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List of 4 countries that you can visit visa free with an Afghan passport in 2022

Currently, Afghanistan citizens hold the worst-ranked passport with visa-free access, eVisa, or visa on arrival to only a few countries. At the same time, foreign embassies are currently closed in Afghanistan, making it challenging to apply for most foreign visas.

Where Can Afghans Travel to Without a Visa?

If you have an Afghan passport, then you can enter the following countries visa-free:

  • Dominica
  • Haiti
  • Micronesia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

When you enter a country that does not require a visa, you still need to prepare the following documents:

eVisa Countries for Afghan Citizens

The following countries will allow you to apply for an eVisa with an Afghan passport:

CountryAllowed stay
Antigua and Barbuda90 days
Benin30 days
Djibouti31 days
Ethiopiaup to 90 days
Gabonup to 6 months
Kyrgyzstanup to 90 days
Lesotho30 days
Qatar30 days
Saint Kitts and Nevisup to 90 days
Sao Tome and Principe30 days
South Sudanup to 6 months
Suriname90 days
Uganda3 months
Zambia30 days
Zimbabwe30 days

To apply for an eVisa, you need to find the official website of the embassy/consulate of your destination country. Usually, embassies/consulates post the link for online applications. From there, you will need to prepare your passport to enter your details and credit card to process the visa payment.

Then, after your visa is processed, you will receive a confirmation email along with a document you must print and bring with you when entering an eVisa country.

See which countries issue eVisas. 

Countries Where Afghan Citizens Can Get a Visa on Arrival

If you are an Afghan citizen, you can get a visa on arrival for the following countries:

CountryAllowed stay
Cape Verde3 months
Comoros45 days
Guinea-Bissau90 days
Macau30 days
Madagascar90 days
Maldives30 days
Mauritania30 days
Mozambique30 days
Palau30 days
Rwanda30 days
Samoa60 days
Seychelles3 months
Somalia30 days
Timor-Leste30 days
Togo7 days
Tuvalu1 month

You will receive a visa on arrival (VOA) after entering the country that issues such visas— make sure you check in which airport you can receive a visa on arrival since not all airports are equipped with issuing VOAs.

Here is a list of documents you need to prepare when you want to apply for a visa on arrival:

  • Passport plus a copy of your passport.
  • Visa on arrival application form (received at the airport).
  • Paid visa fee (paid at the airport).*
  • Identity photographs.
  • Evidence of hotel reservation or other accommodation.
  • Travel health insurance.
  • Proof of booked ticket to return home.

*Please note that you may be required to pay the fee with the local currency exchange.

Visa Requirements for Afghan Citizens

You must have a valid visa to enter the countries listed below with an Afghan passport:

AlbaniaGermanyNigeria
AlgeriaGhanaNorth Korea
AndorraGreeceNorth Macedonia
AngolaGrenadaNorway
ArgentinaGuatemalaOman
ArmeniaGuineaPakistan
AustraliaGuyanaPanama
AustriaHondurasPapua New Guinea
AzerbaijanHong KongParaguay
BahamasHungaryPeru
BahrainIcelandPhilippines
BangladeshIndiaPoland
BarbadosIndonesiaPortugal
BelarusIranRepublic of the Congo
BelgiumIraqRomania
BelizeIrelandRussia
BhutanIsraelSaint Lucia
BoliviaItalySan Marino
Bosnia and HerzegovinaJamaicaSaudi Arabia
BotswanaJapanSenegal
BrazilJordanSerbia
BruneiKazakhstanSierra Leone
BulgariaKenyaSingapore
Burkina FasoKiribatiSlovakia
BurundiKosovoSlovenia
CambodiaKuwaitSolomon Islands
CameroonLaosSouth Africa
CanadaLatviaSouth Korea
Côte d'IvoireLebanonSpain
Central African RepublicLiberiaSri Lanka
ChadLibyaSudan
ChileLiechtensteinSweden
ChinaLithuaniaSwitzerland
ColombiaLuxembourgSyria
Costa RicaMalawiTaiwan
CroatiaMalaysiaTajikistan
CubaMaliTanzania
CyprusMaltaThailand
Czech RepublicMarshall IslandsTonga
Democratic Republic of the CongoMauritiusTrinidad and Tobago
DenmarkMexicoTunisia
Dominican RepublicMoldovaTurkey
EcuadorMonacoTurkmenistan
EgyptMongoliaUkraine
El SalvadorMontenegroUnited Arab Emirates
Equatorial GuineaMoroccoUnited Kingdom
EritreaMyanmarUnited States
EstoniaNamibiaUruguay
EswatiniNauruUzbekistan
FijiNepalVanuatu
FinlandNetherlandsVatican
FranceNew ZealandVenezuela
GambiaNicaraguaVietnam
GeorgiaNigerYemen

To apply for a visa, follow these instructions:

  1. Make an appointment at the visa application center. You have to find an official representative of your destination country and make an appointment for the visa interview. Your destination country may be represented by a consulate or an embassy, or another authorized representative.
  2. Assemble the required documents. After making the visa appointment, you have to prepare the following documents:
  3. Submit your application. Once you translate your documents as required by the embassy or consulate and verify them with an apostille stamp— if possible, then you can submit your application. From then it will take several weeks until a decision is made regarding your visa application.

Important: Please note that your visa will most likely be rejected if you have a previous criminal history. 

*Please note that this is the information based on the passport issued by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The Taliban has announced new passports in the following years and visa-free countries are liable to change.

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