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 authorization to request departure from Tajikistan in order to return to the United States due to limited flight connectivity that could impede access to medical care. Many employees and family members of the U.S. Embassy in the Tajikistan will be returning to the United States.

Effective March 17, 2020, U.S. Embassy Dushanbe has suspended routine consular services. For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passport issuances, please send an email to  to schedule an appointment.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory for COVID-19.

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