Visa issues



«Electronic visa» of the Kyrgyz Republic

The «Electronic visa» system allows citizens of all foreign countries to obtain entry-exit tourist or business visas of the Kyrgyz Republic for up to 90 days via the Internet, without the need to address to diplomatic missions or consular offices of the Kyrgyz Republic abroad, as well as to visa points at the international border crossing points across the state border of the country.

Legal entities of the Kyrgyz Republic can also invite foreign citizens (both individually and as part of tourist groups) and apply for short-term business or tourist electronic visas.

Short-term business and tourist visas of the Kyrgyz Republic are issued for the period up to 90 days without the right to extend their validity period on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic.

To obtain a visa in electronic format, a foreign citizen or an inviting organization need to fill out a special form on the «» Internet site, filling in contact details and information about the planned trip to Kyrgyzstan. You will also need to upload a photo and an image of a passport (travel document) of a foreign citizen. Payment of consular fees is made through «Visa» and «Master Card» bank payment cards. The processing period of an electronic visa application is three working days.

A notification of the issuance or refusal to issue an electronic visa is sent to an e-mail specified in the application. When receiving a visa in electronic format, the system provides a link to the site of the «Electronic visa», where it is possible to print out an electronic visa with a special OR code, read by using mobile applications on smartphones.

Foreign citizens who have received a visa in the Electronic visa system need to enter and leave Kyrgyzstan through checkpoints across the State border of the Kyrgyz Republic located at the international airport «Manas» in Bishkek, Osh international airport «Osh», and at the border crossing point «Ak-Jol» on the border with the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Citizens of foreign countries who have received visas in electronic format cross the state border of the Kyrgyz Republic through the aforementioned checkpoints without presenting a visa sticker (sticker) in the travel document. If necessary, it is possible to check the availability of an electronic visa, its category, expiration date and multiplicity, by scanning a special QR code on a printed version of an electronic visa.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic draws attention to the fact that foreign citizens intending to visit Kyrgyzstan are able to obtain visas both in electronic format via the Electronic visa system and in the standard version by addressing to diplomatic missions or consular offices of the Kyrgyz Republic abroad or Visa points at international checkpoints across the State border of Kyrgyzstan.


I. If you are a citizen of one of the following countries, you can visit Kyrgyzstan up to 60 days without obtaining a visa.

Visa Waiver Countries (52 countries):

1. Australia

13. Ireland

25. New Zealand

37. Croatia

2. Austria

14. Spain

26. Norway

38. Czech Republic

3. Belgium

15. Italy

27. United Arab Emirates

39. Switzerland

4. Bosnia and Herzegovina

16. Canada

28. Poland

40. Sweden

5. Vatican

17. South Korea

29. Portugal

41. Estonia

6. United Kingdom

18. Kuwait

30. Saudi Arabia

42. Qatar

7. Hungary

19. Latvia

31. Singapore

43. Brunei-Darussalam

8. Germany

20. Lithuania

32. Slovakia

44. Bahrain

9. Netherlands

21. Liechtenstein

33. Slovenia


45. Japan

10. Greece

22. Luxembourg

34. United States of America

46. Montenegro

11. Denmark

23. Malta

35. Finland

47. Andorra

12. Iceland

24. Monaco

36. France

48. Brazil

49. San marino

50. Chile

51. Argentina

52. Oman

Note: If you are going to stay more than 60 days, you need to obtain visa for more period at the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the KSA.

II. If you are a citizen of one of the following countries, you can obtain a visa at any Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic abroad or upon arrival at the airport «Manas» in Bishkek city.

Facilitated Visa Countries:


6. Israel

11. Romania

16. Macedonia

21. Oman

2. Andorra

7. Mexico

12. Montenegro

17. Venezuela


3. Argentina

8. Thailand

13. San Marino

18. Chile

23. Iran

(only business and tourism visas)

4. Bulgaria

9. Philippines

14. Vietnam

19. Indonesia


5. Brazil

10. Cyprus

15. Serbia

20. Republic of South Africa


To apply, you need to submit during interview with consul of Embassy:

1. Two completed Visa Application Form (can be received in Embassy).

2. Two color photo (3,5*4,5 sm).

3. A valid passport (along with 1 photocopy of the main page) that should have at least one clear page for a visa stamp. Your passport must be valid for at least 180 days after the validity of the requested visa expires.

Visa Processing Time

After completed visa application form is received with all of the required documents the Consular Section of the Embassy will process and issue visa within 4 working days. Visa also can be issued within 1-3 working days where the urgent rate of the consular fee is increased by 100% (see prices below).

III. Other Countries

For citizens of other countries which not mentioned above visa procedures includes followings steps:

Step 1

Getting of Visa Support Letter from concerned authorities in Kyrgyzstan.


Applicants that are under 14 ages do not need in getting VSL.



First of all, you need to submit Request of visa to the Embassy and attach your passport’s and KSA residence’s colored copies. Request must be signed by the applicant and dated with personal and contact details.

Note: Letter of request without applicant’s signature and contact are not considered. Getting of VSL may take 4-6 working days.

Also, your host person/organization or touristic agency in Kyrgyzstan can reach out to the Consular Department of the MOFA of Kyrgyzstan directly and submit Request of visa with provision of abovementioned documents. Your inviting party must indicate the place of getting visa (Embassy in Abu Dhabi, General Consulate in Dubai or airport).

Step 2

Interview with Consul

After receiving of VSL consul of the Embassy will invite you to the Embassy to interview on the reasons and circumstances of the visit.

You are requested to bring following documents:

-2 completed Visa Application Form (can be completed  in the Embassy).

-2 color photo (3,5*4,5 cm).

-Original of passport.

Note: Consul official may ask you to provide additional documents if it is required.

Step 3

Issue of visa

Once the visa application is accepted on the basis of the documentation produced by the applicant and the results of the interview, which is normally, conducted directly and personally, the diplomatic mission issues visa within 4 working days.

Visa also can be issued within 1-3 working dayswhere the urgent rate of the consular fee is increased by 100% (see prices below).


Note: The rate of consular fees for visa issue in weekends and holidays (Kyrgyz and KSA) is increased by 200 %.

Visa fees should be paid in SAMBA Bank

Details of beneficiary:

«Embassy of Kyrgyzstan to the KSA»/Account number 826090.

Type of visa

Standard service

(within 4-5 business days)

Urgent service

(within 1-3 business days)

Tourist visa

Single-entry tourist visa /up to 1 month

113 Riyal

120 Riyal

Single-entry tourist visa /up to 3 month

150 Riyal

300 Riyal

Two-entry tourist visa /up to 1 month

207 Riyal

415 Riyal