Authentication of Illness
How to apply?
The Embassy of Afghanistan in Ottawa authenticates those official documents that were issued by the official authorities in Afghanistan. Please make sure that you have all documents available before depositing service fee to the Embassy’s bank account. The Embassy cannot return the service fee to the applicants, if their supporting documents are not complete. Applications for authentication of documents can be made either in in-person or by post. Applications must be accompanied by the original form of the document which requires authentication.
Checklist of requirements
All applicants, whether applying by post or in person, must submit the following items as part of their application:
- Fill out the Authentication of Document Form – fully completed and signed.
- The original document to be authenticated
- Photocopy of document verifying your legal status in Canada, such as passport, PR card, etc.
- Documents verifying your current address, such as driving license, utility bills or similar documents.
- Authentication of document fee. See below for payment method.
- Applicants can choose to provide a registered, self-addressed return envelope instead of paying the postage cost.
Fees and method of payment
(All charges are in USD)
All applicants are, hereby, notified that they should make sure to have all required supporting documents available before depositing service fee to the Embassy’s bank account. The Embassy cannot return the service fee to the applicants, if their supporting documents are not complete, which in turn delays provision of the consular service to the applicants.
- Authentication of Illness
- Fast Track service
- Postage cost within Canada
- Postage cost to the United States
- USD 23
- USD 20
- USD 40
• All consular charges are only payable in USD. Payment in any other currency will NOT be accepted.
• All payments must cover the total amount that is payable to the general, including the relevant fee, bank charge and any postal cost, if applicable. The payment must be received by the Embassy together with your application form before any assessment take place.
• Payments in cash, personal cheque and money draft are NOT accepted under any circumstances.
• The only acceptable method of the payment is direct deposit to the Embassy Bank Account. Please download payment instruction form here.
• Please attached the original Bank printed receipt along with your application.
Embassy address and opening hours
The opening hours of the Embassy’s Consular Section are as follows:
Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 12:00pm and from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
The Consular Section is closed outside these hours as well as on Saturdays and Sundays.
Postal applications must be sent by REGISTERED MAIL to the Embassy’s address below.
Embassy of Afghanistan in Ottawa
240 Argyle Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2P 1B9
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The Embassy will not take any responsibility for loss of documents which are not sent as registered mail.
Applications will be processed in order of their receipt by the Consular Section. Applications that are incomplete and/or are missing necessary documentation will not be processed.
All original documents submitted as part of application will be returned to the applicant after the due process.