Announcement on “Headcount Exercise” for undocumented Afghan nationals

Complementary information on the “Headcount exercise” of Undocumented Afghans

Please be informed that UNHCR, Iran highly encourages those “Undocumented Afghan nationals” who have not yet participated in the census to approach Pishkhan centers and obtain a temporary residence slip that is being issued by the Government of Iran.

As per the notice published on BAFIA’s official website, The census scheme for Undocumented Afghans will continue until 7 June 2022, and shall not be extended. Hence, it is recommended that all foreign nationals who are residing in Iran without any valid document/residence permit, approach centers that process smart national ID cards before the aforementioned deadline for the issuance of a residence slip as per Government policy.

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