Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

December 3, 2021

Location:  Tajikistan

Event:  On November 26, the White House announced a travel restriction for certain travelers physically present within the Republic of Botswana, the Kingdom of Eswatini, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Malawi, the Republic of Mozambique, the Republic of Namibia, the Republic of South Africa, and the Republic of Zimbabwe due to the detection of a variant of the SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  The policy does not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and certain other categories of travelers.  See the text of the announcement here.  The new restrictions and requirements took effect on November 29, 2021.

As always, U.S. citizens are reminded that transportation schedules can change without notice.  Please check with airlines/carriers regarding flight cancellations and/or restrictions and keep apprised of the testing and vaccine requirements for any country you are transiting.  The U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to have a departure plan that does not depend on U.S. government assistance.  U.S. citizens are also encouraged to read our webpage on What the Department of State Can and Can’t do in a Crisis.

Please see contact information for airlines operating from Dushanbe International Airport below:

Dushanbe International Airport
Telephone:  +992 37 227 2179

Airline Name:  Somon Air
Telephone:  +992 44 640 4040/50

Airline Name:  Turkish Airlines
Telephone:  +992 48 701 7571/72

Airline Name:  FlyDubai
Telephone:  +992 44 610 0123

Airline Name:  Air Astana
Telephone:  +992 44 601 8209

Airline Name:  Uzbek Airways
Telephone:  +992 44 610 0067/68

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