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Afghanistan is part of Asia with largest city and Capital being Kabul.  Babur Gardens which is considered ‘the loveliest spot’ in Kabul, Afghanistan is the most popular destination in Afghanistan. The garden is a site for recreation and relaxation. Tourists also troop into the National Museum of Afghanistan and the Kabul Zoo. The zoo has about 280 animals.

Even though Afghanistan has a lot to offer especially to the brave tourists, it's an extremely dangerous country to visit due to it being a war zone. Terrorism is a huge problem with the government forces fighting against Taliban insurgents.

Travel to Kabul is strongly advised against due  to it being a lethal war zone. Despite the turmoil in Afghanistan, the country manages to pull in a reasonable number of tourists annually. On average, about 20,000 tourists visit the country. 

Tourists should avoid trying to preach to or convert Muslims to other faiths, it is highly forbidden and regarded as a crime. Use and possession of narcotics, alcohol and pork products is a violation of the Afghan laws and orders. Homosexuality is also illegal in the country.

Basic Travel Requirements for Pakistanis visiting Afghanistan

  • Afghanistan visa application form that is fully completed and duly signed.
  • Angola Passport with at least six months validity.
  • The passport must have at least two blank pages for the visa stamp.
  • One (2×2 inch) passport photograph with a white background is required.
  • The passport photograph must not be older than six months.
  • Uncompleted application or application with missing necessary documents will not be processed and the fee will not be refunded.
  • Applicants must strictly follow Afghanistan visa requirements or the application will be rejected.
  • Applicants should not sign electronically if the application form is obtained online. The signature must be in the applicant’s handwriting before submitting it.
  • Documents verifying the applicant’s current address in Pakistan, such as driver’s license, and utility bills are required.
  • Afghanistan visa fee is free for nationals of Pakistan.
  • All required documents should be translated to either English, Pashto, and Dari.
  • Receipt showing the applicant has paid the visa application fee.
  • The applicant should provide a bank statement indicating proof of sufficient funds to sustain him/her during the period of stay in Afghanistan and to return to his/her country of origin or transit into the third country.
  • A police report indicating the applicant has no international criminal record.
  • A valid travel document, showing entry and exit date.
  • Certificate of vaccination showing applicants has not contacted any contagious disease.
  • The Certificate of vaccination must be issued by the Ministry of Health in Pakistan.
  • Applicants will be denied a visa if he/she does not have any certificate of vaccination if arriving from an infected area.
  • Underage children travelling alone, important certified authorization by the parent is required.
  • Health insurance for the period of stay in Afghanistan, covering medical costs throughout stay.

Types of Afghanistan Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist Visa 5 working days 30 days
Business Visa 5 working days 30 days
Official Visa 5 working days 30 days

Places in Visas of Afghanistan Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Tourist Visa Not available
Business Visa Not available
Official Visa Not available

FAQs about Places in Visas of Afghanistan

How can I extend my Afghanistan tourist visa ?

Applicants wishing to extend Afghanistan can apply to the Consular Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul for an extension of their visa. Afghanistan tourist visa can only be extended once, for 1 month.

Is it possible to work with my tourist visa ?

Applicants with tourist visa are not required to work in Afghanistan. Only foreigners who have entered Afghanistan with a work permit are eligible to work.

What is Afghanistan’s official language ?

Pashto and Dari are the official languages of Afghanistan as 35% of Afghan population speaks Pashto and 50% of Afghan population speaks Dari. There are other languages in Afghanistan spoken by only few people such as Baluchi, Pashai, and Nuristani.

3 Visas of Afghanistan found

Tourist Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan
Tourist Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan

Tourist Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan

Visas of Afghanistan, Visa, Tourist visa

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Tourist visas are granted to all foreigners who intend to visit family and friends, or for sight-seeing and recreation activities in Afghanistan. Applicants with a tourist visa can also visit natural, tourist and historic sites in Afghanistan. One completed and signed the visa application form. Two recent passport size photo that is taken with a white background. Valid Pakistani passport, for at least 6 months beyond stay in Afghanistan. The tourist visa can be extended only once with the consent of the Afghan Tourism Department. Extension of tourist visa lasts for a duration of 30 days. Proof of hotel reservation or accommodation is required. Applicants are also required to provide a copy of the flight itinerary. A letter of introduction stating whom you intend to visit in Afghanistan for applicants visiting family or friends. The letter should also state the financial responsibility of the Applicant. The letter should also describe the purpose of the journey, place, with whom the applicant will be residing, and the residence address during the stay in Afghanistan.  If tourism is the purpose of the applicant’s visit, it should be stated in detail the nature of the tour and places intended to travel in Afghanistan. Activities such as business and work are not permissible on a tourist visa. 

Business Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan
Business Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan

Business Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan

Visas of Afghanistan, Visa, Business visa

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A business visa is issued to foreigners for business purposes, investment, marketing, commercial transactions, selling and buying property in Afghanistan. A valid passport with at least 6 months of validity remaining. The passport must have at least one empty page for stamp. One visa application form fully completed and signed. One passport-type photograph attached to the application form. Employer letter from the Sponsoring government or organization in Afghanistan stating the purpose and duration of the trip is required. The name and contact information of the company in Afghanistan should be clearly stated in the letter. The letter must be issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Chambers of Commerce in Afghanistan.  Applicants applying for a business visa should be below the age of retirement (65) and must provide their educational documents along with the visa application. Onward/return ticket or confirmed itinerary

Official Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan
Official Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan

Official Visa from Pakistan to Afghanistan

Visas of Afghanistan, Visa, Official visa

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Official visa is issued to those who are visiting the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for conducting official assignments in the diplomatic and consular missions of foreign countries. Visa application form is correctly filled out and legibly.  The applicant’s passport must be valid for at least six months. Two (2 by 2 inches) Passport photograph, one affixed to the appropriate box on the application form  Passport photos must be taken recently and identical, with a light background. Issuing of Afghanistan visa for applicants is free of charge. The maximum stay required for applicants of official visa is 30 days. This visa is issued for holders of diplomatic passports who intend to travel to Afghanistan. Diplomatic passport holders can obtain this type of visa from the Afghan Missions aboard. Applicants must contact the Section of Diplomatic passport and Diplomatic Visa of the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs directly through their mission in Kabul, Afghanistan. For official visits, please contact your employer to send a letter of introduction with the purpose of your visit to The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Afghanistan for issuance approval.  This visa is issued for holders of diplomatic passports who intend to travel to Afghanistan. Diplomatic passport holders can obtain this type of visa from the Afghan Missions in Pakistan. However, they must contact the Section of Diplomatic passport and Diplomatic Visa of the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs directly through their mission.