Find a step by step instructions for the IT rellocation to Kyrgyzstan
Find a step by step instructions for the IT rellocation to Kyrgyzstan
Find a step by step instructions for the IT rellocation to Kyrgyzstan
How to get to Kyrgyzstan?
Manas Airport is the main international airport in Kyrgyzstan, located 25 kilometres (16 mi) north-northwest of the capital Bishkek. Everyday flights to the International Manas Airport embodied from different parts of the world. You can fly to Kyrgyzstan directly from Istanbul, Moscow, Almaty, Antalya, Dubai, Sharjah, New Delhi etc.
Here you can find an information about the transportation from Manas airport to Bishkek.
Entry procedure
Kyrgyzstan cancels requirement for PCR test for vaccinated citizens arriving in the country
Visa Free entry for citizens of the following 60 counties
No international passports required for citizens of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Tajikistan
In accordance with the Protocol to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on mutual visa-free travel of citizens of November 30, 2000, signed in Astana on March 24, 2005, citizens Russian Federation may enter the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic.
PCR Test free entry
From 1st of May 2022, Kyrgyzstan canceled the mandatory requirement for a negative PCR test or a certificate of vaccination against coronavirus infection for citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic and foreigners crossing checkpoints along the entire length of the state border by all means of transport.
To figure the rest of the visa free permitted countries and find out the exact days you can stay in Kyrgyzstan visa free, please visit the this page
How to obtain a permanent residence permit

To obtain a permanent residence permit in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, foreign citizens and stateless persons apply to the district internal cases at the place of temporary residence with the presentation of the following documents:

Fill out 2 copies of the form established by
Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic;
Medical Certificate
Please bring a medical certificates on the state of health (certificate from AIDS Center, RPND, RND);
Receipt of Payment
Please bring a receipts of payment of the state fee for consideration and execution of documents in the amount established by the Government the Kyrgyz Republic;
Please bring 2 photographs of 33x43 mm size.
What does KSSDA do?
Promotion of legal entities and individuals working in the field of software to the foreign market
Expression and promotion of the collective interests of the members of the Association in the framework of their professional activities related to the development of software and services
Providing consulting services to organizations and individuals working in the software development industry
Research, evaluation and monitoring of the information technology market
Organization and holding of conferences, industry events, including competitions, olympiads, exhibitions, round tables, festivals, hackathons and seminars, forums, round tables and other public events
Promoting the development of fair competition in the field of information technology
Work with international organizations to attract international experts from the software development industry to exchange experience
Representing the interests of all members of the Association in international organizations
Special preferential conditions with partners in goods and services for members of the Association
Protection of the rights and interests of the members of the Association, including against illegal actions of the relevant administrative, supervisory and other bodies on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic
How foreigners can open a bank account?
Foreign citizens can open an account/card in the following banks by submitting an application in any branches of the banks. To submit an application, you need to have a general passport of a foreign citizen and a notarized translation of the passport, if the document is not in Russian, and a coupon for temporary registration on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The account is opened immediately upon application, the cost is 102 soms. The card will be ready in 7 business days. The card is opened free of charge. At the same time, there are commissions for annual maintenance and a minimum balance that will be blocked at the first replenishment of the card and returned when it is closed.
When you open a bank account, the som and ruble will be indicated by default - without a card.
The card can be issued only for USD and EUR accounts. The price will differ depending on the type of card.
Issuance of Visa Classic. No commission for urgent issue. Commission for reissue of the card - 500 som.
The process of opening an account takes 15 minutes. Card issue will take 5 working days in Bishkek, urgent issue will take 2 working days from the moment of application.
You can get a personalized card only at the branch of the Bank, the card is made within 7-10 working days. The cost is 270 soms, the annual service is 120 soms.
You can issue a bank account in any brach of Demir Bank for 306 soms. The card will be ready in 10 working days. Additional accounts will be opened free of charge
Residents about us
How much does it cost to rent an apartment in Bishkek?
A one-room furnished apartment
The average cost of renting a one-room furnished apartment in Bishkek was:
104th series - 15,400 soms (from 8,000 to 25,400);
105th series - 15,500 (from 10,000 to 25,500);
106th series - 17,200 (from 13,000 to 30,000);
individual type - 16,700 (from 8,500 to 26,000);
"elites" - 26,200 (from 17,000 to 46,600);
hotel type - 7,000 (from 5,000 to 9,000).
A two-room furnished apartment
The average cost of renting a two-room apartment with furniture:
104th series - 20,700 soms (from 12,000 to 43,000);
105th series - 21,700 (from 13,000 to 35,000);
106th series - 22,400 (from 17,000 to 34,000);
individual type - 23,300 (from 18,000 to 38,000);
"elites" - 46,000 (from 25,000 to 127,000).
A three-room furnished apartment
The average cost of renting a three-room apartment with furniture:
104th series - 25,500 soms (from 15,000 to 35,000);
105th series - 27,500 (from 19,000 to 43,000);
106th series - 31,700 (from 18,700 to 36,200);
individual type - 30,100 (from 20,000 to 59,000);
"elites" - 72,200 (from 25,000 to 144,200).
Cost of living in Bishkek is:
The average cost of living in Kyrgyzstan constitute $440 based on the calculations of prices for Kyrgyzstan as a population-weighted mean of 9 cities.
1.13 times less than in Kazakhstan
0.004 times more than in Tajikistan
2.75 times less than in Turkmenistan
1.14 times less than in Uzbekistan
1.17 times less than in Azerbaijan
United Kingdom
4.3 times less than in Germany
3.17 times less than in France
2.82 times less than in Italy
1.77 times less than in Russia
South Korea
2.48 times less than in South Korea
2.61 times less than in Spain
The cost of living in Kyrgyzstan is the same as the cost of living in Turkey
1.74 times less than in China
United States
4.68 times less than in the United States
2.72 times less than in Japan
0.225 times more than in Pakistan
0.018 times more than in India
3.06 times less than in Germany
Law companies
RK Legal Group

  • Drafting contracts, agreements
  • Legal advice on civil law issues
  • Legal opinion (in Russian and English)
  • Representing the interests of the client in the judiciary (1st, 2nd and 3rd instance)
  • Analysis of legal documents
  • Drafting of procedural documents
  • Legal examination of documents
DE URE consult

Registration of commercial and non-profit organizations, as well as branches and representative offices has become one of the main activities of our company. Therefore, our lawyers are always aware of the latest legislative changes in this area and know all the features of the procedures associated with the registration, re-registration, mergers and acquisitions and liquidation of organizations

Kalikova & Associates at a Glance
Kalikova & Associates law firm was established in 2002. Today, Kalikova & Associates is one of the leading firms in the Kyrgyz Republic, specializing in business law services. Over its years in operation, Kalikova & Associates has completed thousands of challenging projects, accumulated rich professional experience and built a trustworthy professional team. We provide legal services to companies and international organizations operating in various sectors of the Kyrgyz economy, including banking, finance, mining, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, hospitality, tobacco and other industries.
Accounting companies
Button Company

BUTTON is a team of professionals dedicated to eliminating headaches associated with managing financial resources.
Cherikov & Partners

In April 2014, two partners - an accountant and a tax lawyer - left their jobs in large companies and opened their own small accounting firm. All they had then was one desk in someone else's office. And a big dream. They wanted to provide the best accounting services in Bishkek and Kyrgyzstan.

A lot has changed since then. There was an office, clients, employees. But the dream remained the same. And every day our team tries to take at least one small step towards it.
Leader consulting
  • Setting up accounting.
  • Accounting.
  • Tax planning.
  • Preparation and submission of reports.
  • Payroll preparation.
  • Personnel accounting.
  • Restoration of accounting.
  • Submission of zero reports
  • Registration and re-registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs.
Mobile networks
"NUR Telecom" LLC
Mobile operator O! is the largest mobile operator in Kyrgyzstan, which provides mobile communication services
LLC "Sky Mobile"
Beeline means wide network coverage and stable quality of services. This is a large customer base that allows you to make communication truly profitable. We provide products that benefit the whole family and meet the needs of everyone.
CJSC "Alfa Telecom"
MegaCom is the largest mobile communications operator in the Kyrgyz Republic, providing cellular communication services in GSM (2G) standards in the 900 and 1800 MHz frequency bands, WCDMA / UMTS (3G) in the 2100 and 900 MHz frequency bands and LTE (4G) in the frequency bands 800, 1800 and 2100 MHz.

Shopping centers
Bishkek Park
Shopping mall, hotel
Asia mall
The largest shopping mall in the country
Cosmo park
An entertainment center
Dordoi-Plaza 2
Shopping mall
Beta Stores
Shopping center
ZUM "Aichurok"
Large shopping center
GUM "Chynar"
Shopping center
Shopping Center
Vefa Center
Shopping Center
Cultural objects and sights
Monument to Great Manas
Historical landmarks
Statue "Erkindik" ("Freedom")
Monuments and statues
Flagpole with the State Flag
Central Mosque
Cultural objects and sights
Victory Square
Cultural objects and sights
Monument to Chingiz Aitmatov
Monuments and statues
Tower with chimes
Observation decks and towers
Borborduk Mosque
Religious sites
Kurmanzhan Datka Statue
Observation decks and towers
The mountains. Natural and protected areas
Konorchek Canyons
Natural and protected areas • Canyons
Alamedin Gorge
Natural and protected areas • Geological formations
Boom Gorge
Mountains • Valleys
Ak-Sai Glacier
Natural and protected areas • Valleys
Sokuluk Gorge
Natural and protected areas • Geological formations
Bir-Bulak Gorge
Mountains • Hiking trails
Korona Peak
Geological formations • Valleys
The Rescue Mountain Tashtar-Ata
Natural and protected areas • Geological formations
Shamsi Gorge
Canyons • Geological formations
Top restaurants in Bishkek
Cloud 53
European, Bar, Sushi, Mexican, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Pub, Russian, Eastern European, Dining bars
Suitable for Vegetarians, Vegan Options, Halal
Meat Point
Steakhouse, Barbecue, European
Chebak pub
European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Cafe Faiza
Asian Vegetarian Friendly Vegan Friendly
La Maison
French Vegetarian Friendly Vegan Options
Supara Ethno Complex
International Asian
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Hotels in Bishkek
Novotel Bishkek City Center
HOTEL STYLE - Business Class
Ambassador Hotel
HOTEL STYLE - Modern Classical
Hyatt Regency Bishkek
HOTEL STYLE - Location in the center
Baikhan Hotel
HOTEL STYLE - Romantic, Family
Sheraton Bishkek
HOTEL STYLE - Business Class
City Hotel Bishkek
HOTEL STYLE - Modern, Business Class
Schools in Bishkek
Emphasis is placed on the exact and natural sciences. Additional education: karate, mathematics, komuz, dancing, chess, football, beading.
School with in-depth study of mathematics, IT, English and robotics. In addition to the main school disciplines, the school has a large selection of circles: drone piloting, drawing, komuz, chess, karate, taekwondo, football, volleyball, dancing.
School with a natural-technical specialization. After the 8th grade, it is proposed to choose one of three areas for in-depth study - physical and mathematical, chemical and biological or IT.
International school with in-depth study of foreign languages, programming and robotics. There are various circles: chess, komuz, football. Each student is provided with a tablet.
A school with international teachers. Starting from the 9th grade, training is conducted in the chosen direction. At the end of the school, an international certificate and a local certificate are issued. Much attention is paid to academic skills, physical, emotional and social aspects.
School with in-depth study of English. Much attention is paid to additional education. At the end of the school, a certificate of Kyrgyzstan or an international standard is issued, depending on the program of study.
Features of the curriculum: in grades 10-11, training takes place in the chosen direction. Students receive an education at the Cambridge level.
Bishkek International School
Bishkek International School is an international school in Bishkek founded by a group of international and local parents as a non-profit public school and legally registered as a non-profit foundation
Public Schools
The best schools in Bishkek included:
School No. 61, 9, 13, 6, 70, 12, 69, 67, 24, 33, 68, 84, 26, 23, 31, 65, 29, 37, 20, 63, 17, 47, 74, 62.
Kindergartens in Bishkek
Private kindergartens
International Kindergarten Jolly International Preschool and others. Payment per month from 10 thousand soms
State kindergartens
To arrange a child in a city kindergarten, you must submit an application addressed to the head of the district education center (RCO),
Copies of the birth certificate and passport of either parent, with a mark of registration in Bishkek.
Kindergartens for children with disabilities
Сarrying out correctional and pedagogical work with children with special needs (disabled health)
The beauty of a nature is another reason to choose Kyrgyzstan
as a destination country
Pictures are borrowed from a Kyrgyz travel blogger-Meder Myrzaev

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