Kazakhstan international travel guide in 2024

Kazakhstan international travel guide in 2024

Last Updated :
Kazakhstan travel details 🇰🇿
Kazakhstan has a population of 18M with main currency as Kazakhstani Tenge. The languages spoken are Kazakh. Kazakhstan travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Automatic teller machines are very common in Kazakhstan. Internet speed in Kazakhstan is on average 6.4 Mbps.In Kazakhstan you drive on the right side.

Kazakhstan travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution
We continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution due to the risk of civil unrest. Severe flooding has affected Western and Northern Kazakhstan. A State of Emergency has been declared in Atyrau region. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Kazakhstan due to the risk of civil unrest.

Issue Date : Apr 10, 2024

Kazakhstan weather

Kazakhstan essential details

Plugs

Kazakhstan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Kazakh

Money in Kazakhstan

Currencies

Kazakhstan uses the Kazakhstani tenge (symbol: ? !), code KZT.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000, 500 and 200 tenges. Tenge is subdivided into 100 tï?ns. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 tenges.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are very common in Kazakhstan. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Kazakhstan

Internet

Internet speed in Kazakhstan is on average 6.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Kazakhstan is low. It is not as easy to find one.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 1,897.14 KZT, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Altel, Beeline, Kcell or Tele2. Kazakhstan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Kazakhstan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Calling

To call Kazakhstan, dial +, then 7 (the country code for Kazakhstan), then the area code (without the initial 8) and the local number. For local calls within Kazakhstan, start with the area code (with the initial 8). In the case above area code is 712 .

Driving in Kazakhstan

Road rules

In Kazakhstan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 60-100 km/h (37-62 mph) in all built-up areas and 90-100 km/h (55-62 mph) on undivided highways.

Emergecy

Universal
111
Police
111
Ambulance
111
Fire department
111

Kazakhstan map

Kazakhstan visa advice

If you're considering exploring Kazakhstan beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Kazakhstan transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Kazakhstan, understanding Kazakhstan Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

Kazakhstan travel details

Fly to Kazakhstan
✈️ flight prices
1000+providers
through  
Stay in Kazakhstan
🛏️ hottest hotel deals
upto20%OFF
through  
Insurance in Kazakhstan
🏥 travel insurance cover
US$2/ Day
through  
Spend in Kazakhstan
💳 access money easily
₸ 0fees
through  
Drive in Kazakhstan
🚙 best car rentals
₸ 0cancellation
through  
Disclaimer
The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.