Turkmenistan is located in central Asia. The main language spoken in Turkmenistan is Turkmen. The current population (as of 2016) is 5,662,544. Turkmenistan has a human development index (HDI) of 0.706 and therefore can be considered as country with high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Turkmenistan. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.
Ashgabat is located in the province of Ashgabat and is the capital of Turkmenistan. 1,031,992 people are living in Ashgabat (as of 2012). The city is very important and represents Turkmenistan internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.
About the US embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Offices located within the US embassy located in Ashgabat include:
- Consular Section
- Public Affairs Section
- Political-Economic Section
- Commercial Section
- USAID Turkmenistan
- Regional Security Office
Visa services offered by the US embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits. You can schedule an interview for a visa here: https://evisaforms.state.gov/Instructions/SchedulingSystem.asp
You can contact them via phone (+99312) 940045.
American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit (https://tm.usembassy.gov/embassy/ashgabat/) for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.
Notary services offered by the US embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.