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 travelling in Kyrgyzstan, see our Kyrgyztan Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Kyrgyzstan and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

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 / +44 1908 51 6666.

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

Charles Edmund Garrett OBE

British Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan

Contact us

British Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic

21 Erkindik Boulevard
Office 404

+996 (312) 303637 / +44 1908 51 6666

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email:

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