Consulate information


2207 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 588-1500 Website

Important Facts


  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers must have a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. They have to complete the “Public Health Passenger Locator Form.”  Travelers are subject to a Covid-19 PCR test upon arrival and quarantine for 21 days.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least one (1) blank visa page.
  • VISA ON ARRIVAL can be obtained at the port of entry in Ashgabat.  Must provide a valid passport and an original/photocopy of the valid letter of invitation certified by the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
*Notarized invitation letter
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Copy of driver's license
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Tourist agency travel confirmation (Tourist visa)

* Letter of invitation, either for Tourist or Business purposes, must be certified by the Ministry of Foreign affairs in Ashgabat.

Forms and Links

Application Form

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
7- 10 business daysRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Tourist/Business55.00Single1 month
Tourist/Business75.00Multiple1 month
Tourist/Business (Expedited)95.00Single1 month
Tourist/Business (Expedited)135.00Multiple1 month

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: May 16, 2022