Information, Applications and Procedures for:
Afghanistan Tourist Visas
A valid passport and visa are required to enter Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Americans arriving without valid passports and the appropriate visa may not be permitted to enter and will be subject to a fine and immediate deportation at the traveler's expense.
Please see the Center for Disease Control for the current immunization requirements for travel abroad. Be sure to click on all countries to which you are traveling to review the immunization requirements for each.
Please follow the instructions below. After you read all the instructions, if you have any questions, call us at 1-800-806-0581 before you start the process.
Items required to secure your visa to Afghanistan.
Submit your current, valid, signed Passport. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least 1 blank visa page. If you do not have any blank visa pages in your passport, you must first amend your passport to have pages added. A Briggs will secure your visa using the added pages. If your passport expires within six months, you must renew your passport and then we will secure your visa with the new passport.
The Embassy of Afghanistan requires your passport be signed prior to submission. If you are acquiring a new passport book through A Briggs, the new passport book must be returned to you, signed, and then returned to A Briggs; additional shipping fees apply to all shipments made on an A Briggs shipping account.
Submit a completed, typed, signed Afghanistan Visa Application form filled in ALL CAPS. It must be signed with blue ink and.
Submit a recent, 2x2 Passport Photograph with the whites of your eyes visible and taken by a passport photographer. It must not be a digital or non-passport style photograph.
We can prepare passport photographs for you at select A Briggs office locations nationwide.
PROOF OF DEPARTURE
Submit a computer-generated flight itinerary from your travel agent, airline, or online booking agency or a copy of your ticket(s). A photocopy is acceptable. It must indicate your name, date of arrival and departure from Afghanistan and flight information.
Former citizens of Afghanistan may enter the country for a short stay without obtaining a visa. The period of stay is decided by the Immigration Authorities upon arrival.
Type Entry Price Validity Processing Time Tourist Single 160.00 3 month(s) 7-15 Day(s)
NOTE: Processing times are business days, and do not include weekends, holidays, and regular consular closings. The first day begins the day after your package is received by A Briggs except in the case of pre-arranged same day service when available. Prices are per applicant.
A BRIGGS FEES
The A Briggs fees are:
Name Price Rush Visa Service 155.00 Non-Rush Visa Service 90.00
If Paying by Credit Card
You may pay your consular fees via credit card when filling out our Online Order Form.
If Paying by Check
Send a money order for the consular fees payable to the Embassy of Afghanistan. The payment to the Embassy must be a money order. Personal checks are not accepted.
ONLINE ORDER FORM
You must complete the Online Order Form.
The order form gives us your name, address, shipping information and payment method. Multiple applicants can be entered using one order form. Please print two copies of the confirmation page. Include one copy with the documents you ship to us and keep one copy for your records.
While completing the online order form in this step, you will be asked how you want to pay A Briggs. You may pay our fees online with a credit card or enclose a personal or business check or money order.
Shipping AddressCustomer Service
A Briggs of Washington, D.C.
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
202-338-0111*Shipping address may change based on time and products ordered. Be sure to check the shipping address given at the end of the digital order form process.*An additional $20.00 handling fee will be charged for those who choose to provide outbound USPS shipping labels. We highly recommend items be sent via FedEx or UPS due to our experience with delays in shipping and lack of accurate tracking. By using USPS you assume responsibility for all delayed or lost packages.Carrier Specific Shipping NotesFederal Express
On the FedEx air bill, check the box in 4a "FedEx Priority Overnight".
Do NOT ship "First Overnight" unless instructed otherwise by an A Briggs agent; this will delay the delivery of your package.UPS
The UPS Shipping Document must indicate "UPS Next Day Air". Any other type of UPS service is NOT acceptable.
Note: Additional shipping costs must be charged to a credit card for each package shipped to an international destination and the following locations: Alaska, Hawaii, and all U.S. Territories.
Saturday Delivery is an additional $16 when available to US destinations.
Failure to follow these instructions may cause a delay in processing, and could also result in additional charges on your order for shipping, such as: before 8:00am delivery, Saturday Delivery, etc. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us toll free at 1-800-806-0581.