Verification of Tazkira (Afghan National ID)

The Embassy of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is not the authority to verify a Tazkira (Afghan National ID). The Embassy facilitates the verification process of a Tazkira with the Afghanistan Central Civil Registration Authority (ACCRA).

To initiate the process of Tazkira verification through this Embassy, please read the following instructions and information carefully:

  • Appointment. There is NO need for an appointment as the service can be provided distanced.
  • Visit In-person. NO need to visit the Embassy in-person. All required documents can be sent to the Embassy by post. Please include an Express/Registered return self-addressed envelop along with the required documents.
  •  Required Documents.
       a) Request letter. the applicant should write a request letter addressed to this Embassy and outline the need for verifying his/her Tazkira (i.e. only verification, Birth Certificate etc), personal details, address and contact number.
       b) Copy of Tazkira. The applicant needs to include a clear copy of her/his Tazkira in the postal package.
       c) Photographs. one recent photograph with a white background (size: 4x4.5 cm).
       d) Proof of Address in Australia or New Zealand. An applicant should make a copy of either his/her driver license, utility bill or bank statement and include it in the postal package.
       e) Applicants wish to apply for Birth Certificate after Tazkira verification. To have the correct name, surname and date of birth of the applicant, he/she needs to include either (1) a colour copy of driver license, (2) travel document or (3) Australian visa (only a copy of one of the above).
       f) Express/Registered self-addressed envelope. An Express/Registered self-addressed return envelop MUST be included in the postal package. Without this, the Embassy will NOT be able to send you back the verification letter of your Tazkira. return self-addressed envelop along with the required documents.
  • Fee. Embassy will charge A$15 for one application. Applicants can make a money order to “Embassy of Afghanistan”.
    Please DO NOT send cash by post or DO NOT bring cash in-person to the Embassy. The Embassy does NOT accept cash under any circumstances.
  • Procedure.
       a) Once the Embassy receives the package by post, it will be processed within 2 business days. 
       b) After the package is processed in ACCRA, the Embassy will receive a notification about the verification of the Tazkira by an email.
       c) The Embassy will share the verification letter with the applicant using the Express/Registered self-addressed envelope, within 2 business days of receiving a response from ACCRA. (It is extremely important for ALL applicants to include an Express/Registered self-addressed envelope with the initial postal package and send it to the Embassy.)

Please note that this is a time-consuming process and the applicant requires to wait for 2 – 3 weeks, on average. The Embassy has no control and influence on the processes within ACCRA.
In an unlikely scenario, if a Tazkira does NOT get verified by ACCRA, the applicant may apply for a Tazkira in Absentia. For more information about Tazkira in Absentia please refer to the relevant section using this link.