How can I contact the Zambia Embassy

How can I contact the Zambia Embassy

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The Zambia Embassy is in Washington, with Lazarous Kapambwe serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy of Zambia offers many services to the Zambia Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Zambia passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Zambia visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

2200 R Street, NW, Washington DC 20008

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To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Zambia located in Washington, USA? 

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Zambia, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Zambia government.

What are the other services offered by the Zambia Consulate/ Embassy in Washington?

Community Services: Embassy dealing with aiding the distressed the Zambian woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Zambian diaspora, registration of new organization with the Zambia Embassy, transportation of mortal remains to Zambia with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Embassy

Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities, promotion of Zambia exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Zambia, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Zambia

Education: Publishing Zambia centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Zambia, registration of Zambia student aboard, study in Zambia promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations 

What type of passport services are provided by the Zambia Embassy/Consulate? 

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Zambian nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency Zambia passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many Zambian Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers? 

The Zambian Embassy in Washington (address listed above) along with one Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travelers to and from Zambia.

Address of Zambian Consulate in Los Angeles

Honorary Consulate of The Republic of Zambia

PO Box 13541 Torrance CA 90503

Does a Consulate operate out of Washington Consulate/Embassy? 

There is no separate Consular address in Washington. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Zambian Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Yes. Applicant can visit Zambia visa application centre for submission of documents, they must be submitted by visiting the Zambia Embassy/Consulate in Washington, In the case of a Zambia e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Zambia authorised visa agent.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Zambia Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Yes, you must visit the Zambia Embassy/Consulate in Washington to collect the documents. For Zambia electronic visa, you don’t require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the Zambia Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Zambia Embassy working hours are 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM (Monday to Thursday), and 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM (Friday). Consular Service Hours are 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Monday to Wednesday)

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Zambia Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Embassy from time to time.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Zambia Embassy in Washington observes can be found at the link below.

Does Zambia provide any E-visa?

Yes, there are six types of E-visa offered by Zambia as following

  1. USA to Zambia Business E-Visa Single Entry
  2. USA to Zambia Business E-Visa Double Entry
  3. USA to Zambia Business E-Visa Multiple Entry
  4. USA to Zambia Tourist E-Visa Single Entry
  5. USA to Zambia Tourist E-Visa Double Entry
  6. USA to Zambia Tourist E-Visa Multiple Entry