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The document ceased to be valid according to article 36 of the Law of the Republic of Tajikistan of  January 2, 2018 No. 1471

LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN

of February 1, 1996 No. 230

About legal status of foreign citizens

(as amended on 14-03-2014)
1. General provisions

This Law determines legal status of foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan and their relations with state bodies and their officials arising in connection with stay of foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan and also their rights and obligation in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Article 1. Foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan

Foreign citizens the persons who are not citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan and having the document confirming their belonging to nationality of other state are recognized the Republic of Tajikistan.

The persons who are not citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan and not having the document confirming their belonging to nationality of other state are recognized stateless persons.

- the second respectively to consider part part three.

According to the Constitution of the Republic of Tajikistan the appropriate rights and freedoms are guaranteed to foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan.

Article 2. The legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan on legal status of foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan

The legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan on legal status of foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan is based on the Constitution of the Republic of Tajikistan and consists of this Law, other regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Tajikistan, and also the international legal acts recognized by Tajikistan.

Article 3. The principles of legal status of foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan

Foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan have the same rights and freedoms and perform the same duties, as citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan if other does not follow from the Constitution of the Republic of Tajikistan, this Law and other legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Foreign citizens are equal in the Republic of Tajikistan before the Law, irrespective of origin, social and property status, racial and national identity, floor, education, language, the relation to religion, sort and nature of occupations and other circumstances.

Concerning citizens of the states where the rights and freedoms of citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan are purposely restrained, the Republic of Tajikistan sets adequate restrictions.

Use by foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan of the rights and freedoms shall not cause damage to interests of the republic, the rights and legitimate interests of citizens of the state of Tajikistan and other persons.

Article 4. Obligation respect the Constitution and observe the laws of the Republic of Tajikistan

Implementation of the rights and freedoms provided in the Republic of Tajikistan to foreign citizens is inseparable from execution of the obligations established by the legislation of the republic by them.

The foreign citizens who are in the Republic of Tajikistan shall respect the Constitution of the Republic of Tajikistan and observe the laws of the republic, be respectful to traditions and customs of the people living in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Article 5. Foreign citizens, constantly or temporarily living in the Republic of Tajikistan

The foreign citizens who got for that the permission which is drawn up by the residence permit issued by law-enforcement bodies are recognized constantly living in the Republic of Tajikistan.

Rules of registration, issue and sample of the form of the residence permit affirm the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan.

The foreign citizens who are in the Republic of Tajikistan on other legal causes are considered as temporarily living. They shall in accordance with the established procedure within 3 days from the date of entrance register the foreign passports or documents replacing them and after certain term of stay to leave the Republic of Tajikistan if other is not provided by regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Rules of registration and sample of the form of registration affirm the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Article 6. Provision of shelter

The Republic of Tajikistan can grant political asylum to the foreign citizens who became the victims of human rights violation.

The political asylum is granted by the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.

2. Basic rights, freedoms and obligations of foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan
Article 7. Labor activity

The foreign citizens who are constantly living in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan according to the current legislation have right to work and to protection of work.

The foreign citizens who are temporarily living in the Republic of Tajikistan can be engaged in labor activity in the Republic of Tajikistan on condition of compatibility with the purposes of their stay in the Republic of Tajikistan.

Foreign citizens cannot be appointed to separate positions or be engaged in certain labor activity if according to the legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan appointment to these positions or occupation as such activities is connected with belonging to citizenship of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Foreign citizens have the rights and perform duties in employment relationships on an equal basis with citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan.

The labor activity of foreign citizens in the Republic of Tajikistan is performed based on the permissions issued by authorized state body on migration.

Rules of issue of work permits for implementation by foreign citizens of labor activity as the Republic of Tajikistan and sample of their forms affirm the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Article 8. Rest

The foreign citizens who are in the Republic of Tajikistan have right to rest in accordance with general practice with citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Article 9. Right to health protection

The foreign citizens who are in the Republic of Tajikistan have the right to health protection.

The foreign citizens who are constantly living in the Republic of Tajikistan use medical care on an equal basis with citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Medical care is provided to the foreign citizens who are temporarily staying in the Republic of Tajikistan according to the procedure, established by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan.

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