VISA

In accordance with the law, citizens of all countries require a visa to visit Turkmenistan, unless they have special passsports or are from certain parts of Kazakhstan or UzbekistanTo obtain a tourist visa for Turkmenistan, all foreign nationals must supply an invitation letter issued by a travel agency licensed in Turkmenistan. 

 

SPECIAL PERMITS

A special permit, issued prior to arrival by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is required if visiting the following places:

  • Atamurat
  • Cheleken
  • Dashoguz
  • Serakhs 
  • Serhetabat

VISA FREE

According to Timatic,  Georgians can visit Turkmenistan visa-free for up to 90 days per 180-day period. Everybody else needs a visa.

 

VISA ON ARRIVAL

Holders of a letter of invitation issued by a company registered in Turkmenistan with a prior approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can obtain a visa on arrival valid for 10 days, and extendable for another 10 days.

Citizens of all countries have the right to visa-free transit through the international transit area of Ashgabat International Airport.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

You can get detailed information about visas on the website of migration service of Turkmenistan.

 

 

Last updated on October 29