Zambia Visa Application Form - Embassy of the Republic of Zambia - Washington, D.C.

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Republic of Zambia
VISA APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
In order to avoid delays, it is absolutely essential for applicants to answer all the questions and provide necessary documentation.
Note: the embassy is not obligated to inform the applicant if any of the requirements are not met. However, incomplete
application packages will be placed in the pending box or returned to you.
Visa hours are from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday –Friday excluding Zambian and American public holidays, (dates listed below).
Allow three (3) to five (5) business days for regular processing.
Expedited (Rush) service is available at an additional fee of $50.00
for same day processing and $40.00 for next day. Rush pick-ups are from 3:00pm to 3:30pm winter schedule and 4:00 to 4:30pm
summer time.
1)
BEFORE SENDING YOUR PASSPORT - Ensure that
4)
COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES
your passport is valid for at least six (6) months
I.
Members of the Commonwealth countries listed
beyond your intended stay in Zambia. Your
below and Ireland, Romania and Yugoslavia are
passport must have a minimum of 2
blank pages
exempted from applying for visas to Zambia
marked with the words "VISA" or "ENTRIES".
except when traveling for business (please refer
to section 3 above for Supporting Documents
2)
APPLICATION FORMS must be submitted in
and section 8 for Visa Fees)
duplicate (two copies) per applicant completed in
full. Include
TWO 2” X 2” recent passport size
Antigua & Barbuda
The Bahamas
photographs.
Please
SIGN on the back of each
Barbados
Belize
photograph
and staple one photo to each
Botswana
Brunei Darussalam
application form. One photocopy of an original
Cyprus
Dominica
application form will be accepted.
Fiji Island
The Gambia
-
Grenada
3)
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS for the following
Guyana
Jamaica
types of Visa’s:
Kenya
Kiribati
I.
Lesotho
Malawi
Clients traveling on business, church
Maldives
Malta
business, Government travel (Diplomatic
and Official), Seminar, Volunteer and Study-
Mauritius
Mozambique
related
trips
should
submit
their
Namibia
Nauru
applications with an official cover letter
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
specifying in brief detail the nature of their
St Vincent & Grenadines
Samoa
intended transactions in Zambia and/or a
Seychelles
Singapore
copy of work permit from their authorizing
Solomon Islands
South Africa
sponsor or prospective employers. Attach a
Swaziland
Tanzania
copy of flight itinerary and/or return airline
Tonga
Trinidad & Tobago
ticket. A Business Visitor is entitled to Thirty
Tuvalu
Uganda
(30) days visit in a period of twelve (12)
Vanuatu
Zimbabwe
months.
II.
Clients traveling on Tourist Visa need to
II.
The following Commonwealth member states require a
attach a copy of their flight itinerary or a
visa
copy of ticket. If available, include a copy of
Tour itinerary.
Australia
Britain
III.
Clients traveling on Visitors’ Visa’s should
Canada
New Zealand
include a “Letter of Invitation” from their
hosts in Zambia and a copy of flight
itinerary or ticket. The “Invitation letter”
5)
ALL WEST AFRICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS AND
should include the following:
COUNTRIES LISTED BELOW
must obtain visas explicitly
i. Host’s name and address
from
Lusaka,
unless
traveling
on
confirmed
ii. Applicant’s name
Government Business with an official letter:
iii. Length of stay in Zambia
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
iv.
Purpose of visit
China
Egypt
India
Hong Kong
Iran
Indonesia
Republic of Zambia
VISA APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
In order to avoid delays, it is absolutely essential for applicants to answer all the questions and provide necessary documentation.
Note: the embassy is not obligated to inform the applicant if any of the requirements are not met. However, incomplete
application packages will be placed in the pending box or returned to you.
Visa hours are from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday –Friday excluding Zambian and American public holidays, (dates listed below).
Allow three (3) to five (5) business days for regular processing.
Expedited (Rush) service is available at an additional fee of $50.00
for same day processing and $40.00 for next day. Rush pick-ups are from 3:00pm to 3:30pm winter schedule and 4:00 to 4:30pm
summer time.
1)
BEFORE SENDING YOUR PASSPORT - Ensure that
4)
COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES
your passport is valid for at least six (6) months
I.
Members of the Commonwealth countries listed
beyond your intended stay in Zambia. Your
below and Ireland, Romania and Yugoslavia are
passport must have a minimum of 2
blank pages
exempted from applying for visas to Zambia
marked with the words "VISA" or "ENTRIES".
except when traveling for business (please refer
to section 3 above for Supporting Documents
2)
APPLICATION FORMS must be submitted in
and section 8 for Visa Fees)
duplicate (two copies) per applicant completed in
full. Include
TWO 2” X 2” recent passport size
Antigua & Barbuda
The Bahamas
photographs.
Please
SIGN on the back of each
Barbados
Belize
photograph
and staple one photo to each
Botswana
Brunei Darussalam
application form. One photocopy of an original
Cyprus
Dominica
application form will be accepted.
Fiji Island
The Gambia
-
Grenada
3)
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS for the following
Guyana
Jamaica
types of Visa’s:
Kenya
Kiribati
I.
Lesotho
Malawi
Clients traveling on business, church
Maldives
Malta
business, Government travel (Diplomatic
and Official), Seminar, Volunteer and Study-
Mauritius
Mozambique
related
trips
should
submit
their
Namibia
Nauru
applications with an official cover letter
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
specifying in brief detail the nature of their
St Vincent & Grenadines
Samoa
intended transactions in Zambia and/or a
Seychelles
Singapore
copy of work permit from their authorizing
Solomon Islands
South Africa
sponsor or prospective employers. Attach a
Swaziland
Tanzania
copy of flight itinerary and/or return airline
Tonga
Trinidad & Tobago
ticket. A Business Visitor is entitled to Thirty
Tuvalu
Uganda
(30) days visit in a period of twelve (12)
Vanuatu
Zimbabwe
months.
II.
Clients traveling on Tourist Visa need to
II.
The following Commonwealth member states require a
attach a copy of their flight itinerary or a
visa
copy of ticket. If available, include a copy of
Tour itinerary.
Australia
Britain
III.
Clients traveling on Visitors’ Visa’s should
Canada
New Zealand
include a “Letter of Invitation” from their
hosts in Zambia and a copy of flight
itinerary or ticket. The “Invitation letter”
5)
ALL WEST AFRICAN PASSPORT HOLDERS AND
should include the following:
COUNTRIES LISTED BELOW
must obtain visas explicitly
i. Host’s name and address
from
Lusaka,
unless
traveling
on
confirmed
ii. Applicant’s name
Government Business with an official letter:
iii. Length of stay in Zambia
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
iv.
Purpose of visit
China
Egypt
India
Hong Kong
Iran
Indonesia
Jordan
Iraq
Note: Fees are non-refundable.
Kuwait
Kazakhstan
Lebanon
Korea
9)
PAYMENT:
Money Order
or
Bank Certified Cheques
Libya
Mauritania
ONLY. No personal, company and foreign checks. Fees
Morocco
Oman
should be made payable to the
Embassy of the Republic
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
of
Zambia.
Saudi Arabia
Sri Lanka
Somali
Sudan
10) MAIL IN PROCEDURE: Applicants who wish to have their
Syria
Tunisia
passports mailed to them after processing should
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
include their own pre-paid, self-addressed return
envelopes. Use United States Postal Service (USPS)
6)
PROCEDURE: All applicants falling under category (5)
Express Mail or FedEx – with an established FedEx
above and Multiple Entry Visa applicants are required to
account number or Money Order made payable to
complete the following steps:
FedEx. Mail complete application package to:
I.
Make copies of the relevant pages of your
Embassy of Zambia,
passport;
Attn: Visa Section,
II.
Complete a Visa application form;
2419 Massachusetts Ave NW,
III.
Washington, DC 20008.
Include a cover letter stating your
reasons for traveling to Zambia and itinerary;
11) HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:
IV.
An invitation letter from host;
I. Anti-Malaria vaccination is strongly recommended.
V.
The Application must be submitted at
Consult your primary physician for details.
least one month before date of travel;
VI.
Send all of the above documents to The
2009 ZAMBIAN & AMERICAN PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
Chief Immigration Officer, P. O. Box 50300 Lusaka,
Zambia or Fax to 260-1-251725 / 260-1-252008 /
Jan 01 – Thu
New Years Day
USA/Zambian
260-1-254393 or Email:
immighq@zamnet.zm
Tel:
Jan 19 – Mon
Martin Luther
USA
(260-1) 252622/ 252659/252650.
King
Note that Visa approval is sent to the
Embassy of Zambia in Washington, DC.
Feb 16 – Mon
Presidents Day
USA
Follow-up with the Embassy of Zambia,
Mar 09 – Tue
Women’s Day
Zambian
DC should be made at least 2 weeks after
Mar 12 – Thu
Youth Day
Zambian
you submitted your application.
Apr 10 – Fri
Good Friday
Zambian
Once approval is confirmed, send your
documentation to the Washington DC
Apr 11 – Sat
Holy Saturday
Zambian
office for processing.
Apr 12 – Sun
Easter
Zambian
In addition to the appropriate Visa fee,
Apr 13 – Mon
Holy Monday
Zambian
you are required to add $5.00 for
administrative costs.
May 01 – Fri
Labour Day
Zambian
May 25 – Mon
Africa Freedom
Zambia
7)
SCANDINAVIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS ONLY: Norway,
Day
Sweden, and Finland nationals shall be issued with gratis
Jul 3 – Fri (actual
Independence
USA
visas at Missions or Port of Entry. The visas are multiple
entry and valid for six (6) months. Denmark – Gratis
day – 4)
Day
Visa to be issued at Mission before travel.
Jul 06 – Mon
Heroes Day
Zambian
8)
VISA
FEES
(General
and
Tourist)
Jul 07 – Tue
Unity Day
Zambian
Aug 03 – Mon
Farmer’s Day
Zambian
LL:
Sep 07 – Mon
Labor Day
USA
$50.00 – Single Entry Visa
Oct 12 – Mon
Columbus Day
USA
$80.00 – Double Entry Visa
$80.00 – Multiple Entry Visa – Additional application
Oct 24 – Sat
Independence
Zambian
procedure listed in section 6, above
Day
$20.00 – Day tripper
Nov 11 – Wed
Veterans Day
USA
Expedited Service Fees
Nov 26 – Thu
Thanksgiving
USA
I.
$50 – Same day service
Dec 25 – Fri
Christmas
US / Zambian
II.
$40 – Next day service
Validity:
The Embassy will be closed in observance of the above
I.
3 years for US passport holders
holidays.
II.
3 months for all other nationals
Revised – March 26, 2009 (EOE)
EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA
2419 Massachusetts Avenue,
Telephone: (202) 265-9717
NW Washington, DC 20008
Facsimile: (202) 332-0826
E-mail:
consular@zambiaembassy.org
www.zambiaembassy.org
VISA APPLICATION FORM
1. Surname:
2. First Name:
Middle Name:
3. Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
4. Nationality:
Sex:
5. Profession:
Business Telephone No.
6. Nationality of Parents at time of Birth:
(
)
7. Passport No.
8. Place of Issue:
Date of Issue:
Date of Expiration:
9.
If accompanied by your spouse or children, give the following particulars
: (Note: Every applicant fills out an individual form)
Full Name (s)
Date & Place of Birth
Relationship
10. Present Address:
Telephone No.
(
)
Email:
11. Permanent Address:
Telephone No.
(
)
Email:
13. (a) Type of Visa Requested: Tourist ( )
Business ( )
Church Business ( )
Visitor ( )
Diplomatic ( )
Official ( )
Student ( )
Transit ( )
Volunteer ( )
Courtesy (
)
(b) Entry requested:
Single ( )
Double ( )
Multiple ( )
(c) Date of entry into Zambia: ________________________________
(d) Length of Stay in Zambia: ________________________________
13. Final Destination of Journey in Zambia:
Address in Zambia:
14. Expected Departure Date from Zambia:
Next Destination from Zambia:
15. Duration and Particulars of any previous residence or visits in Zambia:
16. If traveling on business, please list names and addresses of persons to be visited in Zambia:
17. If visiting relatives or friends, please list names and addresses of persons to be visited in Zambia:
18. Signature of Applicant:_______________________________________________________
Date:__________________
For official use only:
Date
Tag #
Visa fee
Rush Fee
Payment
Visa #
Receipt#
Notations
Rev. 04/2006

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