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Business Visa  |  Afghanistan


Visa Requirements


::       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

::       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.



Additional Information


Please note, the embassy accepts submissions on an appointment-only basis. On receipt of your application, we will make the appointment and attend on your behalf.

Visas are valid from the date of issue.

Applicants married to an Afghan national may be entitled to a gratis visa. Please contact us for further details or to confirm your eligibility.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(15 working days from appointment)


Single entry visa (3 months): £140

Multiple entry visa (6 months): £420

Multiple entry visa (1 year): £800

Handling fee:  £80




(3 working days from appointment)


Single entry visa (3 months): £200

Multiple entry visa (6 months): £600

Multiple entry visa (1 year): £950

Handling fee:  £100 



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