Absentee Tazkira

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 Absentee Tazkira


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


2233 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Suite #216
Washington, DC 20007


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


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

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