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Source: States Customs Committee

The travel restriction for road, rail and air transport introduced on 20 March 2020 for 40 days do not apply to freight transport. Source:

Government made a decision to create an operational headquarters to ensure expedited passage of goods through border customs posts, their uninterrupted customs clearance, as well as the issuance of permits for exported and imported goods; To introduce, starting from April 1, 2020, the mechanism for customs clearance of imported food products in an expedited manner, including by issuing permits before the goods arrive in the Republic of Uzbekistan. Source:

The Ministry of Transport has created a round-the-clock headquarters to receive appeals from carriers of the republic and quickly solve their problems.
Headquarters Phone Numbers:
short number 1167
phone number + 998 71-202-05-00 internal number 159. Source:

A software has been developed on the website of Uzbekistan Temir Yollari JSC for processing and providing preliminary electronic information to customs authorities on goods transported by rail.
Starting from April 2 of this year, this provision officially comes into force and all necessary information about the product should be sent electronically to the customs authorities at the following link before sending it:

Contact information:


Remarks from the International Road Transport Union

24 March 2020

Further to the announcement of a state of emergency in Kazakhstan, the queues at the Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan borders were carefully monitored. The situation has now been stabilised for the international road transport of goods.

The following three border crossing points between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan are running effectively according to emergency guidelines:

·       Kaplanbek (Turkestan region);

·       Kazygurt (Turkestan region);

·       Tazhen (Mangistau region).

The queues have now been considerably reduced.

Source: AIRCUZ


Starting from March 16th, Uzbekistan is suspending all air and road connections with third countries. Railway connections will be closed in 3 days.

According to the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan, restrictions shall not apply to persons and vehicles engaged in goods transport by road, rail, sea, river, and air. However, and according to information collected on the field, delays at Kazakh-Uzbek borders are reported following the restrictive measures taken by the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Sources: State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan and

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