Passport Services

Returning to the United States on an Expired U.S. Passport

If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until March 31, 2022.  See this page for more information.

Due to temporarily reduced staffing resources, Consular services at the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe will be limited to emergencies only through January 28, 2022.  U.S. citizens needing emergency assistance during normal business hours should write to or call +992 37-229-2000.  For after-hours U.S. citizen emergencies, please call the Embassy duty officer at +992 98-580-1032 or +992 37-229-2950.

IMPORTANT:  Please do not come to the U.S. Embassy Dushanbe unless you receive a confirmation email of your appointment with COVID-19 prevention instructions from the Consular Section

Emergency Passport Requests

If your passport has been lost or was stolen, you may request a temporary, emergency passport for immediate travel.  To make an expedited appointment and to discuss your circumstances, please contact the ACS unit before coming to the U.S. Embassy.  Each request for an emergency passport is considered on a case-by-case basis and, if approved, is usually processed within 24 hours; however, emergency passports cannot be processed outside normal working hours and U.S. and Tajik holidays.

Which passport application form should I use?

Form DS-82

  • Adult applicant, to renew a passport when the applicant’s previous passport was issued less than 15 years ago. If the applicant was a minor when the previous passport was issued a DS-11 must be submitted; fee = $130

Form DS-11

  • Minor (under age 16); fee = $135 USD;
  • First time adult (16 year and older); fee = $165 USD;
  • If your previous passport was issued 15 +years ago;
  • If your previous passport was issued while a minor;

To replace a valid lost, stolen or mutilated passport.