The Kyrgyz Republic Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
June 23, 2023

Kyrgyzstan - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

O D K E N H U T C

Reissued with updates to health information. 

Exercise normal precautions in the Kyrgyz Republic. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Reconsider Travel to the border region with Tajikistan due to the potential for violent border clashes.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to the Kyrgyz Republic.

If you decide to travel to the Kyrgyz Republic:

  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Review the Crime and Safety Report for the Kyrgyz Republic.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
  • Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
  • Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

Border Region with Tajikistan – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to the border region with Tajikistan due to intermittent border clashes in the Batken region of Kyrgyzstan. Travelers are at heightened risk of injury or death when visiting or transiting that region.  Armed violence may occur with little or no warning. 

Travel Advisory Levels

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Bishkek
171 Prospect Mira
Bishkek 720016
Kyrgyz Republic
Telephone
+(996)(312) 597-000
Emergency
+(996)(312) 597-733
Fax
+(996)(312) 597-744

Kyrgyzstan Map