Border crossing rules of the Kyrgyz Republic

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On September 25, 2020, the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, the State Border Service of the Kyrgyz Republic, the State Customs Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and JSC Manas International Airport approved the border crossing rules of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Citizens of foreign states and stateless persons are allowed on board an aircraft traveling to the Kyrgyz Republic, upon presentation of the results of a PCR test, indicating the absence of coronavirus infection, conducted over the last 72 hours (3 days).

Upon arrival in the Kyrgyz Republic, employees of the sanitary and quarantine points  will also check the availability of the results of PCR tests and thermometry of passengers on board the aircraft.

In case of expiration of the PCR test (72 hours) due to objective reasons related to the duration of the flight or flight delay, foreign citizens and stateless persons are required to undergo a PCR test at the place of arrival.

Foreign citizens and stateless persons crossing the border of the Kyrgyz Republic through automobile checkpoints must also present to the employees of the sanitary and quarantine points the results of a negative PCR test for COVID-19, conducted over the past 120 hours (5 days). 

In case of expiration of the validity of the results of the PCR test (120 hours) for objective reasons related to transit movement, foreign citizens and stateless persons are required to undergo a PCR test at the place of arrival with filling out an obligation questionnaire.

Foreign citizens and stateless persons, in the absence of PCR test results indicating the absence of coronavirus infection COVID-19, or in the presence of clinical manifestations of infection, are not allowed into the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The above requirements do not apply to accredited or appointed employees of diplomatic missions or consular institutions of foreign states in the Kyrgyz Republic, accredited or appointed employees of international organizations and their missions located in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as family members of these persons, upon informing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic in advance, as well as members of delegations of foreign states and international organizations traveling to the Kyrgyz Republic at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic or other competent state bodies, drivers carrying out international freight and regular international passenger transportation, train and locomotive crews of international railway communication, and also preschool children accompanied by their parents (legal representatives).

The requirement for the availability of PCR test results also does not apply to international electoral observers traveling to the Kyrgyz Republic by the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other competent government agencies of the Kyrgyz Republic.