Kyrgyzstan Visa Types
Diplomatic passport holders who need to travel to Kyrgyzstan for official business can apply for a Diplomatic Visa (D).
It can be issued as a 30-day multiple-entry visa to foreign heads of state and government, members of foreign official delegations, and their family members.
This type of visa may also be issued for one year to persons holding diplomatic or consular positions in a foreign diplomatic/consular mission or head of a representative mission of an international organization in Kyrgyzstan. . This also applies to their accompanying family members.
Foreign diplomatic couriers can apply for a diplomatic visa to enter the country once, twice or multiple times for a maximum period of 90 days.
The Investment Visa (I) is a multiple-entry visa valid for 3 years.
It can be received by investors or managers of foreign investment companies (and their family members) carrying out investment activities in Kyrgyzstan.
They submit the necessary documents confirming the contribution to the Kyrgyz economy with a monetary and material value equivalent to 10 million soms.
Investments can be made for industrial, agricultural, financial, energy, educational, medical, engineering and construction purposes as well as technological purposes.
The employment visa (W1) is issued to those who want to work in Kyrgyzstan or have individual entrepreneurship.
An employment visa (W2) issued to applicants who have other procedures for carrying out professional activity under the laws of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Student visa (S) is issued for a period of 3 months to those who wish to study in Kyrgyzstan.
It can be extended for an additional year if the applicant is studying at a higher education institution or for the duration of the course at the originally designated educational institution of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Business visa (B) is designed to conduct business, attend business meetings, conferences, congresses, sporting events, etc.
With this type, in Kyrgyzstan it can be said up to 90 days.
Kyrgyzstan Tourist Visa (TS) allows visitors to the Kyrgyz Republic for sightseeing, entertainment and exploring the country.
The travel category is granted for a maximum period of 90 days (3 months).
Religious visas (F) are issued to missionaries traveling to Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with religious organizations with the permission of the state authority for religious affairs.
The religious category lasts 60 days (2 months).
Family (F) visas may be issued to family members (spouse, minor children and dependent parents) of foreigners in the Official (O), Employment ( W1 and W2) and Study Abroad (S).
This visa is issued on the basis of a residence permit without the right to work. It is issued for a maximum term of one year and can be renewed each year.
The relative visa (RL) is for foreigners willing to visit their close relatives who are citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Visa to ethnic Kyrgyz
The visa to ethnic Kyrgyz (M) can be received by ethnic Kyrgyz and by those born in the Kyrgyzstan territory and are able to obtain the status of “Kairylman.”
The Guest visa (G) is designed for various private visits (visiting friends, receiving medical services, etc.).
Guest category stays valid for 60 days.
The leave visa (L) is issued to foreign citizens who have violated the conditions of stay on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic. It is valid for up to 10 days for these foreigners to leave the country.
The transit visa (TR) is a single entry and valid for 5 days. It is suitable for travelers who need to cross the Kyrgyz border to reach their next destination.