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  April 1, 2020 Country-Specific Information: Tajikistan has no confirmed or acknowledged cases of COVID-19 within its borders.  The status of reporting on COVID-19 infections in Tajikistan may change quickly, with no advance warning. Reconsider travel to Tajikistan due to the Global Health Advisory and measures, including severe travel restrictions and mandatory …

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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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