Travel to Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: Entry and exit regulations

Formalities, visas

A visa for Uzbekistan is required, except for citizens of the CIS (with the exception of citizens of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, who require a visa).

For stays of more than three days, foreigners (with the exception of diplomats) who do not live in a hotel and are registered there must register with the OWiR (residents’ registration office) of the respective city district. The registration receipt is a prerequisite for booking flights or tickets for travel inland and must be presented when leaving the country. Tourists who stay at the same location for less than three days are exempt from the obligation to register at this location. The registration fee is US $ 20 to register for up to a month.

The following is responsible for issuing visas in Germany:

Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Perleberger Str. 62

10559 Berlin

Tel: 0049 – (0) 30 – 3940980

Local currency, customs regulations

National currency

The national currency of Uzbekistan is:

Sum (UZS) = 100 Tiyin.

The currency was introduced on July 1, 1994, replacing the Russian ruble.

Customs regulations There is no limit

to the amount of foreign currency that can be imported into Uzbekistan. A customs declaration must be filled out on entry for the amount of the amount. Exceeding the amount of foreign currencies imported at the time is only possible upon presentation of a confirmation from the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan or an authorized bank.

– Unrestricted import of local currency.

Unrestricted import of foreign currency. There is a 2% fee for importing foreign currency cash in excess of US $ 5,000.

Goods, customs regulations

Cheap goods, souvenirs

Uzbekistan is known for its precious oriental carpets, which are mainly made in Bukhara and Khiva, and for beautiful silk fabrics. Woodwork, caskets, ceramics, copper and brass work and spices are also typical goods for the country.

Customs regulations

The import and export of weapons, ammunition or explosives is strictly forbidden, and the international restrictions on the import of tobacco and alcohol apply. The import and export of plants and animals protected under the Washington Species Protection Act is prohibited. Violation can result in severe penalties. The export of antiques that are more than 50 years old is prohibited.

Travel medicine, vaccinations and warnings

Infectious Diseases

In Uzbekistan, the following infectious diseases, which are rarely or rarely widespread in Germany or Central and Northern Europe, are to be expected:

  • Malaria: There is little risk. Almost all infections are caused by tertian malaria.
  • Lyme disease, which is transmitted by ticks.
  • Chagas disease
  • Cholera – an infection risk exists only for those travelers who may come into contact with polluted water or contaminated food.
  • Dengue fever disease
  • Intestinal infections from contaminated food or water, including amoebas, lamblia, salmonella, shigella, worm infestation and all kinds of viruses and bacteria.
  • Tick- borne meningoencephalitis in early summer.
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Polio, polio
  • tetanus
  • Rabies, especially from numerous stray dogs.

Recommended vaccinations

when traveling to Uzbekistan are recommended vaccinations against the following diseases:

  • Diphtheria – a vaccination against diphtheria should always exist, also in the home country.
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Polio, polio – vaccination against polio should always exist, also in the home country.
  • Tetanus – a vaccination against tetanus should always exist, also in the home country.
  • Rabies – only applies to high-risk travelers who may come into contact with the vector animals.

Malaria prophylaxis

No malaria prophylaxis is required when traveling in the country, but a “stand-by preparation” should be carried with you.

Vaccination requirements There are no vaccination requirements when entering or staying in the country.

Uzbekistan: Diplomatic missions

Visit Countryaah for a full list of Uzbekistan embassies and consulates in each country around the world.

Representations of Uzbekistan in Germany

The building of the embassy of Uzbekistan is on Perlebergerstrasse in Berlin Moabit in the Mitte district. The embassy building is quite a large building with extensive green spaces. There is a bus stop for bus lines 123 and M 27

across from the embassy. At the time of the capture, the embassy was protected by the Berlin police.

Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Berlin

Perleberger Str. 62

10559 Berlin

Tel: 0049 – (0) 30 – 39 40 98 0



Consulate General in Frankfurt

Jahnstra├če 15

60318 Frankfurt am Main

Tel: 0049 – (0) 69 – 91 50 11 11

Fax: 0049 – (0) 69 – 91 50 11 115

Honorary Consulate in Bremen

Speicherhof 308

28217 Bremen

Tel: 0049 – (0) 421 – 38 92 224

German representations in Uzbekistan

Embassy in Tashkent

Sharaf-Raschidow-Kutschassi 15

Tashkent 700017

Tel: 00998 – 71 – 120 84 40



Austrian representations in Uzbekistan

Responsible for Uzbekistan, the Embassy in Vienna


Minoritenplatz 8

1014 Vienna

Tel: 0043 – (0) 5 – 01150-3501


responsible for issuing tourist visas in the Schengen Agreement is to German Embassy in Tashkent.

Representations of Uzbekistan in Austria

Embassy in Vienna

Poetzleinsdorferstrasse 49

1180 Vienna

Tel: 0043 – (0) 1 – 315 39 94/-95


Swiss representations in Uzbekistan

Embassy in Tashkent

Shota Rustaveli Street

Tupik 1/4

100070 Tashkent

Tel: 00998 – 71 – 120 67 38/-39



The Swiss The embassy in Uzbekistan is still responsible for Kyrgyzstan.

Representations of Uzbekistan in Switzerland


The embassy in Berlin is responsible.

Travel to Uzbekistan