ENTRY PERMIT

  • Welcome to the Entry Permit information page. The Legal Department of the Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York provides Entry Permit services to citizens of Afghanistan traveling to Afghanistan.
    This service is for Afghans who were born outside Afghanistan and whose age is less than 18 years old.
    On this page you will find information about entry permit requirements and entry permit application form. We encourage you to look over the directions, complete the form with the correct information, and return it to the Consulate General with the required documents.
    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our legal department on 212 972 2276, 212 972 2277 you can also contact us by sending email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Our office hours are Monday to Friday from 09:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Afghans under 18 years old, holding passports other than an Afghan Passport, needs to apply for an Entry Permit.
  • Afghans born in the United States, an entry permit may be issued from the Consulate, if requested.
  • REQUIREMENTS ONLY FOR AFGHAN CITIZENS:
  • One Entry Permit application form.
  • Copy of The United States Passport. (Must be valid for at least 3 months past the end of your trip.) 
  • Copy of The United States Birth Certificate. (Only if you are born in the United States and your parent(s) is/are Afghan(s).)
  • Copy of your Father's and Mother's Afghan Passport, or Tazkera (Afghanistan Identification Card).
  • A $10 money order payable to the order of Afghan Consulate – New York 
  • Processing time: one business day – After drop off
  • Note: If the Power of Attorney is meant for the claims or counter claims at the courts, the Attorney should be a Licensed Lawyer or the Immediate Family (Ascendant/descendant or descendant of the same ascendance line) of the client.
    Please bring along all necessary documents and photographs at the time of your appointment. The Consulate General does not have printing and copying facilities for its clients.

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