You pay a fee for your visa application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected.

Fee for visa application

Adults: 680 kwacha

Children aged 6 - 12: 400 kwacha

The application fee is tied to the euro and is revised every quarter or in the event of any major shift in the exchange rate. 

Please note: if the applicant is married to a EU national other rules may apply. Please contact us on ambassaden.lusaka-visum@gov.se for more information.

How to pay

Before you e-mail the Embassy to schedule an appointment, you should go to Stanbic bank and pay the visa fee using a deposit slip that you find in the right column. 

Please note: starting 14 August 2017 the embassy will no longer accept cash as payment for your visa fee.

Fee exemptions

The following pay no fee:

  • Children under six years of age.
  • School pupils, students, research students and accompanying teachers on study or training trips.
  • Third-country researchers travelling for the purpose of pursuing scientific research.
  • Representatives of non-governmental organisations who are aged 25 or under, who take part in seminars, conferences, sports events, cultural events or educational events organised by NGOs.

Swedish Migration Agency website

Citizens of countries that have signed visa facilitation agreements with the EU pay a reduced fee or are exempt from payment. This applies to citizens of:

  • Albania
  • Bosnia
  • Georgia
  • Macedonia
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Ukraine

Visits longer than 90 days

Adults and children
: 620 kwacha

Residence permits for a visit
: SEK 1 000 Children under 18: SEK 500