ENTRY PERMIT TO AFGHANISTAN
Afghans who (1) are citizens of Canada, (2) do NOT possess Afghan Passports and (3) Afghanistan is not indicated as their place of birth/origin in their passports, can obtain a Travel Permit Letter before traveling to Afghanistan. This Letter will replace the required visas to visit Afghanistan.
All the applicants shall carefully read the following instructions and information and apply accordingly:
- APPOINTMENT: Can be obtained from appointment system in this website.
- VISIT IN PERSON: A proof of Afghan identity is necessary. If the applicant does not hold identity documents from Afghanistan, they shall refer to the General Consulate for an interview. Please bring along any documents and proof that can help with Identity verification during the interview.
- REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
- a) Travel Permit application. The applicant should complete the Travel Permit application form. It can be downloaded from here.
b) Canadian Passport. A copy of applicant’s passport. The passport should, at least, have 6 months validity;
c) Proof of Afghan Identity (Tazkira, former Passports, Birth Certificates, other valid legal documents)
d) One of the parents must be present (the child is not required to be present). We require parents’ consent for the child’s travel to Afghanistan.
e) Birth Certificate with both parents’ details (Please bring original and 1 copy)
f) Registered Envelope. A Registered self-addressed return envelope should be part of the document package and sent to the General Consulate. This envelope will be used to send back the Travel Permit Letter to the applicant.
g) Tow photos of 2X2 inches.
h) Copy of father Tazkira or passport, and a copy of mother's Tazkira or passport.
i) Documents verifying your current address, such as driving license, utility bills or similar documents.
j) Consent letter from both parents for child.
- FEE: The Consulate General charges 55 USD for this service. This fee is payable to "Consulate General of Afghanistan in Vancouver". There is no refund policy for this service.
READY TO APPLY?
If you have read the information given above and are ready to apply, please download a Absentee Tazkira application form and book an online appointment, please note that if you are applying family, you need to book seperate appointments for each application