Getting a Tajikistan Visa

Getting a Tajikistan Visa
Jan 03, 2016
By Greg Stephenson

Before your arrival in Tajikistan you will need to have a visa. In exceptional cases a tourist visa can be purchased at the Dushanbe International Airport, but this service is highly unreliable and could result in significant delays or worse, refusal – something you don’t want while on tour. If you are a citizen of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Jordan, Russia, or Ukraine, you can stay up to 90 days without a visa. For the rest of us, visas may be purchased in the following countries where a Tajik embassy is located:

  • Afghanistan (Kabul and Mazari Sharif)
  • Austria
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Germany
  • India
  • Iran
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Pakistan
  • Russia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uzbekistan

To apply for a tourist visa you will need to submit two (2) visa applications, travel itinerary, two (2) passport photos (3x4 cm), a letter from Five Stans Adventure that explains your itinerary, a photocopy of the biographical page of your passport, along with the actual passport. If you are traveling to GBAO you will need a permit, which can be obtained at the embassy for approximately $20 (USD). A copy of the application can be found here: A 1-week visa costs approximately $50 (USD) and a 2-week visa costs $60 (USD).

Greg Stephenson

Greg has lived and worked in Central Asia since 1997. His hands-on understanding of the people, culture, and tourist destinations provides our clients the opportunity to feel comfortable knowing that they are in good hands. His travels throughout Central Asia have given him the opportunity to interact with many professionals in the tourism industry that enables him to providing the highest quality of services anywhere in the world.

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