Additional charges of up US$150 are being levied at the land and sea borders for vehicles. This is additional to the visa fee. The charges are payable in cash in US dollars on entry.

The border between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan is currently closed to traffic. You’re advised not to try to cross the road border but to seek alternative routes, such as via Uzbekistan, until further notice.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Turkmenistan, attacks can’t be ruled out.

You should carry identification at all times. The police often carry out checks.