POWER OF ATTORNEY
Please read the following information carefully.
1) Appointment. Applicants MUST book an appointment online prior to coming to the Embassy. Clients with no prior appointments will not be serviced.
2) Visit In-person. The applicant(s) and ALL the witnesses MUST be present at the Embassy on the date and time of the appointment along with the application form and required documents.
3) Application Form. Clients should fill the applications in Dari or Pashto carefully.
Special attention to names, dates, figures and places are required. Forms can be downloaded here.
4) Required Documents and witnesses. Please read the information below carefully and prepare for your appointment accordingly. The following persons and documents MUST be present in the Embassy during your appointment.
a. Power of Attorney for Marriage Certificate:
I). One of the spouses (husband or wife), who lives in Australia or New Zealand MUST visit the Embassy with:
-A request letter outlining the purpose, date and place of marriage;
-A copy of Tazkira or Passport;
-Two recent photographs (size: 4x4.5);
II). Two witnesses (adult) with their copies of passports (Afghan, Australian or New Zealand), Tazkira or driver license and a recent photograph (size:4x4.5 cm);
III). Copy of Tazkira and photograph of the Legal Representative (Wakeel) in Afghanistan.
IV). Legal Representative (Wakeel): Copy of Tazkira or passport and photograph of the Legal Representative (Wakeel) in Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan or other countries.
b. All other Types of Power of Attorney:
I). All the clients (Mowakeleen) with copy of either Tazkira, Passport or driver license with a recent photograph (size: 4x4.5 cm);
II). Two witnesses with their copies of either passport (Afghan, Australian or New Zealand), Tazkira or driver license and a recent photograph (size: 4x4.5 cm);
III). Legal Representative (Wakeel): Copy of Tazkira or passport and 2 photographs of the legal representative (wakeel), who will be in Afghanistan or other countries as needed.
IV). In property related cases, if the property is inherited, a copy of Certificate of Inheritance, and a copy of property ownership (Sale Deed/ Qabala) or its details are needed.
Fee: An applicant should pay A$190 for ONE Power of Attorney by EFTPOS at the Embassy or Money Order to “Embassy of Afghanistan”.
The Embassy does NOT accept cash under any circumstances.
Note: please bring along all necessary documents and photographs at the time of your appointment. The Embassy does not have printing and copying facilities for its clients.