Summary

There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

You can travel to most places in Kazakhstan, but travel to any closed area requires advance permission from the Kazakh government. Some military/restricted areas are not clearly marked. Take care when travelling away from normal routes. See Local travel

With the exception of Air Astana, all Kazakh airlines are refused permission to operate services to the EU because they do not comply with internationally accepted safety requirements. See Air Travel

You must get a visa in advance of your visit. Make sure it covers the entire duration of your stay. See Entry Requirements

Most visits to Kazakhstan are trouble-free, but crime against foreigners does sometimes occur. See Crime

You must carry your original passport at all times. See Local Laws and Customs 

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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