Uzbekistan

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine is not required. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Uzbekistan?

+260 New COVID cases in Uzbekistan
+4 New COVID deaths in Uzbekistan
% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Basic facts about Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is a medium-sized country located in Central Asia. The capital of Uzbekistan is Tashkent and the most spoken language is Uzbek. The national currency in Uzbekistan is Uzbekistani so'm (UZS).

What taxi apps are available in Uzbekistan?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Uzbekistan. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Uzbekistani so'm (UZS)Official currency
1 EUR~12204.38 UZS
1 USD~10787.51 UZS

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Uzbekistan?

There are 2 common languages spoken in Uzbekistan: Uzbek and Russian. Traveling across Uzbekistan if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers. You can go into someone who doesn't comprehend the word that you speak. Learn a few distress phrases, such as aid, emergency, and police, as a precaution, and of course, the most important phrase to know is “Do you speak English?”

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Uzbekistan was ranked 88th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Uzbekistan?

There are 2 common plug types used in Uzbekistan:

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type I 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Uzbekistan?

Currently, citizens of 87 countries can enter Uzbekistan without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Uzbekistan?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Uzbekistan.

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Is it safe in Uzbekistan?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On June 21, 2021, the risk level for Uzbekistan was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in Uzbekistan

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Uzbekistan?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Alcohol

  • 2L of alcoholic beverages, including beer

Tobacco

  • 10 packages of tobacco products

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Uzbekistan:

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