Passport Application

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It is notified for public information and action that the Government of the Republic of Zambia has introduced digitized Machine Readable Passports.

Applicants below the age of ten (10) years will be eligible to apply for separate passports, which will be valid for 5 years.

Passport Application Procedures
  1. Submit your request for passport application forms by e-mail to or by mail to:

    Embassy of the Republic of Zambia
    2200 R Street, NW
    Washington DC 20008

    Include the following details:

    1. Applicant’s name in full
    2. Date of Birth
    3. National Registration card number.
    4. Mailing Address
  2. Upon receipt of your request for passport application/renewal forms, the Embassy will mail you the Passport Application package. Included in the package will be an Application Instruction page.
  3. Passport Application fees listed below should be submitted along with the Application package:
    1. 32-Page Passport – USD $100.00
    2. 48-Page Passport – USD $150.00
    3. Travel Document of Identity – USD $20.00

    Other Fees:

    1. Penalty Fee for a Lost Passport - USD $25
    2. Penalty Fee for Travel Document of Identity – USD $15
    3. Replacement of a lost 48-Page Executive Passport - USD $125
    4. Replacement of a lost 32-Page Regular Passport – USD $100
  4. For more information, please e-mail your requests to In the subject box, enter “Zambian Passport” and address your e-mail to the “Attention: Consular Section.”
Pending Applications
  1. Send an e-mail requesting a status update to In the subject box, write "Passport status update". In the body of the e-mail, include the following:

    1. Applicants name in full
    2. Date of submission and receipt number
    3. Applicants telephone number
  2. For applicants who should send additional payment, mail the money order or cashier’s check of the difference to:

    Attention: Consular Section
    Embassy of the Republic of Zambia
    2200 R Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20008

  3. Followup should be by e-mail only. E-mail to