Afghanistan Assistance

My office has been working around the clock to assist Americans and those trapped in Afghanistan, including our Afghan partners seeking a Special Immigrant Visa. If you or a loved one needs help evacuating Afghanistan, or need assistance regarding a Special Immigrant Visa or Immigrant Visa, please see the resources below.  

You can call the Department of State hotline for Afghanistan evacuation at: 

  • 1-888-407-4747 (domestic calls) 
  • 1-202-501-4444 (overseas calls) 

The hotline is open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

To stay updated on the situation, please visit or for Security Updates from the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. 

For specific Department of State Afghanistan inquiries:

To contact our office: 

Please email us at

Please make sure to include in your email: name(s) of every individual that are you seeking assistance for, your contact information, the best time of the day to reach you, and a description of the issue. I have created this email as the most effective way to reach my staff. While we cannot guarantee you a favorable outcome, we will do our best to help you.