Visa to Kyrgyzstan
Getting visa to Kyrgyzstan. Who is granted visa-free access to Kyrgyzstan. Visa support procedure
- Attention of European and other foreign countries citizens! List of states granted visa-free access up to 60 days.
- States which are granted visa-free access to Kyrgyzstan for unlimited period.
- States which are granted visa-free access to Kyrgyzstan for 30-90 days.
- List of countries whose nationals are eligible for simplified Kyrgyz visa issue procedure.
- Tourist visa support procedure.
- Visa issue procedure, Fees and visa extension.
- Registration of foreign nationals on the territory of Kyrgyzstan.
- Special permits for visiting frontier zones.
Attention of European and other foreign countries citizens!
Nationals holding all types of passports of the following 44 countries don’t need any visa to enter the Kyrgyz Republic for the period up to 60 days according to the law "On introduction of visa-free regime for citizens of some countries for the period up to 60 days".
List of states granted visa-free access to Kyrgyzstan up to 60 days:
Under current rules visa-free stay within unlimited period on the territory of Kyrgyzstan is granted for the nationals of the following countries:
Limited period visa-free entry to Kyrgyzstan is granted to the nationals of the following countries:
|•||Mongolia (up to 90 days)||•||Malaysia (up to 30 days)|
|•||Ukraine (up to 90 days)||•||Turkey (up to 30 days)|
|•||Uzbekistan (up to 60 days)|
List of countries whose citizens are granted Kyrgyz visa under simplified visa procedure (without Invitation Letter):
|•||Chili||•||Romania||•||Republic of South Africa|
|•||Sultanate of Oman||•||San Marino|
Request for visa support
To enter the territory of Kyrgyzstan the nationals of foreign countries, other than those included in the list of countries granted the visa-free regime, are required to obtain Kyrgyz entry visa. For the nationals of the countries not included in the list of nations granted simplified visa procedure, the visa is issued on presenting Invitation Letter. Visa support (Invitation Letter) procedure takes up to 10 working days.
To obtain tourist visa to Kyrgyzstan Invitation letter is arranged by travel agency, which in this case is a hosting partner. In order to obtain Invitation Letter the following data and details should be provided to us one month before the expected travel:
Kyrgyz visa can be obtained at Consulate of the Kyrgyz Embassy located in your country, or at consular office on arrival in Bishkek “Manas” airport.
To obtain tourist visa the holders of foreign passport must submit to Kyrgyz diplomatic representation or consulate the following documents:
|•||Passport with expiry date exceeding the visa validity for a minimum period of three months|
|•||Two copies of duly completed official visa application form|
|•||Two passport-size photos|
Tourist visa is issued for a period of one month, with possibility to be extended for one extra month against valid reason.
The rates of consular fees cover the consular services provided within 4-10 working days. For consular services provided within three working days the consular fee rates increase by 100%. For after-hours consular services as well as for services provided on weekends and holidays the consular fee rates increase by 200%.
Consular fee rates
The fee collected by Consular office for entry visa issue and extension (in USD):
1. Acceptance of visa applications for preliminary consideration and registration - 10 USD;
2. Single entry visa issue:
|•||Up to 1 month||- 50 USD;|
|•||From 1 month to 3 months||- 60 USD;|
|•||From 3 months to 6 months||- 70 USD;|
3. Multiple entry visa issue:
|•||Up to 1 month||- 60 USD;|
|•||From 1 month to 3 months||- 80 USD;|
|•||From 3 months to 6 months||- 120 USD;|
|•||From 6 months to 1 year||- 180 USD;|
4. Tourist visa issue:
|•||Single entry visa up to 15 days||- 30 USD;|
|•||Single entry visa up to 1 month||- 40 USD;|
|•||Double entry visa up to 1 month||- 55 USD;|
|•||Single entry group visa||- 20 USD/person;|
|•||Double entry group visa||- 30 USD/person;|
5. Transit visa issue (up to 5 days):
|•||Single entry transit visa||- 25 USD;|
|•||Double entry transit visa||- 35 USD;|
The rates for visa issue at consular section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan functioning at Bishkek’s Manas international airport:
Registration procedure for foreign nationals entering Kyrgyzstan
Foreign nationals and stateless individuals entering the territory of Kyrgyzstan for a period exceeding 5 working days are bound to register with appropriate state organs at the place of arrival. Children under 18 years old who enter the territory of Kyrgyzstan together with their parents, or one of the parents, are registered simultaneously with their parent/parents.
Persons qualified for exemption from passport registration:
Special permits for visiting border zones
A special permit is required for visiting zones of border control. These zones include the area on Kyrgyzstan-China border and 6 other zones in Kyrgyzstan: Engilchek region, northern part of Terskey Ala-too, the area from Ak-Sai in the east to Juuku in the west, Chatkal valley and Ak-Sai glacier in Ala-Archa gorge.
“Central Asia Travel” company arranges all the necessary permits including the one to the zone of border control where Lenin peak is located. To enable us to make all necessary arrangements you should provide us, not less than 1 month before your planned visit, with photocopy of your passport and specify the dates of your stay in these zones.
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