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Nationals Requiring Visa Prior to Travel

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Who needs visa prior to travel?

Zambian entry visas for nationals whose countries fall under this category require advance clearance by the Zambian Authorities. Applicants must apply for the visa through the Director General of Immigration prior to their arrival into Zambia. The applicant must receive a letter of approval prior to his/her travel. Applications for visas for this category must be made online through the eServices portal.

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