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Kyrgyzstan entry requirements due to COVID-19 (last updated on 03/08/2021)

         According to the new entry algorithm, adopted by the competent authorities of the Kyrgyz Republic on June 8, 2021, persons entering the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test, conducted within 72 hours before arrival, or provide a certificate of complete vaccination against coronavirus. Residents of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands can provide the EU Covid vaccination certificate. 
         Children aged 5 and under do not need to have PCR test result of vaccination certificate. 
         Persons travelling with the COVID-19 vaccination certificate, must have a printed-out certificate with the full name, name and dates of the vaccine, administering country and authority. 
         There are no quarantine requirements in the Kyrgyz Republic, however in case you feel any symptoms, you’ll need to self-quarantine and call 118.
         The visa and registration requirements remain the same, according to the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic, which means citizens of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands are exempted from visa and registration requirements when visiting Kyrgyzstan for up to 60 days. 

 

Recommendations to citizens traveling to Europe

When visiting European countries, in order to avoid loss of documents, financial assets, personal belongings, etc. as a result of theft, robbery and other force majeure circumstances, the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the Kingdom of Belgium strongly recommends to be vigilant and careful!

Highly recommended:

1. Show general vigilance and caution.

2. Keep documents (regular passport, etc.) separate from financial assets and valuables.

3. Do not keep documents, funds and valuables in your pockets.

4. Bags with valuables, documents, etc., should never be left unattended. It is necessary that bags with valuable things, documents, etc., are under constant control of the owners.

5. Bags with valuable things, documents, it is desirable to carry on a belt over his shoulder in front of him, but not behind his back or side.

6. Avoid wearing expensive jewelry, especially in open crowded places.

7. Avoid potentially dangerous places.

8. Take care when moving late.

In case of loss for various reasons of documents, in particular, a general passport, which is a travel document, without which border crossing is impossible, and valuable things, the following actions should be taken:

1. Immediately contact the consular officer of the nearest diplomatic mission of the Kyrgyz Republic.

2. After informing about the incident and obtaining the necessary information, immediately contact the nearest police station.

3. Independently record the time of treatment.

4. Apply at the police station (orally or in writing) and request that a protocol be drafted.

5. Get the original or a copy of the protocol.

6. Independently record the address, contact details of the police station, as well as the name and position of the police officer (s) who accepted the application and drafted the protocol.

7. Contact for further instructions with the consular officer of the nearest diplomatic mission of the Kyrgyz Republic.

8. If it is necessary to design the CER, prepare two photos (for each person) of no more than 3x4 cm.

General recommendations and notes

- In cases of loss of a civil passport abroad, a procedure is provided for issuing a Certificate of Return to the Kyrgyz Republic (SVR), which allows you to return to Kyrgyzstan. The document is issued for a period not exceeding 30 days.

- It should be borne in mind that the certificate of return to the Kyrgyz Republic entitles the citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic to return to Kyrgyzstan from the country of actual residence and does not give the right to visit other countries, regardless of the reasons.

- In the event of loss of a regular passport, you should not panic. It should be as calm as possible. If timely addressed to the nearest diplomatic representation, the citizens will be provided with the necessary assistance in obtaining a certificate of return to the Kyrgyz Republic.

- Registration of documents is a formality that provides for the need to comply with the requirements established by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

- After returning to the Kyrgyz Republic, you should contact the State Registration Service for a common passport within a month and, when submitting the documents, attach the received Certificate of Return to the Kyrgyz Republic.