Visa & Customs
All visitors to Afghanistan must posses a valid passport and an Afghan visa. The basic tourist visa entitles a traveler to 30 days stay in Afghanistan. It is recommended that this one-month visa be obtained prior to traveling to Afghanistan. Visas may be obtained at any Afghan Consulate or Embassy around the world.
Consular Offices in the United States:
The Embassy of Afghanistan - Consular Office
2233 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20007
Consulate General of Afghanistan – Los Angeles
Mr. Abdullah Aimaque , Consul General
There is no customs duty on personal effects. However, check with the Ministry of Finance for prohibited and controlled exports and imports.
Deputy Minister, Customs & Revenue: Sharifullah Ibrahimi
Ministry of Finance
Phone: +93 (75) 200 4199
Fax: (20) 2103 439