How to Get a Tourist Visa for Tajikistan

Tajikistan Tourist Visa

Tajikistan Tourist Visa

Are you going to Tajikistan as a tourist?  You might need to get a Tourist Visa for Tajikistan depending on where you are from.

Don’t forget that, if you are going to travel to the GBAO region, you are going to need to get the GBAO Permit.  You will need to apply for this at the same time that you apply for your visa.

(Go to my Tajikistan visa page for information on other types of visas for Tajikistan.)

I’ll show you below how to get a Tourist Visa for Tajikistan.

  • Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Tajikistan:  Yes
    • A valid passport and visa are required to enter and exit Tajikistan, as well as to register at hotels.
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Tajikistan:
Find your closest consulate

If you’re inside the U.S.:

The Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan

If you’re outside of the U.S.:  Click here.

***Very Important***

  • If you go to Tajikistan from countries that have Tajik embassies or consulates, you are going to need to get your visa abroad before you travel. Tajikistan has embassies and consulates in the following countries: the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Afghanistan (Kabul, Mazar-I-Sharif), Austria, Belarus, Belgium, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, the Russian Federation, Turkey, Turkmenistan, the United Arab Emirates (Dubai), and Uzbekistan.
  • If you travel to Tajikistan from countries that do not have Tajik embassies or consulates, you can a visa upon arrival at the Dushanbe International Airport.
Gather documentation
  • The Embassy of Tajikistan (Washington D.C. website.) has a great and easy to understand list of the documents required for the tourist visa. Whether you live in the United States or live outside of the U.S., your list of required documents should look something like the following:
  • Two fully completed visa application forms (Note: Make sure to include your entry and exit date)
  • Two passport sized photos.
  • Valid passport. Passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of departure.
  • Photocopy of the first page of the passport (the page that has your photo on it)
  • Invitation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan or Ministry of Interior Affairs (If the purpose is to visit relatives or family)
  • Cover letter of request from your organization or travel agency (Click here for a list of some reputable travel agencies)
  • Visa Fee (More on this below)
Visa fee
  • Visa fees might vary depending on where you apply, so go to the website of the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.
Submit materials
  • Submission instructions will vary from consulate to consulate and embassy to embassy, so you will need to check the submission instructions at the website of the embassy or consulate you found in Step 1.
Receive your visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate of Tajikistan will give to you your brand new Tajikistan visa.

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