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General Visa Information

Welcome to Visa Services!

The consular section of the United States Embassy in Lusaka processes applications for both nonimmigrant visas and immigrant visas to the United States.

Nonimmigrant Visas: required for travelers who are not under the Visa Waiver Program who intend to visit, work or study for a temporary period.

Immigrant Visas: all persons who plan to travel to the United States to establish permanent residency must obtain an immigrant visa prior to entering the United States.  In general, in order to be eligible to apply for an immigrant visa, a foreign citizen must be sponsored by a U.S. citizen, an LPR relative, or a prospective employer.

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    To speak with a consular staff member, please call +260-211-357000 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday

    For general queries, email