Kazakhstan Travel Restrictions

45,90% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 45,47% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan entry details and exceptions

These travel restrictions do not apply to:

Kazakhstan Citizens and residents; Students; Diplomats; Spouses, parents, and children of Kazakhstani residents or nationals; Employees of designated companies in critical industries; Travellers with a visa issued by Kazakhstan; Travellers on business approved by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

Outgoing travel to KazakhstanTravelling from South Africa to Kazakhstan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kazakhstan.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Testing requirement does not apply to travelers 5 years old and below.
Fully vaccinated travelers with certification are also exempted from this requirement.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Kazakhstan.

Details and exceptions
Temperature screening is performed upon arrival. Travelers with above normal temperature will be isolated in a designated facility even if they have a negative COVID-19 PCR test

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Kazakhstan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Kazakhstan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Kazakhstan are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Kazakhstan

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions


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