Embassy of Switzerland in the Kyrgyz Republic
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.
In 2022 Switzerland and Kyrgyzstan will mark 30 years anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations. Read more here.
On the occasion of the Swiss National Day
Video message from Mr Alain Berset, President of the Swiss Confederation, to mark Swiss National Day 2023 for the Swiss Abroad.
Information on the travel
There are currently no COVID entry restrictions in place to travel to Switzerland.
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. 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.
Visa applications for Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia and Latvia must be submitted to VFS Global: Business Centre Asyl Tash, 6th floor, Ibraimova Street 115.
Applicants can find all details on the VFS website and here is also a click to talk function which is free of charge for all applicants.
The Embassy of Switzerland will no longer gives visa information by phone. For general questions, please call the VFS call center between 08.00am until 05.00pm under the following number: +996 990 013102.
In case of specific questions related to an individual application, you can write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on visa requirements and procedures, please visit the visa section of this website. Please note that the general number of the Swiss Embassy cannot give visa information.
+ 41 80 024 73 65
+ 41 58 465 33 33
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.