The Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York will be closed on March 21st & 22nd in observance of
Afghanistan's national holiday
  • Mr. Zelgai Sajad Consul General of the I. R. of Afghanistan met with Mr. Huang Ping the Consuls General of the people's Republic of China in New York
  • Mr. Zelgai Sajad Consul General of the I. R. of Afghanistan met with Mr. Huang Ping the Consuls General of the people's Republic of China in New York
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Mr. Zelgai Sajad
 
Consul General
 
ISLAMIC
REPUBLIC OF
AFGHANISTAN
WELCOME TO WEBSITE OF THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF I. R. OF AFGHANISTAN IN NEW YORK
On behalf of the entire team at the Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York City, it is our pleasure to welcome you to our website.
 
The Consulate General in New York City established with the goal of enhancing commercial, economic, cultural and scientific relations between the peoples and the governments of Afghanistan and the United States of America. In recent years, the relations between the two countries have grown stronger than ever before, and our team at the Consul General of Afghanistan in New York, will continue to promote the bonds that our countries share.
 
Today, our Consulate General implements its consular services and diplomatic duties throughout a jurisdiction area covering East Coast. We encourage you to further explore our services on this website, where you can find important information on the Consulate General and the services it offers. Efforts have also been made to ensure that all documentary requirements for each specific service can be obtained from this website.
 
We thank you for visiting our website and please do not hesitate to contact us with your comments and questions
CONSULAR SERVICES
Passport
 
Information on applying for a new passport, renewing a passport, or modifying an existing Afghan passport
Visa
 
Information for visitors on how to apply for a visa to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
 
Legal & Citizenship
 
Information on applying for Afghan ID, birth certificate, marriage certificate, power of attorney and ...
BIOGRAPHY OF H.E. SALAHUDDIN RABBANI MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE I. R. OF AFGHANISTAN
 
Mr. Salahuddin Rabbani was born in Kabul on May 10, 1971. He earned his BSc in Management and Marketing from Saudi Arabia’s King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1995. He then served in the Financial Accounting department of Saudi Aramco before moving to the United Arab Emirates to work in the private sector in 1996. Mr. Rabbani received his MA in Business and Management from Kingston University in the United Kingdom in 2000.
 
He subsequently joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, serving as Political Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nation in New York. During his tenure, he represented Afghanistan in the First Committee of the United Nations’ General Assembly on Disarmament and International Security, and also covered a wide-range of issues at the UN Security Council related to international peace and security.