DOCUMENTS VERIFICATION

Documents verification is carried out by the Deputy Office of Documents Verification of the Directorate General of Consular Affairs of MoFA in the following five (5) sections:

VERIFICATION OF TRANSLATED NATIONAL ID CARD (TAZKERA) 

  • The verification process of a translated national ID is done by the MoFA in the following manner: 
  • Initially, the original National ID Card (Tazkera) shall be verified by the Population Registration Department of MoI;
  • Tazkera must be translated into English by an authorized translation agency; 
  • The translation must be approved by the Department of Government Cases of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ); 
  • In the final stage the original Tazkera, copy of the original Tazkera and the copy of its English translation must be submitted to MoFA for verification
  • A (200AF) document process fee will be collected.

VERIFICATION OF DEEDS (MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE, POWER OF ATTORNEY, INHERITANCE AND SINGLE STATUS CERTIFICATE 

  • Every citizen of Afghanistan shall undergo the following process to get their Marriage Certificate, Power of Attorney, Inheritance and Single Status Declaration verified: 
  • Preparation of the original document in the Court of Documentation and Record of his/her hometown in the capital and provinces;
  • Translation of the documents into English in an authorized translation agency; 
  • Approval of the English translation by the Department of Government Cases of MoJ;
  • When presenting the documents to MoFA, the person should have the originals, their copies and the copies of the English translations; and 
  • Verification of the document by MoFA; 
  • A (200 AF) document processing fee will be collected. 

FOLLOW-UP OF DEEDS AND OTHER ATTESTED DOCUMENTS IN THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULATES MISSIONS OF AFGHANISTAN ABROAD

  • A person who attests or receives a document or deed (Marriage Certificate, Power of Attorney, Inheritance, Single Status Declaration) from the Diplomatic or Consulate Missions of Afghanistan abroad, shall track his/her document based on the letter number in the Directorate General of Communication and Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and
  • While referring to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, upon the receipt of assurance from arrival of the letter in Kabul, the person shall submit the letter number he/she has received from the embassy and consulate general along with the original and copy of the document for verification to the section of Verification of Foreign Documents of the Directorate General of Consular Affairs at MoFA. 
  • The entire attestation and verification process is free of charge

VERIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS FOR COMMERCIAL AND PILGRIMAGE COMPANIES

  • Every commercial and pilgrimage company needs to verify the pertinent documents and permits as well as satisfy the following requirements: 
  • Must bring an official letter from the authority it has received the permit to the Directorate General of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; 
  • Attach pertinent documents with an official letter and submits them to the Directorate General of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and
  • Pay a Commercial Document Processing Fee of (2000AFG)
  • The Document Processing Fee for Tourism and Pilgrimage companies is (1500 AFG).

VERIFICATION OF EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENTS

  • Every Afghan citizen that has studied in one of Afghanistan’s the educational institutions initially must refer to the relevant ministry for his/her educational documents (for schools and teacher training institutions’ certificates to the Ministry of Education and for Universities’ diploma to the Ministry of Higher Education), and thereafter must submit it along with an official letter to the Directorate General of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for verification; 
  • The approved letter from the relevant ministry along with copy of the document shall be handed over to the Consular Affairs for verification; and  
  • Attach pertinent documents with an official letter and submits them to the Directorate General of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and
  • A Document Processing Fee (100AFG) shall be collected.  

VERIFICATION OF EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENT IN ABROAD 

  • Each Afghan Citizen who studied in one of the academic institutions abroad, his/her document shall require to be approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the host country and then must be submitted for attestation to the Embassy or Consulate General of Afghanistan in the host country for verification; 
  • After attestation by Afghanistan’s missions abroad, it will be sent it along with an official correspondence to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; 
  • While referring to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs upon the receipt of assurance from arrival of the letter in Kabul, the person shall submit the letter number he/she has received from the embassy or consulate general along with the original copy of the educational documents to the Foreign Educational Documents Verification Section of the Directorate General of Consular Affairs at MoFA; 
  • The Directorate General of Consular Affairs shall send the educational documents to the Ministry of Higher Education or Ministry of Education for final processing; and 
  • The entire attestation and verification process is free of charge. 

CONTACT WITH DOCUMENT VERIFICATION OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS - MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

CONTACT NO: 0093202107407

attestation@econsulate.gov.af

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USEFUL LINKS

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION

AFGHANISTAN CENTRAL CIVIL REGISTRATION AUTHORITY

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

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