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Welcome to Zambia Department of Immigration

Director General's Message

The world is experiencing unprecedented growth in global cross-border migration which offers both opportunities as well as security risks for receiving countries. To counter the security risk which comes with the current migratory trends, the Department of Immigration continues to develop the capabilities to manage the rising tide of complex threats in both the border and internal environments.

The Department has over the years striven to improve its border management systems by embracing the use of the latest information communication technologies (ICTs), pushing its operations to a paperless status. This and many other initiatives are helping the Department to see to it that the majority of genuine migrants can move easily and effortlessly across the border without unnecessary delay, while our Immigration Officers continue to focus their attention on undesirable, non-compliant migrants.

About Zambia Immigration Department

The Zambia Department of Immigration aims to effectively and efficiently facilitate and regulate the entry and exit of persons and control the stay of immigrants and visitors in the country in order to contribute to internal security and sustainable socio-economic development.

The Department of Immigration is committed to providing efficient, transparent and professional service.

The Department has its headquarters in Lusaka, the country’s capital city, with regional offices in all the ten provinces of Zambia (see the Contacts page for physical address).

Visas

Do you intend to travel to Zambia and require a visa to do so? Please apply for an e-Visa.

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Immigration Permits

You want to move to Zambia for work, investment, school or residence? You need to apply for an appropriate immigration permit.

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Easy application process

Apply for Zambia eVisa or permit online and get your document in just a few clicks.

Online and Offline availability

The Department of Immigration’s  services are available 24/7.

Support and help

Contact us for any queries regarding your visa or permit applications. You can do this via e-mail or phone.

Latest Media Releases

Latest news and Press-Releases by Zambia Department of Immigration.

Resumption of normal service

We are pleased to announce that all immigration services are now available. We appreciate your patience during the brief disruption…

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Early closure of Immigration Headquarters

We wish to inform our esteemed Customers and the General Public that Immigration Headquarters will, on Friday, 11th March, 2022,…

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Customer Service Centre gets a facelift

On 16th March 2022, it will be exactly two (02) years since Zambia recorded its first COVID-19 positive case. Four…

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