Afghanistan Business Visa
Afghanistan Business Visa, single entry, valid for 3 months
1- Passport You need to submit the actual passport and make sure It has empty visa pages and will not expire within 6 months from the date of departure.
2 - Two color passport size photos Must be taken within last 6 months. See this link for guidelines: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/photos/photo-composition-template.html
3 - Visa Application Fill in the visa application form correctly and sign. The signature of the applicant must be notarized in the application form: http://www.afghanconsulate-ny.org/visaapplication.pdf
4 - Employer Letter Must be on company letterhead addressed to the Consulate of Afghanistan, Visa Section, which confirms the applicant’s position and that he or she is being sent on a business visit related to his or her company in order to conduct business meetings, negotiations, etc.
Sample letter from US company:
Consulate of Afghanistan
We kindly request your consulate to assist Mr., Ms., ________, Title __________, to obtain a Business Visa to visit Afghanistan on (date).
Mr., Ms. has been employed by (company name) for ______.
During Mr., Ms.’s visit, he will be meeting with (Name of the person, company name and address abroad in full) for business purposes and ---------- (inspect, survey, etc).
While Mr., Ms., is in Afghanistan our (US Company) will assume all the financial responsibility and expenses for (his or her) journey.
Please grant Mr., Ms., a single entry 3-month business visa.
Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please feel free to contact me as needed.
5 - Copy of Flight Itinerary
Media personnel and journalists are required to provide an introduction letter stating the purpose,
duration and places they intend to visit in Afghanistan. (Media journalists must contact the Press Office of
the Directorate of Media Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, located at the Ministry of Foreign
Char-rah e Malik Asghar
Shah Mahmood Ghazi Wat
Consulate Fee $160 + Service Fee $160.00 - Duration to get the visa is 10 business days at the consulate.
*All service types require a return shipping charge for FedEx service based on current rates