Authentication of Celibacy

How to apply

Applications for Authentication of Celibacy can only be made in-person. The Embassy is located at the address below :

Embassy of Afghanistan in Ottawa (Consular Section)
240 Argyle Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2P 1B9

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The opening hours of the Embassy’s Consular Section are as follows:

Monday through Friday from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 4pm.

The Consular Section is closed outside these hours as well as on Saturdays and Sundays.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCESSING TIME

Please note that applicants must contact the Consular Section in advance to book an interview appointment.

At the appointed time, applicants must bring all the necessary requirements with them.

Applicants for Authentication of Celibacy must submit the following:

  1. Authentication of Celibacy Form – fully completed and signed;
  2. Three male adult persons of Afghan origin to confess (Eqrar) the celibacy. The confesses must each bring along two recent photos and documents verifying their identity (Afghan Tazkira) and their current address;
  3. Two male adult persons of Afghan origin to act as witnesses the Eqrar of confesses. The witnesses must each bring along two recent photos and documents verifying their identity (Afghan Tazkira) and their current address;

In addition, all applicants, must also provide the following:

  1. Two photos (1 X 1 inches) affixed to the appropriate box in the application form. Photos must be taken directly off the face and show both ears. Photo Specifications
  2. Original document verifying applicant’s Afghan identity (Afghan Tazkira);
  3. Documents verifying the applicant’s current residency status in Canada, such as PR card, citizenship document, landed immigrant document, etc;
  4. Documents verifying the applicant’s current address, such as driving license, utility bills or similar documents;
  5. The relevant issuing fee (see the fees table below)
  6. Self-addressed return envelope.

PROCESSING FEES AND PAYMENT METHOD

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.

*All charges are in USD

Document Fee Payable
Authentication of Celibacy USD 55
Payble only to Bank Service Account
Postage cost USD 16
Payble only to Bank Postal Account

 

Payment method

  1. All consular charges are ONLY payable in USD. Payment in any other currency will not be accepted.
  2. All consular charges must be paid The Embassy Bank Account in Ottawa ’.
  3. Payment by cash, personal cheques or bank transfer will not be accepted.

Ready to apply?

If you have read the information above and are ready to apply, print the following forms as appropriate:

Application form English: ApplicationFormEnglish.doc

Application form in Dari: ApplicationFormDari.doc

Application form in Pashto: ApplicationFormPashto.doc

Application form in French: ApplicationFormFrench.doc

Have any questions or need more information?
For further information, or if you want to discuss your application, please contact the Consular Section during its opening hours (Monday through Friday from 10am to 1:00pm, and from 2:00pm to 4:00pm).

Telephone:

+ 1-613-563-4223
+ 1-613-563-4265

Email:

consular@afghanembassy.ca

Postal Address:

Embassy of Afghanistan, Ottawa (Consular Section) 
240 Argyle Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2P 1B9