Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby thijsbroekkamp » Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:50 am

After 2 weeks of in Uzbekistan now so far the registration has been far less of an issue as we thought. Just hand in your passport and the hotel manages the rest, you don’t even have to have the slips anymore as it is all online in the system anyways. We spoke with the owner of the responsible travel agency in Nuratau who explained the changes are happening so quick in the country that it is impossible to keep up. Registration will probably be out the door soon as well.
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby Trunks » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:25 pm

Alfred wrote:Hi Trunks, sorry to hear about the trouble you had. Can i ask what border crossing that was at?


Tashkent to shymkent
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby Julieeugenie » Wed May 01, 2019 2:33 am

Registration in ouzbekistan

As we didn't stay in hotels, we just went to a nice hotel (4 star) in samarcande and we asked the receptionist to register us on the official website. You can explain that he just has to click on "free tourism". He was very friendly and we just had to pay about 1€ per day. We could pay with our credit card to the receptionist. And that's it, it is really easy !
At the border they asked for the registration slips and we showed them the paper and that was good :)
So it seems important to do it but it is really easy !
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby murg » Wed May 01, 2019 7:28 am

That Sounds awesome.... Can you tell us:
- at which Border you left UZB?
- the name of the hotel?

Bon voyage!
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby Elki » Fri May 03, 2019 6:00 pm

We (2 Swiss, no visa required) arrived yesterday in Uzbekistan. As we are self driving our camping car, we are not going to hotels.
Today (3 May 2019) we went to the OVIR office in Nukus (42.464244 59.61714), to clarify the question of registration and to register if necessary.
A very friendly and helpful officer explained us we do NOT need to register as long as we do not stay more than three days at the same place (village, town, etc.). If one were to stay for more than three days at the same place, one would have to register.
He recommended us to keep receipts, tickets etc. with the date on it so once leaving Uzbekistan we can prove we did not stay more than three days in any one place.
Therefore, for us its clear: as we are likely not to stay for more than three days in any one place, we do not register and we do not bother with emehmon.
Enjoy Uzbekistan - we already do after just 24 hrs!
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby netllama » Fri May 03, 2019 6:08 pm

Elki wrote:We (2 Swiss, no visa required) arrived yesterday in Uzbekistan. As we are self driving our camping car,

Enjoy Uzbekistan - we already do after just 24 hrs!


Did you drive your car from Switzerland to Uzbekistan, or did you rent a car locally?
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby patuszak » Fri May 03, 2019 6:53 pm

Elki wrote:We (2 Swiss, no visa required) arrived yesterday in Uzbekistan. As we are self driving our camping car, we are not going to hotels.
Today (3 May 2019) we went to the OVIR office in Nukus (42.464244 59.61714), to clarify the question of registration and to register if necessary.
A very friendly and helpful officer explained us we do NOT need to register as long as we do not stay more than three days at the same place (village, town, etc.). If one were to stay for more than three days at the same place, one would have to register.
He recommended us to keep receipts, tickets etc. with the date on it so once leaving Uzbekistan we can prove we did not stay more than three days in any one place.
Therefore, for us its clear: as we are likely not to stay for more than three days in any one place, we do not register and we do not bother with emehmon.
Enjoy Uzbekistan - we already do after just 24 hrs!


Hi Elki! Please let us know what happened at the border when you leave Uzbekistan.
Hope that the information from the officer is true and border guards won't let you submit registration slips.
Wish you luck! ;)
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby Elki » Sun May 19, 2019 4:20 pm

netllama wrote:
Elki wrote:We (2 Swiss, no visa required) arrived yesterday in Uzbekistan. As we are self driving our camping car,

Enjoy Uzbekistan - we already do after just 24 hrs!


Did you drive your car from Switzerland to Uzbekistan, or did you rent a car locally?


Yes, we drove our own car from Switzerland to Uzbekistan
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby netllama » Sun May 19, 2019 4:25 pm

Elki wrote:
netllama wrote:
Elki wrote:We (2 Swiss, no visa required) arrived yesterday in Uzbekistan. As we are self driving our camping car,

Enjoy Uzbekistan - we already do after just 24 hrs!


Did you drive your car from Switzerland to Uzbekistan, or did you rent a car locally?


Yes, we drove our own car from Switzerland to Uzbekistan


Wow. Are you documenting this trip anywhere (blog, instagram, twitter, etc)?
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Re: Uzbekistan new registration system from July 2018

Postby Elki » Mon May 20, 2019 5:49 pm

Update of my post of Fri May 03, 2019:
We left UZB yesterday at Dostuk to KGZ with our camping car. Based on the information we received from the OVIR officer in Nukus, which we later got confirmed from the Tourist Police in Chiva and a phone call to the govt helpline, we never registered anywhere and we did not stay in a hotel at all. we had 18 days in UZB, the longest stay in a single place was 3 nights in Samarkand.

At passport control in Dostuk, we queued at two different desks. Both officers asked us why we dont have registration slips from hotels. As we told them that we are travelling in a camping car and that we always slept in our camping car, they called a mid-ranking supervisor, who very briefly asked us about the route we took … and that was it … passport stamped and off we went.

I noticed in a different forum that Steven advocated for following the registration rules and pay the appropriate fee. In principle I fully agree with this and would certainly have paid it … but then it should be straight and simple … the Emehmon system is simply to complicated and doesnt work for foreign tourists.

For the records: UZB was just great!
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