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Apply for Visa

Welcome to the Consular Section of the Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Vienna. Here you can find all the necessary information regarding your visa application. Visas for Afghanistan are only issued on valid passports.

Visa Types and Requirements:

Tourist Visa

Tourist Visa

Tourist visas are granted to all foreign nationals who intend to visit Afghanistan for tourism or for visiting their friends and family. Tourist visas are valid for 3 months with a single entry. The period of stay in Afghanistan would be 30 days within the validity period. All visas for Afghanistan are issued on a valid passport.

How to Apply

In-Person only

  1. Prepare the required documents
  2. Book an appointment by sending an email to consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org and receive the booking confirmation.

 What documents you need to apply

  1. Duly completed and signed Visa Application Form
  2. Two standard passport size photo
  3. Valid Passport
  4. Proof of Address in Austria Or Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, and Liechtenstein
  5. Itinerary from a registered travel agency in Afghanistan including details of flights, accommodation addresses, and places you will be visiting.
  6. Invitation letter .
  7. Personal statement explaining the purpose of the visit and confirming the risks involved in traveling to Afghanistan.
  8. The criminal record certificate [Strafregisterbescheinigung] attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of your country.

Fees

77 Euro (Single entry visa with 3 months validity 30-day Stay. We do not accept cash payments- CARD ONLY)

Processing Time

  • 10 working days

Contact Us

  • Email: consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org

Important Information

  • Tourist visas are not extendable and non-convertible
  • All fees paid for the visa application are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the application. The validity of the visa begins from the issue date of the visa.

Media Visa

Media Visa

General Requirements

Media visas are issued for all media-related visits to Afghanistan. Media visas are non-convertible or extendable.  All visas for Afghanistan are only issued on valid passports.

How to Apply

In-Person

  1. Prepare the required documents
  2. Book an appointment by sending an email to consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org and receive the booking confirmation

What documents you need to apply

  • Duly completed and signed Visa Application Form
  • Two standard passport size photos
  • Valid Passport
  • Proof of Address Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, and Liechtenstein
  • A letter from their media organization confirming the purpose and duration of the trip
  • After the media visa is issued, all journalists MUST attend the Office of the Spokesman & Director General of Communications of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to obtain a journalist card. Without this card, journalists will not be allowed to carry out their duties.
  • Copy of Press Pass.

Fees

77 Euro (Validity of 3 Months with Single Entry and 30 Day Stay. We do not accept cash payments- CARD ONLY)

Processing Time

  • 10 working days

Contact Us

  • Email: consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org

Important Information

  • All fees paid for the visa application are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the application. The validity of the visa begins from the issue date of the visa.

Diplomatic and Service Visa

Diplomatic and Service Visa

Diplomatic and Official visas are granted to holders of service, diplomatic and UN passports who intend to visit Afghanistan for official purposes. Official and diplomatic visas are a single entry, valid for 3 months with a stay of 30 days within that period. These visas are extendable in Afghanistan.

How to Apply

In-Person

  1. Prepare the required documents
  2. Book an appointment by sending an email to consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org

What documents you need to apply

  • Duly completed and signed Visa Application Form
  • Two standard passport size photo
  • Valid Passport
  • Note Verbale

Fees

  • Exempt

Processing Time

  • 7 working days

Contact Us

  • Email:consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org

 *The validity of the visa begins from the issue date.

Entry Visa

Entry Visa

Entry visas are issued for employers/employees of businesses registered in Afghanistan. Entry visas are non-convertible but can be extended in Afghanistan through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  All visas for Afghanistan are only issued on valid passports.

How to Apply

In-Person

  1. Prepare the required documents
  2. Book an appointment by sending an email to consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org and receive the booking confirmation

What documents you need to apply

  1. Duly completed and signed Visa Application Form
  2. One standard passport size photo
  3. Valid Passport
  4. A clearance letter/reference number from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan or an Afghan work permit
  5. Proof of Address in Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, and Liechtenstein

Fees

  • 97 Euro(Validity of 3 months, extendable, with Single Entry and 30 Day Stay. We do not accept cash payments- CARD ONLY)

Processing Time

  • 10 working days

Contact Us

Important Information

  • All fees paid for the visa application are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the application. The validity of the visa begins from the issue date of the visa.

Business Visa

Business Visa

Business visas are issued for employers/employees of businesses in Afghanistan. Visas for Afghanistan are only issued on valid passports.

How to Apply

In-Person

  1. Prepare the required documents
  2. Book an appointment by sending an email to consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org and receive the booking confirmation

What documents you need to apply

  1. Duly completed and signed Visa Application Form
  2. One standard passport size photo
  3. Valid Passport
  4. Letter from Employer in Afghanistan
  5. Proof of Address in Austria Or Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, and Liechtenstein

Fees

  • 97 Euro(Validity of 3 months with Single Entry and 30 Day Stay)
  • (We do not accept cash payments- CARD ONLY)

Processing Time

  • 10 working days

Contact Us

  • Email: consulate@afghanistan-vienna.org

Important Information

All fees paid for the visa application are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the application. The validity of the visa begins from the issue date of the visa.

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

CountryVisa Fee
AustriaSingle Entry: 97 EUR*
Visit Visa: 77 EUR*
CroatiaSingle Entry: 97 EUR*
Visit Visa: 77 EUR*
HungarySingle Entry: 97 EUR*
Visit Visa: 77 EUR*
LiechtensteinSingle Entry: 97 EUR*
Visit Visa: 77 EUR*
SloveniaSingle Entry: 97 EUR*
Visit Visa: 77 EUR*
*Those requesting such a visa must take into account currency conversions and convert to euros based on the current rate.
IMPORTANT NOTES: All visa applications can be made in person. Applications that are incomplete and/or are missing necessary documentation and information will not be processed.