Visa for Zambia

Travelling to Zambia has been made easier for tourists who wish to visit the country and explore the beautiful landscapes, wildlife and culture. All of these thanks to the introduction of the electronic visa system.

Now, in a 3-step application that takes only a few minutes of your time, you can get your obligatory visa to Zambia completely online!
An online application form can be submitted from the comfort of your home or whatever place on earth!

What is eVisa to Zambia?

Authorities of Zambia introduced the eVisa system to prevent visitors from stressful procedures related with a traditional application for an entry permit at the Embassy before visiting Zambia.

To get eVisa to Zambia, all you have to do is complete the online form which takes just a few minutes to do. Interestingly, an electronic visa is recognized on equal terms like a traditional one, but to obtain it you can simply use your phone or any other smart device connected to the internet.
E-visa in a PDF file will be next sent to the applicant’s email address after approval, so no embassy visits are necessary.

How to apply for eVisa to Zambia?

Click the ‘Online application form’ button and check it yourself that obtaining a visa authorization has never been this easy! You are only 3 steps away from getting your visa: enter your personal and travel details, pay eVisa fee, and check your email inbox. As simple as that!

Application form for evisa to Zambia
Apply online

Enter your passport data and other necessary information

Make payment for evisa to Zambia
Make an online payment

Choose one of the available online payment options and cover the fee

Get eVisa to Zambia
Check your email address

As soon as your request has been positively processed, e-visa in a PDF file will reach your inbox

Visa Zambia types

Zambia Visa Types

Before planning your trip to Zambia, it is important to know the type of visa that will fit your needs and also enable you to plan your stay adequately.
There are actually three visa types to Zambia that you can choose from. They differ in terms of the allowed number of entries to the country:

  • a single-entry visa: -a permit issued for 90 days from its issuance day; allows only one entry to Zambia
  • double-entry visa: – a permit valid for 90 days allowing two entries to Zambia
  • a multiple-entry visa: a permit allowing unlimited entries to Zambia during 90 days of its validity period

There are two additional options you can select from:

  • transit e-Visa: valid for 7 days starting from the day of arrival; allows numerous border crossings of Zambia only for transit purposes
  • KAZA UNIVISA: dedicated for travelers wishing enter not only Zambia but also Zimbabwe; allows a 30-day stay in each of these two countries


With your approved eVisa, you can stay in Zambia for a specified period of time.
The validity period depends on the Visa type you decide to choose:

  • 90 days: single-entry, double-entry, multiple-entry e-Visas
  • 30 days: KAZA UNIVISA
  • 7 days: transit e-Visa
eVisa to Zambia validity

eVisa to Zambia Requirements

Applying for the eVisa to Zambia entails a few requirements. Once you meet these requirements, the application process becomes easier and faster for you. Here are the major things you need:

  • Access to an Internet-accessed working device: it can be your mobile phone, laptop, tablet, etc.; make sure it is connected to the internet to successfully submit your application.
  • Valid email address:Your approved eVisa will be sent to the email address provided in the online form. So provide a valid one to make things easier and be able to download it from your mail.
  • Payment method: A valid means of payment, e.g.,
    a credit/debit card is required to cover the necessary fees. There are a few more options of online payment available

What do I need ?
Necessary documents:

  • Passport
    Provide your passport data required in the application form.
  • Credit Card
    Prepare your credit card to pay e-Visa fee.
  • Email Address
    Enter your active email address.

Application form and required Documents

As you decided for the online application process, ensure that you get all the requirements ready and prepare the necessary documents. It will help make your application easier and also the approval process faster. Grab your passport and go to the online form.
As you click on the button to apply online, you will be presented with an application form. It is extremely vital to fill the form correctly and provide all the necessary details without making mistakes. A single error in the form can make the eVisa process longer than usual.
A simple instruction on how to fill the online form:

  1. Once you check the application page, choose your reason for visiting Zambia.
  2. Next, you should begin filling the form with the required details. In each field, you’ll see what details you need to provide.
  3. Attach the required documents, ensure to submit clear copies for easy verification and faster approval.
  4. After providing all required data and attaching supporting documents, choose a desired method to make payment online. You can cover the fee using a valid credit/debit card or any other available means of payment.
  5. After your payment is successfully registered, you will receive a message in your inbox confirming your payment.
  6. The last thing to do is just sit back and relax for your application to be reviewed and approved. Once successfully approved, your eVisa will be sent to your email as a PDF document.


  • Biodata page of your passport: You need a legible digital copy of the biodata page of your passport.
  • Your photograph: A clear digital copy of your face photograph is required (photos made with a mobile or web cam are acceptable).
  • Return ticket proof: Attach a copy of your return ticket for verification.
  • A cover letter: Submit a letter addressed to the Chief Director of the Immigration Office.
Zambia Visa

Important information

Useful information about eVisa to Zambia

  • Your passport is expected to be valid for at least six months starting from the date you planned entering the country.
  • As you arrive in the country, the officials of Zambia will check your documents and verify them. This is why it is necessary to come along with the needed documents which are: a valid passport and a printed copy of your eVisa to Zambia..
  • Holders of eVisa to Zambia aren’t allowed to take up employment on the territory of Zambia.
  • Authorities of Zambia require an individual electronic visa for everyone who plans to enter the country. Underage travelers are also obliged to obtain a separate visa. An application on their behalfs must be submitted by either their parents or legal guardians.
  • Holders of transit e-visa can enter Zambia only by land. This visa isn’t a permit for making transit trips by air. To travel by plane, you need to obtain a tourist e-visa (single-entry, double-entry or multiple-entry electronic visa).
information about eVisa to Zambia

List of eligible countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla (UK)
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba (NL)
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Azores (PT)
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda (UK)
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands (UK)
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Cook Islands (UK)
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (UK)
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana (FR)
  • French Polynesia (FR)
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar (UK)
  • Greece
  • Greenland (DK)
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe (FR)
  • Guam (US)
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, North (DPR)
  • Korea, South
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Macedonia (North)
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico (US)
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City (Holy See)
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe