Simplified visa procedure 

Registration and issuance of visas of the Republic of Tajikistan to foreign citizens and stateless persons carrying out activities in free economic zones is carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan:

  • 50% decrease of consular fees amount;
  • shortening of terms for reviewing documents on issuing entry and exit visas;
  • practice of issuing entry visas for foreigners coming to work in FEZ by the time of their arrival to the Republic of Tajikistan;
  • any other information-legal and consulting service provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan for FEZ according to changing development processes of free economic zone.

FEZ subject when it is required submits to FEZ Administration application of established form for getting visa for arriving personnel to work in FEZ prior to one month to expected arrival.

FEZ Administration in coordination with authorized state authority on FEZ management reviews application and informs FEZ subject about possibility of accreditation of mentioned persons personally on each candidature.

List of arriving persons for working in FEZ “Panj” is approved by the FEZ Administration and is sent for reviewing, coordination and transferring it by consular subdivision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on places of personnel arrival on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan.

FEZ Administration will arrange meeting and accompaniment of arrived persons to FEZ territory jointly with FEZ subject representative and at his expense.

The same procedure is followed also while foreigners departure, who have been worked in FEZ,

FEZ Administration assists to get entry visa for foreigners, extension and cancellation of its validity.


 Simplified migration procedure


The policy in the field of labor migration in the FEZ “Panj” is based on the legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan on labor migration, including the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan “On the rules for processing, issuing visas and electronic visas to foreign citizens and stateless persons” No. 131 dated January 25, 2017 of the year, paragraph “i” and the Regulations of the free economic zone “Panj”, paragraph 79, approved by the Resolution of the Majlisi Namoyandagon Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan No. 1147 dated October 29, 2008.

FEZ Administration gives permission to the applicant who serves FEZ subject in management or technical advisor positions, on stated term, corresponding to duration of the contract regarding hiring, signed between employer and foreigner;

FEZ Administration gives permission for work, and also applies petition for taking residence for the period of 5 years.

  • easily take permission for work for enterprise employees who are foreigners, the number of whom by the end of the fifth year of production activity should not exceed 20% from total number of employees;
  • to take visa and permission for work on FEZ territory for the term of labor contract signed by foreigners;
  • apply applications to FEZ Administration or authorized state authority on FEZ management for assisting in taking invitation (visa) and taking permission for work. Mentioned authority should give permission for work and residence to all foreigners hired for work by FEZ subjects.

‒    FEZ administration issues permits to a certain number of invited specialists upon their application, which is provided on the basis of business plans;

‒    FEZ administration issues work permits or business cards to specialists invited from

abroad to work in the FEZ, which are valid only on the territory of the FEZ.


Foreign employees of FEZ subjects, who got visa and permissions for work, pass registration in Visa and registration department on their visa duration.

Authorized state authority on FEZ management is authorized to ask from applicant all information, which to his mind is necessary for timely issuing such permissions.

Services on issuing permissions for work and residence to foreign specialists of FEZ subjects and members of their families are chargeable on rates fixed by authorized state authority on FEZ management in coordination with appropriate state authority.

If necessary, to leave the territory of the FEZ, the management of the subject issues a travel document to a foreign specialist, which must be approved by the FEZ Administration. This approach is very convenient for FEZ subjects, as it will be much easier to invite specialists and work in the free economic zone.

FEZ subjects should: 

  • submit labor agreement on each FEZ employee during applying for permanent visa issue;
  • provide taking of visa during 72 hours after arriving of personnel;
  • provide all employees and personnel with uniforms and follow safety measures of their work;
  • immediately inform FEZ Administration about disappearance of any employee;
  • provide employees with residence.
  • provide necessary social and medical insurance of employees.
  • be liable for harm that was done to the health of employees, employees working on a contract, employment injuries that were occurred because of enterprise fault on the given enterprise territory.


         The procedure for obtaining a visa for a foreign citizen arriving to work in the FEZ;

         Rules for issuing visas of the Republic of Tajikistan to foreign citizens and stateless persons;

        Visa regime with foreign countries;

        Visa form;

       The number of consular fees.