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 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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