Afghanistan Visa and Passport Requirements
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To visit Afghanistan, a passport valid for at least six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas are required by all visitors to Afghanistan referred to in the chart above.
Types and Cost
Single-entry tourist or business visa: £140; multiple-entry business visa: £420 (six months) or £800 (one year).
Single-entry tourist visa: 60 days in three months.
Single-entry business visa: 30 days in three months; multiple-entry: 60 days in six months or 180 days in a year.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy). You can apply in person or by post, but need to book an appointment at the embassy.
Visa processing takes two weeks, with a three-day fast-track service available for an extra charge.
Extension of stay
It's not usually possible to extend a tourist or business visa. If you're travelling on a different type of visa, you need to apply to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul for an extension.
This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.
Embassies and tourist offices
British Embassy in Afghanistan
Telephone: (0) 700 102 000.
Address: Wazir Akbar Khan, 15th Street Roundabout, Kabul, PO Box 334,
Embassy of Afghanistan in the USA
Telephone: (202) 483 6410.
Address: NW, 2341 Wyoming Avenue, Washington DC, 20008,
Embassy of Afghanistan in the UK
Telephone: 020) 7589 8891/2 (consular section).
Address: , 31 Princes Gate, London, SW7 1QQ,
Mon-Fri 0900-1600, 0930-1330 (visa applications).
Embassy of Afghanistan in the USA - Consular Office
Telephone: (202) 298 9125.
Address: NW, Suite 216, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, DC, 20007,