1. Officially the Kyrgyz
  2. Officially the Kyrgyz Republic.
  3. Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country in Central Asia.
  4. The mountainous region of the Tian Shan covers over 80% of the country.
  5. Kyrgyzstan is occasionally referred to as "the Switzerland of Central Asia"
  6. A country located in Central Asia.
  7. Capital and largest city is Bishkek.
  8. The official language is Kyrgyz.
  9. Area: 199,951 km2
  10. Population: 6,000,000.
  11. Distance from Kerala to Kyrgyzstan is 3,376 km.
  12. Flight time from Bishkek to Kochi is 5 hours 29 minutes.


  1. Kyrgyzstan has a continental climate with cold winters and warm summers
  2. In the lowlands, the temperature ranges from around -6°C (21°F) in January to 24°C (75°F) in July.
  3. In the low-lying Fergana Valley of the south temperatures may peak as high as the low 40s in summer.
  4. In the highlands, the temperatures range from between -20° (-4°F in January to 12°C (54°F) in July, although some high mountain valleys can drop as low as -30°C (-22°F) in winter.
  5. Rainfall is fairly low throughout the country but there can be heavy snowfalls during winter
  6. The wettest area is the mountains above the Fergana Valley; the driest, the southwest shore of Lake Issyk-Kul.
  7. March to May and October to November are usually the wettest months

    Documents Required

  1. The visa application form is to be filled up online at should take a printout of the filled-in application form and submit in the Consular Section (while filling the online application, select Indian Mission: Kyrgyzstan-Bishkek. After filling-in and completing visa application online with a good quality passport size photograph, a print-out may be taken in PDF format.)
  2. One recent color photographs - 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm
  3. One photocopy of passport. Validity of passport should be for at least six months beyond period of expiry of India visa applied for.
  4. Admission letter or bonafide letter from the School /College/ University/Institution in India.
  5. Certificate of education from the educational institution in Kyrgyzstan.
  6. Guarantee letter from parents/guardian for financial support along with bank statement for past three months.
  7. For Research Visa, besides admission letter, a synopsis of proposed research, certificate of education from the educational institution in Kyrgyzstan are required.
  8. Notice: School/College/University/Institution in India must issue original admission/ bonfire letter to the student well in time so that the student can produce the same at the time of visa application. A copy of the letter may also be endorsed to the Embassy.

    Validity - Duration of visa will depend on the duration of course.

    Processing Time - One (1) working week subject to the documents being in order.

    Registration requirements in India

    • For visa of 180 days or less, no registration is required.
    • For continuous stay of more than 180 days, registration is required with Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) within 14 days of first arrival.


1Kirgizistan-Türkiye Manas Üniversitesi
2 Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transportation and Architecture
3 Uluslararasi Atatürk-Alatoo Üniversitesi
4 International University of Kyrgyzstan
5  Kyrgyz State Technical University
6 Talas State University
7 Naryn State University
8  Jalalabad State University


1 Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University
2 International University of Kyrgyzstan
3 Osh State University
4 Kyrgyz State Medical Academy
5 Asian Medical Institute
6  Jalalabad State University