Please note that starting 4th January 2016, presence of all passport applicants at the Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York is mandatory for biometric enrolment.
Stated in letter number 90/648/6 dated 1395/4/2 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan and in accordance with Passport law of Afghanistan section # 1 article number 19, all passport applicants are required to provide proof of identity and Afghan citizenship.
Acceptable document of proof showing your citizenship is Afghanistan’s ID (Tazkera) and it is mandatory for all applicants to provide their original Afghanistan's ID (Tazkera) (duly attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan).
Please be advised that Afghan Passports are no longer accepted for extension, Please apply for a new 5 year Machine Readable Afghan Passport.
Any additional fees that is charged by individuals/companies or tourist service providers is not Passport fees related, The Consulate is not liable for any additional fees charged by third party. For more information contact the Visa Section at 212 972 2277 or contact us by email.