URGENT: Kyrgyzstan

Discussion in 'Asia' started by or1020, May 17, 2012.

  1. or1020

    or1020 n00b

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    Hey,

    Can I buy a scooter in Kyrgyzstan and cross the border with Tajikistan? What would I need?

    Can I register it on my name? I hope to get to Uzbekistan with it as well.

    Thank you for reading... Any help will be welcome.


    Thank you for reading,

    Or1020@gmail.com
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  2. glasswave

    glasswave Been here awhile

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    Finding the scooter will be your biggest problem. Find a decent translator, locate a bike, get a power of attorney written by a notary and off you go to Tajikistan. Remember that you need a GABOU permit to enter Tajiskistan on the Parmir Highway. If you can't find a decent scooter in Bishkek, try Almaty where the selection should be greater.
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  3. SR1

    SR1 Back in S. Korea

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    Well, I lived there for three years...some of my info is old though.

    Motorcycles aren't really common and they're expensive. Scooters are even less common. As previously stated, Almaty may be a better source.

    I foresee many many border issues between KG, UZ, and TJ with a foreigner on a scooter.
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  4. still southern

    still southern Iron Horse Nomad

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    Border crossings are always hairy here. Are you planning to buy while on the new no-fee passport stamp (Assuming that's an option) or are you on a longer visa? From what I understand it helps if you also get the police to "notarize" the purchase. Just a thought.
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