Media Visa

Media visas are granted to all foreign journalists/individuals who intend to visit Afghanistan for any purpose associated with media. Journalists/Individuals wishing to work for Afghan media organizations must apply for an employment visa. Media visas can be issued for single or multiple entries for a period of 3 months to one year. The period of stay in Afghanistan for these visas is capped to 30 days (per visit). The followings are required for a media visa application:

  • An appointment using our online visa appointment booking service or by telephone
  • Applicant’s Passport with a minimum of 6 months validity
  • Visa Application form, filled out correctly and legibly
  • One recent photo of the applicant
  • A letter from their media organization confirming the purpose and duration of the trip
  • After the media visa is issued, all journalists MUST attend the Office of the Spokesman & Director General of Communications of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to obtain a journalist card. Without this card, journalists will not be allowed to carry out their duties.

Note: Media visas are not extendable and non-convertible. All fees paid for the visa application are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the application. The validity of the visa begins from the issue date of the visa.

Sayed Abdul Wajid
Second Secretary
Consul (acting)


120 S Doheny Drive,
Beverly Hills,
CA 90211

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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