Uzbekistan travel advice

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

Uzbekistan travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Uzbekistan 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.

Uzbekistan - quick facts
Time difference UK +5 hours
Language(s) Uzbek, Russian
Currency Uzbekistani So'm
Electricity C + F plug (220V)
Driving side Right

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Uzbekistan weather

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Uzbekistan travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Uzbekistan 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 Uzbekistan.

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

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Uzbekistan travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Uzbekistan 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 Uzbekistan, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Uzbekistan covid live updates

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

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Uzbekistan FAQs

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

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

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

Check out Ministry of Health, Uzbekistan for more information.

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

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

What is the time difference between Uzbekistan and the UK?

The time difference between Uzbekistan and the UK is UK time+5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Uzbekistan?

The main languages spoken in Uzbekistan are Uzbek and Russian.

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What is the currency in Uzbekistan?

The currency in Uzbekistan is the Uzbekistani So'm (UZS).

Which plugs are used in Uzbekistan?

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

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

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

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