Guided Trekking tours in
Kyrgyz Tien Shan
&
Pamir Mountains

Kyrgyzstan visa 

PASSPORT/VISAS

  According to a decree introduced by Kyrgyz government in 2012, nationals of the following countries enjoy visa free regime with Kyrgyzstan for up to 60 days: Australia; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bahrain; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brunei-Darussalam; Canada; Croatia; Cuba; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Japan; Italy; Kazakhstan; Kuwait; Latvia; Lithuania; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Malaysia (30 days); Malta; Moldova; Monaco; Mongolia; the Netherlands; New Zealand; North Korea; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Qatar; Russia; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Korea; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Tajikistan; Turkey (30 days); Ukraine (90 days); United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States of America; Uzbekistan; Vatican City and Vietnam.

  The passport holders of the following countries can obtain a visa, valid for up to one month, from any Kyrgyz Consular Office, without an invitation - on the basis of a personal application: Albania; Andorra; Argentina; Brazil; Bulgaria; Chile; Cyprus; Indonesia; Israel; Macedonia; Mexico; Montenegro; Oman; Philippines; Romania; San Marino; Serbia; South Africa; Thailand; Venezuela.*

Please Note*

- Visa regulations within the CIS are liable to change at short notice.

- It is possible to obtain a 1 month Kyrgyz tourist visa on arrival to Bishkek Manas Airport.

- It is possible to receive a 1 month Kyrgyz tourist visa in Kazakhstan embassies and consulates worlwide providing a Letter of Invitation (LOI) registered with Kyrgyz MFA issued by Kyrgyzstan resident or company.

- It is now possible to travel in some regions of Kyrgyzstan with valid Kazakhstan multy entrance visa. These regions are: Issyk Kul region, Chui region and Talas region. Same ruled applied if you travel in Kazakhstan with Kyrgyzstan multy entrance visa, you can visit Djambul and Almaty administrative districts. This rule requires double entry visas and the first country to visit sould be the one which visa you have, in other words having Kazakh visa you should start your trip in Kazakhstan and then continue to Kyrgyzstan.

- Please note that the only legal places where you can cross the border is at a designated border crossing - which means that now it is NOT possible to follow the trekking routes over the mountains from Issyk-Kul to Almaty which were popular in Soviet times.

Entry/Exit stamps

  The only legal way to enter the Kyrgyz Republic is at a designated entry point. This means that it is no longer possible to trek over the border (from Almaty to Issyk Kul lake). Moreover, it is very important to receive a stamp in your passport at the border crossing point as proof of when and where you entered the country.

  If there are no officials in passport control or they claim not to have a stamp (both of which have been known to happen in the past) you should at least note the date, time and place where you crossed the border. It would also be helpful if you note the name and number of any official on duty.

  If you have some document - such as an airline ticket or a hotel receipt - which shows when you were in the other country - that might also help … but the stamp in the passport is the only sure way to avoid potential problems.

Border permits

  There are some certain territories in Kyrgyzstan that along with visa require a border permit. Border permit is issued by Visa department of Ministry of Internal Affairs and registered with Border Guard unit in Bishkek. Allow 14 or more work days for both departments. Please note we do not issue border permits to self guided groups and individuals due to increased injures and several deaths in Kyrgyz Tien Shan mountains.

KYRGYZSTAN EMBASSIES ABROAD


Country
Contacts
AUSTRIA
Invalidenstrasse,3/8
1030 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +431 5350379
Fax: +431 5350313
e-mail: kyrbot@nnweb.at
http://www.austria.embassy.kg
BELGIUM
47, Rue de l'Abbaye
1050 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 6401868
Fax: +(322)6400131
e-mail: akyrgyz.embassy@skynet.be
http:/belgium.embassy.kg
CHINA
King's Garden Villa, block "H", house #10/11, Street Syao Yun #18, district Xiaoyun, 100 016 China
Tel: + 86 10 65326459
Fax: + 86 10 65326459
e-mail: tianshan@kyrgyzstan.link263.com
http://www.kyrgyzstanembassy.cn
GERMANY
Otto-Suhr-Allee 146, 10585 Berlin; Germany
Tel: +49 30 34781338
Fax: +49 30 34781362
e-mail: info@botschaft-kirgisien.de
http://www.botschaft-kirgisien.de/
Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic (Frankfurt Branch Office)
Bronnerstrase 20,Frankfurt 60313 ôàêñ: (069) 216-58-918
KAZAKHSTAN
Dipgorodok B-5
Astana, Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 7172 242024
Fax: +7 7172 242414
e-mail: kr@mail.online.kz
UZBEKISTAN 30 Samatova st.,
700000 Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Tel: + 998 71 2374793, 2374294, 2398613
Fax: + 998 71 1207294
e-mail: erkindik@sarkor.uz
http://www.kyrgyz.sarkor.uz
UN
Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Nations
866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 477
New York, NY 10017, U.S.A.
Tel: +(1212)4864214, 4864654, Fax: +(1212)486-5259
e-mail: kgzun@undp.org; kyrgyzstan@un.int
or
Chemin de la Voie-Creuse 16
1202 Geneva Switzerland
Tel: +(41-22)7340900, Fax: +(41-22)7340901
e-mail: kyrgyzstan@un.int
MALAYSIA
50400, 10th floor, Wisma Sin Heap Lee, 346 Jalan Tun Razak Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 3 21632012, 21649862
Fax:+ 60 3 21632024
e-mail: embassy@kyrgyzembassy.org.my
http://www.kyrgyzembassy.org.my
RUSSIA
64, Bolshaya Ordynka st.,
113095 Moscow, Russian Federation
Tel: +7 495 2374882
Fax: +7 495 951 60 62
e-mail: embassy@embas-kyrg.msk.ru
http://www.kyrgyzembassy.ru
TAJIKISTAN
56 Said Nusir st., Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Tel: + 992 37 2242611
Fax: +(992-372)2242611
e-mail: info@kgembassy.tj
http://www.kgembassy.tj
TURKMENISTAN
85 Gerogly st.,
744000 Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan
Tel: +993 12 355506
Fax: +993 12 355506
e-mail: kg@online.tm
http://www.kyrgyzembassytm.org
TURKEY
Turan Gunes Bulvari 15.Cadde No. 21,Yildiz/Oran-Ankara
Tel: +90 312 4913506, 4913507
Fax: + 90 312 4913513
e-mail: kirgiz-o@tr.net
http://www.kgembassy.org.tr
UNITED KINGDOM
Ascot House
119 Crawfort St, London W1H 1AF, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 79351462
Fax: +44 20 79357449
e-mail: email@kyrgyz-embassy.org.uk
http://www.kyrgyz-embassy.org.uk
USA
2360 Massachusetts Avenue, 20008, U.S.A.
Tel: +1 202 4499826; 4499832
Fax: +1202 3367550
e-mail: consul@kgembassy.org
http://www.kgembassy.org

KYRGYZSTAN CONSULATES ABROAD


Country
Contacts
USA
866 UN Plaza, Suite 477
New York, NY 10017, U.S.A.
Tel: +1 212 4864214
Fax: +1 212 4865259
e-mail: kyrgyzstan@un.int
KAZAKHSTAN
68A, Amageldy st,
480000 Almaty, Kazakhstan
Tel: +(7-3272)632911,443830
Fax: +(7-3272)633362
e-mail: alche@kyrgyz.almaty.kz
UAE
Dubai, Deira, Port Saeed, Mohd. Saeed Harib Bldg, Suit #204
Tel: +971 4 2972448
Fax: +971 4 2970242
e-mail: kyrgyzco@emirates.net.ae http://www.kyrgyzconsuae.org
TURKEY
Lamartin caddesi, Taksim
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 212 2756767
Fax: + 90 212 2359293
e-mail: genkon@tr.net

 

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