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Visa Requirements

Visa Requirements

Dear Visa Applicants: 

1- The citizens of the countries listed below intending to visit Kyrgyzstan (by air or by land) up to 60 days do not need to obtain entry visa to Kyrgyzstan

  1. The United States of America
  2. Canada
  3. Australia
  4. Republic of Austria
  5. Kingdom of Belgium
  6. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  7. Vatican
  8. U.K.
  9. Hungary
  10. Germany
  11. Kingdom of the Netherlands
  12. The Hellenic Republic
  13. Kingdom of Denmark
  14. Iceland
  15. Ireland
  16. Kingdom of Spain
  17. The Italian Republic
  18. Republic of Korea
  19. Kuwait
  20. The Republic of Latvia
  21. The Republic of Lithuania
  22. Liechtenstein
  23. Luxembourg
  24. Republic of Malta
  25. Monaco
  26. New Zealand
  27. Kingdom of Norway
  28. United Arab Emirates
  29. The Republic of Poland
  30. Portuguese Republic
  31. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  32.  The Republic of Singapore
  33. The Slovak Republic
  34. The Republic of Slovenia
  35. Republic of Finland
  36. The French Republic
  37. The Republic of Croatia
  38. The Czech Republic
  39. The Swiss Confederation
  40. Kingdom of Sweden
  41. The Republic of Estonia
  42. Qatar
  43. Brunei Darussalam
  44. Kingdom of Bahrain
  45. Japan

The citizens of the countries listed above traveling to Kyrgyzstan for the period more than 60 days are required to obtain the visa in any Embassy of Kyrgyzstan.

2 - The citizens of the countries listed below can obtain the visa (for the period not more than 90 days) on the basis of the personal application in any Embassy of Kyrgyzstan without an invitation letter:

  1. Albania
  2. Andorra
  3. Argentina
  4. Brazil
  5. Bulgaria         
  6. Chile
  7. Cyprus
  8. Indonesia
  9. Israel    
  10. Macedonia
  11. Montenegro                                    
  12. Mexico
  13. Philippines
  14. Romania                                
  15. Sultanate of Oman
  16. San Marino         
  17. Serbia        
  18. Republic of South Africa
  19. Thailand
  20. Turkey
  21. Venezuela

3. The citizens of the countries listed below enjoying non-visa/partial visa regime

A. Citizens holding any type of passport of the following countries are exempt from visa requirement to enter Kyrgyzstan:

1. Azerbaijan Republic
2. Republic of Armenia
3. Republic of Belorussia
4. Georgia
5. Republic of Kazakhstan
6. Korean Democratic People’s Republic,
7. Republic of Cuba
8. Malaysia (with official and tourist purpose up to one month)
9. Republic of Moldova
10. Mongolia (up to three months)
11. Russian Federation
12. Vietnam
13. Republic of Tajikistan
14. Turkey (up to one month)
15. Ukraine (up to three months)
16. Japan
17. Republic of Uzbekistan (up to two months)

B. Citizens holding diplomatic and official passports of the following countries are exempted from visa (up to one month):

1. Republic of Hungary
2. People’s Republic of China
3. Turkmenistan
4. Republic of Uzbekistan (up to two months)
5. Slovakia
6. Republic of Korea
7. Islamic Republic of Iran
8. Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

C. Citizens holding diplomatic passports of following countries are exempted from visa requirement to enter Kyrgyzstan:

1. Republic of Austria
2. Kingdom of Belgium
3. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
4. Hellenic Republic
5. Kingdom of Denmark
6. Republic of Island
7. Kingdom of Spain
8. Italian Republic
9. Canada
10. Luxembourg
11. Kingdom of Netherlands
12. Kingdom of Norway
13. Portugal Republic
14. United States of America
15. Federative Republic of Germany
16. Finish Republic
17. French Republic
18. Swiss Confederation
19. Kingdom of Sweden

4. All other citizens of the countries not listed above are required to obtain the visa and should present additional documents to the Embassy:

1. An invitation letter.
2. Authorization letter for visa from the Department of Consular Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic (“visa support”). Inviting person or organization in Kyrgyzstan shall contact the Consular
Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in advance before submitting the application for visa at the Embassy.
We strongly advise you do not confirm your travel arrangements until you have received this “visa support” for your visa application.

You can find additional information about visa procedures on the website of the Department of Consular Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic www.dcsmfa.kg

Applying for a visa in the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the USA and Canada

Before applying for a visa please read carefully information below and follow the instructions. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us directly by phone at 1 202 449 9825, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Visa Application Documents:
1. Completed visa application form. Please type and provide answers to all questions.
2. One passport size color photo (2*2 inches) which should be stapled to the marked space on the upper right hand corner of the application form.
3. A valid passport (a photocopy will not be accepted) which should have at least one clear page for a visa. Your passport must be valid for at least 90 days longer than the validity of the requested visa.
4. An invitation letter (in some cases)
5. Additional documents (in some cases)
6. A stamped or prepaid self-addressed Mail envelope (if you send via mail).

Diplomatic, Official and Laissez-Passer passport holders:

  • Diplomatic visa is issued for the holders of diplomatic passports by the requests of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the foreign countries and other state agencies and departments, international organizations and the foreign diplomatic missions with filled application form.

U.S. and Canada citizens holding diplomatic passports traveling to Kyrgyzstan do not require visa.

- Official visa is issued for the holders of official passports by the request of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of foreign countries and other state agencies and departments, international organizations and foreign diplomatic missions with filled application form. 

Transit visa
Transit visa is issued for the period not exceeding 5 days. To obtain a transit visa applicant must submit visa application form with enclosed travelling ticket and the visa of the country of destination. 

Please read carefully
The visa fees had been changed
Visa Fees


Category

Single-entry 1 month visa

Multi-entry 1 month visa

Single-entry 3 months visa

Multi-entry 3 months visa

Multi-entry 6 months visa *

Multi-entry 1 year *

Tourist

110 USD

125 USD (Double-entry)

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Business

120 USD

130 USD

130 USD

150 USD

190 USD

250 USD 

Private (to visit relatives)

120 USD

130 USD

130 USD

150 USD

190 USD

250 USD 

Study

120 USD

130 USD

130 USD

150 USD

190 USD

250 USD 

Transit

95 USD (not more than 5 days)

105 USD
(not more than 5 days)

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*- special invitation letter obtained from the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic required

Visa Processing Time
As the completed visa application form is received with all required documents the Consular Section will process and issue visas within 5 business days. Please note that necessity of additional procedural inquiries might take place in certain instances where processing time might take longer than 5 business days.
Therefore the Consular Section strongly encourages visa applicants and their agents to apply as early as possible and provide complete application form with required documents as instructed.
Urgent visa can be issued within 3 business days. Consular fee for urgent services is equal to 100% of the original price of visa.
Diplomatic, Official and UN Laissez-Passer passport holders will be issued visas within 3 business days and free of charge.
Please note that application forms and documents submitted in a manner different from that described above will not be accepted or the processing will be delayed.

Mail-in applications and Mail Service Disclaimer
Dear visa applicants please note that the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic is not responsible for mail services. Visa applicants should arrange on their own mail delivery and pick up of their documents including passports, legalized documents and other.
If you apply by mail, you should enclose a stamped or prepaid self-addressed Mail envelope. Embassy does not accept requests to change the mailing service type, date or make a payment to expedite the services on behalf of the visa applicants, even if the visa applicant is ready to pay for services.
Payment Type
For every type of service provided by the Embassy including visa processing the Consular Section accepts exclusively money orders. All money orders must be made to the order of the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic. The Consular Section does not accept payments in cash.
For visa applicants from Canada: The Embassy accepts the money orders only from the following banks in Canada:
1/ JP Morgan Chase
2/ Citibank
3/ Royal Bank of Canada
4/ Toronto Bank

How to extend visa in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz visa can be extended by:
1) Department of Consular Service of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic for the following categories of visas: diplomatic, official, investment, business (B2), labor (W2), tourist.
The address: 10"a" Togolok Moldo str., Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. ph. 312660706, 312663270.
2) Department of Registration of the Population of the State Registration Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and its territorial sections for the following categories of visas: business (В1), study, labor (W1), religious, private, tourist.
The address of the main office: 58 Kiev str., Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, ph. 312662329, 312666120.

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