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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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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IRS Change to the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) Program

The IRS is implementing significant changes made to the ITIN program under the PATH Act of 2015 ( https://www.irs.gov/uac/newsroom/path-act-tax-related-provisions ) . The new law means that any ITIN not used on a federal tax return at least once in the last three years will no longer be valid as of January 1, 2017 for use on …

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Message for U.S. Citizens Residing in Khatlon Area: Town Hall and Routine ACS Services

The U.S. Embassy Consular Section is hosting a Town Hall and Open House for U.S. citizens at the American Corner in Kulob (Kulob Branch of Technological University Borbad Street, 9 microrayon) on March 14th at 18:00, and at the American Corner in Qurghon-Teppa (Dustii Khalqho Street) on March 15th at 17:00. You’ll have an opportunity to renew …

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