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    Destination:

    Zambia

    Visa:

    Study



    Zambia Student Visa

    Zambia is a country in southern Africa known for its economic reform and growth, biodiversity, commonwealth, and famous natural landmarks.

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      Zambia is generally a safe place to study and live. Here, along with your study, you can explore its magnificent wildlife and fascinating spots. Every year it welcomes thousands of international students. If you want to study in Zambia, you need to have a Zambia Student Visa.

       

      Who does not need a Zambia Student Visa?

      If you want to enter Zambia, you need to fall within one of the three following categories:

      1. Citizens who do not need a visa to enter Zambia

      2. Nationals need to get a visa on arrival or Missions Abroad

      3. Nationals who need to apply for a visa before traveling to Zambia

      1. Citizens who do not needs a visa to enter Zambia

      If you are a resident of any following country, you can enter Zambia without a visa for up to 90-days for visit purposes, and for business purposes will be up to 30 days. 

      • Afghanistan
      • Albania
      • Algeria
      • Armenia
      • Azerbaijan
      • Bahrain
      • Bangladesh
      • Benin
      • Bulgaria
      • Burkina Faso
      • Cameroon
      • The central African Republic
      • Chad
      • China
      • Côte d’Ivoire
      • Egypt
      • Equatorial Guinea
      • Ethiopia
      • Gabon
      • The Gambia
      • Guinea
      • Guinea-Bissau
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Iran
      • Iraq
      • Jordan
      • Kosovo
      • Kuwait
      • Kyrgyzstan
      • Lebanon
      • Liberia
      • Libya
      • Mali
      • Mauritania
      • Morocco
      • Nepal
      • Niger
      • Nigeria
      • North Korea
      • Oman
      • Pakistan
      • Papua New Guinea
      • Philippines
      • Qatar
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Senegal
      • Sierra Leone
      • Somalia
      • South Sudan
      • Sri Lanka
      • Syria
      • Taiwan
      • Tajikistan
      • Timor-Leste
      • Togo
      • Tunisia
      • Turkmenistan
      • Uzbekistan
      • Yemen

      2. Nationals need to get a visa on arrival or Missions Abroad

      To get a visa on arrival, you must have to provide full information and address of accommodation in Zambia for the whole stay. You also need to have a passport with six months validity and a bank statement stating enough financial funds.

      • Anguilla 
      • Falkland Island Dependencies 
      • Mauritius 
      • Seychelles
      • Antigua & Barbuda 
      • Fiji Islands 
      • Montserrat 
      • Singapore
      • Australian and Antarctic Territory 
      • Gibraltar 
      • Mozambique 
      • Solomon Islands
      • Bahamas 
      • Grenada 
      • Namibia 
      • South Africa
      • Barbados 
      • Hong Kong 
      • Nauru 
      • Swaziland
      • Belize 
      • Ireland 
      • Niue 
      • Tanzania
      • Bermuda 
      • Isle of Man 
      • Norfolk island 
      • Tokelau
      • Botswana 
      • Jamaica 
      • Pitcairn Islands 
      • Tonga
      • British Antarctic Territory 
      • Kenya 
      • Romania 
      • Trinidad and Tobago
      • British Indian Ocean Territory 
      • Kiribati 
      • Ross Dependencies 
      • Tuvalu
      • The British Virgin Islands 
      • Lesotho 
      • St. Helena 
      • Turks and Caicos Island
      • Cayman Islands 
      • Malawi St. Kitts and Nevis 
      • Uganda
      • Channel Islands 
      • Malaysia 
      • St. Lucia 
      • Vanuatu
      • Cyprus  
      • Maldives 
      • St. Vincent and Grenadines 
      • Western Samoa
      • Dominica 
      • Malta 
      • Samoa
      • Zimbabwe
      • Falkland Islands 
      • Marshall Island 
      • Serbia-Montenegro 

      3. Nationals who need to apply for a visa before traveling to Zambia

      If you are not from any above category, you need to apply for a visa before your arrival.

       

      How to get a Zambia Student Visa?

      If you are not from any visa-exempt country, you need to apply for a Zambia Student Visa if you want to enter Zambia for study purposes, also known as a Student Permit. Before applying for a student visa, you must have an acceptance letter from the chosen Zambian educational institute.

      The Zambian government also provides an online facility for the visa application process for everyone. When you apply online, you will be provided with the full list of required documents according to your nationality and the purpose of your visit.

       

      What will be the requirements for a Zambia Student Visa?

      You need to have the following documents to get a Zambia Student Visa.

      1. Valid passport

      2. Passport-size picture

      3. A letter of acceptance from an educational institution in Zambia

      4. Police clearance from your native country

      5. A Cover letter directed to the Chief Immigration Office

      6. Proof of enough financial means

      7. Evidence that shows accommodation in Zambia

      Note that all these documents are not a complete list of requirements, as they may change according to certain conditions. 

       

      What will be the processing time for a Zambia Student Visa?

      The processing time for a student visa for Zambia depends on your nationality and the method of applying. Usually, it will take about three days to visa processing when you apply for a visa online, but when at an embassy, it will take about 5-6 days for visa processing.

       

      What will be the cost of a Zambia Student Visa?

      The fees for a Zambia visa depend on the duration of the visa, but generally, it will cost the following:

      • $50.00 for Single Entry Visa
      • $80.00 for Double Entry Visa
      • $150.00 for Multiple Entry Visa


      Visa Information Tool


      Destination:

      Zambia

      Visa:

      Study