Kyrgyzstan Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Kyrgyzstan
Capital city: Bishkek
Currency: Som (KGS)
Local time: GMT + 6
Telephone code: + 996
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of:1. 200 cigarettes;2. 3 liters of alcoholic beverages;3. goods for personal use to a maximum of 50 kilograms and a max... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Military arms and ammunition: permit, issued by the Ministry of Defence of Kyrgyzstan, is required.Hunting or sporting weapons: permit, issued... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Prohibited: Photographs and printed matter directed against Kyrgyzstan, narcotics (opium, hashish, etc.), fruit and vegetables. ... More information

Export regulations:

Prohibited: Precious metals (gold, silver, etc.), and articles made thereof (also if containing precious stones and/or real pearls) and furs.... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

The same regulations as for passengers apply.... More information


Cats, dogs and birds must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate with the seal of the local Board of Health. The certificate must be i... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Kyrgyzstan.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination out... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Kyrgyz Som - KGS): only allowed... More information

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