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 could impede access to medical care.  Many employees and family members of the U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan have returned to the United States.  These departures may limit the ability of the U.S. Embassy to provide services to U.S. citizens.

The government of Tajikistan has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Incoming travelers are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

The Dushanbe International Airport is currently closed but may reopen for short periods of time.  Flights may be restored and/or cancelled with no advance notification, and seat and/or flight availability may be limited or nonexistent.

U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with their airlines to make travel arrangements while flights are still available.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Warning for COVID-19 in Europe advising travelers to avoid non-essential travel to Europe.

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.

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