South African citizens are required to secure a visa prior to traveling to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. A passport with at least six months’ validity is also required.
- Filled and properly signed Visa Application form.
- Two recent passport size photos.
- Passport with at least six months validity remaining.
General Requirements – Tourist Visa:
Visiting tourists must state in details the nature of their tour and the places they intend to visit. Those visiting family or friends must furnish a letter of introduction from whom they intend to visit in Afghanistan.
General Requirements – Employment Visa:
For those whose purpose of visit is employment, provide a letter of introduction from the employing agency and /or the recipient organization within Afghanistan.
Please note: A Visa cannot be issued unless MFA sends an authorization of issuance.
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is not represented by an embassy or consulate in South Africa. For inquiries, please contact:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Malek Asghar St.
Telephone: 0093 (0) 20 2100372
Fax: 0093 (0) 20 2100360 / 2100361
Important Notice: The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.