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Zambia e-Visa Application

Zambia e-Visa: Basic information

The Zambia eVisa is an electronic visa that allows visa holders to travel to Zambia for tourism, business and transit purposes.

The Zambian government introduced e-visas in 2014 as an easy way to obtain the necessary visas for the country using an online application system.

eVisa Zambia is available as single entry, double entry and multiple entry eVisa, it can be obtained completely online before arrival and thus saves immigration control time. eVisa is valid for 90 days from the date of issue.

All applicants can travel to Zambia and stay there for a maximum of 90 days within 3 months from the date of approval after e-registration. Once the eVisa is approved, the applicant must print it and present it to immigration officials upon arrival.

Zambia eVisa costs vary depending on the type chosen; it can be 99 euros, 129 euros or 199 euros.

Processing time can take up to 72 hours (3 business days) until the e-Visa approval reaches the applicant's email address.

There are three main types of online visas for Zambia and two others. All of them will be described in detail in this section. Find out which option is best for you and use the left panel to apply online.

All travelers can choose between:

  • eVisa single entry:
    permits entry into Zambia and is valid for 90 days from date of issue
  • Dual entry eVisa:
    allows double entry into Zambia and is valid for 90 days
  • eVisa multiple entry:
    Valid for 90 days and multiple entries allowed

Additionally, you have two additional options to choose from:

  • Transit electronic visa:
    Valid for 7 days from date of arrival, multiple entries allowed for transit purposes
    is an online visa for travelers wanting to visit Zimbabwe and Zambia. You can stay in each country for 30 days

Get your visa online worry-free by using our service! If you have further questions, our support team is available via email and phone.

Before applying, prepare all of the essential documents to ensure positive online visa approval. Thus, have your valid passport and other necessary documents on hand.

While applying online, the most crucial thing is to provide all your data correctly; mistakes in the form can elongate the process.

Online application guide for an electronic visa to Zambia:

  1. Begin by clicking on the “Login” button, which can be found in the menu on the right side of the screen.
  2. If you haven’t registered yet, please register yourself first.
  3. After registering, proceed to log in to the panel.
  4. Once you are logged in, navigate to the menu on the left side of the panel.
  5. Select the “Visa Application Form” option from the menu.
  6. Fill out this form with the required information.
  7. Finally, submit the completed form.

Please note that the final processing time depends on the government of Zambia and may elongate if necessary.

The validity period of the Zambia e-Visa depends on the type. Choose the option that best suits your needs. The online visa is valid for:

  1. single entry, double entry, multiple entry:
    90 days from date of issue
  2. online transit visa:
    7 days from arrival date
  3. KAZA online visa:
    30 days from date of issue

Remember that your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your intended date of entry into Zambia.

Provided you are a citizen of one of the countries eligible for the Zambia e-Visa, you can apply for a transit visa online. This type of entry permit allows a 7-day stay in Zambia from arrival in the country.

Two important documents will be inspected by customs officers upon arrival. Remember to bring the following documents with you on your trip:

Valid passport (at least six months from date of arrival)
printout of Zambia visa online

Visa Guide

With an electronic transit visa, you can only cross the Zambian border by land. Air travel for transit purposes is not possible with this type of permit.

If you want to travel by plane, you must apply for one of the electronic tourist visas.

Two important documents will be inspected by customs officers upon arrival. Remember to bring the following documents with you on your trip:

  • Valid passport (at least six months from date of arrival)
  • printout of Zambia visa online

Visa Guide

List of eligible countries

To enter Zambia with an electronic permit, you have to be a passport holder of one of the following countries:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Macau
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territory
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Yemen

If your nationality has not been listed above, you have to contact the closest Embassy and apply for a regular visa.

Required documents for e-Visa

Make sure you bring the following documents with you when applying for your Zambia e-Visa:

  1. Passport is valid. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months before your trip.
  2. A picture. You must upload a photo of yourself. The photo must be a recent photo (taken within the last 6 months). This will represent your current look.
  3. Travel details. You will need to record all travel information, such as flight date, flight number and airline details. This is a necessary step.
  4. Documents proving the purpose of stay. You must submit documents stating the number of days you will stay in Zambia, the purpose of your visit and the name of the place you will stay. This must be signed by the applicant. In addition, if you go on a business trip, the letter must be written by the company.
  5. Proof of accommodation. This can take the form of hotel bookings etc. Received.
  6. To prove that you have paid the registration fee, you must upload a payment receipt (you only need this when traveling, not at the time of registration).

Important Information

  1. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival
  2. Apps will be reviewed by our team to ensure they are error-free
  3. No need to go to the embassy
  4. Each visitor must have a printed online Zambia visa for inspection upon arrival.
  5. The e-visa for Zambia does not allow you to work
  6. Everyone wishing to enter Zambia must have their own eVisa.

FAQ about the Zambia eVisa

The Zambia eVisa allows tourists from different countries around the world to explore the territory of this Southern African country. There are five visa types to choose from online. Multiple entry permit, single entry permit, special type for transit, etc.

Zambia Visa is extremely easy to apply for online! The registration process can be completed in minutes using your phone, PC, laptop, tablet or other enabled device. An electronic visa for Zambia can be issued if basic requirements are met.

The Zambia e-Visa application fee depends on the applicant’s nationality and whether they have applied for a single or multiple entry visa. Fees range from $20 to $160.

Four documents play an important role in a successful electronic tourist visa application. All applicants must have a valid passport, return ticket, a photo of the applicant’s face and a cover letter from the Director of the Zambia Immigration Office.

The Zambia e-Visa application process is very intuitive and completed very quickly. Simply fill out the online form with your data, attach supporting documents and check if the information provided is correct. Then, pay your visa fee online and check your email. No need to go to the embassy!

Zambia e-visas are sent to the email address provided by each applicant online. Make sure you enter a correct and active email address when registering so you have access to your Zambia e-Visa once you arrive. Approved documents will be sent in PDF format; each visitor must print it and bring it with them on their trip.

Yes, that’s right. Bring your approval letter and payment receipt when traveling to Zambia. An immigration officer will check both at the border checkpoint. You can print them or download them in PDF format. However, it is advisable to keep them in paper form, in case there are technical problems at the border.

Zambia online visa processing can take up to 72 hours (3 working days). However, properly submitted applications are often approved sooner. Carefully check the information provided in the form to ensure it is accurate. This way, applicants can avoid approval issues and delays.

The length of your stay will vary depending on the type of eVisa you choose. Single-entry, double-entry and multiple-entry online visas allow each entry to last up to 90 days. The KAZA Entry Permit allows a maximum stay of 30 days per stay and the Electronic Transit Visa allows the holder of this permit to stay in Zambia for 7 days.

The validity period of single-, double- and multiple-entry Zambia e-Visas is three months from the date of issue. If you want to travel using an online transit visa, the visa is valid for 7 days from the date of arrival. Finally, KAZA UNIVISA remains valid for one month.

Passport holders wishing to travel to Zambia need an online visa to cross the border through any point of entry. However, you can travel to Zambia on an e-visa without going to the embassy! Complete the process at home and receive your approved eVisa in PDF format.

Each minor traveler needs a separate Zambia e-visa to enter the country. Parents/guardians must apply for each child with a valid passport to cross the Zambian border.

All UK citizens need an online visa to travel to Zambia and explore the country. British citizens can apply for an e-visa online and it can be processed entirely at home, without the need to visit an embassy.

All passport holders can be issued a Zambia eVisa upon arrival. However, if you want to travel comfortably and avoid any immigration problems, delays or long queues, manage your entry permit in advance. You can do this completely online, even using your phone.

If your eVisa is not approved, first check that you have filled in the application form correctly and that your passport is valid. If so, please contact our support team to discuss your situation and resolve the issue.

Yes you can. You can track your application status online on the website where you applied.

Yes you can. All e-visa holders can enter Zambia through all ports of entry.

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