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Type of Zambia Visas

Single Entry eVisa (Popular)
  • Processing time: 2 to 3 days
  • Validity: 90 days
  • Entry: Single
  • Fees: INR 5,199/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders wishing to visit Zambia for tourism, sightseeing or visiting family & friends
Double/Multiple Entry eVisa (Popular)
  • Processing time: 4 to 5 days
  • Validity: 90 days
  • Entry: Double/Multiple
  • Fees: INR 6,999/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders attending business meetings, conferences, exhibitions or seminars in Zambia
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Documents required for samua Visa:

  • Must have Documents for samua Visa :
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    • Scanned copy of first and last page of your passport
    • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. (Photo Specification)
    • Scanned copy of first and last page of your passport
    • Hotel Reservation or Invitation letter (If visiting family or friends)
    • Birth Certificate for children
    • Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.
  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:
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    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2.If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
    • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
    • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Algeria
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

      Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

    • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
    • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
    • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
    • Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

    • Income tax documents of the last three years;
    • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the business man for visa issuance;
    • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
    • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
    • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.

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Zambia Visa FAQs

  • add Do I need a visa for Zambia from India?

    Yes, all Indian passport holders require a visit to visit Zambia. Indians are eligible for an eVisa. The electronic visa system (eVisa) will allow foreign citizens to receive Zambia visa online, relieving them from necessity of applying for the visa at the Embassy. It is the simplest and the fastest way to get your visa. Once your visa application is approved, you will receive the visa copy via email right in your inbox.

  • add What is an eVisa?

    An Electronic Visa or "e Visa" is an electronically issued and stored authority for travel to The Republic of Zambia, which replaces the traditional paper visa process in most cases.

  • add What is a Zambia eVisa?

    A Zambia visa is a legal document which lawfully allows its holder to enter and stay within the country for a certain number of days as mentioned on the visa.

  • add What is the purpose of Zambia visa for Indians?

    A Zambia visa is most appropriate for Indians travelling to Zambia for business and recreational purposes such as holidaying, sightseeing, or even short family visits. The type of visa to enter Zambia will depend on several factors such as nationality, purpose of your planned visit and duration.

  • add What is the difference between a traditional visa (sticker pasted on the passport) and an eVisa?

    The support is the only difference. Both documents allow to visit the Republic of Zambia in accordance with the legal framework governing the type of visa / eVisa obtained.

  • add What are the different types of Zambia visas for Indians?

    The categories of visas available for Indians visiting Zambia depends on the purpose of the visit. Single Entry visa allows you to enter Zambia one time. Valid for up to 90 days from date of issue. Once you have used it for an entry and exit, you cannot use it again. Double Entry visa allows you to enter Zambia twice. Valid for up to 90 days from date of issue. Once you have used it for the two entries and two exits, the visa cannot be used again. Multiple Entry visa allows for more than two entries into Zambia. Valid for 90 days. Transit visa is for those who are transiting through Zambia using land transport.

  • add What is the validity of a Zambia Visa for Indians?

    eVisas are issued to an applicant, intending to visit Kyrgyz Republic, for a period up to 90 days. The entry type can be single, double or multiple depending upon purpose of trip.

  • add What kind of Documentation I need to apply for Zambia eVisa?

    • Scanned copy of a valid passport. (Please note, passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Zambia)
    • A recent color passport photograph (45mm x 35mm); all photos are to be on a while back ground only, and not altered or edited from its original state.
    • Evidence of proposed journey into and out of Zambia i.e. ticket or confirmation of your booking from the travel agent.
    • Proof of accommodation for the length of your stay or a letter of invitation from your sponsor.
    • Birth certificate for children travellers

  • add What is the eVisa processing time?

    The Zambia visa is processed online within 3 working days.

  • add How can I apply for a Zambia visa online?

      It is a straightforward and effortless process to apply for a Guyana visa online through Akbar Travels.
    • Choose your preferred type of Guyana visa based on your travel type
    • Pay online
    • Submit documents through our pick up & drop service
    • Receive your visa once approved

  • add How will I receive the Zambia visa online?

    Applicants will receive their visas via email, after filling the application form with the necessary information and submitting the supporting documents online. The eVisa must be presented upon crossing the state border of Zambia along with the valid travel document.The Zambian Immigration Department, however advises all travelers to keep a hard copy or soft copy at all times during the trip.

  • add When can the earliest possible application be made for a Zambia visa online?

    We recommend that you apply for eVisa online at least 7 days prior to your entry in Zambia. However it is not possible to apply more than 30 days before your date of entry to Zambia.

  • add Which are the entry requirements after you arrive in Zambia?

    • Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond your intended stay period
    • Printed Zambia eVisa
    • Return ticket to your country
    • Accommodation proof
    • Sufficient funds to cover your stay in Zambia
    • Detailed itinerary of your trip
    • Documents relating to your business trip

  • add What are the advantages of applying for a Zambia Visa online?

    • Zambia Visa for Indians can be applied online from anywhere, anytime
    • No personal presence of the applicant required
    • Minimum document requirement
    • Convenient and cost effective i.e. lowest Zambia visa price
    • Electronic visa can be sent anywhere in the world through Email

  • add Do I need to obtain a separate e-Visa for persons accompanying me?

    Yes. Each traveller must have a separate e-Visa.

  • add I do not want to apply for an e-Visa. Can I get a visa on arrival?

    No. Indians are not eligible for visa on arrival and must apply for the visa before travel. Arriving without a visa constitutes an undocumented traveler. You can be fined or refused entry into Zambia.

  • add Is Zambia a safe country, and what are the chances of approval of Zambia visa for Indians?

    Yes, Zambia is a safe country though there are incidents of thefts or scam, so avoid going out with strangers. Avoid walking alone after dusk as the chances of mishap are high. Keep a check on your luggage, and you are good to go. Chances of Zambia visa rejection are not high and happen only if you have not submitted proper documents or financial proofs. It is better to apply for the visa with the help of a travel agent to avoid any mistakes.

  • add Which is the best time to visit Zambia?

    Winters in Zambia is from May to September and summers from November to March end. The climate is generally dry with cool early mornings and warm days, however in winters temperature can go down to freezing, so it is advisable to take warm clothes on Safari. The best time to visit the African country is between May to September as all the park are active, avoid going in October as the temperatures are too high to endure.

  • add Is vaccination required for Zambia visa application?

    Vaccination for yellow fever is the requirement of Embassy in order to apply for Zambia visa for Indians whether via consulate or E-visa. Kindly submit original and one Xeroxed copy of the yellow fever certificate. However, it is advisable to get malaria shots and carry a prescribed medication to avoid catching the disease and ruining the trip.

  • add Do I need travel or medical insurance plan?

    Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the occurrence of unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

  • add What is the easiest way to get a Zambia Tourist Visa?

    Contact our Visa Experts and apply for your Zambia visa instantly with minimum documents and lowest visa fee. No need to visit our office, no need to submit physical documents and no need to deal with the Embassy. We do it all for you.

  • add Are you still having doubts about the Zambia Visa process?

    Please feel free to contact us for all your Zambia Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.

    Important Notice:

    The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Zambia Embassy or Consulate near you.

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Simple steps to get a Zambia Visa:

Akbar Travels has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Zambia visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Zambia visa application requirements. Read more

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Zambia Visa through Akbar Travels:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.
Step 2: Pay your Zambia visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Zambia Visa.

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Basic Requirements to visit Zambia

  • Have a valid Passport and valid Zambia Visa;
  • Be in good health Read more
  • Good moral character
  • Thorough knowledge of your accommodation and itinerary details to furnish at immigration if asked to
  • Return flight tickets or onward flight tickets to ensure your return to home country or your next destination once your visa expires
  • Adhere to the moral standards of the country and follow the general rules
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Travel Checklist

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity
  • Valid Zambia Visa depending on the purpose of your visit and duration of stay Read more
  • Confirmed return or onward tickets.
  • Details of accommodation.
  • Travel itinerary
  • Foreign currency
  • Any additional documents to support your purpose of visit, especially for business visa travellers
  • Have all documents authenticated before traveling
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What to do when you arrive in Zambia ?

  • Keep all your travel documents ready to be produced for verification by the immigration officers
  • Ensure you are not carrying any forbidden items that will not pass through customs, including ‘any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace’ like books, audiobooks, audio and video tapes Read more
  • Always carry your passport or a copy of it while traveling within Zambia
  • Note down emergency helpline numbers in the country
  • Be aware of the general rules of conduct in public places
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Zambia Travel guide

Zambia, a landlocked country nestled in South-Central Africa, is the home of the Victoria Falls, described in African dialect as the smoke that thunders. The country where nature and wildlife are in abundance is also known as a photographer’s paradise. Read more

  • Safaris of Zambia have always been the point of attraction for those who love nature and animals. Zambia has stunningly beautiful national parks.
  • International travellers need to be vigilant as safety in Zambia is not guaranteed. There have been incidents of burglary, vehicle hijacking or people faking accidents, to rob tourists. It is advisable to avoid roaming around after sunset; also keep the doors and windows of your vehicle closed while driving.
  • Zambia has a total 70 native dialects including Bemba, Nyanja, Tonga, Lozi. However, they are well-versed with English as well, so language won’t be a barrier.
  • Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, has the biggest airport in the country along with Livingstone and Mwufe. Once in the country, there are many domestic airports for inter-city commute, but it can be expensive. Tourists can opt for travel by train from Livingstone to Lusaka, Lusaka to Copperbelt, and Kapiri to Mposhi which is much safer and faster in comparison to taxis and inter-city buses. If you plan to stay longer and have an international driver’s license, then you can hire a self-drive car or a car with a travel guide. However, the condition of roads is not good.
  • What to see in Zambia?

  • Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, has the biggest airport in the country along with Livingstone and Mwufe. Once in the country, there are many domestic airports for inter-city commute, but it can be expensive. Tourists can opt for travel by train from Livingstone to Lusaka, Lusaka to Copperbelt, and Kapiri to Mposhi which is much safer and faster in comparison to taxis and inter-city buses. If you plan to stay longer and have an international driver’s license, then you can hire a self-drive car or a car with a travel guide. However, the condition of roads is not good.
  • Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, has the biggest airport in the country along with Livingstone and Mwufe. Once in the country, there are many domestic airports for inter-city commute, but it can be expensive. Tourists can opt for travel by train from Livingstone to Lusaka, Lusaka to Copperbelt, and Kapiri to Mposhi which is much safer and faster in comparison to taxis and inter-city buses. If you plan to stay longer and have an international driver’s license, then you can hire a self-drive car or a car with a travel guide. However, the condition of roads is not good.
  • Canoeing in the Zambezi River is an exhilarating experience. Even if you don’t know how to canoe, still you can experience and watch the hippos in the water. You can also opt for a river cruise with dinner and drinks on the Zambezi River.

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Zambia Facts and Figures

Region:
South Central Africa
Major cities :
Lusaka, Kitwe, Livingstone, Ndola
Independence Day:
October 24
Capital:
Lusaka
Time in Zambia & Time Zone:
India is 3 hours 30 minutes ahead & UTC+2(CAT) Read more
Language:
English
Area:
752,618 km2
Population:
18,041,219
Currency:
Zambian kwacha
Main Airlines:
Corporate Air Charters, Mahogany Airlines, Royal Air charters
International Airports :
Kenneth Kaunda International
Best time to visit:
May to October
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