Visa policy of Kyrgyzstan

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The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic allows citizens of specific countries/territories to visit Kyrgyzstan for tourism or business purposes without having to obtain a visa.[1][2] In February 2014 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced a proposal to abolish the visa-free regime for 44 countries whose citizens were added to the visa-free list in 2012.[3]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Kyrgyzstan

Visa exemption[edit]

A Kyrgyz Visa in a German Passport (2011)

Holders of passports issued by the following 12 nations are not required to obtain a visa for Kyrgyzstan:[4]

1 – provided being permanent residents of country of nationality.

Holders of passports issued by the following 2 nations are not required to obtain a visa for Kyrgyzstan for a maximum stay of 90 days:[5]

Holders of passports issued by the following 45 nations are not required to obtain a visa for Kyrgyzstan for a maximum stay of 60 days:[6]

Holders of passports issued by the following 2 nations are not required to obtain a visa for Kyrgyzstan for a maximum stay of 30 days:[7]

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

Visa on arrival[edit]

Holders of passports issued by the following nations are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival valid for a maximum stay of 30 days:[8]

Holders of passports issued by the following nations are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival valid for stays longer than 60 days:[9]

2 – except Cyprus, Bulgaria and Romania

Electronic visa[edit]

Kyrgyzstan will start issuing electronic visas in spring 2015. Electronic visas will be issued for stays up to 60 days with an option to extend the stay.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Visa Information". Timatic. IATA. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Visa Requirement, Consular Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Timatic
  5. ^ Timatic
  6. ^ Timatic
  7. ^ Timatic
  8. ^ Timatic
  9. ^ Timatic
  10. ^ Issuing of electronic visas for foreign citizens to start in spring 2015

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