Yurt camp near Song Kul lake, Kyrgyzstan — Shutterstock

COVID-19 travel restrictions: Kyrgyzstan

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This article was published on July 6, 2022, and all the information in the article is correct as of this time. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check official sources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan is open for tourism to travelers from all countries. Nevertheless, please be aware that several COVID-19 restrictions are in place, and all foreign arrivals must follow them. 

Happy tourist is eating his breakfast at orange tent in the foggy mountains at rainy morning in Karakol national park, Kyrgyzstan — ShutterstockKarakol National Park, Kyrgyzstan — Shutterstock

Can I enter Kyrgyzstan if I am vaccinated?

You can enter Kyrgyzstan if you are fully vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated if you have had both doses of a double-dose vaccination or one dose of a single-dose vaccination at least 14 days before entering Kyrgyzstan.

As of April 2022, six vaccine drugs are approved in Kyrgyzstan:

  • AstraZeneca
  • Pfizer
  • Covilo
  • Sputnik V
  • Sputnik Light
  • QazVac

Travel documents if you are vaccinated

  • A vaccination certificate

Can I enter Kyrgyzstan if I am unvaccinated?

Presently, unvaccinated travelers can enter Kyrgyzstan.

Travel documents if you are vaccinated

  • A PCR negative test result issued no more than 72 hours before arrival

Can I leave Kyrgyzstan?

There are no specific COVID-19 regulations when it comes to leaving Kyrgyzstan. 

Can I leave Kyrgyzstan if I am vaccinated?

There are no restrictions for vaccinated travelers leaving Kyrgyzstan.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19 in paper or electronic format

In addition, a COVID-19 test result may also be required by certain countries. Please check the rules at your destination in advance. 

Can I leave Kyrgyzstan if I am unvaccinated?

Unvaccinated travelers can leave Kyrgyzstan.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country) or
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in Kyrgyzstan currently

At present, the COVID-19 situation in Kyrgyzstan is moderate.

Young adult female wearing face mask in airport terminal — ShutterstockBe mindful of local COVID-19 regulations when traveling to Kyrgyzstan — Shutterstock


Is it safe to travel to Kyrgyzstan right now?

Travel to Kyrgyzstan is safe providing you follow local COVID-19 regulations:

  • Wearing masks is mandatory indoors
  • Public transport, restaurants, cafes, and bars operate at a reduced capacity

Is Bishkek open to travelers?

Bishkek is open to travelers. COVID-19 regulations in the capital are the same as in the rest of the country. 

Do I have to go into quarantine if I go to Kyrgyzstan?

At present, arrivals do not have to undergo any quarantine or self-isolation in Kyrgyzstan.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Kyrgyzstan?

Please, be aware that, in addition to apps used in your origin country, carrying paper copies of your Covid documents may be useful while staying in Kyrgyzstan. 

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