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Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan

National Flag of Afghanistan and ChinaAmbassador: Mr. Zhao Xing
Address: Sardar Shah Mahmoud Ghazi Watt, Kabul
Tel: +93-20-2102548
Fax: +93-20-2107248
Email: chinaemb_af@mfa.gov.cn

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan

Address: Sardar Shan Mohamoud Ghazi Watt, Kabul
Tel: +93-20-2105147, 09:00 - 11:30 on Monday and Wednesday
Email: chinaemb_af@mfa.gov.cn
Office hours: 09:00 - 11:30, 14:30 - 16:30 on Sunday, Thuesday and Thursday.

Visa Application

Ordinary holders of Afghanistan are requested to apply for a visa before they go to China. To obtain a visa, they need to fill in the application form online first, print it out and sign it, then choose the visa type according to their purpose to visit China and provide the supportive documents of different visa types. Finally, submit the application materials to the consular office of the Embassy.

Visa Fees

Types Fees Before Fees After the Reduction
Single-Entry  USD 30 USD 22
Double-Entry USD 45 USD 33
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity USD 60 USD 45
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity USD 90 USD 65
Group Visa USD 20 USD 15

1. Effective from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31 2024.
2. The express service and rush service at a cost of USD 20 and 30 respectively are available. For details, please contact the consular office of the Embassy.

Brief Intro

Language: Afghanistan recognizes Pashto and Dari as official languages. The dialects include Turkish, Baluchi, Uzbek, Turkmen, etc.

Religion: The country is a Moslem world with 98% of population being Muslims. 90% residents believe in Sunnite while others are adherent to Shiah.

Geography: Afghanistan, a landlocked country, lies to the east of Iran Plateau, in the Midwest of Asia. It covers an area of 652,300 square kilometers. High mountains and plateaus with an average elevation of 1,000 meters occupy much of the country. The huge Hindu Kush mountain range extends across the country from northeast to southwest. The main rivers are Ama River (Oxus), Helmand River, Harirud River and Kabul Rivers.

Climate: It has a continental climate with low precipitation and large temperature difference day and night. The average annual precipitation is within 300 millimeters. Summer is dry and hot while winter is bitter and cold.

History: In the mid-18th century, Afghanistan formed a country. After 19th century, U.K. and Russia begin to invade it frequently. After defeat the third invasion of U.K., Afghanistani established an independent country on August 19, 1919. It established diplomatic relations with China on January 20, 1955.

 Please contact Embassy of Afghanistan in China if Afghanistanis are in distress there.

Related Chinese Embassies in Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain


Selected Questions and Answers:

 Asked by Mr. Burhanuddin
Hello i want to go as visitor i like china too much i want to see it. i have Afghan Passport and what else are must to be make for visiting. Please give me the full information about application. waiting for your information. thanks for all. Good bye. 

 Answered by Ms. Sarah
You need a L tourist visa which can be applied from the embassy for your visit. Besides your passport, you still have to provide these documents: a truly and completely filled application form affixed with one passport-sized photo; round-trip air ticket; hotel reservation. 

  Asked by Mr. Hanif (UK)
Dear sir/madam,
Could you tell me what the requirements for British passport holder working in here. If it is a business visit do I need an invitation from the company?


 Answered by Ms. Lilian
Yes, you need an invitation letter from the company, an visa notification describing issued by an authorized Chinese government department is also required. Besides, you also should provide your original passport, valid Afghanistan residence permit or work permit, one completed application form glued with one passport style photo, maybe the round air ticket and hotel booking are also required by consular officers.

- Last updated on Mar. 04, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan
Asked by SayedAzizullah from AFGHANISTAN | Apr. 25, 2020 18:25Reply
first of all Hello to dear reader : I want to know Agency Number of relevant agencies what is the nu
Answers (1)
Answered by Bryan from USA | Apr. 26, 2020 19:27

Please contact the Chinese embassy in your country to inquire about this.
Asked by Ajmal Nikzad from AFGHANISTAN | Oct. 13, 2019 00:28Reply
Afghan passport holders on official trip to china
Dear Sir/Madam,

If we send a colleague to china to participate a meeting, what is required?

thank you,
Answers (1)
Answered by Judy from UNITED KINGDOM | Oct. 14, 2019 00:14

If the meeting is for business purpose, a business visa is required.
Asked by Azam from AFGHANISTAN | Jun. 06, 2019 02:46Reply
Next X1 china visa
Sir i have residence Permit for one year but I don’t like this university still i am studying and want to go another university but they didn’t give me NOC and he said if you want to leave the university we will cancel you residence Permit and x1 visa. i want to apply new X1 visa from china embassy in Afghanistan is it possible
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Answered by Elieen from UNITED KINGDOM | Jun. 09, 2019 20:53

Azam, you can apply for new X1. You can contact with Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan for more information as NOC may be needed.
Answered by Azam from AFGHANISTAN | Jun. 10, 2019 02:53

But sir they not offering me NOC the university told me that we are not give you transfer and NOC letter you go back your country and apply for another xi student visa I don’t know what i do
Answered by Linda from USA | Jun. 10, 2019 18:07

You'd better contact with Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan for more information.
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