18.01.2017, 21:30

Kyrgyzstan issued 58 investment visas in 2016

 Bishkek, Jan. 18 / Kabar /. In 2016, Kyrgyzstan has issued 58 investment visas, the first secretary of the passport and visa department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Bakyt Asanalievtold Kabar Agency.

The minimum deposit for an investment visa in 2016 amounted to $ 500 thousand. Under the new system of registration and issuance of passports, which will come into force on 1 March, the amount was reduced to $ 150 thousand.

"Under current law, the investment visa has been issued only in the industrial sector. According to the new law, now the list includes almost all sectors except trade," Asanaliev said.

Investment visas issued to prospective investors entering the Kyrgyz Republic with the intention to carry out investment activities and who will provide the necessary supporting documents certifying his contribution of more than $500 to the economy of Kyrgyzstan for 5 years.