social-distancing guidelines of 2 meters (6.5 feet) and wear facemasks while in public.

Educational institutions remain closed; parent-teacher associations have been permitted to petition regional authorities to reopen individual institutions. Medical screenings may be conducted before entering grocery stores and markets. Face-to-face governmental or business meetings are prohibited.

Airlines & Transport

Since June 15, 2020, Uzbekistan has resumed international flights to the countries with a stable sanitary and epidemiological situation.

As of Aug. 17, municipal and inter-regional public transport is allowed to resume operations. 

Uzbekistan resumed international passenger flights with Turkey and the UAE on Sept. 4, flights with Germany will resume Sept 10, Kazakhstan on Sept. 11, Kyrgyzstan on Sept. 14, and the United States on Sept. 27.

All international flights, railways lines, and automobile transportation to and from the Central Asian nation were allowed to resume on October 1.

The land border with Kyrgyzstan was reopened Sept. 2. Land borders with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan remain closed, though officials will permit foreign nationals attempting to leave the country to do so.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Open to Tourists From:

11 Countries

Austria

China

Finland

Georgia

Hungary

Israel

Japan

Latvia

Malaysia

South Korea

Thailand

Not Allowing Tourists From:

201 Countries

Albania

Algeria

American Samoa

Andorra

Angola

Anguilla

Antarctica

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Aruba

Australia

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belize

Benin

Bermuda

Bhutan

Bolivia

Bonaire

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

British Virgin Islands

Brunei

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Canada

Cape Verde

Cayman Islands

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

Christmas Island

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Colombia

Comoros

Cook Islands

Costa Rica

Cuba

Curaçao

Democratic Republic of Congo

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Eswatini

Ethiopia

Falkland Islands

Faroe Islands

Fiji

French Guiana

French Polynesia

Gabon

Gambia

Ghana

Gibraltar

Greenland

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Guadeloupe

Guam

Guatemala

Guernsey

Guinea

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Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Hong Kong

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Iraq

Isle of Man

Ivory Coast

Jamaica

Jersey

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kiribati

Kuwait

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Laos

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Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

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Macao

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malawi

Maldives

Mali

Marshall Islands

Martinique

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Micronesia

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

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Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar

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Nauru

Nepal

New Caledonia

New Zealand

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Niger

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Niue

Norfolk Island

North Korea

Northern Mariana Islands

Norway

Oman

Pakistan

Palau

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Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Pitcairn

Puerto Rico

Qatar

Republic of Congo

Réunion

Rwanda

Saint Barthélemy

Saint Helena

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Saint Lucia

Saint Martin

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

San Marino

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Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

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Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Africa

South Georgia

South Sudan

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Sudan

Suriname

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Switzerland

Syria

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Tanzania

Timor-Leste

Togo

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Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkmenistan

Turks and Caicos

Tuvalu

U.S. Virgin Islands

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

Uruguay

Vanuatu

Vatican City

Venezuela

Vietnam

Wallis and Futuna

Western Sahara

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Strict Quarantine For Tourists From:

30 Countries

Afghanistan

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

France

Germany

Greece

Iran

Ireland

Italy

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Mexico

Netherlands

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Singapore

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Turkey

United States

Information for Non-Tourists

All travelers arriving in Uzbekistan must present a negative COVID-19 test taken within no more than 72 hours prior to their flight's departure; the certificate must be written in English or Russian.

Inbound travelers will be subject to a health screening and must self-isolate for 14-days; travelers displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will be hospitalized. 

66,628

Cases

563

Deaths

1,981

Cases Per Million
Recovering Well From COVID-19

Graph of COVID-19 Cases In Last 30 Days
For Uzbekistan

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