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PASSPORT

According to the accepted rules and regulations, The Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Los Angeles Issue ordinary passports to all those Afghan citizens who reside in the area of its jurisdiction. For other types of passport, such diplomatic, service, student and so on, applications can be made at the Directorate of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul. 

REQUIREMENTS OF AFGHAN PASSPORT:

  1. Fill in the form: fill in the online passport application form in Dari/Pashto or in English and submit it online. If you have already applied once, please contact one of our passport officers immediately otherwise, your application may get rejected.
  2. Appointment: right after the submission of online passport form please make an appointment through our website. After the successful appointment confirmation soon one of our officers will contact you by email or telephone about your passport application.
  3. National ID card/ Tazkira: the Tazkira must be certified by authorized authorities, without original Tazkira the application will be rejected.
    (All those Tazkiras which have not been attested by the ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, will be directed to Afghanistan Central Civil registration Authority - (ACCRA) for verification and after receiving official endorsment from above mentioned authority, our office will start processing application.)
  1. Passport for child under eighteen: according to act# (18) of passport law and fulfilling the requirements of act# (19) of the same law parents can apply for Afghan passport for their child.
  2. The presence of applicant him/herself at the Consulate General of Afghanistan is mandatory in order to take brief interview, fingerprints and follow other administrative procedures.
  3. Original documents: in addition to national ID card (Tazkira) it is required to submit applicant’s old Afghan Passport, marriage certificate attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Educational documents etc. but, none of the above documents can replace Tazkira.
  4. Provision of US documents such as: (Green Card, Social Security Number, Driving license or US passport.)
  5. Passport Size photos: three passport-size photos with a white background 4x4.5cm.

 

PASSPORT APPLICANTS MUST FULFILL THE FOLLOWING POINTS:

  1. The new machine readable electronic passports are issued based on accurate information.  Therefore, please pay attention while providing such documents.
  2. Please fill the online passport application form and provide at the time of visit the printed copy of appointment confirmation page from your email.
  3. Stating applicant Surname is mandatory.
  4. For your birthdate, Please chose one of the two calendars either Gregorian or Persian.
  5. Place of birth should be stated as per birth certificate.  
  6. Applicants should state their exact height in centimeters (cm)
  7. An original signature of the applicant will be taken by one of our passport officer on the designated box of the passport application. Please make sure that your signature is not touching the box lines.
  8. The issuance of a new machine-readable Afghan passport normally takes 7 to 10 business days. It may take longer in exceptional circumstances.

QUICK REMINDERS:

  • If something is missing from the above stated requirements the process of passport application may get delayed or even rejected. Also if incorrect information is printed in the passport our Consulate General will not be responsible.
  • The passport application fees is non – refundable at all.
  • If the old passport is expired, the following penalty fees are applicable:
    • 3 months past validity date on passport: $5.00
    • 6 months past validity date on passport: $10.00
    • 9 months past validity date on passport: $15.00
    • 12 months past validity date on passport: $20.00
  • Fees of passport, expiry fines and its delivery is accepted only in form of money orders.

FEES:

  • The fee for the digital passport is $120.00 one hundred and twenty US dollars payable to:
    CONSULATE GENERAL OF AFGHANISTAN
  • The fee for passport delivery from New York to Los Angeles is $10.00 ten US dollars payable to:
    CONSULATE GENERAL OF AFGHANISTAN
  • The fee for passport delivery from Consulate General of Afghanistan to applicant residence is $25.00 twenty five US dollars payable to:
    CONSULATE GENERAL OF AFGHANISTAN

Note: if applicant can collect the new printed passport from our office the $25 money order is not required

 

Access Passport form

To register your passport click on below link and insert the information in the required fields.

Passport Application Form

 
Khushal Zabuli
Third Secretary
Consul

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Beverly Hills,
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OPENING HOURS

Consular Services:
Passport, Visa, and all other documents submission time:
09:00 am to 01:00 pm


Passport, Visa and all other documents collection time:
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Friday hours: 09:00 am - 01:00 pm

Monday to Friday
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed