Visa for Zambia
eVisa to Zambia: Basic Information
An eVisa is an electronic document that allows you to enter Zambia. The electronic visa system is available to citizens of visa-exempt countries.
This means that anyone with a passport issued by one of the eligible countries can apply for an eVisa by completing an online application form. The entire process can be fulfilled online so you don’t have to visit the embassy.
The price for issuing an eVisa varies depending on the purpose and length of your stay in Zambia 99 Euro, 129 Euro and 199 Euro.
- Types of eVisa
5 types of eVisas can be acquired electronically.
Single entry eVisa entitles you to enter Zambia once within the timeframe of 90 days.
Double-entry eVisa is valid for 90 days and allows you to enter the country twice.
Multiple entry eVisa is a 90 days valid authorisation that enables you to enter the country multiple times.
Transit eVisa will be permitting you to enter the country in transit purposes multiple times via any of the available land borders. It is valid for 7 days from the date of entry.
KAZA eVisa is tourism, multiple entry authorisation that will allow you to enter both Zimbabwe and Zambia. It entitles your stay in each country territory for a period of 30 days.
- List of eligible countries
To enter Zambia with an eVisa you have to be a passport holder of one of the mentioned countries:Afghanistan
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Cayman Islands (UK)
Central African Republic
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Cook Islands (UK)
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (UK)
FranceFrench Guiana (FR)
French Polynesia (FR)
Korea, North (DPR)
Papua New Guinea
Puerto Rico (US)
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)
United Arab Emirates
United States of America
Vatican City (Holy See)
If your nationality has not been listed above, you have to contact with the closest Embassy and apply for a regular visa.
- eVisa Zambia application form
Complete the application by using the panel on the left. Choose the purpose of your stay and the nationality that is noted on your passport from the available. Click "Apply online" to fill out your application form.
The final decision and processing time are dependable on the government of Zambia, however, it usually takes up to 3 working days (72h).
Approved eVisa will be provided to you through the email address given in the application form. After you receive the email you have to print the document out and present it to the customs officials at the airport upon arrival in Zambia.
- eVisa validity period
The validity period of an eVisa varies depending on its type:
- Single, double & multiple entries eVisas are valid for a period of 90 days from the issuance date.
- Transit eVisa entitles your stay in Zambia for 7 days from the date of entry.
- KAZA eVisa is valid for 30 days after the issuance date.
ATTENTION: The validity of your passport has to exceed a period of 6 months from your planned arrival to Zambia.
- Transit visa information
If the nationality noted on your passport is mentioned on the list of eligible countries, you are entitled apply for a transit eVisa
Transit eVisa allows you to enter the country for a period of 7 days from the date provided beforehand in your application form. eVisa entitles your crossing via the land borders only.
The government of Zambia does not predict any other electronic authorisation for transit purposes. If you wish to travel to Zambia via air, you should get one of the tourist eVisas.
- Requirements on arrival
A valid passport and an approved eVisa are the only ones expected to be presented to the customs officials at the airport in Zambia in verification purposes. A physical form, of the mentioned, will be required.
Every application has to be matched with the following documents:
- Passport's biodata page
- A photograph of the applicant
- A return ticket
- Cover letter addressed to the Chief Director of Immigration Office
- The processing time usually does not exceed a period of 72 h (3 working days).
- A separate application has to be submitted by anyone who wishes to enter the country territory.
- A physical version of a granted eVisa has to be carried with to the border of Zambia.
- An eVisa does not authorize any labour activity.
Benefits of Evisa Express
- Easy application process
- Qualified team of experts
- Guarantee of service
Three easy steps to get your eVisa
- Apply online
- Fill out remaining required information and make an online payment
- Check your email