Visa issues

         Whether you plan to travel to Kyrgyzstan for business, leisure or any other purposes, you can find all the necessary information about visa requirements via E-visa website www.evisa.e-gov.kg or in this General Visa Information section.

1. Since August of 2012, citizens of the following countries (Visa Waiver Countries) do not need to have a visa to when visiting Kyrgyzstan up to 60 days (list).

If you are going to stay in Kyrgyzstan more than 60 days, you have to obtain a three months visa at the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Swiss Confederation in Geneva.

2. Citizens from the following countries (Facilitated Visa Countries) can apply for a one month visa at the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Swiss Confederation in Geneva (list).

Note: Citizens of the countries, listed above, are entitled to apply for Kyrgyz visa upon arrival to the International Airport «Manas» in Bishkek. (Cost of visa at the airport «Manas» is up to USD70, depending on the visa category, and is accepted only in cash).

3. Citizens from any other country, which is not included to the list of Visa Waiver or Facilitated Visa countries can apply for one month visa at the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Swiss Confederation in Geneva

 

 

I. Visa free

In accordance with the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "On visa-free regime for citizens of some countries for a term up to 60 days" nationals holding any category of passports of the following countries can enter the Kyrgyz Republic without obtaining visas for a term up to 60 days:

1. Australia
2. Austria
3. Bahrain
4. Belgium
5. Bosnia and Herzegovina
6. Brunei-Darussalam
7. Canada
8. Croatia
9. Czech Republic
10. Denmark
11. Estonia
12. Finland
13. France
14. Germany
15. Greece
16. Holy See
17. Hungary
18. Iceland
19. Ireland
20. Italy
21. Japan
22. Korea (Republic of)
23. Kuwait
24. Latvia
25. Liechtenstein
26. Lithuania
27. Luxemburg
28. Malta
29. Monaco
30. Netherlands
31. New Zealand
32. Norway
33. Poland
34. Portugal
35. Qatar
36. Saudi Arabia
37. Singapore
38. Slovakia
39. Slovenia
40. Spain
41. Sweden
42. Switzerland
43. United Arab Emirates
44. United Kingdom
45. United States of America

IMPORTANT: a primary visa is required to prolongate in-country visit upon expiry the visa-free period. A primary visa can not be obtained in Kyrgyzstan and is subject to be issued by diplomatic missions and consular posts of the Kyrgyz Republic abroad.

 

II. Facilitated visa countries

Nationals holding passports of the following countries can obtain visas both in the Embassy or by arrival at the "Manas" international airport

1. Albania
2. Andorra
3. Argentina
4. Australia
5. Austria
6. Bahrain
7. Belgium
8. Bosnia and Herzegovina
9. Brazil
10. Brunei Darussalam
11. Bulgaria
12. Canada
13. Chile
14. Croatia
15. Cyprus (Republic of)
16. Czech Republic
17. Denmark
18. Estonia
19. Finland
20. France
21. Germany
22. Greece
23. Holy See
24. Hungary
25. Iceland
26. Indonesia
27. Iran
28. Ireland
29. Israel
30. Italy
31. Japan
32. Korea (Republic of)
33. Kuwait
34. Latvia
35. Liechtenstein
36. Lithuania
37. Luxemburg
38. Macedonia
39. Malta
40. Mexico
41. Monaco
42. Montenegro
43. Netherlands
44. New Zealand
45. Norway
46. Oman
47. Philippines
48. Poland
49. Portugal
50. Qatar
51. Romania
52. San Marino
53. Saudi Arabia
54. Serbia
55. Singapore
56. Slovakia
57. Slovenia
58. South African Republic
59. Spain
60. Sweden
61. Switzerland
62. Thailand
63. Turkey
64. UAE
65. United Kingdom
66. USA
67. Venezuela
68. Vietnam