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In accordance with Afghan laws, every Afghan citizen is required to have a Tazkira (national identification card). Children born in the U.S. with Afghan parents, those who have not obtained a Tazkira, or those whose Tazkiras were burnt or lost, can submit a written application for absentee Tazkira to our Consulate in Washington, D.C. Below is the process to receive your Tazkira.
- Complete application for Abstentee Tazkira and submit all relevant documents;
- Once you have completed your application, the Consulate in Washington D.C. with contact you with instructions on receiving your Absentee Tazkira.