CORONAVIRUS TRAVEL GUIDE TO KYRGYZSTAN 2021
Updated by 3rd of July 2021
KYRGYZSTAN OPEN FOR TOURISM 2021: ALL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (COVID-19)
Kyrgyzstan has opened its borders to all tourists in the world since December 4, 2020, situation with COVID-19 is still stable and the vaccination of the population has already begun. Foreign citizens and stateless persons can arrive in Kyrgyzstan by regular flights (to Manas, Osh and Issyk-Kul airports). We remind you that you must present the results of a PCR test for coronavirus, taken no more than 72 hours before departure, when boarding. If you are already vaccinated then you can visit without PCR test but only those vaccines that are recognized by Kyrgyzstan. Therefore we recommend you have a PCR test before to visit country.
At the moment most of the new cases in Bishkek (capital) about 1300 people per day. We don't recommend to be in Bishkek for long time. Only as a city for arrival and departure from/to Kyrgyzstan. Rest of the country is a little amount of cases. Have a save trip!
Short statistics COVID-19 cases in Kyrgyzstan for 2nd of August 2021.
Kyrgyzstan receive safe travels stamp from WTTC
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has given seven more countries its coveted ‘Safe Travels Stamp’, including popular tourist hot spots like Thailand and Barbados.
Today (14/05/2021), the WTTC announced that Thailand, Barbados, Cyprus, Abu Dhabi, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mongolia, and Kyrgyzstan are among the latest to join the ever-growing list.
COVID-19 testing entry requirements for Kyrgyzstan
Here we have prepared a list of how you can plan your trip to Kyrgyzstan, taking into account the covid requirements.
Check VISA requirements
Holders of passports issued by the following 61 nations are not required to obtain a visa for Kyrgyzstan.These are mainly countries in Europe, North America, Asia and others. Here you can read more information about it.Also you can apply for e-visa and check do you need visa or not https://www.evisa.e-gov.kg/
Plan your flight to Kyrgyzstan
Popular flights to Kyrgyzstan is from Istanbul (Turkish Airlines) or Dubai to Bishkek (FRU) capital of Kyrgyzstan. We recommend you visit Kyrgyzstan through airports such as Manas, Osh and Issyk-Kul.
A negative PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours before your arrival
All passengers arriving by air into Kyrgyzstan will have to produce proof of a negative PCR test, in original paper form, that was taken no longer than 72 hours before departure of the first embarkation point. Test is needed for all foreign nationals entering Kyrgyzstan. In case of flight delays or extended transit exceeding 72 hours, the passenger must take a PCR test upon arrival to the country. If you are already vaccinated then you can visit without PCR test but only those vaccines that are recognized by Kyrgyzstan. Therefore we recommend you have a PCR test before to visit country.
For passengers entering with the PCR test proof, there are no mandatory quarantine requirements.
However, passengers will undergo a health screening upon arrival and if symptoms are detected, they may be required to quarantine.
Plan your return journey
You don't need PCR test to leave Kyrgyzstan but if the host country requires a PCR test, then you can do it at "Bonetsky's laboratory" or Aqualab. They have branches in many cities (Karakol, Naryn, Balykchy, Osh and e.t.c) of the country and you can take in any of them and collect the results in the capital. Usually test takes 1 day in Bishkek. If you do it in another city and it will take 2 days and you can collect results in Bishkek. Price of PCR test about 20-27 US dollar. Also at airport Korean company launched express tests that take 2 hour. It cost about 40$.
LIST OF LABORATORIES IN KYRGYZSTAN
|NAME OF LABORATORY||RESULTS||BRANCHES||PRICE||CONTACTS|
|AMSBIO LAB||2h, 4h, 1 day||Bishkek, Airport||from 20$ - 40$||+996 222 737737, Moskovaskay 130 st., Manas airport 2nd floor|
|AQUA LAB||4h, 1 day||Bishkek, Karakol, Naryn, Osh, Balychky and e.t.c.||from 20$ - 40$||https://aqualab.kg/|
|BONETSKY LAB||4h, 1 day||Bishkek, Karakol, Naryn, Osh, Balychky and e.t.c.||from 20$ - 40$||https://www.intelmed.kg/|