How to Get a Diplomatic and Official Visa for Zambia

Zambia Diplomatic and Official Visa

Zambia Diplomatic and Official Visa

As explained here, the Diplomatic and Official Visa for Zambia is issued to career diplomat or consular officer of a foreign government recognized by the Government, or a representative of a prescribed international organization which is accepted by the Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs; other officials or employees of a foreign government or international organization; a member of the immediate family of the above mentioned and on reciprocity basis, attendants, servants and personal employees of the dignitaries.

Go to my Zambia visa page for information on other types of visas for Zambia.

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Zambia Diplomatic and Official Visa.

Find your closest consulate
Gather documentation
  • The official list of documents required is posted here at the Zambia Department of Immigration, but you need to check the website of the Consulate or Embassy you found in Step 1 above to confirm what documents are required for you.
  • For all of you U.S. diplomatic and foreign official people, check out this page at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.
Visa fee

No visa fees! Hurray!

Submit materials
  • Submit your required materials from Step 2 to the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.
  • Submission instructions will vary from consulate to consulate. Check the submission instructions at the website of the embassy or consulate you found in Step 1.
Receive your visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate of Zambia will give to you your brand new Zambia visa.

Vaccination information

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