COVID-19 UPDATE: the Embassy of Afghanistan is currently operating and issuing visas. Please follow instructions below. For Travel Restrictions on situation in Afghanistan, please clickhere.

STEP 1. Gather the following documents according to the purpose of your trip:


  • Original signed passport- must be valid for at least 6mo with 2-3 clear visa pages

  • One passport photo (2"x2")- must be taken within last 2-3 months

  • One Application Form (click here to download)

  • One IVS Order Form (click here to download)

  • Copy of round trip itinerary

  • Copy of Green Card for non-US citizens


STEP 2. Send all documents to the TEMPORARY address below:

International Visa Service
44337 Lord Fairfax Place
Ashburn VA 20147
Tel: 703-726-0300

Embassy fees (includes money order fee)
    Regular Processing: 10 days
  Rush Processing: 3-4 days
Tourist or business (single entry 3mo or multi entry 1yr)

International Visa Service Fees  
Regular Processing: 10 days   
Rush Processing: 3-4 days
Price per visa processed                                                         

Shipping Fees        
          FedEx Overnight       
        FedEx 2 Day            

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Questions About Fees?


*Please include embassy fees, our service fees and return delivery payment or a completed air bill. Incomplete payment, incomplete applications or documents and wrong application form will cause a delay in processing the above visa application. The final validity of the visa is decided by the embassy, there is no cost difference in fees.

** The service fees are non-refundable, once we receive your documents and start processing them. Due to the high volume of applications being submitted, the processing times may be delayed by the Passport Agency. While such situations are beyond our control, we will do everything possible to accommodate your trip and will call you immediately to let you know about the status of your application