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Afghanistan Tourist Visa
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Learn more about the consular fees, entry, and validity options for
Afghanistan Tourist Visas
These requirements are applicable for Non-US Citizens applying at the Washington DC Office
Effective September 21st, 2018, The Afghanistan embassy now requires a passport to have Two blank visa pages, these two blank pages MUST BE back to back and labeled VISAS at the top of the page.
Please send 1 recent professional passport-type photograph.
Digital and non-passport photographs are not acceptable.
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A Photocopy of Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) or valid U.S. visa and I-94 is required.
Travelers who entered the USA after April 26th, 2013 should print the electronic I-94 form from the
Department of Homeland Security.
Please send a copy of your round-trip airline tickets, or itinerary or e-ticket, or letter of confirmation from a travel agent. The itinerary must show the applicant's name, date of arrival and departure from the country, and flight information. The Embassy does not recommend purchasing your ticket prior to a visa being issued.
Media personnel/journalists are required to provide an introduction letter stating the purpose, duration, and places they intend to visit in Afghanistan. (Media journalists must contact Press Office of the Directorate of Media Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, located at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at:
Please Send One Completed Signed and Notarized Visa Application Form.
The Embassy of Afghanistan usually issues a single entry visa valid for entry for 3 months from the date of issue and valid for a stay in Afghanistan of up to 30 days.
Your application will be checked and hand carried to the Embassy and is usually processed in 2-3 Weeks.
U.S. Passport holders who were formerly Afghanistan citizens may enter Afghanistan for a short stay, without a visa The period of stay is determined by Immigration Authorities upon arrival.
Please forward a printed copy of your order confirmation and all required documents to:
Local Phone Number: 202-638-3800
Urgent applications should be shipped to TDS using only the FedEx Company.
Please use FedEx Priority Overnight. Do NOT ship "First Overnight." This will delay the delivery of your package.
Once your order is complete, your Passport with the visa sticker/stamp will be returned to you via FedEx Overnight.
These are the fees charged by the foreign government for issuing a visa. Fees are
per person per visa.
Note: All consular fees above include a $5 check writing fee.