COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 10/26/2021 COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Requirements for Travel to the United States On October 25, the White House announced that new COVID-19-related requirements for U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) traveling to the U.S. will go into effect on November 8, 2021. These requirements include the following: All travelers to the United …

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Mandatory Registration for Foreigners Reinstated

On September 3, the Government of Uzbekistan  announced  that it is reinstating registration and duration-of-stay requirements for foreigners in Uzbekistan.  Foreigners must register or extend an expired registration by September 10, 2021.  Persons who fail to register or renew an expired registration by the deadline may face fines, disrupted travel plans, and/or may be required to leave the country. Please note that U.S. citizens residing at official hotels and hostels are automatically …

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U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports

If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for this exception if all the following are true: You are a U.S. citizen. You are currently abroad seeking …

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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must …

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Announces New COVID-19 Testing Measures For All Arriving Travelers

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Announces New COVID-19 Testing Measures For All Arriving Travelers Starting December 25, 2020 The Republican Special Commission for the Preparation of the Program of Measures to Prevent the Entry and Spread of Coronavirus announced a new rule requiring express testing for Coronavirus antigens for all …

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July 4th Voting Message

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, …

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Information Regarding a Flight Departing Uzbekistan

Dear Travelers: Thank you for taking the initiative in your search for a flight departing Uzbekistan.   There is a flight scheduled on Uzbek Airlines departing at 10:00 am on Friday, March 27 to Munich, Germany. If interested, please proceed starting tomorrow to the Uzbek Air central office at 51 Amir Temur St. for tickets (at about …

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Information Regarding a Flight Departing Uzbekistan

Thank you for taking the initiative in your search for a flight departing Uzbekistan. At present we are waiting for confirmation of a flight to Europe.  We are still waiting for confirmation of the date but this information could come at short notice.  The destination is likely to be Germany, the airport is to be …

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Commercial Flight Available (03/20/2020)

The Embassy has confirmed the availability of a commercial flight departing Uzbekistan for U.S. Citizens.  If you, or a U.S. citizen in your local area, are interested in purchasing a ticket for this flight, please email the Consular Section at  ACSTashkent@state.gov . Please include the following information for yourself, and any U.S. citizens who would purchase …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tashkent, Uzbekistan (March 16, 2020)

Location:  Tashkent, Uzbekistan Event:  The government of Uzbekistan has announced flight restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19.  Starting March 16, only Uzbek citizens will be allowed to enter Uzbekistan.  Uzbek citizen will not be allowed to depart Uzbekistan at this time, a restriction which will apply to U.S. Legal Permanent Residents.  Foreign citizens are still …

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Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state. Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, …

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To the attention of all visa applicants!

Application processing fee payment may only be made with U.S. dollars with exact change.  The U.S. Embassy has  specific requirements  (PDF 2.44 MB)for the condition of U.S. dollars.  The Embassy will not accept U.S. dollars that are dirty, damaged, torn, marked, stamped, nor older than 1997. Applicants who fail to meet the payment requirements may not be …

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Scam Alert

It has come to our attention that several local companies/organizations are receiving emails with the subject Request for Quotations (RFQ – PDF 1 MB) for solar generators. The emails are sent from  embassy@tendersdept.com  and claim to be from the U.S. Embassy Tashkent. This is a fraudulent email and the U.S. Embassy did not send it. Spam email can contain viruses or links to malicious websites.  The Embassy recommends: …

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Town Hall for U.S. Citizens on September 12, 2019

The United States Embassy in Tashkent is hosting a Town Hall for U.S. citizens at 5:00 PM on September 12, 2019 at Tashkent International School .  Food and drinks will be provided.  You’ll have an opportunity to meet U.S. Ambassador Daniel Rosenblum who will speak briefly about issues relevant to U.S. citizens residing in Uzbekistan, including the services …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tashkent, Uzbekistan

American Citizens are reminded of the importance of heightened vigilance when traveling abroad, to include avoiding large crowds and gatherings, especially of foreigners, and keeping a low profile in general.U.S. Embassy Tashkent is located on 3 Moyqorghon Street, 5th Block, Yunusobod District, 100093 Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Routine American citizen services are provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays by …

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Measles Outbreak

Dear U.S. citizens, The U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan recently sent out a Health Alert ( https://kz.usembassy.gov/health-alert-outbreak-of-measles-in-kazakhstan/ ) on measles cases in Kazakhstan.  This alert may be useful for those who plan travel to or to the vicinity of Kazakhstan in the near future.  Please note that the Health Alert in question was based on the CDC …

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Passport fee increase effective April 2, 2018

Dear U.S. Citizens, Important notice:  Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35 for U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, including first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen.  Accordingly, the total passport fee for …

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