The Embassy of Afghanistan in London issues single and multiple entry visas for a specified period of time. Those wishing to stay longer in Afghanistan can apply to the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul for an extension of their visa. Please note that Tourist, Media and Business Entry 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 Embassy of Afghanistan in London issues passports only to Afghans residing in, and applying from, the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Under current regulations, the Embassy can only issue ordinary passports.
All documents that require Legalisation by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s Consulate Section in London must first be certified by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO).
Power of Attorney:
A Power of Attorney is a document issued by the Embassy of Afghanistan in London to those who wish to appoint a representative to pursue their legal case on their behalf in Afghanistan. Among many cases, these documents are commonly used for transferring power to a representative to pursue the applicant’s legal cases such as, buying or selling a property/land, applying for a Marriage Certificate or pursuing a divorce case in Afghanistan on behalf of the client.
The Embassy of Afghanistan in London issues Birth Certificates only to Afghans residing in, and applying from, the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.
Criminal Record Check (CRC):
The Embassy of Afghanistan in London carries out criminal record checks for people who have worked or resided in Afghanistan and provides a letter confirming the results.
Attestation and Other Services:
Attestations of documents having been processed for attestation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are done without a processing fee by the Embassy. In some cases we may send a copy of the applicant’s documents to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before processing the attestation at the Embassy.