Become a Member

Membership in the American Chamber of Commerce of Afghanistan is available to all businesses and individuals with an interest in working with American companies and organizations in Afghanistan. All applications are subject to review and approval by the Board of Directors. Members are expected to adhere to the AmCham Code of Conduct and practice good corporate citizenship. Members are expect to participate in at least one Sector Caucus and attend the Annual Meeting. For-profit entities are expected to contribute financially to at least one AmCham event per year. There is currently no membership fee.

General Member - U.S. Firms

This category is for firms formed under the laws of a U.S. jurisdiction, in good standing, operating and properly registered as a branch office in Afghanistan. The benefits of membership include:

  • Eligibility to be elected to Board of Directors of AmCham Afghanistan
  • Eligible to vote for the Board of Directors election
  • Eligibility to participate in AmCham Afghanistan committees, which are an ongoing source of up-to-the-minute information on business matters.
  • Direct notification of all AmCham Afghanistan meetings and events.
  • Direct notification of AmCham Afghanistan programs on private sector development, conferences, events and exhibitions in Afghanistan and the U.S.
  • Offer your services and programs to fellow AmCham Afghanistan members and build sustainable business relationships with our top U.S & Afghan businesses.
  • A channel to make your voice heard to the U.S. and Afghan government, AmCham Afghanistan conducts meetings with government officials in order to represent the interests of American business to policy makers.
  • Access to timely, accurate business information.
  • Eligible to be one of the AmCham Afghanistan guest speakers and share your expertise and knowledge with the AmCham community.
  • Stay up-to-date with our website, which offers briefing reports, business information, publications, featured stories and hot business topics such as market access in Afghanistan and executive summaries of our recent events.
  • Free placement of your company logo and profile on our website with a direct link to your website.
  • Placement of your company logo on AmCham Afghanistan event banner organized in Afghanistan or abroad.
  • Access to membership directory.
  • Advertising opportunities in our email newsletters and and other publications.
  • Participation in all networking events.
General Member - U.S. Citizens

This category is for individuals who are U.S. citizens doing business Afghanistan. The benefits of membership include:

  • Eligible to vote for the Board of Directors election.
  • Eligibility to participate in AmCham Afghanistan committees, which are an ongoing source of up-to-the-minute information on business matters.
  • Direct notification of all AmCham Afghanistan meetings and events.
  • Direct notification of AmCham Afghanistan programs on private sector development, conferences, events and exhibitions in Afghanistan and the U.S.
  • A channel to make your voice heard to the U.S. and Afghan government, AmCham Afghanistan conducts meetings with government officials in order to represent the interests of American business to policy makers.
  • Access to timely, accurate business information.
  • Eligible to be one of the AmCham Afghanistan guest speakers and share your expertise and knowledge with the AmCham community.
  • Stay up-to-date with our website, which offers briefing reports, business information, publications, featured stories and hot business topics such as market access in Afghanistan and executive summaries of our recent events.
  • Access to membership directory.
  • Participation in all networking events.
Associate Member - Non-U.S. Firms

This category is for firms formed under the laws of a non-U.S. jurisdiction (including Afghanistan), who conduct business with the American business community in Afghanistan. The benefits of membership include:

  • Direct notification of certain AmCham Afghanistan meetings and events.
  • Direct notification of certain AmCham programs on private sector development, conferences, events and exhibitions in Afghanistan and the U.S.
  • Offer your services and programs to fellow AmCham Afghanistan members and build sustainable business relationships with our top U.S & Afghan businesses.
  • A channel to make your voice heard to the U.S. and Afghan government, AmCham Afghanistan conducts meetings with government officials in order to represent the interests of American business to policy makers.
  • Access to timely, accurate business information.
  • Eligible to be one of the AmCham Afghanistan guest speakers and share your expertise and knowledge with the AmCham community.
  • Stay up-to-date with our website, which offers briefing reports, business information, publications, featured stories and hot business topics such as market access in Afghanistan and executive summaries of our recent events.
  • Free placement of your company logo and profile on our website with a direct link to your website.
  • Access to membership directory.
Associate Member - Non-U.S. Citizens

This category is for individuals who are U.S. permanent residents (Green Card Holders) present in Afghanistan on a non-U.S. passport. The benefits of membership include:

  • Direct notification of certain AmCham Afghanistan meetings and events.
  • Direct notification of certain AmCham programs on private sector development, conferences, events and exhibitions in Afghanistan and the U.S.
  • A channel to make your voice heard to the U.S. and Afghan government, AmCham Afghanistan conducts meetings with government officials in order to represent the interests of American business to policy makers.
  • Access to timely, accurate business information.
  • Eligible to be one of the AmCham Afghanistan guest speakers and share your expertise and knowledge with the AmCham community.
  • Stay up-to-date with our website, which offers briefing reports, business information, publications, featured stories and hot business topics such as market access in Afghanistan and executive summaries of our recent events.
  • Access to membership directory.