Zambia Visa Information
If you want to enter Zambia for tourist or business related
purposes, you need to have a valid visa for Zambia affixed to your
passport. You can either apply for a Zambia tourist or business visa on
your own or you can hire a private travel document expediter to avoid
delays and for more convenience. For rush service, click the link to get your
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Zambia Visa Types
Applications for a visa to Zambia consist of five
types: tourist visa,
business visa, diplomatic visa, visitor visa and transit visa. All visa
types have several requirements
which are the same. Additional requirements for each are listed here:
No additional requirements apply.
An official invitation and cover
required. The invitation should specify in brief detail the nature of
your intended business in Zambia. A copy of a work permit may be
submitted in lieu of or in addition to the official invitation.
Diplomatic visas also require the
submission of an official invitation and cover letter.
There are no special requirements for
Include a "Letters of Invitation" from
in Zambia. This letter should include the host's name and address,
status and a photocopy of NRC if Zambian or entry work permit as the
case may be. Also include a cover letter with your name as well as date
and purpose of visit.
General Zambia Visa Requirements
1. Completed application from submitted in duplicate (one can be
2. A U.S. passport that has at least 6 months validity beyond the
intended stay in Zambia and at least 2 blank visa pages
3. Photocopy of passport page with personal information.
4. Two passport-sized photographs (2 inches x 2 inches), signed on back
and stapled to the application forms (upper right corner)
5. You also need a copy of your round-trip ticket or itinerary that
contains your name.
6. If you are applying for a Zambia business visa, you also need
a business letter written on a company letterhead. The letter must have
the following: reference name or firm in Zambia, details of your nature
of business, duration of stay details, and company guarantee of
financial responsibility for travel-related expenses.
Validity of Zambian Visa
US passport holders are granted visas with validity of 3 years.
However, business travelers are entitled to only thirty (30) days visit
in any given period of twelve (12) months.
Zambia Visa Application Form
Download and complete the Zambia Visa Application Form
request the assistance of a registered expediting visa service such as Travel Visa Pro
Application form and supporting documents should be submitted at least
one month before departure date.
Applicants are responsible for fully
completing the visa application and providing the appropriate
documents. Zambia's consular services
place incomplete application packages in a pending box without
contacting the applicant.
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