Kazakhstan travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Kazakhstan with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Kazakhstan with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Kazakhstan - quick facts
Time difference UK +5 to +6 hours
Language(s) Kazakh, Russian
Currency Kazakhstani Tenge
Electricity C + F plug (220V)
Driving side Right

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Kazakhstan weather

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The Kazakhstan weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Astana.

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Kazakhstan travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Kazakhstan from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Kazakhstan.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Kazakhstan travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Kazakhstan with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Kazakhstan, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Kazakhstan covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Kazakhstan with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Kazakhstan travel features

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Kazakhstan FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Kazakhstan including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Kazakhstan due to Covid-19?

Kazakhstan is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Kazakhstan.

Check out Ministry of Healthcare, Kazakhstan for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Kazakhstan?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Kazakhstan. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Kazakhstan and the UK?

The time difference between Kazakhstan and the UK is UK time+5 to UK time+6 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Kazakhstan?

The main languages spoken in Kazakhstan are Kazakh and Russian.

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What is the currency in Kazakhstan?

The currency in Kazakhstan is the Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT).

Which plugs are used in Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Kazakhstan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Kazakhstan.

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