Due to COVID-19, we are no longer accepting in-person appointments.

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.


  1.  Complete application for Abstentee Tazkira and submit all relevant documents;
  2. Once you have completed your application, the Consulate in Washington D.C. with contact you with instructions on receiving your Absentee Tazkira.


2341 Wyoming Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008


Phone: (202)-483-6410 ext. 1003


Due to COVID-19, the Consulate will no longer be accepting in person appointments

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