*Entry to Kyrgyzstan: A negative PCR test from no more than 72 hours before your arrival by air is now needed for foreign citizens to enter Kyrgyzstan. If your journey is delayed and your results are outside the 72 hour period you will need to have a further PCR test on arrival. Requirements could change at short notice. Check with your airline before travel. For any questions on entry or exit requirements you should contact the relevant Kyrgyz authorities on +996 312 881 618.
Passengers may have their temperature tested on arrival. However, if you’re showing symptoms of Coronavirus you may be taken to state medical facilities. You’re likely to be subject to temperature checks, and other medical observation on arrival, and could be asked to self-isolate at home. For any questions on visa and registration requirements, you can contact the Kyrgyz visa service for information on your individual circumstances at firstname.lastname@example.org or +996 312 66 30 70 and +996 702 42 88 65 (WhatsApp). Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Inter-regional public transport services are operating. Transport providers may have additional hygiene requirements. You should check with your transport provider before travel. In Bishkek, public transport and taxi services continue to operate as usual.
*Public places and services: Most businesses and public spaces in Kyrgyzstan have now reopened. In Bishkek there are restrictions on iftars and other gatherings. Businesses may be following additional hygiene and sanitary requirements. You should comply with hygiene and social distancing requirements. Local authorities may introduce new restrictions if the Coronavirus situation deteriorates. You should follow local government announcements and media reporting for further information. Taxi services and city public transport are able to operate as normal. Internal flights between Bishkek, Osh, Jalalabad and Batken are operating, though with a reduced service.
*Face covering requirements: Some businesses and other organisations need visitors to wear a face mask. You should comply with any additional screening measures and other restrictions.
*Accommodation: Accommodation including major hotels are operating as usual. You should check in advance with your accommodation provider and comply with any additional screening measures and other restrictions.