The Embassy provides two types of services: (I) attesting a Birth Certificate (original and/or translation), and (II) Issuing a Birth Certificate.

I. Attestation of a Birth Certificate

  • The EMBASSY attests the following for Afghan nationals:
  • 1. Afghan Nationals Born in Afghanistan
  • The Consulate General attests the original or translation of a Birth Certificate issued by Hospitals in National Statistics and Information Authority - NSIA (اداره ملی احصائیه و معلومات) provided that the Birth Certificate was attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan. Embassy will NOT charge for this service. 
  • 2. Afghan Nationals Born Outside Afghanistan
  • The Embassy will attest: 
  • a) The original or translation of a Birth Certificate issued and attested by the German authorities. The fee for this service is €10.EURO.
    b) The original or translation of the Birth Certificate issued in a third country and attested by the Embassy/Consulate General/High Commission of applicant’s country of birth. The fee for this service is €10.EURO.
    c) The original or translation of the Birth Certificate issued in a third country and attested by the Embassy/Consulate General of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in that country where the Birth Certificate was issued. The fee for this service is €10.EURO
  • Attesting a Birth Certificate:
  • For attesting a Birth Certificate, please read the following information and instructions carefully:
  • By Appointment: can be scheduled online through this link.
  • By Post: All required documents can be sent to the Embassy by post. Please include an Express/Registered return self-addressed envelope along with the required documents. 
  • Required Documents: 
  • a) Request letter. the applicant should write a request letter addressed to this Embassy and outline the services needed (i.e. attestation of the original Birth Certificate, attestation  of the translation of a Birth Certificate or both), personal details, address and contact number.
    b) Original Birth Certificate and/or originals of its translation.
    c) Copy of Birth Certificate and/or copy of its translation.
    d) Copy of Residence Permit. An applicant should make a copy of his/her German Residence Permit.
    e) Express/Registered self-addressed envelope. An Express/Registered self-addressed return envelope MUST be included in the postal package. Without this, the Embassy will NOT be able to send you back the attested Birth Certificate. 
  • Fee: Embassy will charge €10.EURO for one Birth Certificate attestation, payable by EFTPOS at the Embassy using debit or credit cards. 
  • The Consulate General does NOT accept cash under any circumstances.
  • Procedure:
  • a) Once the Embassy receives the package by post, it will be processed within 1 week provided that the required documents are complete.
    b) The Embassy will send back the attested Birth Certificate to the applicant using the Express/Registered self-addressed envelope. 

II. Issuance of a Birth Certificate

  • In exceptional cases the  Consulate General will issue a Birth Certificate on the basis of Applicant’s National Identity Card (TAZKERA) or Passport, provided that their originality has been verified.
    Same fees and procedures as above applies. 


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