Embassy starts accepting applications for issuing new-type of ordinary passport of a citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic (biometric passports)

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Dear compatriots!

We are pleased to inform you that, in accordance with the adopted Decree of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated April 12, 2021 No. 142 "On the implementation of certain types of national passports of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic of the sample of 2020", diplomatic missions of the Kyrgyz Republic in foreign countries, including the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the USA and Canada, start accepting applications for issuing new-type of ordinary passport of a citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic (biometric passports).

In addition, as we reported earlier, citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic staying abroad can apply to diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Kyrgyz Republic for the issuance (exchange) of identification cards of the Kyrgyz Republic. Previously, only ordinary passports were issued abroad.

The measures taken are aimed at maximizing assistance to citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic who are abroad of Kyrgyzstan and creating favorable conditions for them to stay.

You can make an appointment with the Consul or get more information on the procedure for obtaining/exchanging passports by e-mail: kgconsulate.washington@mfa.gov.kg or by calling at +1 202 449 9822.

The official website of the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the United States and Canada is: https://mfa.gov.kg/en/embassies/embassy?id=63.