WELCOME TO THE LEGAL SECTION OF THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF I. R. OF AFGHANISTAN IN NEW YORK


Welcome to the Birth Certificate page. The Legal Department of the Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York issues birth certificates to citizens of Afghanistan.

This service is for Afghans only.

On this page you will find information about birth certificate requirements and 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: legal@afghanconsulate-ny.org

Our office hours are Monday to Friday from 09:00 am to 3:00 pm.



You must have Adobe Acrobat or other PDF softwre to fill out the form, this form is in PDF format.
Please have the forms NOTARIZED if the witnesses will not be present at the Consulate.Please include a copy of the above stated documents (Tazkera and/or Afghan passport) for each of the witness with your application


ENTRY PERMIT REQUIREMENTS



INFORMATION ONLY FOR AFGHAN CITIZENS:

Afghan Consulates and Agencies, located outside of Afghanistan, after authentication process and imposing appointed fee, are allowed to issue birth certificates based on afghan ID (Afghan Taskera/Afghan passport).
Afghan Consulates and Agencies, located outside of Afghanistan, after authentication process, are allowed to issue a birth certificate including applicant’s parents’ names.

Afghan Agencies are responsible to report to the Population and Civil Registration Office the identity of birth certificate applicants at the end of each month for registration in the population and civil registration office’s database.

REQUIREMENTS ONLY FOR AFGHAN CITIZENS:

Only to Afghan citizens born in Afghanistan

Based on Afghan National ID (Tazkira) or valid Afghan passport

Application for birth certificate, filled up and singed by the applicant

Affidavit of birth

Two (2) of Affidavit of birth should be filled up and singed by two (2) Afghans holding Afghan passports or Tazkiras.

Please have the forms NOTARIZED if the witnesses will not be present at the Consulate

Please include a copy of the above stated documents ( tazkira and/or Afghan passport) for each of the witness who singes the affidavit of birth

Please be advised that Afghans holding American passports CANNOT sign the witness forms or affidavit of birth.

One passport size photo

A $10 money order payable to the order of Afghan Consulate – New York

Processing time: one business day – by appointment

This is official website of the Consulate General of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in New York, U.S.A.