The following procedure should be observed prior to submitting the documents to the Embassy for legalization.
A cover letter from requesting organization and one copy of each documests;.
Documents has to be authenticated in the following order:
Signed before a notary public;
Certified by the clerk of the court of the county in which the notary is commissioned *;
Certified by the Secretary of State of the State in which the document is executed;
Certified by the Department of State Authentication Office located at:
518 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20520
Tel. 800/688-9889 option #6 or 202/647-5002
* Item "b" may be omitted if the authority in item "c" will certify directly to the notary.
All pages should be translated in Tajik or in Russian languages.
The legalization fee is $ 100.00 per document. Money order must be made payable to the Embassy of Tajikistan.
Those applying by mail must include a self-addressed envelope one of the following postage services: FedEx, Priority and Express Mail only with pre-paid postage. Embassy is not responsible for lost or damaged mail.
Note: For any additional questions call to the Consular section at (202) 223-6090 from 9 AM to 12 PM
TURNAROUND TIME FOR PROCESSING IS 30 DAYS.
Note: In case of refusal to legalization, if the document or information about it available, the fees will not be returned to the applicant'.