Visa Requirements for Afghanistan
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Pre-arranged Visa Required
Prior to arrival at Afghanistan, passport holders of 228 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Afghanistan. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.
- Visa RequiredVisitors born in Afghanistan, born to Afghan parents or with parents born in Afghanistan are exempt from any visa requirements; a copy of the parent's passport is required.
Visitors arriving via military air need to legalize their stay if they wish to leave via commercial airline.
Visas on arrival are available at Hamid Karzai International Airport to United Nations employees, Interpol employees, business visitors, journalists, athletes, airline staff and passengers in transit from countries that do not have a diplomatic mission of Afghanistan.
All visitors are fingerprinted.
- Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of a copy of a parent's passport proving that they are citizens of Afghanistan or were born in Afghanistan
Visa not required if listed on General Declaration Form and traveling on duty
Visa not required for NATO Forces, Personnel and Partner Nations including NATO and Department of Defense civilians personnel provided holding a valid Military or National ID card and travel orders
Visa on arrival maximum stay of 15 days at Kabul (KBL) for holders of a Laissez-Passed issued by the United Nations provided travelling on duty
Visa on arrival maximum stay of 15 days at Kabul (KBL) for holders of an Interpol passport or an Interpol ID card provided traveling on duty and evidence that the Interpol is aware of arrival, in the form of an email
Passengers arriving on a military air need to legalize their stay if they wish to leave on a commercial airline
All visitors are fingerprinted upon entry
Women passengers should cover their body with clothing, except for the face, hands, and feet
Disagreements between Afghanistan and 1 country have imposed restrictions in traveling to Afghanistan.
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