Machine Readable Passports

Be informed that in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) requirements,only machine readable passports are accepted for entry into and exit out of Zambia.

Travelers holding emergency travel documents will only be allowed to enter and depart Zambia in genuine emergency situations. Further, all passports should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Zambia.


Welcome Messege - The DGI

I wish to welcome you our esteemed guests to the Zambia Department of Immigration website.This site provides general and specific information on the Department's policies, programmes, regulations and procedures applied in the processing of various immigration permits and visas.

It is my sincere hope and trust that you will find this information useful.

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