Kyrgyzstan hat two postal operators, Kirghiz Postacy State Corporation since independence of Kyrgyzstan. On December 7, 2012 Kyrgyz Express Post (KEP) was granted the status of the second designated postal operator of Kyrgyzstan. The status allows KEP to issue postage stamps and use them as real payment instrument for all kinds of postal services, as well as satisfy the needs of philatelists. This status is officially confirmed by the Universal Postal Union International Bureau circular 83 of 21 May 2013.
On November 18th 2014, Kyrgyz Express Post issued its first postage stamps and souvenir sheet. The issue was dedicated to the 140th anniversary of the UPU. Stamps depict the history of the Kyrgyz postal service, namely the means of postal transportation.
The stamps are printed in miniaturesheets of four stamps:
25.00 Postman on horseback
50.00 Mail delivery by train
250.00 Mail delivery by car
500.00 Mail delivery by plane