Uzbekistan Travel Guide
Before Arrival -Uzbekistan travel guide
Best time to visit Uzbekistan
The best time to visit Uzbekistan is April-May and September-October. Make the most of your trip by checking out upcoming festivals and international exhibitions that are held in Uzbekistan and combine your trip with one of these events.
If you haven’t decided when to travel, we recommend visiting Uzbekistan during Navruz, a bright and vibrant holiday in March, or the Silk and Spices Festival, a colorful festival of Uzbek traditions held annually at the end of May in Bukhara.
Registration & Customs Guides
The most important part of Uzbekistan travel guide is the Registration of Stay. You must register at your hotel or accommodation within 72 hours of arriving in Uzbekistan. Usually hotels provide registration slip at no additional cost. At international airports you can choose between green and red corridors for crossing customs control zones. You must complete a customs declaration only if you have items to declare or cash over 2000 USD (or equivalent). At land border crossing points you must fill out two copies of the declaration form.
Citizens of 9 CIS countries can travel to Uzbekistan without visa for up to 60 days.
Recent visa reforms have granted visa free travel to 55 countries for up to 30 days.
Citizens of 76 countries can obtain e-visa.
Other countries need LOI (letter of invitation) from a licensed travel agency if they are obtaining a visa in their country of citizenship.
Click below to learn more about visa support and visa application requirements.
Medication & Vaccination Guides
medications_listNo vaccinations are required prior to entering Uzbekistan. If you need to bring medicine, you must review the requirements and restrictions for importing pharmaceuticals for personal use, and learn the customs requirements concerning your specific medications. The link is for a list of restricted medications.