Data Last Updated: October 01, 2020
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.
Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.
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
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of Congo
Isle of Man
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos
U.S. Virgin Islands
United Arab Emirates
Wallis and Futuna
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.
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