DIT provides trade and investment services and practical support. We help UK companies succeed in Afghanistan, and Afghan companies set up and invest in the UK.

We offer expertise and contacts through our extensive network of specialists in the UK, and staff in the British Embassy in Afghanistan.

Set up a business and invest in the UK

Discover investment opportunities and learn how your business can expand to the UK on great.gov.uk.

Buy from the UK

Find exceptional and creative UK trade partners with the DIT’s Find a Supplier service on great.gov.uk.

Export to Afghanistan from the UK

UK companies can increase their sales, growth and stability by selling to Afghanistan.

Our export guide to Afghanistan provides essential information for new and established exporters.

On great.gov.uk, DIT provides:

Export licensing and special rules for Afghanistan

Information on products or services which require licences for supply outside of the UK.

Arms embargo and other restrictions on Afghanistan

Details of any arms embargoes, trade control restrictions, defence export policies and restrictions on terrorist organisations which may apply to Afghanistan.

Financial sanctions on Afghanistan

Information on any financial sanctions imposed in the UK towards Afghanistan.

Contact us

Department for International Trade Afghanistan

15th Street, Roundabout Wazir Akbar Khan
PO Box 334


00971 505523199 (UAE or Afghanistan) or 00963 795273842 (Afghanistan only)

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