Embassy of Switzerland in Kyrgyzstan
The Swiss Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic represents the Swiss Government and covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries and supervises Swiss projects implemented in Kyrgyzstan funded by two Swiss Federal Agencies – the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).
Switzerland supports Kyrgyzstan in its economic, social and political transitions. The objective of its Cooperation Programme is to promote peace and social cohesion as well as responsive and inclusive institutions and a sustainable development to improve the well-being of the population.
COVID-19 - Information on the situation
The Swiss Federal Council called on Swiss travelers (tourists and business travelers) to return home Press release.
Travel Admin App
If you are traveling in the region as a tourist or for business purposes please register on the Swiss Travel Admin App in order to be able to locate you in case of necessity. Make also sure to delete your registration once returned to Switzerland.
Situation in the country
Swiss citizens are allowed to enter Kyrgyzstan under usual immigration conditions. However, all visitors need to show a negative PCR test on arrival. Please check the latest entry requirements with the competent Kyrgyz authorities (Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to Switzerland, Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva) before travel, as they can change rapidly.
Mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland
The Swiss Government has decided to update the list of countries and areas with a high risk of infection on July 23rd 2020. According to this list people arriving from Kyrgyzstan will no longer have to undergo a 10 days mandatory quarantine upon arrival in Switzerland. For details please follow this link.
The consular services are presently operating in a reduced scale. If you need to come at the Embassy because of an emergency, please call or write us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On June 23, 2021, the Federal Council decided to lift the entry restrictions for persons from third countries who are vaccinated. For vaccinated third-country nationals, the regular entry requirements will apply again from June 26, 2021. For details please visit the visa section of this website.
Starting 01.11.2021, the Embassy of Switzerland in Bishkek accepts applications for travelers whose main destination is: Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Slovenia and Slovakia.
The Embassy also accepts applications for Poland for the following purposes: Visit for spouses/children of EU/EFTA nationals, official visits, business, sport and cultural events.
It is the traveler’s sole responsibility to determine prior to travel whether they fulfill the entry conditions for the countries they intend to visit. Information on the individual represented destinations can be found here: Estonia , Finland , France , Latvia , Poland , Slovakia , Slovenia (the information is given by the individual states; the Swiss Embassy is not responsible for the content).
The representation agreement with the Czech Republic remains suspended.
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COVID-19: Swiss support to Kyrgyzstan
The Swiss Cooperation contributes to prevent and respond to the COVID-19 crisis in Kyrgyzstan. It provides assistance to the Kyrgyz Government and operates in close coordination with other development partners and diplomatic representations.