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


Welcome to the Absentee ID page. The Legal Department of the Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York provides services to citizens of Afghanistan who would like to get an Afghan Tazkira ID.

This service is for Afghans, born outside of Afghanistan, or those who has lost and/or would like to obtain Afghanistan's national ID (Tazkira).

On this page you will find information about absentee Tazkira requirements and Tazkira 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.


ABSENTEE ID (AFGHAN TAZKIRA) REQUIREMENTS



INFORMATION ONLY FOR AFGHAN CITIZENS:

Absentee Tazkira (obtaining Afghan Tazkira) is  obtained based on the following requirements:

REQUIREMENTS ONLY FOR AFGHAN CITIZENS:

A copy of Applicant’s relatives’ Tazkira ( Grandfather’s, Father’s, Brother’s, Sister’s, cousin’s or uncle’s copy of Tazkir)

ID with one passport size photo.

A person should be identified by the applicant whose going to follow up with the applicant’s application for absentee Tazkira in related Agencies or Ministries in Afghanistan

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

Processing time: Depends on the person, identified by the applicant, as to how soon he/she could get the absentee Tazkira from the related Agencies or Ministries in Afghanistan

Applicant should make an appointment before coming to the consulate

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