Power of Attorney

Marriage Certificate – POA

In the event of someone cannot travel to Afghanistan and to facilitate in registering and acquiring marriage certificate, the Afghanistan Legal Law allows someone to appoint an attorney to present him in all the legal and administrative processes within Afghanistan.  

How to Apply

Applications for Power of Attorney are considered strictly in person at the Consulate Section of the Embassy and must follow below steps;

  • Book an appointment online
  • Prepare the required documents
  • Presence of the main client along with two male (Afghan) witnesses or one male and two female witnesses are strictly required.
  • Attend your appointment with all the required documents as well as the witnesses

What documents you need to bring

  • Formal letter of request ‘Areeza’ clearly stating the Bride/Groom details, date of the marriage, place of the marriage and what authority will be given to the attorney.
  • Duly filled and signed application form
  • Copy of the Passport or Tazkira (National ID) of the client(s)
  • Copy of the Passport or Tazkira (National ID) of the Attorney in Afghanistan
  • Copy of the Passport or Tazkira (National ID) of each witnesses
  • Proof of addresses in the UK of the client(s) and each witnesses
  • One Passport size photos of the client(s) and each witnesses
  • Copy of the Passport or Tazkira (National ID) of the Bride or Groom.



Processing Time

Same day Service usually takes 1 to 1.5 hrs if all the documents are well prepared

Contact Us

  • Email -poa@afghanistanembassy.org.uk
  • Tel: 02075844443

Important Information

Once your appointment is confirmed you can send all the required documents to poa@afghanistanembassy.org.uk for a draft POA to be prepared before hand. This will help reduce your wait time at the consulate which normally can take up to 2 hours. 

After the application is submitted, a draft POA will be handed over to the client for review. It is the applicant’s responsibility to check and confirm the content of the prepared POA before signing it. The fee paid is non-refundable. Should any changes need to be brought to the content of the document, a new POA must be applied for and a new fee applies.

  1. POA for Property (Selling, Buying, Mortgage or etc)
  2. POA for Marriage Certificate
  3. POA for Business Relations
  4. Termination of Power of Attorney
  5. Inheritance Letter
  6. Death Certificate
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