Passport

Welcome to the Passport page.
Please look over the directions, complete the form with the correct information, and return it to the Consular Office with the required attachments.
Please note that our Consular Office has moved to a new location and is in a separate location from the Embassy.


Public Hours from 9:00am - 1:00pm

The new address is:

The Embassy of Afghanistan - Consular Office
2233 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Suite #216
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202-298-9125
Fax: 202-298-9127

Requirements for a New Passport:

  1. One passport application form.
  2. Three passport-sized photos (with name written at the back and attached with cellophane tape).
  3. If you are a U.S. alien resident, provide a copy of your Green Card (front and back), your Social Security card, or evidence to prove your Afghan citizenship, along with one type of photo identification.
  4. Please notarize your passport application. If you are applying in person, notarization may not be required.
  5. Passport application fee for 5 years of validation: $104
    Passports with validation for 4, 3, 2 or 1 year are available
    • For 4 years: $84
    • For 3 years: $64
    • For 2 years: $44
    • For 1 year: $24
  6. If you send your application by mail, notarization is required.

    (All fees must be paid with either a money order or cashier's check made payable to the Embassy of Afghanistan.)

    If you are applying by mail, please include a prepaid, self-addressed return envelope, large enough for the return of your passport and documents. You may use Certified or Registered U.S. Mail, Federal Express, UPS, DHL, or other trackable mailing service.



Requirements for a Passport Extension:

  1. One passport extension application form
  2. Two passport-sized photos (Full name must be written on the back and attached with cellophane tape.)
  3. Your original passport.
  4. If you are a U.S. alien resident, provide a copy of your Green Card, or your Social Security card, along with one type of photo identification.
  5. Passport renewal fee for 5 years: $101
    • For 4 years: $81
    • For 3 years: $61
    • For 2 years: $41
    • For 1 year: $21
  6. If you send your application by mail, notarization is required.

    (All fees must be paid with either a money order or cashier's check made payable to the Embassy of Afghanistan.)

    If you are applying by mail, please include a prepaid, self-addressed return envelope, large enough for the return of your passport and documents. You may use Certified or Registered U.S. mail, Federal Express, UPS, DHL, or other trackable mailing service.
    The documents, applications and forms below require Adobe Acrobat Reader.



Application Forms for Passport and Passport Extension:

All late extensions on passports will incur a late penalty fee as follows:

  • 3 months past validity date on passport: $5.00
  • 6 months past validity date on passport: $10.00
  • 9 months past validity date on passport: $15.00
  • 12 months past validity date on passport: $20.00