:: Passport valid for six months on exit
:: Two blank visa pages in passport
:: Copy of passport information page
:: One recent passport photograph
:: Completed application form
:: Proof of residence
Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.
:: Business introduction letter
The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, document on company letterhead, addressed to the embassy. It should note duration and purpose of travel, provide details of all companies and organisations to be visited in Afghanistan, and confirm acceptance of moral and financial responsibility for your trip.
:: Authorised letter of invitation
The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in Afghanistan and must be authorised by the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It should be on official letterhead, signed by a company officer with contact details included. The letter should include your name, the purpose of your visit, and confirm source of financial responsibility.
:: Proof of approval
This must be provided as a copy of the company’s Registration Certificate from the Ministry of Economy in Afghanistan, or registration document from the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA).
:: Proof of address
As proof of address, please submit either your most recent bank statement (online statements will not be accepted), two utility bills or a copy of your UK driving license. All submissions must show your name and current UK residential address.
:: Authorisation letter
Please provide a signed letter authorising us to submit and collect your application.