Delegation of the European Union to Tajikistan

Travel to the EU from Tajikistan

10/05/2016 - 15:06
Travel to the EU

This page contains information about travelling to and studying in the European Union (EU), as well as contact details for European embassies in case of further inquiries.

If you wish to travel to the European Union, there are two visa possibilities. Firstly, the Schengen visa, which will allow you to visit all countries within the Schengen area. The Schengen countries are: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway are the four non-EU states who are part of the Schengen agreement. You will be able to visit them with your Schengen visa.

Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Romania and the United Kingdom are part of the European Union, but not of the Schengen countries. For the United Kingdom and Ireland, you will need a separate visa. The other four states wish to join Schengen in the future and have special visa-free regimes for those who hold a Schengen visa or passport and as long as their visa allows at least two entries in Schengen space and the number of entries and/ or length of stay have not been not exhausted.

There are several types of Schengen visas. The Schengen type C allows you to stay for a maximum of 3 months/90 days in a six month period and allows for either single entry or multiple entries. The C-type visa is granted for several travelling purposes, such as tourism and business or for other needs. You determine the purpose of your visit in the documents which will be provided to the embassy to obtain visa. Embassy processes documents and prepare the answer on the basis of applied documents.

The D-type visa grants access to the Schengen area for a maximum of 180 days with a validity up to one year. For example, if you apply for a student visa and your studies last longer than 90 days, then you will have to apply for a permit of stay in the country of your studies, which will allow you to stay longer. The permit of stay will allow you to travel freely through the Schengen area. Similarly, you have to apply for a permit of stay if you travel to a Schengen country for working purposes and your stay in this country will exceed 90 days per in a six month period.

You should apply for the visa at the embassy of the country where you will enter the Schengen area or where you spend most of the time. The time period during which and application must be submitted to the diplomatic mission depends on the country. It is advisable to contact the relevant embassy or mission in order to learn when you have to apply. You also might have to book an appointment before lodging the application. Information about required documents and frequently asked questions can be found on the website of the EU: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/borders-and-visas/visa-policy/required_documents/index_en.htm

Secondly, the National visa is meant for those who wish to stay in, or visit one EU country, usually only for a short time. In order to apply for a national visa, you need to visit the embassy of the country you wish to reside in. The national visa will only grant access to this EU state and can be either single entry or multiple entries. For the most updated information on requirements and application procedures, please read the instructions on the website of the country you wish to visit.

A permit of stay is issued by national authorities only. Permit of stay can be either short-term or long-term. The short term permit is granted for a maximum of 5 years and is given for purposes such as work or study, or for family purposes. Permit of stay will grant you also access to the Schengen area. For details regarding the requirements to obtain a permit of stay, please review the websites of the country you wish to visit.

Embassies of Member States of the European Union in Tajikistan

In Tajikistan, only two embassies of EU member states give out visas, namely the embassy of Germany and the embassy of the United Kingdom. The embassy of Germany gives out visas for several other EU states as well. Below, you can find a list of all EU member states and the nearest embassy and website.

Austria

See Germany

Belgium

See Germany

Bulgaria

http://www.mfa.bg/embassies/afghanistan Embassy in Afghanistan

http://www.mfa.bg/embassies/kazakhstan/en/972/index.html Embassy in Kazakhstan

http://www.mfa.bg/embassies/uzbekistan Embassy in Uzbekistan

A national visa for Bulgaria will NOT give you access to the Schengen area!

Croatia

http://cn.mvep.hr/   Embassy in China

http://ru.mvep.hr/  Embassy in Russia

A National visa for Croatia will NOT give you access to the Schengen area!

Cyprus

http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/embassies/embassy_moscow.nsf/index_ru/index_ru?OpenDocument Embassy in Russia

janetta@elcat.kg Consulate in Kyrgyzstan

grekconsul@gmail.com Consulate in Uzbekistan

A national visa for Cyprus will NOT give you access to the Schengen area!

Czech Republic

http://www.mzv.cz/astana Embassy in Kazakhstan

http://www.mzv.cz/tashkent  Embassy in Uzbekistan

bishkek@honorary.mzv.cz Consulate in Kyrgyzstan

Denmark

http://rusland.um.dk/ Embassy in Moscow

Estonia

http://www.astana.vm.ee Embassy in Astana

Finland

See Germany

France

See Germany

Germany

http://www.duschanbe.diplo.de/Vertretung/duschanbe/de/04Visa_20neu/visa-seite-dt.html Embassy of Germany in Tajikistan.

This embassy is also responsible for visa applications for Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. All visa requests and questions regarding these countries can be directed to the German embassy.

Greece

See Germany

Hungary

http://www.mfa.gov.hu/kulkepviselet/KZ/en/mainpage.htm Embassy in Kazakhstan (Astana)

http://www.mfa.gov.hu/kulkepviselet/Almati/en/mainpage.htm Consulate in Kazakhstan (Almaty)

Ireland

https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/russia/  Embassy in Moscow

A National visa for Ireland will NOT give you access to the Schengen area!

Italy

See Germany

Latvia

http://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/kazakhstan  Embassy in Kazakhstan (Almaty)

kukelis@hotmail.com Consulate in Kazakhstan (Almaty)

Lithuania https://kz.mfa.lt/kz/en/ Embassy in Kazakhstan

Luxembourg

See Germany

Malta

http://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Embassies/ME_Moscow/Pages/The-Embassy.aspx Embassy in Moscow

The Netherlands

See Germany

Poland

http://astana.msz.gov.pl/ru/ Embassy in Kazakhstan (Astana)

almaty.kg.sekretariat@msz.gov.pl Consulate in Kazakhstan (Almaty)

http://taszkent.msz.gov.pl/ru/ Embassy in Uzbekistan

Portugal

See Germany

Romania

http://astana.mae.ro/en/node/371 Embassy in Kazakhstan

http://taskent.mae.ro/en  Embassy in Uzbekistan

A National visa for Romania will NOT give you access to the Schengen area!

Slovakia

http://www.mzv.sk/Astana  Embassy in Kazakhstan

http://www.mzv.sk/Tashkent  Embassy in Uzbekistan

Slovenia

http://moscow.embassy.si/  Embassy in Moscow

evroat@globalnet.uz   Consulate in Uzbekistan

Spain

See Germany

Sweden

See Germany

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

Embassy in Tajikistan: https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-embassy-dushanbe

A national visa for the United Kingdom will NOT give you access to the Schengen area!

Embassies of Tajikistan in the EU MS

Embassy of Tajikistan to Austria
Universitatstr. 8/1°, 1090 Vienna
Austria
Telephone: (+43-1) 409-82-66
Fax: (+43-1) 409-82-66-14, 409-82-66-21 
E-mail: info@tajikembassy.at 
Website: http://www.tajikembassy.at

Consular Issues
E-mail: consular@tajikembassy.at

Embassy of Tajikistan to the Kingdom of Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Mission to the EU, NATO, UNESCO 
Boulevard General Jacques 16
1050 Brussels
Tel: 00 32 (0)2 640-69-33
Fax: 00 32 (0)2 649-01-95
E-mail: taj-emb@edpnet.be
Website: http://www.taj-emb.be/

Consular Issues
E-mail: consular@tajemb.be

Embassy of Tajikistan to France
14 avenue d'Eylau, 75016 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 70 92 93 42
Fax: +33 (0)1 77 72 64 99
E-mail: info@tajembfrance.fr
Website: www.tajembfrance.fr

Embassy of Tajikistan to Germany
Perlebergerstr. 43, 10559 Berlin
Germany
Phone: +49-30-347-9300
Fax: +49-30-347-93029, +49-30-347-93018
Email: info@botschaft-tadschikistan.de 
website: www.botschaft-tadschikistan.de  

Embassy of Tajikistan to the United Kingdom
Grove House
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
London, W6 7BA
Telephone:+44 (0) 208 834 1003
Fax +44 (0) 208 834 1100
E-mail: info@tajembassy.org.uk
Website: http://www.tajembassy.org.uk/

WHAT IS ERASMUS+?

Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2020. It builds on the achievements of more than 25 years of European programmes in the fields of education, training and youth, covering both an intra-European as well as an international cooperation dimension. Erasmus+ is the result of the integration of the following European programmes implemented by the Commission during the period 2007-2013:

  • Lifelong Learning Programme
  • Youth in Action Programme
  • Erasmus Mundus Programme
  • Tempus
  • Alfa
  • Edulink
  • Programmes of cooperation with industrialized countries in the field of higher education

These programmes have been supporting Actions in the fields of higher education (including its international dimension), vocational education and training, school education, adult education and youth (including its international dimension).

IMPORTANT FEATURES OF THE ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME

  • Recognition and validation of skills and qualifications
  • Dissemination and exploitation of project results
  • Open access for educational materials, documents and media produced by Erasmus+
  • International dimension
  • Multilingualism

Erasmus+ aims at going beyond these programmes, by promoting synergies and cross-fertilisation throughout the different fields of education, training and youth, removing artificial boundaries between the various Actions and project formats, fostering new ideas, attracting new actors from the world of work and civil society and stimulating new forms of cooperation. Erasmus+ aims at becoming a more effective instrument to address the real needs in terms of human and social capital development in Europe and beyond.

Erasmus+ provides grants for a wide range of actions and activities in the fields of education, training, youth and sport. The programme gives opportunities to students, trainees, staff and volunteers to spend a period abroad to increase their skills and employability. It supports organisations to work in transnational partnership and to share innovative practices in the fields of education, training and youth. The new sport action will support grassroots projects and cross-border challenges such as combating match-fixing, doping, violence and racism.

WHAT IS THE BUDGET?

The Programme has an overall indicative financial envelope of 14.774 billion EUR for the seven years (2014-2020) under Heading 1 of the EU Budget. The annual budget is adopted by the Budgetary Authority.

The different steps for the adoption of the EU budget can be followed at: http://ec.europa.eu/budget/documents/budget_current_year_en.htm

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