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Woow, No Tourist Visa required on your trip to Kyrgyzstan.

Citizens of United States of America do not require visas for travel to Kyrgyzstan and as it is one of the visa exempt countries.

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About Kazakhstan E-Visa


An e-Visa portal is launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, which helps facilitate visa issuance. Applying through this portal is an easy way, and you won't need to get an appointment at the Consular office or an embassy. You also won't need to present original documents to the consular office or an embassy. All you need is an internet connection and debit card or credit card for making the payment. The electronic Visa also gives you access to enter the territory of Kyrgyzstan as an ordinary sticker-visa in a passport. Also, the electronic Visa does not require any more information than a paper application requires.  

The Kyrgyzstan visa policy allows citizens of several Asian and EU countries visa-free entry. E-Visas and visas are available for up to 60 days upon arrival. In case of Visa-exempt or unable to apply for the Visa, you will need a sponsor in Kyrgyzstan for visa authorization. 

People of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cuba, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, North Korea, Russia, and Tajikistan can stay for an indefinite time in Kyrgyzstan without a Visa. 

Every traveller must have a separate visa, including children and infants. Check eligibility before applying for a Visa. 

Kyrgyzstan visa policy map.

All eligible Countries / Nationalities for an Kyrgyzstan eVisa Online / Visa on arrival / ETA / Invite letters

Congratulation! Citizens of below nationalities can avail of evisa online or visa on arrival to travel for certain propose:

Documents Required for Kyrgyzstan eVisa Online / Visa on arrival / ETA / Invite letters

Different Methods to Apply for a Visa

There is more than one way to apply for a Visa if you want to travel to Kyrgyzstan. 

Applying Online Through the Website

If you want to apply online for a Visa, you need to visit the website and check if you are eligible for Kyrgyzstan eVisa. If you are eligible for Visa on arrival or Visa-exempt, you can also apply for eVisa. 

The eVisa Process is easy; all you need to do is start the application. On the homepage, click on "Apply for a visa," attach a passport-size picture and a scanned copy of the passport. 

Pay the fees with a debit card or credit card. 

Wait for the visa processing procedure, which can take about a week. 

Applying for a Visa on Arrival to Kyrgyzstan

Upon arrival, you can get your Visa at Manas International Airport, which is valid for a specified amount of time. Visa on arrival is possible if you are from an eligible country.  

Applying at one of the Consulates or Embassies of Kyrgyzstan abroad

You can visit the Embassy to apply for a Visa as well. 

Kyrgyzstan Visa Categories

The Kyrgyz Republic offers different categories of Visas. These categories include Diplomatic, Official, Invest, Employment, Driver, Religious, Family, and Transit Visas.

Diplomatic Visa

A diplomatic Visa is issued to a diplomatic passport holder, a foreign citizen, visiting the Kyrgyz republic on Official affair. The period of this Visa can be 30 days, 90 days, or up to 1 year unless provided more time by an international treaty. This Visa is issued to

  • Governments
  • Head of Foreign states
  • Family members
  • Members of Foreign Official delegations.

Official Visa

Official Visa is issued to foreign citizens, someone with an official passport, visiting Kyrgyz republic on an official affair. This type of single, double, or multiple Visa is up to 90 days or one year. This Visa is issued unless provided more time by an international treaty. Official Visa is issued to:

  • Foreign citizens
  • Visiting the Kyrgyz Republic on invitation from the state offices of Kyrgyz Republic.
  • A foreign courier with diplomatic mail

Invest Visa

Period of Invest Visa is up to 3 years, and this type of Visa is issued if eligible for the following

  • head of a foreign investment company or investors and his family
  • carrying out investment activities in Kyrgyzstan
  • submitting necessary documents
  • certifying contribution to Kyrgyz Republic's economy of the material and monetary values equal to 10 million soms.
  • For industrial, financial, energy, agricultural, medical, engineering, construction, and IT technologies in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Employment Visa (w1)

Issued to someone with a work permit or individual entrepreneurship. A person with this Visa can work in the Kyrgyz Republic for 90 days without work and individual entrepreneurship permission. After a work permit, the Kyrgyz Republic issues multiple (w1) employment visas, with validity periods of the work permit.

Employment Visa (w2)

This Visa is issued to applicants following the law of the Kyrgyz Republic, "On External Labor Migration." Without a work permit, a person can perform labour work for up to 90 days. This Visa can be annually extended by Consular Services or the Ministry of foreign affairs.

Driver's Visa

A driver's Visa is issued to a foreign citizen visiting Kyrgyzstan for international cargo transportation through a truck. This Visa is issued for a maximum of 6 months if the applicant is staying, and the period is not more than 30 days during one trip unless an international treaty provides more time.

Religion Visa

This visa is issued to the missioners visiting the Kyrgyz Republic with cooperation from a religious organization. The period of this type of Visa is 60 days.

Family Visa

Family Visa is issued to the family members of a foreign citizen living in the Kyrgyz Republic. These members can be Underage Children, Spouses, and dependent parents. The period of this type of Visa is up to 1 year.

Transit Visa

A Transit Visa is issued to an applicant going to a third country through the Kyrgyz Republic. The period of this Visa is up to 5 days.

Kyrgyzstan Visa Types 

There are many types and categories of Visas provided by the Kyrgyz Republic. Common Visa types are Kyrgyzstan Tourist Visa, Kyrgyzstan Business Visa, Kyrgyzstan Study Visa, Kyrgyzstan Private Visa. Let's discuss them.

Kyrgyzstan Tourist Visa

Kyrgyzstan is an excellent tourism location. If you want to see those beautiful mountains and landscapes, then Kyrgyzstan provides tourists interested in visiting Kyrgyzstan. This Visa is for a short period.

Kyrgyzstan Business Visa

Interested in doing business in Kyrgyzstan? The Kyrgyz Republic will provide you with a Business Visa. This Visa can work for the people visiting the Kyrgyz Republic for Business Purposes, including attending a conference, negotiations, or a sporting event that the Kyrgyz Republic government or an organization organizes.

Student Visa

This Visa is issued to an applicant visiting Kyrgyzstan to study for up to 90 days. If the applicant is enrolled in a Kyrgyz higher education institution, this period can be extended to 1 year.

Kyrgyzstan Work Visa

If you find some work or get a work permit for a job in the Kyrgyz Republic, then you can get a Kyrgyzstan Work Visa.

Kyrgyzstan Private Visa

If you want to visit Kyrgyzstan for a short period, a Kyrgyzstan Private Visa is the best option. This Visa works for you to visit Kyrgyzstan to meet relatives, marry a Kyrgyz national, family reunion, or seek medical treatment. You won't be able to work in Kyrgyz with this type of Visa.

 

Entry Requirements for Kyrgyzstan eVisa

Kyrgyzstan Visa Application Requirements

If you want to visit Kyrgyzstan, you need to have a visa with some requirements of its own. The requirements are

  • You need to authorize a letter from the Ministry of Foreign affairs.
  • After you get your authorization letter, you need to complete the Visa Application form.
  • The Visa Application form requires one passport-sized picture of yourself, attached to the Visa application form.
  • A passport belonging to you has at least 90 more days before expiry.
  • The passport needs to have at least one or more blank pages.
  • Next, you need to pay the Visa fee. The Visa fees depend on where you belong from, the country you belong to, the purpose of your visit to Kyrgyzstan.
  • The price also depends on which entry type your Visa is; single-entry or multiple-entry Visa.
  • Proof of your travel arrangements, including flight tickets and accommodation proof.
  • In case of applying via mail; A pre-paid envelope with your address so that the Embassy can get back to you regarding your documents.
  • If you are exempt from the eligibility or requirements from Visa on arrival, then you don't need a Visa authorization letter.

How to Apply for Kazakhstan Online Visa

If you want to Visit Kyrgyzstan and apply online, you need to apply for a Kyrgyzstan eVisa. You can apply through the official government website provided by the government of Kyrgyzstan. The steps are as follows:

  • Click on "Apply for Visa"
  • Attach a scanned copy of the passport
  • Upload a passport-size picture
  • Pay the fees for eVisa through your debit card or credit card.
  • Wait for the eVisa to be processed, which can take about one week.

 

The eVisa can be used at the following entry points in Kyrgyzstan:

  • Manas International Airport
  • Chon Kapka
  • Osh International Airport
  • Chaldybar- border crossing
  • Ak-Tilek border crossing
  • Dostuk border crossing
  • Kyzyl-Bel border crossing
  • Kulundu border crossing
  • Irkeshtam border crossing
  • Torugart border crossing

Kyrgyzstan Visa Processing time: How Long Do You Have to Wait?

After you meet all the requirements for the Visa for visiting Kyrgyzstan, whether you applied online or visited the Embassy, the Visa takes some time to be processed. The processing usually takes seven working days. The Embassy processes your Visa application by checking and approving your Visa application. Applying through the mail would take more time as the documents reaching the Embassy or back to you also takes some time. Try to apply in advance and a bit before your intended trip so that your documents can reach the Embassy in time and back to you.

Kyrgyzstan Visa Fee

The Visa fee depends on which country you are applying from, the reason for your trip to the Kyrgyz Republic, and how many times you can use your Visa. Let's see the Visa Fees from the US to know the fees you might be paying.

  • USD ---- for a single-entry tourist visa with a duration of one month
  • A single-entry business, study or private Visa costs USD --- with up to one month validity
  • Multiple-entry Visa costs USD --- with up to one month validity.

Kyrgyzstan Visa Extension

If your Visa is running out of time; expiring, then you need to contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kyrgyzstan to get a Visa Extension. Remember that you must apply at least ten days before the expiry date on your Visa. For visa extension, you will require:

  • A copy of the passport and your Visa
  • A letter will also be required explaining why you need a Visa extension
  • The extension fee payment
  • A passport-sized picture

Kyrgyzstan visa Validity

Residents of Mongolia, Serbia, and Ukraine can visit the Kyrgyz Republic without a Visa and stay up to 90 days without a Visa. Armenia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Cuba, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, North Korea, Russia, and Tajikistan can stay for an indefinite time in Kyrgyzstan without a Visa. 

People with a Tourist Visa have a validity of 90 days from the Kyrgyz Republic, and you can stay in Kyrgyz for a maximum of 30 days with such a Visa. This visa is issued for single, double, or multiple entries. 

You can even get a Visa for a longer duration, depending on the reason. The duration can be six months or up to one year, depending on the reason for the stay. 

Suppose you want to live in the Kyrgyz Republic for an extended period or long-term. In that case, you need to exchange the Visa with a residence permit at the Ministry of Foreign affairs upon your arrival to the country.

About Kyrgyzstan

  • Kazakhstan is a country of more than 6 million people.
  • The area Kazakhstan covers is 199,900 square kilometres, of which 94% is covered in the mountains.
  • The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek, and the language spoken is Kyrgyz.
  • Islam is the main religion of Kyrgystan, with over 75% of Muslims, 20% Orthodoxy, and 5% other religions.
  • The national currency of Kyrgyzstan in Kyrgyz Som; 69 Som makes 1 USD.
  • The average temperature of Kyrgyzstan in January is -4° C, while 14 ° C in July.
  • Its territory is 1500 meters above sea level.
  • The country is excellent for tourism, including 22 diverse ecosystems, 160 varieties of different mountains, and plain landscapes.
  • Famous mountain peaks are Pobeda peak, Lenin Peak, and Khan Tengri Peak.
  • There are 1923 beautiful lakes as well.
  • Lake Issyk-Kul, one of the deepest and largest mountain lakes globally
  • There are about 40,000 rivers and creeks which is the primary source of water for Kyrgyzstan.

 

Regular visasAll Countries / Nationalities that required regular visa for Kyrgyzstan

The following travellers need a visa to come to Kyrgyzstan by any method of travel – by plane, by road, by train, or cruise ship

FAQs about Kyrgyzstan eVisa

Suppose you are looking for the easiest way to enter the Kyrgyz Republic, then all you need to do is go to the website and fill the online application. It's even easier for you as you won't need to visit the Kyrgyz mission as you can pay for the Visa online with your credit card or debit card. After you receive the confirmation through the portal, you can visit the Kyrgyz Republic.

You need to check if you are eligible for the e-Visa before applying. All you have to do is visit the website, click on the main page, click on the "Apply for Visa" button, and select the country you are applying from, Visa Type, and type of Travel document.

You need to fill the form only in English; you cannot complete the form in any other language.

The eVisa application form has a few steps. If you make a mistake, do correct it before making the payment, or you will have to submit a new eVisa application form. You can change the information from Preview & Confirmation.

The email Verification is valid for just 72 hours. Your application will be canceled for security reasons if you don't verify your email within 72 hours.

 Application for the Long Stay / employments Visas, contact to these embassy below