Acceptance of documents for obtaining Meken-cards begins in Kyrgyzstan from March 13. Press service of the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Migration reported.
Foreign citizens who were previously citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic, their children and grandchildren will be able to apply for the status of a compatriot with foreign citizenship (except for citizens of border states).
To do this, a foreign citizen must contact the territorial divisions of the ministry, Public Service Centers (PSCs) or foreign institutions of Kyrgyzstan (in case of applying outside the republic).
Assigning the status of a compatriot with foreign citizenship (Meken-card) grants its holders special rights regarding the procedure for staying in Kyrgyzstan, labor rights, crossing the state border, receiving education and treatment.
The list of documents for obtaining Meken cards can be found on the official websites of the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Migration, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Digital Development.
The project is being implemented jointly with Infocom state enterprise under the Ministry of Digital Development of the Kyrgyz Republic, which is the technical operator of Meken-card system.
You can contact the information service 119 (on the territory of Kyrgyzstan) or the diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Kyrgyz Republic abroad for additional information.
Source: 24.kg News Agency