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Embassy of Afghanistan in Canada Visas

The Embassy of Afghanistan in Ottawa issues visas to individuals residing in, and/or applying from, Canada.

Canada Legalization Services (CLS) can obtain any Afghanistan visas on your behalf in Ottawa.

Our service fee is $100CAD on the top of the consular fee per visa regardless of type of the visa and speed of visa issuance process. All taxes are included.

Below are general Afghanistan visas requirements:
  • Visa Application Form – fully completed and duly signed.
  •  The applicant’s passport (passports must be valid for at least six months)
  •  Two standard passport size photos, one affixed to the appropriate box on the application form (photos must be freshly taken and identical, taken directly off the face and show both ears with a light background)
  •  Documents verifying the applicant’s current address in Canada, such as driver's license, utility bills, municipal papers, etc.
  •  Applicants travelling for employment or business purposes must provide documentation from their present or prospective employer or the organization concerned verifying purpose of visit.
  •  To apply for the Work Entry Permit, Applicants must provide the work permit (letter) issued by the Government of Afghanistan only.
  •  Visa processing fee (see the fees table below) – paid by money order or certified bank cheque made payable to ‘The Embassy of Afghanistan in Ottawa’.  Canada Legalization Services can also arrange this payment on your behalf. In this case please add additional 15 CAD to the final amount.
  •  If you requesting a "fast-track" service (24 hours), an additional payment of CAD 130 must be added to the official consular fee.


Please be advised that Visa Fee is not returnable once the application is submitted.


Official Afghanistan Visas Fees:


Visa Type
Official Consular fee
Processing Time
Single Entry Visitor's Visa – One Month
CAD 150
Ten Working Days
Multiple Entry Visa –Three Months (Issued in exceptional cases)
CAD 250
Ten Working Days
Entry Permit for Work Visas
CAD 150
Ten Working Days
Tourist One Month Visa
CAD 120
Ten Working Days
Any Visas for diplomatic & service passport holders
Requires confirmation from Kabul
Entry Permit for travellers of Afghan descent travelling on non-Afghan passports
Permanent Employees of the United Nations, the Red Cross and certain other inter-governmental bodies, only for those who carries official passport
Extra charge for fast-track processing of applications
CAD 130
24 to 48 Hours
After you collect all paperwork, please mail it to us:

Canada Legalization Services

275 Slater Street, Suite 900

Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H9 Canada

+1 (800) 816-2360


For your convenience we can also arrange return shipment via FEDEX for additional cost 28 CAD.


Please notify us by email about your envelope tracking # and type of the courier:


The payment can be made via Interac money transfer, company check or credit card here: