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Kyrgyzstan Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Australian Yes No No
EU Yes No No
British Yes No No
USA Yes No No
Canadian Yes No No


To enter Kyrgyzstan, a passport valid for six months on the date of entry, with one blank page, is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Holders of a visa for Kyrgyzstan require a passport valid for at least six months beyond the expiration date of their visa, with at least two blank pages.


Visas are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 60 days.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Kyrgyzstan.


Nationals of all countries can apply for an e-visa for stays up to 30 or 90 days with touristic or business purposes when arriving or travelling via the international airports Manas and Osh or via one of ten designated border crossings.

Types and Cost

A variety of single-, double- and multiple-entry visas are available, including tourist visas and ordinary visas (for business travellers).

Information about the current visa fees can be obtained at the responsible consular department.


Tourist visas are usually valid for one month. Ordinary (business) visas are valid for up to a year and can be extended annually up to five years.


Transit visas are usually valid for five days.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

Allow five working days for visa processing, though some applications may take longer. Three-day processing is available for double the usual fee.

Extension of stay

Tourist visas can usually only be extended in an emergency by up to two months.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

British Embassy in Kazakhstan

Telephone: +7 7172 556 200
Address: , Kosmonavtov 62, Renco Building 6th floor, Astana, ,
Opening times:

Mon-Thu 08.30-17.00; Fri 08.30-15.30

Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the USA

Telephone: (202) 449 9822
Address: NW, 2360 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, 20008,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 09.30-12.00 (visa section)

Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7935 1462
Address: 119 Crawford Street, Ascot House, London, W1U 6BJ,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1800; 0930-1230 (visa section).

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