The good news for foreigners who visit or travel through Uzbekistan.

Since April 1, 2017, at the international airports in Uzbekistan will begin their work of green channels for the passage of the customs control of foreign tourists. Such measures are provided by the decree of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on measures to ensure the accelerated development of the tourism industry of 2 December.

These measures will simplify the whole procedure of passport and customs control, baggage claim process will be accelerated, also it applies to the transport service. According to the document, the change will be implemented by the appropriate agency in cities such as Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Urgench for foreign nationals in order to facilitate travel to the republic.

In order to create additional facilities for foreigners, as in airports and railway stations of the republic envisages organizing a separate passport control for residents and nonresidents.

Employees of tourist activity who meets or seeing off foreign tourists will provide access to the building of airports and train stations for granted in established procedure special permits in compliance with the regime and security measures requirements.