Marriage Certificate

Please read the following instructions carefully and make sure to fill out the application form entirely and include all necessary items of your application for a Marriage Certificate. 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Fill and sign the Marriage Certificate Application form. pdf;
  • The wife and husband should be present with their Afghan IDs (Passport or Tazkira) when delivering the application to the consulate
  • Include Nekah Khat, or any other documents certifying their marriage
  • Two witnesses to verify the identity of the wife and husband, date and place of marriage, and effectiveness of their marriage must be present
  • The witnesses are required to submit a copy of an Afghan passport/Tazkira or a U.S. passport/green card
  • Include any supporting documents such as the birth certificate of a son or daughter
  • Fee: $50.00 (Fees must be paid by money order only and made payable to the Embassy of Afghanistan)

Download the “Marriage Certificate Application”: Marriage Certificate Application

CONSULATE ADDRESS: 

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

CONTACT:

Tel: 202-298-9125 Ext: 8012/8016

PUBLIC WORKING HOURS:

9:30am – 1:30pm (Monday – Friday)