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Quick info guide


  Visas      Amount (USD)
  Single Entry      50.55
  Double Entry      80.88
  Multiple Entry      151.65
  Border Pass      Amount (USD)
  Issuance      3.03
  Cross Border Permit      Amount (USD)
  Issuance      1,515
  Renewal      2,275
  Duplicate      1,515

* All amount totals are comprised of statutory and administrative fees

Contact information

The Director General of Immigration
Immigration Department
Kent Building, Long Acres,
Haile Selassie Avenue
P.O. Box 50300 Lusaka, Zambia

Public Relations Office  
Phone: +260 211 255282

Customer Service Centre
Phone: +260 211 252622
Email: pro@zambiaimmigration.gov.zm  

Immigration information for Zambia

The Immigration Department is responsible for regulating the movement of persons entering and leaving the country as well as controlling the stay of immigrants and visitors, to contribute to internal peace and the socio-economic well-being of Zambia. The mandate of the Department is to enforce the Immigration and Deportation Act No 18 of 2010 of the Laws of Zambia.

Countries whose citizens do not require a Visa to enter Zambia:

     *Note: There is an EXCEPTION for those COMESA countries that subject Zambians to a Visa requirement.

  • Citizens from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries, EXCEPT Madagascar and Democratic Republic of Congo whose passport holders apply for Visa upon arrival. [See list of SADC Member States]

For information on all types of Visas available, how to apply and other services the Immigration Department offers visit: http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm

An online Visa application facility is available when applying for a Visa to Zambia. All persons requiring a Visa to enter Zambia are eligible to apply through this facility. There are different categories available, hence the need to state the purpose of the Visa when applying. To get started, follow this link.