Bilateral relations. Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Poland were established on February 11th, 1992. Since then, following exchange of visits have been held:
The basis for the development of friendly relations and mutually beneficial cooperation was laid during the exchange of official visits of the President of the Republic of Poland to Dushanbe in October 2002 and the official visit of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan to Warsaw in May 2003. During these visits, 9 important intergovernmental and interdepartmental agreements in the fields of economy, culture, science, education and the fight against organized crime were signed.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Tajikistan (with the residence in Tashkent) is Mr. Radoslaw Gruk.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Republic of Poland (with residence in Berlin) is Mr. Sohibnazar Gayratsho.
Legal basis. The legal framework of Tajik-Polish relations is developing and includes 18 documents on bilateral cooperation in various fields.
Political consultations. On June 25, 2021, the first political consultations between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Poland were held in Warsaw under the chairmanship of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Muzaffar Huseinzoda and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Marcin Przydacz. During the consultations the state and prospects of bilateral cooperation in various fields, including trade and economic, culture, education, tourism, migration and others were discussed.
Economic and trade cooperation. Economic and trade cooperation is one of the areas of the mutual interests of the two countries. In September 2006 the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan organized the meeting of the Tajik and Polish experts, where the areas of mutually beneficial cooperation were identified. Apart from it, the participation of Polish representatives in the international exhibition “Tajik-Build” in Dushanbe in late 2006, indicates the first steps towards studying the market of Tajikistan and its opportunities.
On November 3-4, 2009 the Polish delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Economy Mr. Martin Corollets visited the Republic of Tajikistan. During the visit, the Polish delegation met with the representatives of relevant ministries and agencies of Tajikistan, including representatives of Tajik companies. It’s necessary to mentioned that, during the meeting an Intergovernmental Agreement on economic cooperation and trade was signed, which gave a new impetus to the economic relations between the two countries. According to this Agreement, the parties established an Intergovernmental commission on economic and trade cooperation. Since then, several sessions of the Intergovernmental commission on economic and trade cooperation between Tajikistan and Poland have been held, particularly:
The structure of Tajikistan's exports consists of vegetables, prepared foodstuffs, the pulp of wood, paper, paperboard, textile and textile articles, footwear and headgear, non-ferrous metals, machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical and electronic equipment, transport equipment, industrial goods and raw materials. The structure of imports includes live animals and animal products, vegetables, prepared foodstuffs, plastics and rubber products, pulp of wood, paper, textiles, stone, ceramic and glass products, base metals and articles thereof, Transport equipment, Miscellaneous manufactured articles.
Cooperation on the sphere of culture, education and science. Cultural cooperation is based on the Intergovernmental Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Culture and Education and the Polish Governmental Program for Study in Poland signed in 2003.
In 2005, the first Polish film screening took place in Dushanbe. The representatives of Tajik national arts regularly participate in festivals and exhibitions in Poland as well. In September 2007, about eight young scientists from Tajikistan were selected as part of the Polish Governmental Program and travel to Poland to continue their academic studies in the Polish universities. Polish teachers have visited Tajikistan as part of an inter-university exchange program to teach Tajik students.
On November 15th, 2010, the Polish Classical Music Concert dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Poland was held at the Dushanbe National Conservatory.
In 2014, at the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland (with the residence in Tashkent) and Polish cinema, the Polish film festival "Visla" and the film festival of the "Visegrad" group were held in Khujand city.
On June 16th, 2015 the Polish Film Festival was held in Dushanbe and Khujand cities. During the visit of Marshal Vice-President Jerzy Venderlikh's to Tajikistan on July 3rd, 2015, the Polish Classical Music Concert was held at the Dushanbe National Conservatory.
On September 12, 2019, at the State Academic Theatre Opera and Ballet named after Sadriddin Aini, a joint program called "Friendship evening between Tajikistan and Poland" was held. In the beginning of the above-mentioned event, a display of photographs by the Polish photographer Leon Barshchevsky titled “Tajikistan in the XIX Century” was presented at the entrance of the Theatre. Leon Barshchevsky, a tourist, a naturalist, a scientist and a talented Polish photographer visited the Central Asian countries in the late 19th century and photographed the life and lives of the people of the region. His photos are still being exhibited in various museums in Central Asia and Europe. The performances of folk dances of the Academy of Physical Education named after Joseph Pilsudski Warsaw and the Polish singer Aneta Figel, as well as the Tajik artists, were shown.
On July 20th, 1998, a member of the UN Observer Mission, a citizen of the Republic of Poland Major Rishard Shevchik, was fatally killed in the Tavildara District of the Republic of Tajikistan. The people of Tajikistan appreciate Rishard Shevchik's contribution as a representative of a respected international organization and a friendly citizen of Poland to the process of building peace and security in Tajikistan. In 2007, Rishard Shevchik was awarded the Order of “Spitamen” by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The Polish government within the framework of the Development Assistance program cooperates with the Tajik Agrarian University and Tajik State Medical University. According to the official information of the Ministry of Education and Science of Poland, more than 200 citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan study in Polish universities.
1. Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in the Republic of Poland.
(with the residence in Berlin)
Address: Perleberger 43, 10559 Berlin,
Federal Republic of Germany
Contact: +49 (030) 3479300;
2. Representation of the Tajik Railways in the Committee of Railways Cooperation in the Republic of Poland
Address: 63/67 Khoja Street, 00681 Warsaw, Republic of Poland
Contact: +48 226573600;
3. Embassy of the Republic of Poland in the Republic of Tajikistan
(with the residence in Tashkent)
Address: 66 Firdavsi Street, 100084 Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan
Contact: +998 711208650;
Procedures for obtaining visas for citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Republic of Poland.
Citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan who wish to visit the Republic of Poland for personal, tourist, commercial, business or educational purposes can apply through electronic registration of a visa application, for both Schengen visa and National visa via http://www.e-konsulat.gov. pl. Consulate of the Embassy of the Polish Republic to the Republic of Uzbekistan (with the residence in Tashkent).
The electronic visa application is free of charge and available only on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 12:30 to 13:30. The process for applying visa is 10 working days and in case if it’s necessary for a special verification of documents, the process of consideration of a visa application might continue up to 30 days.
According to the information of the Consular Section, the Embassy does not respond to questions sent by e-mail answers, which can be found on the website of the Embassy. At the same time, the Consular Section does not provide technical support while filing an electronic application. In addition, the visa application must be filled in personally by the applicant and documents submitted through intermediaries are not accepted for consideration.