Here you will find important tips and useful information for Uzbekistan.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in US Dollar (USD)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Uzbek Som UZS
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
Travelers are advised not to proceed beyond major cities without sufficient cash.
ATM cash withdrawals outside bigger communities or cities may not be available.
The Travel Mastercard card is occasionally accepted at major hotels and restaurants.
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Money is to be exchanged only at official points such as banks and exchange offices.
Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar (USD).
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Minimum risk of malaria in the border areas with Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tadzhikistan and Turkmenistan.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
+ 4 h / + 3 h during our summer time
Russian and English
8 (wait for dialing tone) 10 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa, return or onward travel ticket.
Travelers must report to the UVViOG authorities within 3 days of their arrival. These formalities are settled by the hotel for package travel.
Tashkent, Shota Rustaveli Street, Tupik 1/4
Tel.: +998 71 120 67 38 / +998 71 120 67 39
9.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 15.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if accompanied by a certified russian translation. Otherwise international driver's license required.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Travel to border areas with Afghanistan not advised.
Border areas with Tadzhikistan and Kyrgyzstan: It is recommended to travel only along asphalted roads (risk of mine).
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Uzbekistan is a predominantly Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
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