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VISA AND IMMIGRATION INFORMATION
- VISA FEES
- The Department of Immigration Website
- Zambian Consulates in foreign countries
If one is not a citizen of a country that is exempted from having to apply for a visa then one must obtain a visa either at the port of entry or at a Zambian Mission abroad.
This page contains visa guidelines for different types of visitors. Each visitor to Zambia must determine the main purpose of their visit . This will determine what sort of visa one needs, and where to obtain this visa.
Citizens of specific countries (see "Exception Country" chart at bottom of this page) have specific rules that supersede the guidelines below.
Once one has determined the purpose of one's visit to Zambia and understand the basic guidelines, one can proceed to the Visa Fees section to determine how much one must pay for a visa upon application.
Visa Application procedure and forms can be found here
You cannot pay for visa fees with your credit card only cash in US$ or local currency equivalent.
Please read carefully each section below that corresponds to the main purpose of one's visit to Zambia:
All tourists shall pay the prescribed visa fees.
If the purpose of your visit is BUSINESS, the following guidelines apply:
If the purpose of your visit is PRIVATE, the following guidelines apply:
Nationals of countries, which require visas to enter Zambia for the purpose of visiting friends or relatives, should be issued with visas at Zambian Missions abroad or ports of entry. Those nationals who may wish to obtain such visas well in advance should apply for them to the Chief Immigration Officer – P. O Box 50300, LUSAKA-ZAMBIA, and firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.