Kyrgyz Visa. Visa and Registration Issues

Kyrgyz Visa. Visa-Free Regime

Kyrgyz Visa is the main issue to know. The Law of the Kyrgyz Republic stated on a 60-days visa-free regime for the list of the countries (Law № 153, dated from 19 July 2013). Kyrgyzstan was the first country in Central Asia that initiated the launch of no-visa entry.  The purpose of the law is the promotion of Kyrgyzstan as a country open for investments, tourism development and support of bilateral connections between nations.

Citizens of the countries below can stay in Kyrgyzstan for an unlimited time: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Cuba, Georgia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine.

Citizens of 2 countries can stay in Kyrgyzstan for up to 90 days: Mongolia and Turkey.

Citizens of 45 countries listed below can stay in Kyrgyzstan for up to 60 days: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,  Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Vatican.

Citizens of the following countries can stay in Kyrgyzstan for up to 30 days: Malaysia.

Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa to Kyrgyzstan without a Letter of Invitation (LOI): Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Cyprus, Indonesia, Israel, Macedonia. Mexico, Montenegro, Oman, Philippines, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, South Africa, Thailand, Venezuela, Vietnam.

Detailed information, list of countries in details, regulation processes you can find at the official web-page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic announced the launching of E-Visa started from September 01, 2017.

E-Visa System gives an opportunity to obtain tourist or business visa for an applicant intending to visit the Kyrgyz Republic with the purpose of business and tourism for a period of up to 90 days by Internet, without applying to diplomatic representatives and consulates. Legal entities of the Kyrgyz Republic also can invite foreign citizens (individual and group) and apply for short term business and tourist visas via the E-visa system.

Short-term visas are given for 90 days and no force for the extension at the Kyrgyz Republic.

For obtaining e-visa, need to apply at entering your personal contact details, information about your traveling to Kyrgyzstan, upload photo and passport scanned copy. Payment could be done by Visa Card or Master Card. The consideration period takes 3 days. Notification of confirmation or rejection with special QR-code will be sent to e-mail.

Foreign citizens with electronic visas of the Kyrgyz Republic can cross the State Border of the Kyrgyz Republic at the following check points: Manas Airport, Osh Airport, Chong-Kapka avtodorojniy, Chaldybar avtodorojniy, Ak-Jol avtodorojniy, Ak-Tilek avtodorojniy, Ak-Tilek avtodorojniy, Dostuk avtodorojniy, Kyzyl-Bel avtodorojniy, Kulunduu Avtodorojniy, Bor-Dobo avtodorojniy, Irkeshtam avtodorojniy, Torugart avtodorojniy.

Registration of foreign citizens at the State Registration Service

There is an order for registration of foreign citizens arriving in the Kyrgyz Republic. The registration is made by the territorial units of passport issuing office of the State Registration Service under the government of the Kyrgyz Republic.

For most of the Western countries representatives’ duration of stay without registration is 30-60 days. Some of the counties of CIS countries is 10 days (f.e. Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan). The rest of the foreigners not listed at these 92 countries, need to have a registration.

According to the Code of the Kyrgyz Republic “On administrative responsibility”, a foreign citizen who violates fixed terms of their stay in the Kyrgyz Republic will be fined in the amount of hundred standard units.

Duration of stay without registration in the Kyrgyz Republic for citizens of 92 countries, detailed and additional information, could be found at the web-page of the State Registration Service (SRS)

Addresses and contacts of passport offices around the country:

For emergency situations and questions to ask you can call by the following numbers of the SRS:  +996312431179, +996312486141 and Call-Center 119.

List of foreign countries, citizens of the following countries can be in Kyrgyzstan without registration from 8 up to 90 days. Registration needs to be done by territorial units of the State Registration Service

Country Days Visa
1. Australia 60 No
2. Austria 60 No
3. Azerbaijan 10 No
4. Albania 60 LOI free
5. Andorra 60 LOI free
6. Argentina 60 LOI free
7. Armenia 30 No
8. Bahamas 90 Yes
9. Barbados 28 Yes
10 Bahrein 60 No
11. Belarus 30 No
12. Belgium 60 No
13. Bulgaria 60 LOI free
14. Bosnia and Herzegovina 60 No
15. Brazil 60 LOI free
16. Brunei-Darussalam 60 No
17. Vatican 60 No
18. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 60 No
19. Hungary 60 No
20. Venezuela 90 LOI free
21. Vietnam 60 LOI free
22. Germany 60 No
23. Greece 90 No
24. Georgia 90 No
25. Denmark 60 No
26. Dominika 21 Yes
27. Israel 60 LOI free
28. Indonesia 60 LOI free
29. Iran 8 Yes
30. Ireland 60 No
31. Iceland 60 No
32. Spain 60 No
33. Italy 60 No
34. Kazakhstan 30 No
35. Canada 60 No
36. Qatar 60 No
37. Cyprus (Western) 60 LOI free
38. Republic of Korea 60 No
39. Costa-Rika 30 Yes
40. Cuba 30 Yes
41. Kuwait 60 No
42. Lao People’s Democratic Republic 30 Yes
43. Latvia 60 No
44. Lithuania 60 No
45. Lichtenstein 60 No
46. Luxembourg 60 No
47. Macedonia 60 LOI free
48. Malaysia 30 No
49. Maldives 30 Yes
50. Malta 60 No
51. Mexico 60 LOI free
52. Monaco 60 No
53. Mongolia 30 No
54. Netherlands 60 No
55. Nicaragua 90 Yes
56. New Zealand 60 No
57. Norway 60 No
58. UAE 60 No
59. Oman 60 LOI free
60. Peru 90 Yes
61. Poland 60 No
62. Portugal 60 No
63. Russia 30 No
64. Romania 60 LOI free
65. El Salvador 90 Yes
66. San Marino 60 LOI free
67. Saudi Arabia 60 No
68. Serbia 60 LOI free
69. Singapore 60 No
70. Slovakia 60 No
71. Slovenia 60 No
72. USA 60 No
73. Thailand 60 LOI free
74. Tajikistan 60 No
75. Turkmenistan 10 Yes
76. Turkey 90 No
77. Ukraine 90 No
78. Philippines 60 LOI free
79. Finland 60 No
80. France 60 No
81. Croatia 60 No
82. Montenegro 60 LOI free
83. Czech Republic 60 No
84. Chili 60 LOI free
85. Switzerland 60 No
86. Sweden 60 No
87. Sri Lanka 30 Yes
88. Ecuador 30 Yes
89. Estonia 60 No
90. South Africa 60 LOI free
91. Japan 60 No
92. India 30 Yes



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