Passport – New, Renewal and Replacement

PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS

Important: Applicants are required to appear in person when lodging the application.

      • Application forms can be obtained from the Mission or by written request by enclosing a prepaid self addressed envelope (A4 or A5), stating the age of the applicant.
      • Zambian Passports applied for through the Mission are issued in Lusaka, Zambia. Therefore, all questions must be correctly answered. The minimum processing time for new passports is Ninety (90) days.
      • All photocopies must be authenticated as true copies of the original documents by the Commissioner of Oath at the Mission who also signs as recommender on behalf of Zambians living in the United Kingdom.
      • Passport size photos should be taken on a white background( no braids, veil, hair extensions, hair bands, earrings or necklaces)
      • TRAVEL DOCUMENT OF IDENTITY (TDI)

Important: Applicants are required to appear in person when lodging the application

A non renewable Travel Document of Identity will be issued in cases of emergency only for one way travel to Zambia and applicants will be required to submit a copy of their air ticket. The validity of a Travel document is Three (3) months and the processing time is a maximum of Three (3) business days.

Adult

  • A duly completed Form
  • Two (2) recent passport size photographs
  • Current/expired passport
  • National Registration Card (NRC)
  • Applicants under the age of sixteen (16)
      • A duly completed Form
      • Two (2) recent passport size photographs
      • Current/expired passport
      • Birth certificate
      • Parents National Registration Card
      • Consent form signed by parent
      • Change of Name on Passport
      • Duly completed passport application forms
      • Two (2) recent passport size photographs
      • original passport
      • National Registration Card (NRC)

And any of the following documents:

      • Marriage certificate
      • Divorce Certificate
      • Death Certificate
      • Deed poll and gazette notice
      • Replacement of lost Passport

In addition to requirements stipulated above, the applicant would have to:

      • Complete passport application form
      • complete a lost passport description slip Form
      • Complete the general affidavit
      • Produce a police report

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