Important updates

September 29, 2017

Working days: Monday to Friday

Working time: from 9:30AM to 4:30PM Lunch break: 1:00PM to 2:00PM Off days: Saturday and Sunday

Consular Services

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All Visa applicants are requested to kindly read the following instructions:

Timing of Visa section.

Documents Submission 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Documents Collection 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

Documents required for Afghanistan Visa.

1- Original Passport having six month validity and two blank pages, at least.

2- Complete fill up and signed application form.

3- Photo of the applicant 3.5 X 4.5cm white background taken recently or within six months covering full face, neck, shoulders of the applicant.

4- Photocopies of Passport and all supporting documents.

You can dowload Visa Application form from Document and forms.

Note: Presence of the applicant is compulsory for personal interview.

Types of Visa and the Documents required.

Entry Visa:

The applicant must provide the following documents apart from the documents mentioned above for an Entry Visa:

1- Number of reference letter from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

2- Invitation letter from the Company or Organization by which the applicant is employed.

3- Education document attested by the authorized offices or Government departments.

4- In case the Education degree is not from India, then the Education documents must be attested by Consulate or Embassy of the respective Country.

5- If the applicant is attending Technical works he/she must provide his/her skill Certificates attested by Ministry of External Affairs of Country of residence or Country of birth.

6- Entry visa will be three months valid with 30 days duration of stay for a single entry.

7- Entry visa can be extended up to 12 months within Afghanistan.

8- Foreign Nationals entering Afghanistan with an Entry Visa can work in Afghanistan only after taking the work permit.

Tourist Visa:

Documents and required procedure for Tourist Visa.

1- Tourist Visa is for foreigners desiring to enter Afghanistan territory for the purpose of sightseeing and visiting touristic and historical places in Afghanistan.

2- Tourist visa is issued with the validity of three months, duration of stay 30 days with single entry.

3- Tourist visa can be extended in Afghanistan by the Ministry of Interior Affairs of Afghanistan as per request of the applicant that introduction of the Ministry of Culture and Information of Afghanistan only once for one month.

4- The Applicants for the 'Tourist Visa' must provide the PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) letter provided by nearest Police Station from the place of residence.

Business Visa:

1- Business Visa is issued to foreign nationals who travel to Afghanistan for Trade and Investment, attending exhibitions and other similar purposes or business activities.

2- Business visa is issued for a period of 30 days up to one year with multiple entry permits.

3- Business visas are extendable within Afghanistan, The applicant must be introduced by the relevant offices to Ministry of Interior Affairs and it can be extended up to one year.

Required documents for Business Visa:

• Letter of Recommendation from one of the Chambers of Commerce And Industries or Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India or reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan.

• Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India.

• Address of the company. ( Address prof)

• Income tax return files of the last three years.

• Bank statement of the company for last three months, attested by the Bank.

• Import and Export Certificate of the Company.

• Company Letter addressing Consulate General of the I.R. of Afghanistan, introducing the businessman for visa.

• Invitation letter from one of the companies from Afghanistan with the copy of the license of the company from Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA).

Please submit the above mentioned documents to the Consulate General of Afghanistan attested as true copy and notarized.

Note: Indian nationals are exempted from visa Fees.

Visa fees structure for other Nationalities.

Type of visa Fee

Entry Visa $100 USD

Tourist Visa $80 USD

Visit Visa $80 USD

Business Visa $100 USD single entry with 30 days stay, $200 USD triple entry for three months, $400 USD multiple entry for six months, and $800 USD multiple entry for one year

Note: Process of visa on urgent basis, will have an extra charge of USD 50. And the visa will be issued within 24 hours.


Please fill up the form completely any mistake in the form may cause delay the visa process or rejection.

Applicants must ensure that the visa application is approved before they obtain their air ticket. This office will not be responsible for any financial loss.

The Consulate General I.R. of Afghanistan does not entertain any Agent or middleman, if you engage any such person; it shall be solely at your own risk.

For farther information please contact us.




Issuance New passport:

Applicants are kindly requested to read the context carefully.

1- Physical appearance of the applicant in Consulate General is compulsory.

2- Given Name, Family (Surname) must be written in English and National Languages correctly.

3- Place and Date of Birth should be according to previous passport or National ID (Tazkera).

4- Loss, Theft or Destruction of the passport should be immediately reported to the nearest Afghanistan mission or Local Police and the issue must be announced through newspaper or other media.

Required Documents:

1- Original Passport, National ID (Tazkera) attested by MFA and valid residential permit with color Xerox copy. If the applicant is student Bonafied+ letter from college is required.

2- Valid residential permit.

3- Two (4.5X3.5 cm) white background full shoulders photos.

4.New passport is valid for five years and USD 120 fee.

Note: You can download Passport application form from this website and fill up using Adobe Reader program.

Education Attestation

Notice for Students:

Before visiting Consulate General of I.R. of Afghanistan Education document should certified by the following offices.

1- University or college verification, attestation.

2- Notary and HRD attestation of the state.

3- Home department and Education Department attestation, Mantaralya.

4- MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) attestation.

Legal and Prisoners Affair

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Government of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is an Islamic Republic. Afghanistan’s constitution separates the government into three branches:


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