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Content updated, April 2022

Travel to Tajikistan with the GBAO eVisa!

If you are planning a trip to the Republic of Tajikistan, your first task will be assured you have the right travel documents and tourist visas to enter the country.

In January 2016, the Republic of Tajikistan introduced electronic visas, or e-Visas, allowing short-term visitors to obtain a visa effortlessly.

These e-Visas allow foreign citizens who want to visit the country for tourist purposes to complete an electronic application and receive the electronic visa without visiting a consulate. They no longer need to deal with long lines at Tajikistan consulates or at the border.

You will find everything you need to know about the Tajikistan GBAO eVisa and entering Tajikistan for tourism purposes below.

Keep reading to find out how to apply for your Tajikistan GBAO eVisa online using a quick, hassle-free, and completely digital application form.

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What is the Tajikistan GBAO eVisa?

The e-Visa GBAO is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Tajikistan and the autonomous region of Gorno-Badakhshan, which requires special permission in addition to the Tajikistan E-Visa.

You can only apply for an e-Visa GBAO only if you are outside the territory of Tajikistan. Applicants will receive their visas via email, after filling out the application form with the necessary information, and once the online credit card payment is completed.

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How do I apply for the Tajikistan GBAO eVisa?

Applicants can apply for their E visa in just 3 easy steps with iVisa. Using our fully online simplified form it will take you less than 10 minutes to complete the application and you can have your Tajikistan visa in as fast as 24 hours!

  • Step 1 - Fill out the e Visa application form with all your personal and travel information, including the same passport you are traveling with. Attach any documents requested.

  • Step 2 - Choose the processing speed that best suits you and pay the Tajikistan visa price with a credit or debit card.

  • Step 3 - Sit back, relax and wait for your Tajikistan e Visa to arrive via email.

Our experts will double-check your visa information and make sure everything looks good, if we have any questions we will contact you via email. You will receive your approved eVisa via email in the time frame you have chosen.

Note: Even though border officials should have your e Visa available to check in their system we recommend you print out the visa and carry it with you at all times during the travel to Tajikistan.

When should I apply for my Tajikistan GBAO eVisa?

You can get your Visa in as fast as 2 days with us, so last-minute requests are always an option.

We will ensure the accuracy of your application and queue it so that it is processed within the required time frame.

Where Can I learn more about the Tajikistan GBAO eVisa?

For additional information, you can contact our customer support agents. They are available 24/7 to answer any further questions you might have about the Tajikistan eVisa application and our services. If you apply with us, they will also be able to provide updates on the status of your visa application.

Required Documents to Apply


  • Passport scan
  • Last Page of Passport (if applicable)

NOTE: Only required if you are planning on visiting the GBAO region.

Important Instructions

  • The Tajikistan GBAO eVisa is a single-entry visa created for tourism purposes.

  • This visa is valid for 90 days after issued. You can enter Tajikistan on any date within this period, however, you cannot stay in the country for more than 60 days in Total.

  • Your stay in Tajikistan cannot be extended.

  • Your ordinary passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter Tajikistan.

  • Entry to Tajikistan will not be allowed with passport details that differ from those on the visa.

  • You DO NOT have to get a visa if you are going to make stopovers at the airport or if you are not going to leave the international transit area.

  • This visa cannot be changed to a work visa while inside the Republic of Tajikistan. Note that an e-Visa is granted only for tourism purposes.

  • With the Tajikistan GBAO eVisa you can enter Tajikistan through all border points.

  • You can only apply for an e-Visa only if you are outside the territory of Tajikistan.

  • If you overstay your visa, you might be asked to pay fines, be deported, or banned future travel to Tajikistan for a specific period of time.


If this happens, please contact our customer service team. Our visa experts are available 24/7 and will gladly help resolve any problems you experience while applying for your Tajikistan eVisa GBAO.

Our iVisa experts review all applications and documentation to help you avoid rejections. If government officials find any errors and reject your application, iVisa will refund the iVisa processing fee.

Note: Government fees will not be refunded.

You may reapply for your Tajikistan GBAO if your application is canceled or rejected.

No. You do not need a GBAO visa if you are transiting or stopping at the airport and not leaving the international transit area.

If you are experiencing issues making the payment with your credit card during the Tajikistan eVisa GBAO application process, please check the following:

  • Your bank card’s limit

  • The card's expiration date

  • If the card is activated for online payments

  • That all information you entered is correct

If you have checked all of the above and are still experiencing issues with your card, you will need to contact your bank. It may be an issue with your bank's 3D verification feature or another security feature.

If you need to correct a mistake on your GBAO application, you need to contact our customer service team immediately so that we can help you make the change. Our experts are available 24/7.

Your current email address will be used to send your approved visa. Please check your spam folder if it does not arrive in your inbox.

If you still need help finding any updates related to your Tajikistan eVisa GBAO Application from iVisa, please contact our 24/7 customer service team, who will happily look into the situation and help you resolve it.

At iVisa, we understand that your time is valuable, and we strive to provide you with the fastest service possible. Our processing times are estimated based on the average duration it takes governments to process visa applications. These estimated times begin from the moment we receive all the correct information for your application until you receive your visa. While we work diligently to expedite the process, it’s important to note that we are reliant on the processing times set by the government authorities.

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