:: 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.
:: Proof of UK address
This should either be a utility bill or bank statement, issued within the last three months, and which clearly displays your name and address.
:: Personal statement letter
This must be typed, not handwritten, and should be addressed to the embassy. It must fully describe the purpose of your trip, note the address at which you will be staying, and include details of anyone you know in Afghanistan.
The letter must also indicate that you are aware of the risks involved in visiting Afghanistan and take full responsibility for any liability arising during or as a result of the trip.
:: Proof of employment
Please submit a letter from your UK employer, or school/university if you are a student. This must be an original, signed document on company letterhead, addressed to the embassy and confirming your employment (or academic) status. It should note your job title or subject, the purpose of your trip, and indicate the date on which you are due to return to work or study.
:: Letter of invitation
The letter of invitation must come from the person who will be hosting or sponsoring your trip, OR an official/registered body in Afghanistan, and should be authorised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul.
:: Authorisation letter
Please provide a signed letter authorising us to submit and collect your application.