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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Kyrgyzstan
Data Last Updated: September 20, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

Kyrgyzstan  has reopened for tourism, allowing travelers from certain countries to enter.

There are no mandatory testing or quarantine requirements. 

Starting Sept. 1, all travelers coming from Uzbekistan will be exempted from the requirement to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival.



Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan are maintaining restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of June 26.

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan previously eased measures imposed to stem the spread of COVID-19. Shopping centers, outdoor markets, hotels, spas, car dealerships, places of worship, and many other nonessential businesses have now reopened, subject to social distancing requirements.

Small restaurants and cafes have also reopened, provided they maintain a distance of 1.5 meters (5 feet) between tables. Electricians and plumbers and other public utility services are allowed to operate. Kindergartens that pass a Ministry of Health inspection are permitted to open.

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.

Airlines & Transport

Flights have already resumed at Manas airport along with the announcement of Kyrgyzstan’s reopening.

Interregional transport services, including daily domestic flights between Bishkek and Osh, have now resumed, though passengers must undergo health screenings, including temperature checks, prior to boarding transport.

Kyrgyzstan to resume flights with Kuwait on Sept. 10 and with Uzbekistan on Sept. 20.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Open to Tourists From:

32 Countries

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Belgium

China

Georgia

Germany

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Kuwait

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malaysia

Pakistan

Portugal

Qatar

Russia

Slovenia

South Korea

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Turkmenistan

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

Uzbekistan

Not Allowing Tourists From:

210 Countries

Afghanistan

Albania

Algeria

American Samoa

Andorra

Angola

Anguilla

Antarctica

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Aruba

Australia

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belize

Benin

Bermuda

Bhutan

Bolivia

Bonaire

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

British Virgin Islands

Brunei

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Canada

Cape Verde

Cayman Islands

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

Christmas Island

Cocos Islands

Colombia

Comoros

Cook Islands

Costa Rica

Croatia

Cuba

Curaçao

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Democratic Republic of Congo

Denmark

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Estonia

Eswatini

Ethiopia

Falkland Islands

Faroe Islands

Fiji

Finland

France

French Guiana

French Polynesia

Gabon

Gambia

Ghana

Gibraltar

Greece

Greenland

Grenada

Guadeloupe

Guam

Guatemala

Guernsey

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Hong Kong

Hungary

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Isle of Man

Israel

Ivory Coast

Jamaica

Jersey

Jordan

Kenya

Kiribati

Laos

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Macao

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malawi

Maldives

Mali

Malta

Marshall Islands

Martinique

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mayotte

Mexico

Micronesia

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Montenegro

Montserrat

Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar

Namibia

Nauru

Nepal

Netherlands

New Caledonia

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Niue

Norfolk Island

North Korea

Northern Mariana Islands

Norway

Oman

Palau

Palestine

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Pitcairn

Poland

Puerto Rico

Republic of Congo

Réunion

Romania

Rwanda

Saint Barthélemy

Saint Helena

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Martin

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

San Marino

Sao Tome and Principe

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Sint Maarten

Slovakia

Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Africa

South Georgia

South Sudan

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Syria

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tokelau

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turks and Caicos

Tuvalu

U.S. Virgin Islands

Uganda

Ukraine

United States

Uruguay

Vanuatu

Vatican City

Venezuela

Vietnam

Wallis and Futuna

Western Sahara

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

More Details

Last Updated: September 10, 2020

The culture, nature, and magnificent sights that can be found only in Kyrgyzstan is now open again for tourism. However, Kyrgyzstan only reopened its borders for tourism to select countries as of August 21, 2020.

Who Can Enter Kyrgyzstan?

Here's the list of the current countries who can enter to Kyrgystan:


September 10 update: Kyrgyzstan will resume flights with Kuwait on Sept. 10 and with Uzbekistan on Sept. 20. In addition, travelers arriving from Kuwait or Uzbekistan are exempted from the mandatory 14-day quarantine requirement upon arrival. All passengers will be subject to health screenings, including a temperature check.

Are There Testing and/or Quarantine Upon Entry?

As of now, there are no mandatory testing or quarantine requirements if the traveler is coming from one of the above countries.

However, PCR testing might soon become a requirement for arriving passengers.

In addition, all passengers arriving into Kyrgyzstan will undergo a health screening upon arrival. That is to say if symptoms are detected, they may be required to quarantine.

Other Entry Requirements

A valid Visa or Visa On Arrival if applicable depending on which origin a traveler is coming from. Wearing of face masks is mandatory in Kyrgyzstan.

What's Open in Kyrgyzstan?

  • Some hotels and accommodations.
  • Public transportation in Kyrgyzstan is operating.
  • Restaurants and cafes in Kyrgyzstan are open but bars remain closed.
  • Unfortunately, non-essential businesses and attractions in Kyrgyzstan remain closed.

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Sources: U.S. Embassy in The Kyrgyz Republic | Ministry of Health | Trips Guard


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Information for Non-Tourists

All nonresident foreign nationals remain indefinitely barred from entering the country via all ports of entry, including overland border crossings and airports.

Kyrgyz citizens and foreign nationals can leave the country.

Freight traffic remains unrestricted.

Kyrgyz nationals returning from countries with elevated disease activity will be placed in a mandatory quarantine facility for 14 days.Affected countries include, but are not limited to, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Iran, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the UK, and the US.

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