Welcome Message

On behalf of the entire team at the
Consulate General of Afghanistan in
New York City, it is my 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 I, as 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
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Biography












H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani
Minister of Foreign Affairs of
the Islamic Republic 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
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241-02 Northern Blvd. 3rd Floor Little Neck NY 11362
Tel: +1 212 972 2277, +1 212 972 2276 Fax: +17182799046
Email: fax@afghanconsulate-ny.org
Working hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM, Monday - Friday


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241-02 Northern Blvd. 3rd Floor Little
Neck NY 11362
Tel: +1 212 972 2277, +1 212 972 2276
Fax: +17182799046
Email Addresses:
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Visa Information
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Document pickup time is between 2 & 3 p.m. if you are coming early make sure to call before coming
Important Message
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),
اطلاعیه بخش پاسپورت

به عموم متقاضیان پاسپورت یکبار دیگر ابلاغ میگردد، حسب هدایت مجدد مرکز صدور پاسپورت افغانی از جانب نمایندگی های سیاسی و قونسلی افغانستان در خارج کشور صرف برویت تذکره تائید شده تابعیت صورت گرفته میتواند

از عموم متقاضیان احترامانه تقاضا میگردد تاحین درخواست پاسپورت، لطفاً بر علاوه پاسپورت قبلی یک کاپی از تذکره تائید شده را نیز با خود داشته باشند در غیر آن این جنرال قونسلی از صدور پاسپورت برای شان معذرت می خواهد


Important Information for Visa Applicant!

Visa application fees:

US Passport holders: $160.00 One Month Visa (Validity 3 months)
US Passport holders: $180.00 Three Month Visa (Validity 3 months)
US Passport holders: $360.00 One Year Visa (Validity One Year)
Other countries' passport holders: $100.00 One Month Visa (Validity 3 months)
India and Pakistan passport holders: free
Official and UN Passport holders: free
link to Visa Page
Any additional fees that is charged by individuals/companies or tourist service providers is not Visa 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
Please be advised that the FedEx Hand Written Label will not be accepted, your application will be on hold if you send FedEx Hand Written Label.

Please be advised that the Passport Fee has changed from $104.00 USD to $120.00 USD. Effective as of Monday, June 8th, 2015.

• The Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York is not responsible to track packages sent from this location. We are not responsible for any mail which is lost by Fed-Ex or USPS.

• ​​​Please be advised that Afghan Passports are no longer accepted for extension, Please apply for a new 5 year Machine Readable Afghan Passport.

• The Consulate General of Afghanistan has moved to a new location.

• Please be advised that we do not accept UPS as a mail source at this time.

• Please use Fed-Ex or USPS as a mail source.

• Please be advised that all Consular fees must be paid by money order.

• Please be advised that the Fee for Birth Certificate has changed.

• Please be advised that the Fee for Police Clearance has changed.

• Please be advised that a new section has been added to the Visa section for media travelling to Afghanistan.A
The Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York will be closed on Tuesday & Wednesday 21st , 22nd of March 2017 in observance of Afghanistan’s National Holiday