Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.
Exercise increased caution in Kazakhstan due to the possibility of civil unrest.
Country Summary: Demonstrations, protests, and strikes may occur. These events can develop quickly and without prior notification, often interrupting traffic, transportation, communication, and other services; such events have the potential to turn violent. U.S. citizens in Kazakhstan should be aware that such protests may impact the U.S. Embassy’s ability to provide consular services, including assistance to U.S. citizens departing Kazakhstan.
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Kazakhstan.
If you decide to travel to Kazakhstan:
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning any international travel, and see the U.S. Embassy’s webpage for country-specific COVID-19 information.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
Review the Country Security Report for Kazakhstan.
Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.
Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.