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 https://af.usembassy.gov/ or https://af.usembassy.gov/security-alert-u-s-embassy-kabul/ 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 Lee.AfghanistanInquiries@mail.house.gov
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.