Kyrgyzstan (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 07 May, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Might be required to quarantine based on results.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 23.01.2021
1. Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure of the first embarkation point.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 8 years;
– passengers with a diplomatic passport.
2. Passengers could be subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival.
3. Visa on arrival facilities have been reinstated.


Detailed Tourist Information

Flights are now operating.

Central Asian flights will become more frequent from September the 20th when Air Astana begins operating between Almaty, Tashkent and Bishkek.

Russia has resumed flights with Kyrgyzstan.

A negative PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours before your arrival by flight or 120 hours before crossing a land border, is required 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. Requirements could change at short notice. Check with your airline or travel provider before travel.

Lockdown Details

Face masks are required to be worn in all public places and markets.

All Orthodox churches and mosques have canceled services.

Café’s, restaurants and markets have reopened with limited operating hours.

Bars, nightclubs and playgrounds have closed or are operating with restrictions.

Some accommodation including major hotels in Bishkek remain closed. You should check in advance with your accommodation provider and comply with any additional screening measures and other restrictions.

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