The Consular Section of the Embassy issues the following types of entry visa to foreign citizens:

1. Diplomatic visa (Д) is issued to:
-head of State and Governments of the foreign countries;
-members of official foreign delegations;
-diplomatic agents of diplomatic representatives and consular officials of consular establishments;
-employees of foreign policy Departments, foreign diplomatic and consular couriers;
-employees of representations of the international organizations, whose diplomatic status is recognized by the Republic of Tajikistan;
-inspectors who are carrying out inspections in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan according to the international arrangements, to which the Republic of Tajikistan is a party of.
-members of families of the above-listed persons, who have diplomatic passports;

2. Official visa (Х) is issued to the following applicants:
-members of official foreign delegations;
-administrative-technical and attendants employees of diplomatic representatives;
-consular employees and workers of the attendants of consular establishments of the foreign states;
-employees of the international organizations in the Republic of Tajikistan;
-persons carrying diplomatic mail, in the absence of a diplomatic passport;
-honourary Consuls of the Republic of Tajikistan abroad;
-foreign citizens who are traveling to the Republic of Tajikistan on service affairs, on behalf of the ministries and the departments of the foreign states, irrespective of a category of passports shown by them;
-members of families of the above-listed persons.

3. Investment visa (C) is issued to the following applicants:
-heads of world famous foreign firms and companies going to Tajikistan and also being in the Republic of Tajikistan, who de-facto participate in investment of economy of Tajikistan;
-representatives of administrative wing of the large foreign firms and the companies working in the Tajikistan market or having practicable plans on developing business projects;
-members of families of the above-listed persons.

4. Business visa (К) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens who are going to Tajikistan with the business purposes ( participation in business negotiations, at meetings, symposiums, forums, conferences, tenders, the conclusion of contracts, creation of joint ventures, studying of Tajik market, participation in auctions, exhibitions and fairs, rendering of advisory and auditor services and so forth).

5. Work visa (M) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens who are going to the Republic of Tajikistan for work, including according to international contracts and agreements;
-members of families of the above-listed persons.

6. Tourist visa (T) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens traveling to the Republic of Tajikistan as a tourist or a group of foreign citizens who are going to Tajikistan for the purpose of tourism in organized group (not less than 5 but no more than 50 persons in a group).

7. Academic (education) visa (O-1) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens who are studying in the educational institutes of the Republic of Tajikistan;
-post-graduate students;
-persons who are working for the doctoral degree;
-members of families of the above-listed persons.

8. Learning (training) visa (O-2) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens who are going to Tajikistan for studying, on an educational practice or training;
-persons who are going to Tajikistan to enter educational institutes of the Republic of Tajikistan;
-persons who are going to Tajikistan to temporarily attend the language learning courses;
-members of families of the abo-listed persons.

9. Private visa (XC) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens who are going to the Republic of Tajikistan on a visit to relatives and friends;
-foreign citizens who are going to the Republic of Tajikistan on a vacation, for treatment or with the other purposes of private character.

10. Free economic zone visa (МОИ) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens-investors who are going to Tajikistan for work or enterprise activities within Free Economic Zones.

11. Transport visa (Н) is issued to the following applicants:
-drivers of the vehicles transporting a cargo and passengers.

12. Aircraft crew visa (Л) is issued to the following applicants:
-pilots, navigators, engineers, stewards and also to the other members of crew of aircrafts.

13. Immigrant visa (ИД) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreigners who come to Tajikistan for constant residing till the reception of a residence permit.

14. Mass media visa (Ж) is issued to the following applicants:
-correspondents, operators;
-journalists and other employees of foreign mass media;
-members of families of the above-mentioned persons.

15. Spouse of Tajikistan’s citizen visa (ХШ) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign persons who are married with citizens of Republic of Tajikistan, including their child/children who have been adopted by them.

16. Sports and entertainment visa (ВХ) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens who are going to Tajikistan for the international competitions, trainings, cultural actions and rehearsals;
-members of families of the above-mentioned persons.

17. Missionary visa (ТД) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign persons-employees of the religious organizations who are carrying out or intending to carry out the activity in the Republic of Tajikistan.

18. Humanitarian visa (Б) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens who are going to Tajikistan with the purpose of delivery or support of cargoes of the humanitarian aids.

19. Commercial visa (ТИ) is issued to the following applicants:
-foreign citizens who are engaged in commercial activities in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Note: the terms “family members” and “members of families” mean: the spouse, children, and children adopted by foreign citizen.