VISA

Visitors to Kyrgyzstan must obtain a visa from one of the Kyrgyzstan diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries or countries whose citizens are eligible for a visa upon arrival. Despite proposals to abolish the visa-free regime, the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan vowed to retain the current policy in December 2015.

Kyrgyzstan currently gives visa exemption to citizens of 69 nations.

 

VISA EXEMPTION

Holders of passports issued by the following 69 nations are not required to obtain a visa for Kyrgyzstan up to the length of stay mentioned below:

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Cuba1
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan2
  • Moldova
  • North Korea1
  • Russia3
  • Tajikistan

1 – provided being permanent residents of country of nationality;
2 - may enter with a national ID card;
3 - may enter with an internal passport.

  • Mongolia
  • Serbia
  • Ukraine
  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Iceland
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Liechtenstein
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vatican City

* European Union citizens except Bulgaria, Cyprus and Romania

  • Malaysia
  • Turkey
 

Additionally only holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Morocco and Turkmenistan can visit Kyrgyzstan without a visa.

 

VISA ON ARRIVAL

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile
  • Cyprus
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Mexico
  • Montenegro
  • North Macedonia
  • Oman
  • Philippines
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
  • Venezuela

  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Iceland
  • Kuwait
  • Liechtenstein
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vatican City

* European Union citizens except Cyprus, Bulgaria and Romania

In addition, holders of passports issued by Taiwan can obtain a visa on arrival provided holding a pre-arranged landing visa invitation.

 

VISA REPLACEMENT

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

 

ELECTRONIC VISA

From 1 September 2017 citizens of all countries and territories may apply for tourism, business and group tourist types of visa for 30 or 90 days online through the eVisa system. Electronic visa holders must arrive via Manas or Osh airports or through land crossings with China (at Irkeshtam and Torugart), Kazakhstan (at Ak-jol, Ak-Tilek, Chaldybar, Chon-Kapka), Tajikistan (at Bor-Dobo, Kulundu, Kyzyl-Bel) and Uzbekistan (at Dostuk).

 

 

Last updated on October 5