COVID-19 Information

U.S. citizens are urged to enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive alerts from the Embassy and Consulate. Ensure you have added a trip to Kazakhstan on your profile to receive pertinent updates. The Kazakhstani Ministry of Health has confirmed  453 cases of COVID-19 in the country as of April 3, 2020. International Flights: International commercial flight options currently exist …

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Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Almaty (February 8, 2020)

Location: Masanchi village Event: Media is reporting ethnic violence between Kazakhs and Dungans in the village of Masanchi near the Kazakh/Kyrgyz border, 140km west of Almaty by air (250km via normally traveled roads). The violence included physical altercations, shooting, and residences set on fire. As a result of the violence overnight, the Government of Kazakhstan …

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