• US contractor-employees must obtain visas as of June 1, 2015, following the January 1 to June 1 transition period when they were exempted from a visa requirement under the US-Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement.
  • Those US contractor-employees currently outside of Afghanistan may apply for the required visa from an embassy or consulate of Afghanistan. As of April 6, the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington DC is requiring that all visa applications be notarized.
  • Those currently in Afghanistan without a visa must obtain the required visa from the Ministry of Interior no later than May 31, 2015. Failure to obtain a visa by this deadline will result in fines imposed on the employee at the time of exiting Afghanistan.