Visa policy of Tajikistan

Page semi-protected
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Visitors to Tajikistan must obtain a visa unless they are citizens of one of the visa-exempt countries, or citizens who may obtain a visa on arrival, or citizens eligible for an e-Visa.

Visa policy map

Visa exemption

Ordinary passports

Holders of ordinary passports of the following countries may enter Tajikistan without a visa for the following period:[1]

Unlimited period
90 days
30 days

In addition, citizens of China holding a passport endorsed "for public affairs" do not require a visa to enter Tajikistan, for a maximum stay of 30 days.[1]

Non-ordinary passports

Holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of Brunei, China, Hungary, India, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey and holders of diplomatic passports only of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan may enter Tajikistan without a visa.[6]

Future changes

  • A visa exemption agreement for diplomatic passports was signed with Jordan in 2017, but it has not yet entered into force.[7]

Visa on arrival

Citizens of the following countries may obtain a visa on arrival at Dushanbe International Airport for a maximum stay of 45 days:[1]

Electronic Visa (e-Visa)

Tajikistan launched an e-Visa on 1 June 2016. [8]

The e-Visa may be used at any border crossing, and is granted for tourism and business. Along with an e-Visa visitors may obtain a permit to visit the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region for 20 USD.

Citizens of the following countries and territories may obtain a single or multiple entry e-Visa for 30 USD for a maximum stay of 60 days within 90 days: [9] [10] [11]

Stateless persons who were citizens of Tajikistan may also obtain an e-Visa.

Online visa application

Citizens of any country may apply for a regular visa online. If the visa application is successful, the visa may be obtained either from the Tajikistan embassy or consulate or on arrival at Dushanbe International Airport.[12]

Gorno-Badakhshan

A special permit is required to visit the regions within the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province. OVIR permit required (15+5 Tajikistani Somoni) and another special permit (free of charge) is required for Lake Sarez.[13][14]

Admission restrictions

Entry and transit is refused to citizens of Kosovo, even if not leaving the aircraft and proceeding by the same flight. Tajikistan also does not recognize the passports of Abkhazia, the Sahrawi Republic, Somaliland, South Ossetia and Transnistria.

Visitor statistics

Year Visitors
1992—1996 No data
1997 Increase 2,100[15]
1998 Increase 3,200[15]
1999 Increase 3,500[15]
2000 Increase 7,700[15]
2001 Decrease 5,200[15]
2002—2007 No data
2008 Increase 325,000[15]
2009 Decrease 207,000[15]
2010 Decrease 160,000[16]
2011 Increase 183,000[17]
2012 Increase 244,000[18]
2013 Decrease 208,000[15]
2014 Increase 213,700[15]
2015 Increase 463,700[18]
2016 Decrease 325,000[19]
2017 Increase 430,900
2018 Increase More 1,155,000[20]
2019 Increase More 1,320,000
2020 Decrease More 410,000[21]
2021 Increase More 517,000[22]

Most visitors arriving in Tajikistan were from the following countries of nationality:

Country 2021[23] 2020 2019 2017 2016 2015 2014
 Uzbekistan Increase 305,411 Decrease 271,118 Increase 853,634 Increase 733,153 Increase 254,481[24] Increase 219,255[25] Decrease 158,928[26]
 Russia Increase 136,319 Decrease 54,971 Increase 212,062 Increase 157,910
 Kyrgyzstan Increase 60,788 Decrease 45,922 Increase 116,277 68,788
 Afghanistan Increase 15,112 Decrease 6,122 Increase 22,856 8,827
 Kazakhstan Increase 14,300 Decrease 9,687 Increase 20,930 13,933
 China Increase 4,006 Decrease 3,187 Increase 20,200 8,059
 Turkey Increase 3,466 Decrease 2,750 Increase 6,607 4,075
 United States Increase 3,221 Decrease 2,456 Increase 6,631 3,418
 Belarus Increase 2,588 Decrease 871 Increase 2,459 1,979
 Iran Increase 2,576 Decrease 533
 India 2,551 No data Increase 3,808 1,038
 Ukraine 1,967 No data Increase 3,427 1,613
 South Korea 1,448 No data Increase 1,561 715
 Germany 1,440 No data Increase 3,987 2,256
 Pakistan 1,309
 France 1,266 No data Increase 2,015 1,252
 Japan 1,220 No data Increase 1,814 565
 United Kingdom 1,088 No data Increase 2,533 1,440
 Italy 1,044 No data Increase 1,899 644
 Canada 831 No data Increase 1,470 768
 Azerbaijan 385
 Armenia 266
 Moldova 219 No data Increase 1,562 1,010
 Turkmenistan Increase 201 Decrease 135 Increase 2,341 1,257
Other countries More 44,000

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Visa and passport". Timatic. International Air Transport Association through Emirates. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Введен безвизовый режим между Таджикистаном и Узбекистаном".
  3. ^ "Таджикистан вводит односторонний безвизовый режим для граждан 52 стран". 9 November 2021. Retrieved 9 November 2021.
  4. ^ "Соглашение между Правительством Республики Узбекистан и Правительством Республики Таджикистан О ВЗАИМНЫХ ПОЕЗДКАХ ГРАЖДАН" [Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on mutual travel of citizens] (in Russian). Center for Legal Support under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan. 16 May 2000. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  5. ^ ""Таджикистан и Узбекистан могут отменить визы уже в 2018 году"" [Tajikistan and Uzbekistan can cancel visas already in 2018] (in Russian). REGNUM News Agency. 27 June 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Визовый режим с иностранными государствами". www.consular.tj. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Таджикистан и Иордания подписали 11 новых документов о сотрудничестве". 11 December 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Tajikistan e-Visa". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Визу в Таджикистан теперь можно получить по интернету" [Visa to Tajikistan is now available on the Internet] (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 4 June 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Вазорати корҳои хориҷии Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон". mfa.tj. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Apply online".
  12. ^ "Online Visa". Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  13. ^ Robert, Middleton. "Visas and permits". Pamirs. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  14. ^ "GBAO permit for Pamir travel". Caravanistan. Retrieved 2019-05-22.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i "International tourism, number of arrivals: Tajikistan". data.worldbank.org. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  16. ^ "Таджикистан отмечает рекордный рост интереса туристов". travel.ru. 29 September 2011. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  17. ^ "Таджикистан в прошлом году посетило 183 тыс. туристов". news.tj. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  18. ^ a b "Таджикистан в 2015 году посетило рекордное количество иностранных туристов". musavat.com. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  19. ^ "Таджикистан в 2017-м посетило туристов на 25,4% больше прошлогоднего". tajikta.tj. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  20. ^ Таджикистан в 2018 году посетили свыше 1,1 млн. иностранных туристов
  21. ^ Таджикистан в 2020 году посетили свыше 410 тыс. иностранцев
  22. ^ Более 517 тыс. иностранцев посетили Таджикистан в 2021 году
  23. ^ Приток интуристов в Таджикистан в 2021 году заметно сократился Подробнее: https://www.asiaplustj.info/ru/news/tajikistan/economic/20220129/pritok-inturistov-v-tadzhikistan-v-2021-godu-zametno-sokratilsya
  24. ^ "Распределение по странам числа граждан Республики Узбекистан, выехавших из Республики Узбекистан в 2017 году". stat.uz. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  25. ^ "Распределение по странам числа граждан Республики Узбекистан, выехавших из Республики Узбекистан в 2016 году". stat.uz. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  26. ^ "Распределение по странам числа граждан Республики Узбекистан, выехавших из Республики Узбекистан в 2015 году". stat.uz. Retrieved 13 March 2019.

External links