On arrival at Dushanbe International Airport newly designated foreign Ambassador will be met by an authorized officer of the State Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affair of the Republic of Tajikistan.
On the day of the Presentation of Credentials to the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Ambassadors (with spouses) arrive at “Qasri Millat” (“Palace of Nation”) in a car provided by the Tajik side/and accompanied by representative(s) of the State Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Guard of Honor of the National Guard is lined up in honor of newly appointed foreign Ambassadors at the both sides of carpet strip at the main entrance of the “Palace of Nation”.
At the main entrance of the "Palace of Nation" Deputy Chief of the Protocol Service of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan greets newly appointed foreign Ambassadors (with spouses). Protocol officer escorts Ambassadors (with spouses) to the holding room.
Ambassador’s entourage (senior diplomatic staff, interpreter) are led by Protocol officer to enter the “Palace of Nation” from the side entrance and proceed to the Ceremonial Hall.
Protocol officer invites Ambassadors (and spouses) to proceed to the Ceremonial Hall and take their designated position.
At the appointed time, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan enters the Ceremonial Hall and stands at designated place.
National flag and the Standard of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan are set in the Ceremonial Hall.
In the ceremony of Presentation of Credentials, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan is accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs (standing on the right) and the Assistant to the President on Foreign Relations (standing on the left).
Full name and a title of Ambassador will be declared in Tajik and English languages.
Ambassador-designate approaches to the President and stops at a designated place indicated on the red carpet strip in a few meters away from the President. Ambassador makes a slight bow of the head towards the President and says a brief speech (consecutive translation is provided).
Ambassador hands over the Credentials and Letters of Recall as appropriate to the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, shakes hands and stands on the left side of the President for commemorative photo and then returns to his/her designated place.
After all Ambassadors present Credentials, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan addresses a team of Ambassadors with a brief speech (consecutive translation into English will be provided).
On completion of statement, Ambassadors are invited for the collective photo with the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Conversation of the President with Ambassadors takes place concurrently. At the end of the conversation, President leaves Ceremonial Hall and Ambassadors will be invited to approach the press for a brief statement to the media.
Farewell ceremony will be conducted like welcoming order takes place upon arrival at the “Palace of Nation”.
If Ambassador wishes to present a gift to the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, it should be presented through Protocol Service of the President.
An authorized Protocol officer sees off Ambassador upon departure at airport.