What’s the latest with regards to Silk Road coronavirus travel restrictions? We keep an overview here.
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Good general resources
- Eurasianet has a dashboard with coronavirus news in Eurasia.
- IATA has a list of worldwide flight restrictions
- Wanderlust list of border openings is potentially useful
- Travel Reopening is another list worth following
All foreigners are banned from entering. Anti-corona restrictions are extended until mid-June.
Borders are closed. Armenia and Wizz Air consider resuming flights from mid-June.
Borders are closed. So far, the deadline for temporary closure of borders and suspension of international flights has been extended until June 15.
If you are still in the country, it is possible to get another 30-day stay permit after your 2-month COVID extension finished. Inform at your local PSB.
Not all countries will be allowed in at first, only those with low numbers of infections. You might need a COVID-19 test certificate. The borders with neighbouring countries will probably remain closed for some time longer.
All borders with neighbouring countries are closed. No flights. Iran and Turkmenistan have agreed to reopen borders on June 10.
All borders are closed. All visa-free rules are cancelled until November 1st.
When borders reopen, new arrivals to Kazakhstan will have to be tested and must go into quarantine at a hospital for 2 days, according to inform.kz.
Kyrgyzstan has closed for all foreigners. Exit visas for foreigners overstaying will cost 60$ + 10 000 som.
Turkish Airlines delayed its flight schedule to mid June. Aeroflot: nothing transparent at all regarding any schedule.
All borders are closed. Mongolia will maintain strict coronavirus regulations until a vaccine is found, the prime minister said, raising the prospect of the country being locked down for months to come.
Outbound passenger flights have resumed. Inbound flights can only carry cargo.
Closed for foreigners. No decisions had been made as of June 1st regarding re-opening.
Closed for foreigners.
All borders are closed. Iran and Turkmenistan have agreed to reopen borders on June 10.
All borders are closed. Foreigners can overstay their visa until June 1st.
The president unveiled a project to restart the tourism industry on May 27. In the first stage, the aim is to encourage domestic tourism. Later, the country will resume connections with countries that have contained their COVID-19 cases, Gazeta.uz reported. The project is entitled “Uzbekistan. Safe travel guaranteed.”
Our sources at Uzbekistan Airways say they plan to fly international by the middle of August. Re-starting earlier is possible in case other countries open up earlier.