The British Embassy in Bishkek maintains and develops relations between the UK and Kyrgyzstan.

Find out more on our UK and Kyrgyzstan news page

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Kyrgyzstan. You can access UK government services while in Kyrgyzstan.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Kyrgyzstan and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +996 (312) 303637. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Kyrgyzstan, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; make a certified copy of a document and witness a signature. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Legalisation services

Bishkek provides legalisation services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Kyrgyzstan.

Our people

Robin  Ord-Smith, MVO

Robin Ord-Smith, MVO

British Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan

Contact us

British Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic

21 Erkindik Boulevard
Office 404


For consular enquiries, use the contact form.

For non consular enquiries, email

Office hours (GMT):
Monday -Friday: 3am-7am and 8am -11:30am

Office hours (Local):
Monday - Friday: 9am - 1pm and 2pm - 5:30pm

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