FAQ on the Republic of Tajikistan
The best time of the year to make a trip to the Republic of Tajikistan?
So, there is no better time of the year for a trip to Tajikistan. It all depends on your desires. If you like steep slopes on skis and snowboards, then mountain resorts start their launch in winter. In order to bask on the beaches, you will not find a better time of year than summer. For horseback riding on mountain trails, exploring caves and spending the night in yurts - welcome to Tajikistan in autumn or spring.
Documents for entry into the country?
Foreign citizens are required to obtain a visa to enter the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan. In addition, if you want to visit the famous Pamir region, then you need to get a special permit to visit it. With the provision of an invitation issued by a travel agency, you can get a visa in the city where the consulate or Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan operates.
In addition, according to the rules of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan, foreign citizens can submit the necessary documents for a single-entry tourist visa (up to 45 days).
The procedure for obtaining an entry permit to GBAO?
In order to visit Pamir and GBAO, you must submit a permit to the consulate or Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in your city. Such an application is paid separately from the visa itself.
A group visa is issued to a special group of tourists (from 5 people or more) who decided to enter the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan together.
A foreign citizen is obliged to register with the Department of Internal Affairs, the local police department or the OVIR within 72 hours. If you have entered the territory of Tajikistan on a tourist visa, and you will stay no more than 30 days in the country, then registration is not required.
Exchange of funds.
You can exchange currency at the airport of the Republic of Tajikistan. As well as in banks, hotels and exchange offices (some of which work around the clock). You can exchange American dollars, Uzbek soums, Russian rubles and euros.
The credit card is accepted only in large cities of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The national currency.
The official currency of Tajikistan is the Tajik somoni.
Electrical voltage in the Republic of Tajikistan.
The voltage is 220V.
Drinking tap water is not recommended.
Is there a restriction in clothing for women?
There are no strict restrictions. Some women wear national clothes, but this is considered their personal choice.
You can find vegetarian cuisine in major cities of the Republic of Tajikistan, but it is not particularly popular.
What language do the residents of Tajikistan speak?
Throughout the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan, they communicate in several languages: Russian and Tajik.
Ucell, Megafon, Beeline, Babilon Mobile.
Local SIM card.
A local SIM card can be purchased at shopping malls, official service centers and markets.
Free Wi-Fi is available only in some restaurants and hotels in the central cities of Tajikistan.