Visa / Service Type
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single entry Zambia visa
multiple entry Zambia visa
ZAMBIA visas take 3-5 working days to issue in the embassy & is valid for 3 months from the date of issue. Although this visa is valid for 3 months from the date of issue you will only be authorised to stay for a maximum of 30 days.
How To Make An Application
What To Include In Your Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
Original plus 1 full page copy of the passport ID page.
It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.
2 x passport photos. The photos should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.
Letter of introduction from UK company.
Letter of invitation from host company in Zambia.
Hotel booking confirmations.
Flight booking confirmation.
Visa Application Form
Download, Print and Fill in the form
The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.
Citizens of following countries do not need a visa to enter Zambia:
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland islands, Fiji, Gibraltar, Grenada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Islands, Romania, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Western Samoa and Zimbabwe.
Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to another country by the same or first connecting aircraft within 24 hours providing holding confirmed onward tickets and documents for their onward journey & not leaving the airport. Currently not available to nationals of: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, China (Peoples Republic), Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea (Rep of), India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Iran, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Turkey & the UAE.
A visa is required for an overnight stop
There are currently no compulsory vaccinations required.
Recommended immunisations: Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Meningitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus, Typhoid & Yellow Fever.
Risks: Malaria exists all year throughout the country. Rabies.
In lowland areas there is no real cool season but with a hotter period between Oct-Feb which is also the rainy season. In the upland areas temperatures are lower. In the higher regions frost is not uncommon especially during the dry period between Apr-Aug. Rainfall mainly occurs during Oct-Mar and is at its height between Dec-Feb.
Location of Zambia: Southern Africa
Local Time in Zambia: GMT+2
Capital City of Zambia: Lusaka
Population of Zambia: 12 million
Language(s) spoken in Zambia: English, many local languages
Dialling Code for Zambia: 260
Emergency numbers in Zambia: Police, Fire & Ambulance: 999
Driving in Zambia: Driving is on the left. International Driving Permit required
Electricity in Zambia: 220/240V AC 50Hz
Currency of Zambia: Kwacha (ZMK 1 = 100 Ngwee)
Notes: ZMK: 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000
Coins: ZMK: 1. Ngwee: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Major credit card are widely accepted. All foreign currency must be exchanged through authorised banks and bureau de change
Opening Hours in Zambia:
Bank: 0815-1430 Mon-Fri
Office: 0800-1300 & 1400-1700 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0800-1700 Mon-Fri, 0800-1300 Sat
Airports in Zambia:
Lusaka International (LUN)