Media Visa

Media visas are issued for all media-related visits to Afghanistan. Media visas are non-convertible or extendable.  All visas for Afghanistan are only issued on valid passports. We do not issue visas for travel document holders.

How to Apply

In Person

  1. Prepare the required documents
  2. Book an appointment online

By Post

  1. Prepare and post the required documents
  2. Include a pre-paid return envelope to return your documents back to your address
  3. Attach a Postal order

What documents you need to apply

  • Duly completed and signed Visa Application Form
  • One standard passport size photo
  • Valid Passport
  • Proof of Address
  • A letter from their media organisation 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.


£200.00 (Validity of 3 Months with Single Entry and 30 Day Stay)

(We do not accept cash payments- CARD ONLY)

Processing Time

  • 7 working days

Contact Us

  • Email –
  • Tel:  02075844443

Important Information

  • 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.
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