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Immigration Nabs 62 in Lusaka, Chipata and Katete Operations, Receives 50 More Zambians

16-07-2024 – The Department of Immigration between 12th and 15th July 2024 apprehended 62 suspected illegal immigrants in three separate operations carried out in Lusaka, Chipata and Katete…Read more

34-Year-Old Tanzanian Truck Driver to pay K 80,000 or serve a 3-Year Prison Term for Aiding and Abetting Illegal Immigrants and Increasing Number of Zambians Removed from Neighbouring Countries Worries Immigration

13-07-2024 – The Kapiri Mposhi Magistrate Court on 11th July 2024 convicted and sentenced a 34-year-old Tanzanian Truck Driver, Rahadahn Ayoub to a fine of K 80,000 or in default three years simple imprisonment for aiding and abetting illegal immigrants…Read more

Livingstone Magistrate Sentenced 42-Year-Old Malawian Traditional Doctor to One Year Imprisonment Unlawful Stay

10-07-2024 – The Livingstone Magistrate Court on 9th July 2024 convicted and sentenced Henry Phiri, a 42-year-old Malawian Traditional Doctor to 12 months simple imprisonment without the option of a fine, for unlawful stay…Read more

Livingstone Magistrate Convicts 33-Year-Old Zimbabwean False Prophet for Trafficking 20-Year-Old Zambian and Immigration Removes 266 from the Country

08-07-2024 – The Livingstone Magistrate Court on 5th July, 2024 convicted a 33-year-old Zimbabwean, George Hurasha for trafficking a 20-year-old Zambian of Livingstone for sexual exploitation contrary to section 3(2) of the Anti-Human Trafficking (Amendment) Act, 2022…Read more

24-Year-Old Zambian of Samfya fined K 80,000 or twelve months Simple Imprisonment for Aiding and Abetting a Congolese

06-07-2024 – The Samfya Immigration Office on 3rd July, 2024 secured the conviction of Mr. Pascal Chama, a 25-year-old Zambian of Chief Mibenge’s Chitambala Village for aiding and abetting a 51-year-old Congolese…Read more

Immigration Apprehends 138 in Lusaka Clean-Up Operation

28-06-2024 – The Department of Immigration has apprehended 138 persons of different nationalities in a clean-up operation conducted in conjunction with other security wings…Read more

Immigration Apprehends 222 in Lusaka Clean-Up Operation

28-06-2024 – The Department of Immigration on 27th June 2024 apprehended 222 persons of different nationalities in a clean-up operation conducted in conjunction with other security wings…Read more

Immigration Deports 45-Year-Old Congolese Businessman for Repeatedly Returning to Zambia Unlawfully

21-06-2024 – The Department of Immigration in Ndola has effected the deportation of a 45-year-old Congolese Businessman, Freddy Chansa for abrogating immigration laws with impunity by repeatedly returning to Zambia unlawfully…Read more

Immigration Nabs 297, Gets 94 Convicted and Removes 157 in Eight days

18-06-2024 – The Lusaka Regional Immigration Office yesterday apprehended 45 suspected illegal immigrants in a cleanup operation…Read more

Immigration Deports 55-Year-old Turkish Director for Sexually Abusing Female Employees

17-06-2024 – The Department of Immigration has effected the deportation of a 55-year-old Turkish Residence Permit Holder, Taciddin Sahutoglu for sexually abusing his female employees…Read more

Immigration in Serenje Detains 38 Undocumented Ethiopians 

11-06-2024 – The Serenje Immigration Office has detained 38 undocumented Ethiopian nationals for failure to appear before the nearest Immigration Officer on entry…Read more

Tanzanian Fined K 180,000 For Aiding and Abetting Seven Undocumented Ethiopians

07-06-2024 – The Isoka Magistrate Court on 3rd June, 2024 convicted and sentenced a 44-year-old Tanzanian to a fine of K 180,000 …Read more

One Hundred and Eleven (111) nabbed in Copperbelt Operation

31-05-2024 – The Department of Immigration on the Copperbelt on 30th May 2024 apprehended One Hundred and Eleven (111) suspected illegal immigrants in a clean-up operation…Read more

Immigration and Police in Chinsali nab Twelve (12) undocumented Ethiopians

29-05-2024 – A combined team of Immigration and Police Officers in Chinsali have apprehended twelve (12) undocumented Ethiopians aged between 14 and 26 for failing to appear before the nearest Immigration Officer on entry…Read more

Isoka Immigration nabs Tanzanian Truck Driver for Smuggling Seven Undocumented Ethiopians

27-05-2024 – The Isoka Immigration Office has apprehended a 44-year-old Tanzanian truck driver, Brayson Joackim Ngonyani and seven undocumented Ethiopian nationals aged between 16 and 20 in a suspected case of smuggling of migrants…Read more

Immigration decentralizes collection of Long-Term Immigration Permits

25-11-2022 – The Department of Immigration has decentralized the collection of Long-Term Permits to three (3) Regional Immigration Offices…Read more

Immigration removes Seven Hundred and Ninety-Four (794) Ethiopians

25-11-2022 – The Department of Immigration, on 23rd November 2022, removed Thirty-Four (34) Ethiopians…Read more

Forty-Seven (47) Ethiopians Nabbed in Luangwa and Mpika

5-11-2022 – The Luangwa Immigration Office, on Thursday, 3rd November 2022, intercepted Twenty-Six (26) Ethiopian nationals at an area before the Luangwa Bridge Checkpoint…Read more

Immigration removes 515 Ethiopians in 49 Days

29-10-2022 – The Department of Immigration, between 21st and 28th October 2022, removed One-Hundred and Eighty-Eight (188) Ethiopians…Read more

Immigration nabs 51 in Lusaka clean-up operation

23-10-2022 – The Department of Immigration in Lusaka has apprehended fifty-one (51) persons in a clean-up operation conducted in the early hours…Read more

Choma Immigration intercepts 12 persons from the Horn of Africa

12-10-2022 – The Choma Immigration Office has apprehended Twelve (12) persons from the Horn of Africa for illegal entry…Read more

Government Drivers nabbed for Human Smuggling

8-10-2022 – The Kasama Regional Immigration Office has apprehended two (2) Zambian Government drivers…Read more

Lusaka businessman Findlay arrested for holding more than one passport, giving false information, and possessing a passport bearing a fake entry endorsement stamp

4-10-2022 – The Department of Immigration has arrested Mr. Harry Findlay (59), a Lusaka based Businessman of State Lodge…Read more

The Kapiri Mposhi Immigration Office apprehends 34 Ethiopians and 5 Somalis for illegal entry

3-10-2022 – The Kapiri Mposhi Immigration Office has apprehended Thirty-Nine (39) persons for illegal entry…Read more

Ethiopians removal exercise gains momentum

24-09-2022 – The Department of Immigration in Lusaka, on 21st September 2022, removed seventy (70) Ethiopians from the country...Read more

Immigration removes 49 more Ethiopians

19-09-2022 – The Department of Immigration in Lusaka, on 18th September 2022, removed forty-nine (49) Ethiopians from the country…Read more

Immigration secures Fifty-Two (52) convictions

17-09-2022 – The Serenje Immigration Office has secured the conviction of six (6) Bangladeshis for failing to appear before an Immigration Officer…Read more

Ethiopian migrant dies on way back home

13-09-2022 – The Department of Immigration wishes to confirm the unfortunate demise of a 20-year-old Ethiopian national who died…Read more

Monze Immigration nabbs 20 Ethiopians for illegal entry

11-09-2022 – The Monze Immigration Office has apprehended Twenty (20) male Ethiopians aged between 15 and 35 for illegal entry…Read more

Immigration intercepts Eight (8) Ethiopians and a Zambian in a suspected smuggling/trafficking Case 

9-09-2022 – The Department of Immigration has apprehended eight (8) Ethiopians and a Zambian for illegal entry and aiding and abetting, respectively…Read more

Immigration Secures 50 convictions, apprehends 101, and removes 131 

7-09-2022 – The Department of Immigration in Lusaka, on 4th September 2022, arrested a South African couple…Read more

Immigration secures 89 convictions, apprehends 181, and removes 131 

2-09-2022 – The Kapiri Mposhi Immigration Office, on 31st August 2022, secured the conviction of two (2) Pakistan nationals, Sher Falak (26),…Read more

Three Zambian businessmen convicted for aiding and abetting illegal immigrants

22-08-2022 – The Kasama Regional Immigration Office has secured convictions of three (3) Zambian Businessmen for knowingly aiding and abetting…Read more

Immigration apprehends Ninety-Three (93) Persons

17-08-2022 – The Isoka Immigration Office has apprehended Eight (08) Bangladesh and two (02) Pakistan nationals for failing to appear before an Immigration Officer and unlawful stay…Read more

Immigration in Isoka secures conviction of 12 Ethiopians for failing to appear before an Immigration Officer 

8-08-2022 – The Isoka Immigration Office, on 4th August 2022, secured the conviction of twelve (12) Ethiopian nationals for failing to appear before an Immigration Officer…Read more

Immigration in Mbala intercepts Fifty-One (51) Ethiopians in a suspected human trafficking case

4-08-2022 – The Mbala Immigration Office is holding fifty-one (51) Ethiopian nationals in a suspected case of human trafficking…Read more

The Department of Immigration removes 121 Illegal Immigrants from the Country

9-07-2022 – The Kitwe Immigration Office, on 5th July 2022, removed Fifty-Six (56) illegal immigrants from the country…Read more

Sixty-Three (63) nabbed in Kasumbalesa clean-up Operation

30-06-2022 – The Department of Immigration, on 29th June 2022, rounded-up Sixty-Three (63) suspected prohibited immigrants…Read more

Arrest, prosecution and conviction of Lu Ke

24-06-2022 – The Chipata Regional Immigration Office has secured the conviction of a 27-year-old Chinese national, Lu Ke…Read more

A 34-Year-Old Zambian Mechanic sentenced to pay K 60,000 or 2 years imprisonment for aiding

Zambian businessman sentenced to K 60,000 or 2 years with hard labour for aiding and abetting illegal immigrants

23-07-2021 – The Mbala Immigration Office has secured the conviction of a Zambian Businessman for the offence of aiding and abetting illegal immigrants…Read more

Nineteen (19) Zambians removed from Namibia

21-07-2021 – The Immigration Office at Katima-Mulilo Border Control is in receipt of nineteen (19) Zambians removed from Namibia…Read more

Burundian to serve 2 years imprisonment for returning to Zambia unlawfully 

19-07-2021 – The Nakonde Immigration Office has secured the conviction of a Burundian national for unlawful return to Zambia…Read more

Somali Refugee duo fined K25,000 each for unlawful departure and engaging in employment without permits

01-07-2021 – The Mufulira Immigration Office has secured the conviction of two (02) Meheba based Somali Refugees for unlawful departure…Read more

Immigration apprehends two hundred and fifty-six (256), secures eighty-four (84) convictions, and removes two hundred and three (203) Prohibited Immigrants

25-06-2021 – The Chipata Regional Immigration has charged fourteen (14) Ethiopians for entering the country illegally…Read more

The Department of Immigration secures forty-four (44) convictions and removes 108 Prohibited Immigrants

04-06-2021 – The Kitwe Immigration Office has secured the conviction of a 27-year-old Indian national…Read more

The Department of Immigration secures forty-two (42) convictions and removes 155 Prohibited Immigrants

28-05-2021 – The Lusaka Regional Immigration Office on 27th May, 2021 secured the conviction of a 22 year old male Tanzanian…Read more

A Zambian man jailed for forging immigration identity card

15-05-2021 – The Lusaka Regional Immigration Office has secured the conviction of a 23 year old male Zambian casual worker of Emmasdale, Lusaka for forging an Immigration Identity Card contrary…Read more

Immigration secures forty-two (42) convictions in five (05) days

05-05-2021 – The Ndola Regional Immigration Office has secured the conviction of a Zambian for concealing his true identity…Read more

Chipata man fined K 60,000 for aiding and abetting illegal immigrants

19-04-2021 – The Department of Immigration in Chipata has apprehended seventy-six (76) Ethiopian nationals for the offence of unlawful entry…Read more

Immigration in Chipata intercepts seventy-six (76) Ethiopian in maize bran-laden truck

19-04-2021 – The Chipata Regional Immigration Office has secured the conviction of Zambian male, Stewart Chibwete for the offence of aiding and abetting…Read more

Seventeen (17) Burundians to be removed for failing to follow visiting procedure

06-04-2021 – The Lusaka Regional Immigration Office has apprehended seventeen (17) Burundian nationals…Read more

One hundred and forty-seven (147) Ethiopians convicted for unlawful entry

26-03-2021 – The Department of Immigration in Eastern Province has in the last three (03) days secured the conviction of one hundred and forty-seven (147) Ethiopians for the offence of unlawful entry…Read more

Three Zambians fined K 60,000 for aiding and abetting illegal immigrants

24-02-2021 – The Department of Immigration at Mwami Border Control has detained a 36-year-old Malawian Truck Driver by the name Dagia Razarckie Mussa and forty-two (42) male Ethiopians aged between 15 and 27 years for aiding and abetting illegal immigrants and illegal entry, respectively…Read more

Immigration in Luangwa apprehends 33 Ethiopians for illegal entry

18-02-2021 – Immigration Officers in Luangwa have apprehended thirty-three (33) male Ethiopian nationals for illegal entry…Read more

Immigration apprehends 89 Suspected Illegal Immigrants in one week

12-02-2021 – The Department of Immigration between 5th and 11th February 2021 apprehended a total of eighty-nine (89) persons for various immigration offences countrywide…Read more

Immigration in Lusaka smashes Human Smuggling Racket

08-02-2021 – The Department of Immigration in Lusaka’s Zanimuone has intercepted one hundred and fourteen (114) Ethiopians in a suspected human smuggling case…Read more

Ten (10) Ethiopians convicted for Illegal Entry

14-01-2021 – The Kalomo Immigration Office has secured the conviction of seven (07) Ethiopians for the offence of illegal entry into Zambia…Read more

Eleven (11) Ethiopians sentenced to one (01) year with hard labour for Illegal Entry

12-01-2021 – The Mbala Immigration Office has secured the conviction of eleven (11) Ethiopians for the offence of illegal entry into Zambia…Read more

Tanzanian woman gets 2 years for breaching suspended sentence

11-01-2021 – The Department of Immigration in Kapiri Mposhi has secured the conviction of a 20-year-old female Tanzanian Odile Changa for the offence of unlawful presence…Read more

Immigration Removes seventy-eight (78) Illegal Immigrants from the Country

08-01-2021 – The Lusaka Regional Immigration Office has removed fifty-three (53) illegal immigrants from the country. This was during a mass removal exercise conducted on 7th January, 2021…Read more

Sixty-two (62) Suspected Illegal Immigrants nabbed in Lusaka Clean-Up Operation

07-01-2021 – Officers from the Lusaka Regional Immigration Office have apprehended Sixty-two (62) suspected illegal immigrants in a clean-up operation conducted on 5th January 2021…Read more

Immigration in Muchinga secures Fourteen (14) convictions with help from the Community

13-01-2022 – The Nakonde Immigration Office between 7th and 12th January, 2022 secured convictions of ten (10) foreign nationals…Read more

Chipata Driver convicted for assisting Seventy-Seven (77) Ethiopians to enter Zambia illegally

18-01-2022 – The Department of Immigration in Chipata on 14th January, 2022 secured the conviction of a 29-year-old Zambian Truck Driver of Chipata…Read more

Seventy-One (71) Illegal Immigrants nabbed in Nakonde and Monze

21-01-2022 – The Nakonde Immigration Office on 19th January 2022 apprehended 39 Ethiopian nationals for illegal entry…Read more

Immigration apprehends 84, secures 46 Convictions and Removes 53 Illegal Immigrants

28-01-2022 – The Kasumbalesa Immigration Office on 26th January, 2022 apprehended twenty (20) suspected illegal immigrants during a routine operation…Read more

Immigration in Chipata apprehends Forty-One (41) Ethiopians in a suspected attempted human smuggling case

01-02-2022 – The Department of Immigration in Chipata has apprehended Forty-One (41) Ethiopians for unlawful entry in a suspected attempted human smuggling case…Read more

Suspected trafficking of Zambians worries Immigration

9-02-2022 – Immigration Officers at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport on 7th February, 2022 refused a Zambian female travelling to Oman exit from Zambia…Read more

Zambian in Mpulungu fined K 60,000 For aiding and abetting

11-02-2022 – The Mpulungu Immigration Office on 9th February 2022 secured the conviction of a 24-year-old Zambian peasant farmer, Kamona Emele for knowingly assisting…Read more

Nyimba Immigration rounds up Eighty-Seven (87) Ethiopians

11-04-2022 – The Department of Immigration in Nyimba has apprehended eighty-seven (87) Ethiopian nationals and one other person of Ethiopian origin…Read more

Immigration rounds up 160 in Lusaka Clean-up Operation

28-05-2022 – The Department of Immigration on Friday, 27th May 2022, apprehended One Hundred and Sixty (160) persons of different nationalities…Read more

Immigration rounds up 436 in Lusaka Clean-Up Operation

30-05-2022 – The Department of Immigration, on Sunday, 29th May, 2022 apprehended Two-Hundred and Two (202) persons of different nationalities…Read more

Immigration removes 190 Illegal Immigrants and relocates 95 Refugees

1-06-2022 – In the early hours of Wednesday, 1st June 2022, the Department removed One Hundred and Ninety (190) illegal immigrants from the country…Read more

Forty-Eight (48) in Luangwa and Mpika nabbed in suspected human smuggling cases

2-06-2022 – The Department of Immigration in Luangwa has detained Forty-One (41) undocumented Ethiopians in a suspected human smuggling case…Read more

18-06-2022 – The Mpika Immigration Office, on 16th June, 2022 secured the conviction of a 34-year-old Zambian Mechanic…Read more