Visa Application

Important Visa Application Information

1. Applicants who wish to have their passports mailed to them after processing should include a prepaid, self-addressed return envelope. For tracking purposes, the Embassy highly recommends the usage of a courier that has a tracking number such as FedEx, United States Postal Services (USPS) or certified mail.

2.  All travelers to and from Zambia are required to be in possession of either a Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate   or a valid waiver certificate

Visa Application Form

For a printable Visa Application Form with instructions, click here.

Visa Application Requirements

For a printable Visa Application Requirements document, click here.

Requirements for visa applications must be submitted in the following order:

Business Visa

  1. Passport
  2. Payment
  3. Photocopy of your passport
  4. Two (2) visa application forms with two (2) photos stapled to upper right corner
  5. Invitation Letter from Zambia
  6. Official cover letter
  7. Flight itinerary or a copy of ticket

Diplomatic/Official Visa

  1. Passport
  2. Photocopy of your passport
  3. Two (2) visa application forms with two (2) photos stapled to upper right corner
  4. Official cover letter
  5. Flight itinerary or a copy of ticket

Tourist Visa

  1. Passport
  2. Payment
  3. Photocopy of your passport
  4. Two (2) visa application forms with two (2) photos stapled to upper right corner
  5. Flight itinerary or a copy of ticket

Visitor Visa

  1. Passport
  2. Payment
  3. Photocopy of your passport
  4. Two (2) visa application forms with two (2) photos stapled to upper right corner
  5. Invitation letter from your host in Zambia including a photocopy of their NRC (if they are Zambian) or a photo copy of their work permit (if they are not a Zambian citizen)
  6. Flight itinerary or a copy of ticket

Transit Visa

  1. Passport
  2. Payment
  3. Photocopy of your passport
  4. Two (2) visa application forms with two (2) photos stapled to upper right corner
  5. Flight itinerary or a copy of ticket