Employment Visa

Employment visas are granted to those who intend to or are working in Afghanistan. Employment visas can be issued for single or multiple entries for a period of 3 months to one year. The duration of stay in Afghanistan for these visas (per visit) is capped to 30 days for a 3 months single entry visa, 60 days for a 6 months multiple entry visa and 180 days for a 1 year multiple entry visa.

The followings are required for an employment visa application:

  • An appointment using our online visa appointment booking service
  • Applicant’s Passport with a minimum of 6 months validity
  • Visa Application form, filled out correctly and legibly
  • Two recent photo of the applicant
  • A clearance letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan (or MoFA reference/Fax number); and/or
  • A work permit obtained from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. For further information on how to obtain a work permit, click here
  • Proof of Address, e.g. Driving License, Bank Statement, Utility Bills. 
  • Relevant Fees, paid by credit/debit card at the counter. (Note: We do not accept cash, postal order or cheques)
  • Employment Contract/Agreement. 

Note: Employment visas are non-convertible, but can be extended in Afghanistan through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. All the fees paid for the visa application are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the application. The validity of the visa begins from the date of issue of the visa.

For further enquiries, call 0207 584 0146

For visa application form, click here

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