Panoramic view from the Ark fortress to the Po-i-Kalyan complex — Bukhara, Uzbekistan — Shutterstock

COVID-19 travel restrictions: Uzbekistan

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This article was published on June 30, 2022, and all the information in the article is correct as of this time. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check official sources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter Uzbekistan?

As of April 2022, Uzbekistan is open to travelers from all over the world. Nevertheless, several COVID-19 restrictions are in place.

Couple is drinking tea in the old town of Khiva, Uzbekistan — ShutterstockUzbekistan has opened its borders to tourists — Shutterstock

Can I enter Uzbekistan if I am vaccinated?

You can enter Uzbekistan if you are vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after completing your vaccination course.

As of April 2022, the following vaccines are approved in Uzbekistan:

  • AstraZeneca
  • ZF-UZ-VAC2001
  • Sputnik V
  • Moderna
  • Pfizer

Travel documents if I am vaccinated 

  • A vaccination certificate with a valid QR code

Minors under 12 are exempt from presenting a certificate.

Can I enter Uzbekistan if I am unvaccinated?

You can enter Uzbekistan if you are unvaccinated. 

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated 

  • The negative result of a PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before departing for Uzbekistan.

Minors under 12 are exempt from presenting a test result.

Can I leave Uzbekistan?

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can leave Uzbekistan. Please check the entry requirements at your destination country in advance to make sure you will be permitted to travel. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated 

  • A document confirming vaccination status

In addition, please check for potential testing requirements at your destination country. Certain countries require testing of all incoming travelers regardless of their vaccination status.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in Uzbekistan currently

As of April 2022, the COVID-19 situation in Uzbekistan is relatively safe. 

Historical necropolis and mausoleums of Shakhi Zinda — Samarkand, Uzbekistan — ShutterstockThe Shakhi Zinda necropolis and mausoleums in Samarkand — Shutterstock


Is it safe to travel to Uzbekistan right now?

International travel to Uzbekistan is safe now. Local COVID-19-preventative measures are basic:

  • Wearing masks indoors
  • Keeping a social distance

Is Tashkent open for travel now?

The capital of Uzbekistan is open for travel now. Nevertheless, please abide by local COVID-19 rules throughout your stay

Do I have to go into quarantine if I go to Uzbekistan?

At present, you do not have to go into quarantine in Uzbekistan.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Uzbekistan?

You can use a digital COVID-19 pass issued by your country of origin.

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