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Visa

The visa office in Embassy of Afghanistan in Vienna  reviews applications made by citizens of, and persons lawfully admitted to,  Austria (Including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo,Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia) for:

This Embassy may accept visa applications from tourists, journalists and government officials holding diplomatic or service passports, and issues visas valid for 30 days, within a period of 90 days.

Please submit completed and signed visa from two photos, and  – for journalists – an accompanying letter signed by the chief editor or publisher, as well as the copy of the press card.

Holders of ordinary passports must present the passport and other original documents in person at the Embassy, and be available for a short interview. (For holders of service and diplomatic passports, see below)

Visa fees are to be paid, into the Embassy`s bank account – payment slip obtainable from the Embassy.

Visa applications usually take ten working days. Please take this into account when planning your trip to Afghanistan.

Consulate Hours: Monday to Thursday from 9:00am to 01:30pm. New arrivals are not accepted after 12:30pm. The Consular Section is closed outside these hours as well as on Saturdays and Sundays.

Please be advised:

All passport photos must have a white background or will not be accepted as part of the application.

Tourist Visa

Tourist Visa

General Requirements

1. One completed and signed visa application form. Download: visa-application-form-english1

2. Two most recent passport-sized photographs.

3. Valid passport, valid for at least 6 months.

4. If you are not a legal resident in Austria, provide a copy of your Legal Documents.

5. In individual cases, you may be required to provide additional documents.

Media Visa

Media Visa

General Requirements

1. One completed and signed visa application form. Download Visa Application Form (English)

2. Two most recent passport-sized photographs.

3. Valid passport, valid for at least 6 months.

4. If you are not a legal resident in Austria, provide a copy of your Legal Documents.

5. A letter of introduction from your employer or sponsor stating the purpose and duration of your trip, sponsorship information and financial guarantee for expenses that will be incurred in Afghanistan. (Media Visa Applicants)

6. Copy of Press Pass. (Media Visa Applicants)

7. In individual cases, you may be required to provide additional documents.

Diplomatic and Service Visa

Diplomatic and Service Visa

Holders of service, Unite Nations or diplomatic passports will be exempt from a visa fee when a respective Note Verbale is presented. Please plan ahead ten days for issuing visa.

Holders of service or diplomatic passports may present their original documents in person, or send them through messenger, registered mail or international express mail services (applicant is also responsible for collection of passport). Not interview is required.

General Requirements

1. One completed and signed visa application form. Download Visa Application Form (English)

2. Two most recent passport-sized photographs.

3. Valid passport, valid for at least 6 months.

4. A note verbal.

5. In individual cases, you may be required to provide additional documents.

Business Visa Requirements

Business Visa Requirements

Members of Companies stationed in Afghanistan, are required to file the visa application through their local office or partner company in Afghanistan with the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency – AISA (http://www.aisa.org.af ) in Kabul. Upon approval of their visa request, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan will instruct this Embassy to issue the visa.

Members of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

Members of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

Members of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO): Are required to file the visa application with the Ministry of Economy (http://www.moec.gov.af) in Kabul. Upon approval of their visa request, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan will instruct this Embassy to issue the visa.

Fees

Fees

Country
Visa Fee
AlbaniaSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
AustriaSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
Bosnia and HerzegovinnaSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
CroatiaSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
HungarySingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
KosovoSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
MacedoniaSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
MontenegroSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
SerbiaSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
SloveniaSingle Entry: 100 USD*
Visit Visa: 80 USD*
*Those requesting such a visa must take into account currency conversions and convert to euros based on the current rate.

Please note:

We generally do not provide multiple entry visas.

IMPORTANT NOTES: Incomplete or invalid applications are not processed and are returned directly to the applicant. Also, if an application is submitted without an acceptable return envelope, our office will send your passports and original documents via regular mail with no tracking number. Our office cannot be held responsible for the safety of documents sent in this manner.