The e-Visa facility is open to all foreign nationals who require visas to enter Zambia and can be accessed through the web portal: http://e-Visa.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/#/
An e-Visa is an alternative to conventional visas issued by the Department of Immigration in Zambia (through Headquarters, Ports of Entry and Zambia Missions) permitting foreigners who require visas to enter Zambia. Applicants may now obtain their e-Visa approval letter electronically after submitting the required information, with payment being made by Cash and Credit or Debit Card (Master or Visa) at the point of entry.
The link to download the e-Visa is given on the final step where you will be informed that your application has been completed successfully. In addition, the same link to download the e-Visa will be emailed to the applicant. Immigration Officers at Ports of Entry can verify the e-Visa on their system. However, it is advisable to download and keep the hard copy of your e-Visa Approval Letter.
As in the case with other visas, respective Zambian Officials at the Port of Entry reserve the right to deny entry into Zambia to a holder of an e-Visa Approval Letter without any explanation.
Eligibility: All foreign nationals who require visas to come to Zambia are eligible to apply for an e-Visa.
The normal visa fees apply:
· Single Entry US$ 50
· Double /Multiple Entry US$ 80
· Transit US $50
· Day Tripper US$ 20
For regular updates, visit The Immigration website: www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm
e-Visa processing time
For nationals that can obtain visas at ports of entry, the e-Visa will take 3 working days to process and for nationals that require visa applications to made prior to travel to Zambia processing time will take a minimum of 5 working days.