Travel Advisory: Tajikistan – Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to Tajikistan due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Tajikistan due to terrorism. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19  page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Tajikistan due to COVID-19. Travelers to Tajikistan may experience mandatory government quarantine, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Additional Commercial Flights to Dubai

Location:  Dushanbe, Tajikistan Event:  Although the Dushanbe International Airport remains closed to most commercial flights, Somon Air plans to operate weekly commercial flights between Dushanbe and Dubai, U.A.E.  The first of these flights from Dushanbe to Dubai is scheduled for Thursday, August 6, 2020.  U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to purchase …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Limited Commercial Flights to Dubai 

Location:  Dushanbe, Tajikistan Event:  Although the Dushanbe International Airport remains closed to most commercial flights, FlyDubai plans to operate weekly commercial flights between Dushanbe and Dubai, U.A.E.  The next flight from Dushanbe to Dubai is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29.  U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Somon Air Charter Flight to Frankfurt on July 28

Event:  We have learned that a charter flight from Dushanbe to Frankfurt, Germany, is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, July 28.  Clearances for this flight and permissions to board passengers are still underway.  U.S. citizens and permanent residents wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to register …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Somon Air Flight to Istanbul on July 17

Event:  Somon Air plans to operate a chartered flight from Dushanbe to Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday, July 17.  U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to purchase tickets for the flight. Travel Advisory:  On March 19, the Department of State issued a global  Level 4 – Do Not Travel  advisory, advising …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: FlyDubai Flight from Dushanbe to Dubai on July 22

Event:  FlyDubai plans to operate a commercial flight from Dushanbe to Dubai, U.A.E, on Wednesday, July 22.  U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to purchase tickets for the flight.  As this is a commercial flight, you should book your tickets directly with the airline, …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Somon Air Flight from Dushanbe to Dubai on July 9

Event:  Somon Air plans to operate a flight from Dushanbe to Dubai, U.A.E, on Thursday, July 9.  U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to register for the flight. Travel Advisory:  On March 19, the Department of State issued a global  Level 4 – Do Not Travel  advisory, advising U.S. citizens …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Second Update to Possible Somon Air Flight on or about July 8

Event: All seats have been filled for the Somon Air flight from Dushanbe to Frankfurt, Germany, tentatively scheduled for on or about Wednesday, July 8.  We currently have no information on the availability of other commercial or chartered flights, and we do not expect any chartered flights in the near future.  We encourage U.S. citizens …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update to Possible Somon Air Flight to Frankfurt on or about July 8

Event: Somon Air may be operating a flight from Dushanbe to Frankfurt, Germany, tentatively scheduled for on or about Wednesday, July 8. Clearances for this flight and permissions to board passengers are still underway, and the date is subject to change.  U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Somon Air Flight to Frankfurt on or about July 8

Event:  Somon Air may be operating a flight from Dushanbe to Frankfurt, Germany, tentatively scheduled for sometime between July 6-9. Clearances for this flight and permissions to board passengers are still underway. U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to register for …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Second Update on Special Flight Leaving Dushanbe on June 6 to the United States

Event: The Department of State has arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and other qualified travelers departing Dushanbe on June 6.  Seats are limited.  If you want to depart on this flight, please contact  DushanbeConsular@state.gov  immediately.  The deadline to register interest for this flight is Wednesday, June 3 at 12pm (noon). All passengers will need to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update Special Flight Leaving Dushanbe on June 6 to the United States

Event: The Department of State has arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and other qualified travelers departing Dushanbe on June 6.  Seats are limited.  If you want to depart on this flight, please contact DushanbeConsular@state.gov immediately.  The deadline to register interest for this flight is Wednesday, June 3 at 12pm (noon). All passengers will need to reimburse the U.S. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flight Leaving Dushanbe on or about June 7 to the United States

Event:  The Department of State has arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens, U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, and other qualified travelers departing Dushanbe on or about June 7.  Seats are limited.  If you want to depart on this flight, please contact DushanbeConsular@state.gov to complete a request for assistance as soon as possible.   All passengers …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Noon Sunday – Deadline to Register for Repatriation Flight May 5

Event: The Department of State has arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens, U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, and other qualified travelers departing Dushanbe on May 5. Seats are limited.  If you want to depart on this flight, please contact DushanbeConsular@state.gov immediately.  The deadline to register interest in this flight is Sunday, May 3 at 12 noon. All passengers will need to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flight Leaving Dushanbe on or about May 5 to the United States (May 1, 2020)

Event: The U.S. Embassy is requesting all U.S. citizens and U.S. Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) in Tajikistan who possess valid travel documents and are interested in a special repatriation flight to the United States on or about May 5 to complete a request for assistance immediately. If a flight is arranged, seats may be limited and will only …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (April 30, 2020) Location: Tajikistan Event: The Government of Tajikistan today confirmed the presence of COVID-19 cases in the country.    Action:  The U.S. Embassy recommends that U.S.citizens in Tajikistan take appropriate measures to shelter in place and limit, or seek to eliminate, social interaction in light of the confirmation of COVID-19 …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Somon Air Flight to Frankfurt May 1

Event:  Somon Air is operating a flight on May 1 to transport cargo to and from Frankfurt, Germany.  Clearances for this flight and permissions to board passengers are still underway.  U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to register for the flight. Travel Advisory:  On March 19, …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Update on Chartered Flight to United States

April 14, 2020 Event: The Department of State is arranging a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens, U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, and other qualified travelers. The flight is tentatively scheduled to depart Tajikistan April 20. Exact departure time and routing are subject to change. Limited seats are still available for this flight. Reservation confirmations were …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Update on April 19 Chartered Flight

April 13, 2020 The Department of State has arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens, U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents and other qualified travelers departing Tajikistan April 19. Exact departure time and routing are subject to change. Seats are still available on this flight. Reservation confirmations were sent today (Monday) at noon to all registered …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Update on Somon Air Flight to Frankfurt

Message to U.S. Citizens: Update on Somon Air Flight to Frankfurt (April 10, 2020) Location: Tajikistan Event: Somon Air is in the process of organizing a ticketed flight from Dushanbe to Frankfurt, with possible planned departure from April 17-22.  The U.S. Government is planning a separate repatriation flight currently scheduled to depart Dushanbe on April 19.   The …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Update on Chartered Flight Leaving Dushanbe to the United States

April 10, 2020 Event: The Department of State is arranging a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents to return to the United States. The departure of this flight is now tentatively scheduled for Sunday, April 19. The anticipated routing is Bishkek-Dushanbe-Dubai-Addis Ababa-Washington Dulles International Airport. The exact departure time and …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Special Flight Leaving Dushanbe on April 12 to the United States

Message to U.S. Citizens: Special Flight Leaving Dushanbe on April 12 to the United States (April 9, 2020) Event: The Department of State has arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents departing on or about April 12 from Dushanbe International Airport.   The anticipated routing is Bishkek-Dushanbe-Kabul-Dubai-Bujumbura-Bangui-Washington Dulles International …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Outbound Flight to Munich

Location: Tajikistan Event: The U.S. Embassy has received confirmation that Somon Air is planning a flight to Munich, Germany leaving Tajikistan on Wednesday, April 8 at 7am. Germany is not allowing foreign citizens to enter their country.  All travelers are required to remain in transit and have evidence of an onward flight to another country.  …

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URGENT Message to U.S. Citizens: Soliciting Interest in a Repatriation Flight to the United States

Location: Tajikistan Event: The Dushanbe International Airport remains closed.  Many countries are imposing strict travel restrictions in response to COVID-19.  As a result, there is no way to predict how long it will take for the Dushanbe International Airport to reopen and commercial flight routes to be reestablished.  Except for a possible Somon Air flight, the U.S. …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Extending Visa Validity for Tajik Visas

Location: Tajikistan Event: The Dushanbe International Airport remains closed.  U.S. citizens currently in the country should prepare to shelter in place and make arrangements to extend their Tajik visas. Extending Visas: For U.S. citizens who traveled to Tajikistan on a tourist visa, please appear in person at the Main Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Possible Flight from Tajikistan to Frankfurt

March 30, 2020 Location: Tajikistan Event: The Dushanbe International Airport remains closed.  However, the U.S. Embassy is aware that Somon Air is planning an outgoing flight to Frankfurt that may be available for American and other citizens seeking to repatriate to their home country.  The date of the outgoing flight has not yet been determined. International travel …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Outbound Flight from Tajikistan

Location: Tajikistan Event: The Dushanbe International Airport remains closed.However, the U.S. Embassy is aware that Somon Air may be planning outgoing flights to either Russia or Frankfurt. International travel at this time is challenging.Connecting flights may be unreliable and cancelled at the last minute.The governments of Germany and Russia are not allowing foreign citizens to enter their …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Event: The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel for COVID-19. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Tajikistan. On March 14, U.S. embassy personnel and their families received authorization to depart from Tajikistan to return to the United States due to limited flight connectivity that …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (March 19, 2020)

Location: Tajikistan Event: The Dushanbe International Airport may close with no advance warning, and flight availability might be limited or nonexistent.  All Americans who wish to leave Tajikistan should do so as soon as possible. U.S. Embassy Dushanbe may not be able to help U.S. citizens depart Tajikistan. U.S. embassy personnel and their families have received …

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Tajikistan Travel Advisory

Tajikistan Travel Advisory Tajikistan – Level 3: Reconsider Travel  Reconsider travel to Tajikistan due to the Global Health Advisory and measures implemented by the Government of Tajikistan in response to COVID-19.   On March 13, 2020, the State Department allowed for the voluntary departure of non-emergency personnel and family members of U.S. government employees due to declining commercial flight …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (March 17, 2020)

Location: Dushanbe, Tajikistan Event: Effective March 17, 2020, U.S. Embassy Dushanbe has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passport issuance, please send an email to dushanbeconsular@state.gov   to schedule an appointment. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 3 Health Advisory for COVID-19. On March 16, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Country Information Tajikistan July 29, 2020 Country-Specific Information: On April 30, the Government of Tajikistan confirmed the presence of COVID-19 in the country. Sources of data related to the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths may be incomplete, and Tajikistan continues to experience community transmission. Access to medical care at Tajik hospitals and clinics …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Measures in Tajikistan Location: Tajikistan Event:  The U.S. Embassy would like to provide an update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures in Tajikistan.  The U.S. Embassy is not aware of any known cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tajikistan.  However, the Government of Tajikistan is implementing precautionary screening and quarantine procedures at all airports and …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location:  Tajikistan Event:  There is an ongoing infectious disease outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The  Ministry of Health and Social Protection  in Tajikistan reports there are currently no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Tajikistan. The CDC has not changed the Travel Notice for Tajikistan, which remains at Level 1. However, the CDC issued …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location: Tajikistan, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (December 20, 2019)

Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide Event:  Terrorist organizations, including ISIS, are known to have a presence in the region.  These organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology look for opportunities to conduct either planned or spontaneous attacks.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations with large public gatherings such as holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe advises all Americans in Tajikistan to be especially vigilant during the upcoming Navruz holiday.  Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leaders are known to recruit and inspire individuals to conduct spontaneous attacks on anyone who does not adhere to their extreme ideology.   Due to previous …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (December 29, 2018) Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe advises all Americans in Tajikistan to exercise special vigilance during the New Year holiday.  As a reminder, on July 29, terrorists targeted a group of Western tourists traveling in Tajikistan, killing four people including two American …

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Routine Message – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location:  U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe Event:  President Trump has issued an Executive Order to close Federal offices on Wednesday, December 5 in honor of America’s 41st President, George H. W. Bush. The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe will be closed to commemorate the National Day of Mourning for President Bush and will reopen on December 6. …

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Alert: Tajikistan Travel Advisory – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution in Tajikistan due to terrorism. On July 29, 2018, two U.S. citizens were killed in a terrorist attack in Danghara province. Terrorists have targeted bicyclists and may target other places, such as residential areas, clubs and restaurants, places of worship, hotels, schools, outdoor recreation events, and other venues, although Government of Tajikistan facilities remain …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide Event:  In working closely with Tajik authorities, we can confirm that two U.S. citizen cyclists were killed in the Danghara district on July 29.  According to multiple sources, on July 29 Tajik citizens hit seven foreign cyclists with their vehicle, exited the car, and stabbed the cyclists with knives.  The Ministry of Internal …

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Alert – U. S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (February 3, 2017)

The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe Recommends the Following: * Avoid large crowds and public transportation to the extent possible. * Do not draw unnecessary attention to yourself. * Maintain awareness of your surroundings and situation. Assistance and Further Information: * Contact the U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan, located at 109 A Ismoili Somoni Avenue, (Zarafshon district) …

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