How can I contact the Afghanistan consulate New York?

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The Afghanistan Consulate is in New York, with Zelgai Sajad serving as the Consul General. The Consulate of Afghanistan offers many services to the Afghan Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Afghan passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Afghan visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

241-02 Northern Blvd. 3rd Floor, Little Neck, NY 11362
Tel: 212-972-2276 , 212-972-2277

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To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Afghanistan located in New York, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Afghanistan, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Afghanistan government.

What are the other services offered by the Afghanistan Consulate/ Embassy in New York?

Community Services: Consulate dealing with aiding the distressed the Afghanistan woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Afghanistan diaspora, registration of new organization with the Afghanistan Consulate, transportation of mortal remains to Afghanistan with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Consulate

Commerce: Businessnews services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities,  promotion of Afghanistan exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Afghanistan, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Afghanistan

Education: Publishing Afghanistan centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Afghanistan, registration of Afghanistan student aboard, study in Afghanistan promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations        

What type of passport services are provided by the Afghanistan Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Afghanistan nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency Afghan passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many Afghanistan Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?

The Afghanistan Consulate in New York (address listed above) along with two Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travelers to and from Afghanistan.

Address of Afghanistan Embassy in Washington Dc

2341 Wyoming Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20008

Address of Afghanistan Consulate in Los Angeles

120 S. Doheny Drive

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Does a Consulate operate out of New York Consulate/Embassy?

There is no separate Consular address in New York. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address.  

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Afghanistan Embassy/Consulate in New York?

No. If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting or Submission via mail. In the case of an Afghan e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Afghan authorised visa agent.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Afghanistan Embassy/Consulate in New York?

No. You must visit or Collection via mail, to collect the documents. For Afghan electronic visa, you don’t require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the Afghanistan Embassy/Consulate in New York?

Afghan Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Consular Service Hours are09:00 AM to 03:00 PM.

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Afghanistan Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Consulate from time to time.            

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Afghanistan Consulate in New York observes can be found at the link below.

What is the Visa-Free Score of Afghanistan Passports?

Afghanistan passports accumulate points to every visa-free nation that determines enter without obtaining a visa or to get an arrival visa.  

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