Tajikistan

Living and
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Edmund Taylor

"Tajikstan's economic recovery and growth are truly striking, and expat contacts to navigate its booming business are invaluable. "

Raquel Santos

"Dujanbe really merits its reputation as the 'jewel of Central Asia', and finding fellow expats to go out with was a true delight. "

Working and living in Tajikistan with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Tajikistan? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Dushanbe, Khujand or some other international Tajikistani city?

The expat relocation to Tajikistan is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the gorgeous valleys of Zeravshan, getting to know how Tajikistani folks celebrate Navruz spring celebration with its ancient Zoroastrian roots, or acquiring a taste for Tajikistan’s popular dishes like qurutob…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Tajikistan. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Finland to working in Sweden.

Top Articles in the Tajikistan Expat Guide

  • Moving to Tajikistan

    With picturesque landscapes and an ancient history dating back to 600 BC, Tajikistan has a lot to offer expats. Relocating to this country is a great opportunity to learn about its unique culture. This article will guide you through all the details about moving to Tajikistan.
  • Living in Tajikistan

    Tajikistan is a beautiful, mountainous country slowly modernizing after its former Soviet status. The country’s remote location and economic struggles can make some aspects of life challenging for expats, but there are also many pluses to life in Tajikistan, such as the natural beauty of the area.
  • Working in Tajikistan

    Finding work in Tajikistan can be difficult for expatriates. If you're a native English speaker, then a career teaching English as a second language may be a good option, as the growth in economy and demand for English teachers in Tajik schools increases. Read on to learn more about working in Tajikistan!

Reliable Information about living and working in Tajikistan

Relocating to and living in Tajikistan necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Tajikistani expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Tajikistan: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Tajikistani income tax law?ʺ, ʺHow should we best prepare for the cold winters in Central Asia?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Dushanbe?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Tajikistani residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Tajikistan is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Tajikistan is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Tajikistan. Various topics are covered in our Tajikistan Expat Guide from travel and accommodation, to education & children or embassies and consulates, up to international schools. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺCan I survive on local food and keep a vegetarian diet during my time in Dushanbe?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Tajikistan? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to Thailand or living in Singapore!

From international pharmacies to foreign-media bookstores –
Advice on living and working in Tajikistan

In addition, our expat listings for Tajikistan include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like international pharmacies or foreign-media bookstores. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Tajikistan. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Rahmat among our InterNations members living and working in Tajikistan.

Edmund Taylor

"Tajikstan's economic recovery and growth are truly striking, and expat contacts to navigate its booming business are invaluable. "

Raquel Santos

"Dujanbe really merits its reputation as the 'jewel of Central Asia', and finding fellow expats to go out with was a true delight. "

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