A valid passport and business visa are required for travel to Afghanistan.
Send these documents to Travisa
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Afghanistan, with at least one blank passport page available for Afghanistan visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Afghanistan visas. Los Angeles: The passport must have two blank passport pages face to face.
Afghanistan Visa Application Form:
One signed Afghanistan visa application form, plus one copy. Washington DC and Los Angeles: All visa applications must be notarized, the notary stamp must be on the second page of the application. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.
OR - you can upload a passport photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
Business Cover Letter:
Original, signed letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant’s employment status/position held in the company, and including the applicant's passport number. If the applicant is a government contractor, this must be stated on the letter. The letter must specify the purpose of visit to Afghanistan, and request the Afghanistan visa. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant while in Afghanistan and must provide detailed contact information in Afghanistan.
The Consulate of Afghanistan requires an official business letter to support your application. To generate an Afghanistan Business Cover Letter on-line, simply request this service and provide your information using the simple online form in your Visa Application Kit, which you will receive once you place your order.
Applicants presenting approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Afghanistan may receive a multiple entry Afghanistan visa. In all other cases single entry Afghanistan visas are granted.
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Click here for Afghanistan Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times
Afghanistan visas are generally issued for a single entry within 1 month, 3 months or 6 months for a stay of up to 3 or 6 months. The validity of Afghanistan visas is at the discretion of the Consulate or Embassy of Afghanistan.
Register your trip with the US Embassy:
The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.
A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit Afghanistan.
Proof of Travel Arrangements:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Afghanistan.
Letter of Intent:
A letter addressed to the Consulate of Afghanistan outlining the applicant’s purpose of travel, the length of intended stay in Afghanistan, name of places to be visited, contact information in Afghanistan, and accommodation information.
Visa Processing Time:
Afghanistan visa processing varies greatly depending on the type of visa requested. Please visit our “Afghanistan Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details. Travisa’s Los Angeles office offers emergency same day processing for all Afghanistan visas only if visa applications are received by special early delivery. Please contact our Los Angeles office if same day service is needed. Otherwise next day emergency processing is available.
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