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The Tashkent Consular Section provides visa services to Uzbeks and third-country nationals, including nonimmigrant and immigrant visas.

Notice of Appointment Postponements

Due to the holiday announcement, all non-immigrant visa appointments for Monday, August 31 will be rescheduled.  U.S. Embassy Tashkent is contacting affected applicants via the contact information provided on their applications to inform them of the change.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Overview of Visas

A visa is issued by a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. A visa gives you permission to apply for admission to the United States. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, formerly INS) officers at the U.S. port of entry will determine how long you are permitted to stay.

A citizen of Uzbekistan, wishing to enter the U.S., must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. The type of visa you must have is defined by immigration law, and relates to the purpose of your travel.

Contact Information

3 Moyqorghon Street, 5th Block, Yunusobod District
100093, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan

Non-Immigrant Visas Unit: (998-71) 140-2215 or 140-2216 (extension 2). Telephone inquiries are received every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

The immigrant visa unit no longer accepts telephone inquiries.  For instructions on how to contact us via email please see our contact page.

Consular Section Fax: (998-71) 120-5448

Consular Section E-mail:

Immigrant Visa Unit E-mail address:


The Consular Section is open Monday through Friday, with the exception of American and Uzbek National Holidays.

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