Information for obtaining a study visa for foreign students

How to get a study visa for a foreign student?

After crossing the state border of the Kyrgyz Republic, you must register at your place of residence within 5 days or submit documents for registration to the passport and visa department of the EIMU. 

To register, you must provide the following documents:

  • passport and a photocopy of it;
  • a receipt for payment of the state fee;
  • a notarized application from the owner of the apartment where the student lives (if he does not live in the hostel of the EIMU campus)

Study visas are issued for a period of no more than 1 academic year, with the possibility of an annual extension with a total period of no more than 5 years, or the duration of a training course in a particular educational institution.

To obtain a visa, you must provide the following documents:

  • avalid passport;
  • application from the dean's office of the faculty;
  • a copy of the individual contract between the student and EIMU;
  • photo in digital format;
  • certificate from the place of study.

The list of foreign states with the terms of exemption of foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in the Kyrgyz Republic from registration at the place of stay in the authorized state bodies or at the place of residence (Press to proceed)

For additional information:

The Visa Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic handles the acceptance and issuance of documents for visa processing in the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as visa support for foreign citizens and stateless individuals upon the request of legal entities (government bodies; diplomatic missions and consular offices of foreign states in the Kyrgyz Republic; international organizations and their representations in the Kyrgyz Republic; and other organizations) and personal applications from individuals.

The Visa Center is located at: 10 Togolok Moldo Street, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

Working hours: Daily, except Wednesdays and holidays, for document submission and collection regarding visa matters from 09:00 to 12:00 and from 13:30 to 16:00.

Passport collection for processed applications: From 16:30 to 17:30.

Lunch break: From 12:00 to 13:30.

Telephone: +996 312 66-30-70.