Tajikistan Visa

Tajikistan Visa

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Tajikistan Visa

Tajikistan Visa Requirements

Visa exemption

The passport holders of the following nationalities (countries) are eligible to enter Tajikistan without visa.

  • Afghanistan – with Diplomatic passports up to 30 days
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan – for diplomatic, official and the ordinary passports up to 90 days
  • Belarus
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Moldova
  • Russian Federation
  • North of Korea – for diplomatic, service passports
  • South of Korea – for diplomatic, service passports up to 90 days
  • China – for diplomatic, official and service passports of common mission up to 30 days
  • Brunei – Darussalam – for diplomatic, service passports up to 14 days
  • Hungary – for diplomatic and service passports up to 90 days
  • Romania – for diplomatic and service passports up to 90 days
  • Pakistan – for diplomatic passports up to 90 days
  • India – for diplomatic and service passports up to 30 days
  • The Islamic Republic of Iran – for diplomatic and service passports up to 30 days
  • Turkmenistan – for diplomatic passports up to 30 days
  • Ukraine – for diplomatic, official and the ordinary passports up to 90 days
  • Uzbekistan

Visa at the airport

Tajikistan has simplified visa obtaining for the citizens of 81 countries to promote tourism and create favorable conditions for investors. The rules differ if there is a Tajik embassy in the applicant’s home-country.

Citizens of the following countries with no Embassy or the Consulate of the Republic of Tajikistan will be able to obtain tourist visa upon arrival. For this, it is required to fill out online application on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan and make the payment of 5 USD for consideration of your application. MFA of the Republic of Tajikistan will review the application during 1-5 days and send back confirmation to the electronic address of the applicant. Based on this confirmation, one can get the tourist visa at the airports of Dushanbe and Khujand. Picking a visa at the airport will cost 35 USD. But for entering the country through border crossing points e-visa (www.evisa.tj) will be needed; it will cost 52 USD. List of countries eligible to collect visa at the airport include:

  • Australia
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Bahrain
  • Bulgaria
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Hungary
  • Greece
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jordan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Morocco
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Senegal
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Sweden
  • Syria
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Vatican
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Stateless persons who were citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan

E-visa or simplified visa

Citizens of the following countries are not eligible for visa upon arrival, as there is an embassy or consulate of the Republic of Tajikistan in their home country. Still, the visa application procedure is simplified; they only need to fill out the application on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan. After, MFA of Tajikistan will review the application during 1-5 days and send a confirmation to the electronic address of the applicant inviting to the interview, where they will photograph and take fingerprints.
They also can obtain electronic visa on the website www.evisa.tj that will free from the hassle of visiting the embassy. E-visa will cost 52 USD. 

Simplified visa procedures or e-visa are applicable to the following nationalities:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Germany
  • Egypt
  • France
  • India (in terms of categories of visas “Diplomatic” and “Service’)
  • Iran
  • Japan
  • The Republic of Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Malaysia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Pakistan ( in the categories of visas “Diplomatic” and “Service’)
  • Paraguay
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • USA

Standard visa to Tajikistan

If your country of residence is not included in any of the above mentioned lists, you can obtain visa to Tajikistan in any country where there is an embassy or the consulate of the Republic of Tajikistan. The list of documents, as well as amount of consular fees may differ depending on the citizenship of the applicant and the point of visa issue. Application fee starts from 25 USD. Standard documents package for Tajik visa include:

  • Visa support (invitation);
  • Valid passport with 2 clear pages for visa and entry/exit stamps. Six months validity rule is imposed.
  • Visa application* in 2 copies;
  • Colorful photo (3,5 x 4,5);
  • Receipt on payment of state duty and consular fee;
  • (!) If you plan to visit Gorno-Badakhsan Autonomous region a.k.a Pamir region, you should submit a letter requesting a permit.

* Tajikistan tourist visa application is available here. This application is accepted in all embassies and consulates of the Republic of Tajikistan. 

Visa to other Central Asian countries:

Kazakhstan Visa  Uzbekistan Visa Turkmenistan Visa Kyrgyzstan Visa

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Uzbekistan Visa

General information about Uzbekistan visas

Last updated: January 1, 2020

To enter Uzbekistan or transit through its territory, a visa is generally required. However, a visa-free entry regime applies to citizens of certain countries. In addition, citizens of 35 countries can transit Uzbekistan for up to 5 days without a visa.
Electronic visas were introduced on 15 July 2018. More information on Uzbekistan’s visa requirements and the application process are provided below.

Visa-free nationalities

Citizens of the following post-soviet countries do not need an Uzbekistan visa for visits of up to 60 days: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine.

The citizens of the countries listed below do not need a visa for visits of up to 30 days:

Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland

France
Germany
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Republic of Korea
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Malta
Mexico
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Netherlands

New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norway
Panama
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint lucia
San Marino
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Arab Emirates (including residents)*
Vatican

* Individuals who possess a residency visa for UAE will also be granted 30-day visa-free entry, provided the resident visa is valid for at least 90 days after entering Uzbekistan.

Chinese citizens (including the citizens of Hong Kong) are granted 7-day visa-free entry to Uzbekistan if they arrive at international airports.

Applying for an electronic visa

Citizens of many countries can now get e-visas (single, double, or multiple entry) through the e-visa portal. After completing the application form, you will receive confirmation by email that your application has been received, and will be asked to pay the visa fee. The fee is US$20 for a single-entry visa, US$35 for double-entry, and US$50 for multiple-entry.

When your Uzbekistan e-visa is ready, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. This will provide a link to the portal from which you can download the e-visa in PDF format. You must print out a copy of this e-visa to show when checking in for your flight and when entering and leaving Uzbekistan. You must also carry a copy of the e-visa with you throughout your trip around Uzbekistan. Electronic copies of the e-visa (such as on your mobile phone) are not sufficient – you must carry a hard copy.

In the unlikely event that the e-visa is not granted, you will be notified by email. In this case, you may wish to try applying for an Uzbekistan visa at an embassy or consulate instead.

Citizens of the following countries can obtain e-visa:

Albania
Algeria
Angola
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Bolivia
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
China
Colombia
Côte d’Ivoire
Ecuador
Egypt
Fiji
Gabon
Ghana
Guyana
Hong Kong

India
Iran
Jordan
Kiribati
North Korea
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Macedonia
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia
Morocco
Nauru
Nepal
Oman
Palau
Paraguay

Peru
Philippines
Qatar
Samoa
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Suriname
Thailand
Tonga
Tunisia
United States
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Vietnam

More detailed information on the electronic visa to Uzbekistan is available here

Applying for a visa through an embassy or consulate

Applying for a tourist visa for Uzbekistan through an embassy or consulate involves two steps:

  1. Obtaining visa support (permission from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan)
  2. Obtaining a visa from an Embassy or Consulate of the Republic of Uzbekistan — or, in some cases, obtaining a visa on arrival at the airport.

Uzbekistan Visa Support / Letter of Invitation (LOI)

Visa support is a kind of permission for a tourist to apply for a visa to Uzbekistan. A travel agency licensed by the State Committee for Tourism Development must submit, on the tourist’s behalf, a letter of invitation (LOI) to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan. The Ministry reviews the document within 7 working days. After this, the Ministry sends its permission by telex to the embassy or consulate at which the tourist plans to apply for the visa. Once the Ministry has granted its permission, the travel agency provides the tourist with the telex number that he or she will need to provide as a reference when applying for the visa. The Ministry has the right to refuse to issue the visa support without providing an explanation.

If you haven’t found your nationality in the visa-free and e-visa lists, you will need to obtain Visa Support, a.k.a. a Letter Of Invitation (LOI) and apply for an Uzbekistan visa at the embassy.

We would be pleased to provide you with visa support at no extra cost as a part of a tour package booked with us. Please note that, to obtain the visa, you will also have to pay consular fees at the Embassy or Consulate. These fees range from US$40 to US$200, depending on your citizenship and the duration of your stay.

Obtaining the visa from an embassy or consulate

After you receive the telex number, you can apply for your visa at an embassy or consulate. You will need to provide your completed visa application form, your passport, telex number, and one passport-size photo; and pay the consular fees.
You can download the official application form for an Uzbek tourist visa from: evisa.mfa.uz. This form is accepted in all embassies and consulates of Uzbekistan.

Obtaining a visa on arrival at the airport

You can get a visa on arrival at the airport in Tashkent if:
•    You are a citizen of a country that does not have an embassy or consulate of the Republic of Uzbekistan and/or
•    You have insufficient time to get a visa at an embassy or consulate of the Republic of Uzbekistan (if you are travelling to Uzbekistan via a country with an embassy but only spending a short time there, or if you live in a country with an embassy but your visit to Uzbekistan is within the next 2 months).
If you are from a country eligible for an e-visa, we recommend that you apply for an e-visa rather than a visa on arrival.
To obtain a visa on arrival, you must present your passport, return ticket, and visa fee (in cash) at the visa desk in the airport. If you are from a country that is not eligible for the e-visa, you must also present a visa support letter. You must apply for visa support in advance (see process above).

Transit visa for Uzbekistan

Passport holders of the countries listed below are permitted to transit Uzbekistan for up to 5 days without a visa. To be eligible for visa-free transit, you must arrive in and depart from Uzbekistan on Uzbekistan Airways, and present your airline ticket on arrival at the airport.
If you need a transit visa (valid for 3 days/72 hours), you must apply in advance via an embassy or consulate of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In addition to the standard documents required to apply for a tourist visa, you must provide an airline or rail ticket that shows your arrival and departure dates.
The processing time for a transit visa is 3 working days.

Albania
Algeria
Bahrain
Bhutan
China, incl. Hong Kong
Colombia
Ecuador
Equatorial Guinea
Fiji
Gabon
Guyana
India

Kuwait
Lebanon
Macedonia
Maldives
Mauritius
Morocco
Nauru
Oman
Palau
Peru
Philippines
Qatar

Saudi Arabia
Seychelles
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Suriname
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
USA
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vietnam

Uzbekistan Visa for Applicants under 16

Foreign citizens under the age of 16 do not need a visa to enter Uzbekistan if they:
– are accompanied by a parent or guardian who has an entry visa to Uzbekistan, and
– have a passport or biometric travel document.

The length of the child’s stay is limited to the period of validity of his parent or guardian’s visa (but, in any case, cannot exceed 90 days). A foreign citizen who will reach the age of 16 during his or her stay in Uzbekistan needs to obtain an exit visa at the Office of Entry, Exit and Citizenship.