This law shall regulate social relations in the sphere of population migration, determine legal, economic and social grounds of migration processes, and regulate creation of necessary living conditions in a new place for individuals and their families returning to their historical motherland.
The following basic definitions are used in this Law: - migration it is an irretrievable, temporary or seasonal movement of natural persons to and from the Republic of Tajikistan, as well as movements of natural persons within the Republic of Tajikistan because of changing a place of residence or work; - labor migration abroad is the voluntary legal travel of citizens abroad, who permanently live within the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan and also travel of foreign citizens and people, who haven't a citizenship and who are permanently living beyond the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan, to the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan for doing a paid work according to the labor agreement; - the frontier labor migration is the everyday and or once a week travel of citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan to the territory of frontier state and the everyday and or once a week travel of frontier state's citizens to the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan with the aim of being occupied with paid work according to the labor agreement, with the condition of permanent residence within the territory of the abandoned state; - the migrant worker is a person who doesn't permanently live within the state where he works, who is not the citizen of that state, was working, is working or will work for the paid labor; - frontier worker is the migrant worker, who keeps his usual place of residence in the neighboring state and working or will work for the paid labor; - the abandoned state is the state in which the migrant worker permanently lives and for being occupied with the paid work goes to another country; - the state of the place of work is the state in which the migrant worker was busy, is busy and or will be busy with the paid labor activity.
The e-Visa is an alternative to visas issued at diplomatic/consular missions abroad and at the ports of entry.
It is a single entry visa issued for the period of 90 days, but its holder can stay in Tajikistan not more than 45 days starting from the arrival date.
Persons legally going out of the Republic of Tajikistan to other states for permanent residence on a period of over six months shall acquire the status of emigrants (except of employees of Embassies and Representation of the Republic of Tajikistan to foreign countries, as well as persons temporarily working abroad, servicemen on a peace-making or peace-keeping mission, persons taking medical treatment, students, tourists or persons being on a business trip).- internal migration an irretrievable, temporary or seasonal displacement of natural persons within the Republic of Tajikistan; - immigrant a foreigner or a stateless person arrived to the RT for permanent or temporary residence; - immigration arrival of foreigners or a stateless persons to the RT for permanent or temporary residence; - family migration arrival of a group of relatives into the Republic of Tajikistan for temporary or permanent residence; - collective immigration organized resettlement of foreigners or stateless persons into the Republic of Tajikistan; - illegal immigrants foreigners or stateless persons arrived to the Republic of Tajikistan on their own, without a permission of an authorized organ, or have received such permission by fraud, as well as those, who have entered the territory of the RT on the basis of a relevant permission, but have not left the country after the expiration of tenure; - re-settlers people who have left the country of their permanent residence on their own and arrived to the territory of the RT for permanent residence: o With a purpose to reunite with their families living on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan; o With a purpose to return to the former place of residence; o With a purpose to return to their historical motherland (repatriates); o Because of getting married a person who is a citizen of the Republic of Tajikistan.- forced re-settlers persons-citizens of the RT, who have forcedly left their permanent place of residence, and now are staying on the territory of another state because of violence or persecution committed against them; or because of the real danger to undergo the persecution not only against themselves, but also against members of his family in regards to race, nationality, religion, language, political credo, belonging to a definite social group; and also if there is any connection between the commitment of violence or persecution, and the real danger to undergo persecution in armed and international conflicts; - temporary place of resettlers' residence an inhabited locality on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan that was determined by the central executive body upon agreement with local executive and other competent bodies, where living quarters, suitable for accommodation and temporary stay of repatriates, re-emigrants, forced re-settlers and refugees, are located; - repatriation return of prisoners of war, displaced persons, refugees and emigrants to their homeland; - repatriates natural persons returning under the repatriation; - emigration irretrievable or temporary leaving of natural persons out from the RT to other countries; - re-emigrants natural persons returning to their homeland after spending spent some time in emigration; - emigrants natural persons being in emigration; - ecological migrants people forced to leave their houses because of ecological disasters; Migration is based on the following principles: - ensuring of human right for the free choice of place of residence, freedom of labor, free choice of activity or profession, freedom for exit, freedom of movement; - inadmissibility of any discrimination in regards to origin, social, official or property status, sex, race, nationality, language, religion, political credo, education, social or material status; - participation of relevant state organs in the organization of the work on regulating migration processes; - personal participation of migrants in getting settled on the new place of residence, with addressed support of the government of the initiatives and independent activity of each person, first of all of resettlers from zones of ecological and natural disasters; - to prohibit deportation or forced return of migrants to the countries they have come from; - cooperation with other countries.You can also apply for visas at Tajik embassies or consulates if you are coming from: See the Government of Tajikistan website for further visa information.Non-tourist visas Tajik visa support letters are required for all non-tourist visas.Tourist visas are issued for a duration not exceeding 45 days, and cannot be extended or replaced.If you are issued with a tourist visa you should leave the country before the visa expires. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content.Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States.e-Visa is not subject to extension except force-majeure situations.Applicants obtain their visas electronically after entering required information and making payments by a credit or debit card (Mastercard, Visa or American Express). Fill in an application form, upload required documents and pay for your visa application online.