Afghanistan visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Afghanistan

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Afghan Visa.


  • A valid Nigerian passport with at least 6 months validity beyond the departure date from Afghanistan.
  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • 2 recent passport-size photographs taken with a white background.
  • Valid medical insurance to cover the entire duration of stay in Afghanistan.
  • Proof of financial means.
  • Proof of hotel or private accommodation for the entire duration of stay in Afghanistan.
  • Copy of return flight ticket to country of origin.
  • Documentation showing applicants ties to Nigeria either as an employee, a student or a business owner.
  • Original copy of the birth certificate for minors and letter of consent from parents.
  • Letter from a certified medical institution in Nigeria showing a clean bill of health.
  • Proof of paid visa fee.

Afghanistan Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Afghanistan


Afghanistan is part of Asia with largest city and Capital being Kabul.  Babur Gardens which is considered ‘the loveliest spot’ in Kabul, Afghanistan is the most popular destination in Afghanistan. The garden is a site for recreation and relaxation. Tourists also troop into the National Museum of Afghanistan and the Kabul Zoo. The zoo has about 280 animals.

Even though Afghanistan has a lot to offer especially to the brave tourists, it's an extremely dangerous country to visit due to it being a war zone. Terrorism is a huge problem with the government forces fighting against Taliban insurgents.

Travel to Kabul is strongly advised against due  to it being a lethal war zone. Despite the turmoil in Afghanistan, the country manages to pull in a reasonable number of tourists annually. On average, about 20,000 tourists visit the country. 

Tourists should avoid trying to preach to or convert Muslims to other faiths, it is highly forbidden and regarded as a crime. Use and possession of narcotics, alcohol and pork products is a violation of the Afghan laws and orders. Homosexuality is also illegal in the country.

Types of Afghanistan Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 10 working days 30 days
Business visa 10 working days 30 days
Work visa 10 working days More than 30 days
Transit visa 10 working days 3 days

General Requirements for Afghanistan Visa


  • A valid Nigerian passport with at least 6 months validity beyond the departure date from Afghanistan.
  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • 2 recent passport-size photographs taken with a white background.
  • Valid medical insurance to cover the entire duration of stay in Afghanistan.
  • Proof of financial means.
  • Proof of hotel or private accommodation for the entire duration of stay in Afghanistan.
  • Copy of return flight ticket to country of origin.
  • Documentation showing applicants ties to Nigeria either as an employee, a student or a business owner.
  • Original copy of the birth certificate for minors and letter of consent from parents.
  • Letter from a certified medical institution in Nigeria showing a clean bill of health.
  • Proof of paid visa fee.

Afghanistan Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

160.00 (USD)

Business visa

160.00 (USD)

Work visa

160.00 (USD)

Transit visa

80.00 (USD)

Afghanistan Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: PMB 5145, Wuse - zone 3, Abuja, Nigeria

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Telephone: (+234) (9) 413 51 21

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency is used in Afghanistan?
The currency of Afghanistan is the the Afghan Afghani, which is divided into 100 puls and is denoted by AFN.

Is there an Afghan embassy in Nigeria?
Yes. The Afghani embassy in Nigeria is located in Abuja.
Saheed Gidado

2 years ago

Please where is the address in Abuja


Is it safe to travel to Afghanistan?
Terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping and armed robbery may pose a serious problem for people intending to travel to Afghanistan.

Is Afghanistan poor country?
Afghanistan is among the poorest countries in the world.