Service Fees

Payment instructions

Service fees must be paid in advance to the Embassy’s kwacha bank account in Zambia. Please note that the full service fee must be credited into the Embassy’s account before the service in the Embassy. Any bank transfer fees are the responsibility of the payer.  

The account details are:
Bank: Citibank Zambia Ltd. 
Account holder's name: Embassy of Finland
Branch: Main Branch
Sort code: 030001
Account number: 251194009

Use the following as a reference in the payment: 1) name of the applicant (surname, first name); 2) service needed (residence permit, passport, legalization)

After paying send the pay slip/receipt to [email protected] and book an appointment.

Passport and identity card


140 ZMW2,260

Fast-track passport

160 ZMW2,580

Temporary passport

175 ZMW2,830

Identity card

90 ZMW1,450

Identity card when passport application filed at the same time

58 ZMW940

Permits for entry and residence

Schengen visa

80 ZMW1,290

Visa fee for children 6-11 years

40 ZMW650

Visa fee for the citizens of following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine. For more information, please see: Visa facilitation agreements

35 ZMW570

Visa for children under 6 years, family members of EU citizens and school pupils, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training. For more information on cases where the amount of the visa fee may be waived or reduced, please see: Visa Code, Article 16

0 ZMW0

Residence permits (including family relations)

520 ZMW8,390

Residence permits (including family relations), electronic application

470 ZMW7,590

First residence permit for work or a self-employed person

640 ZMW10,330

First residence permit for work or a self-employed person, electronic application

490 ZMW7,910

First residence permit, no labour market testing (other work, specialist, researcher, athlete, coach or trainer)

560 ZMW9,040

First residence permit, no labour market testing (other work, specialist, researcher, athlete, coach or trainer), electronic application

410 ZMW6,620

Residence permit for studies

450 ZMW7,260

Residence permit for studies, electronic application

350 ZMW5,650

Residence permit for a minor (under 18 years)

270 ZMW4,360

Residence permit for a minor (under 18 years), electronic application

240 ZMW3,870


Citizenship declaration

200 ZMW3,230

Citizenship declaration, electronic application

150 ZMW2,420

Citizenship declaration for a minor

100 ZMW1,610

Citizenship declaration for a minor, electronic application

80 ZMW1,290

Release from citizenship

520 ZMW8,390

Request for determination of citizenship status

100 ZMW1,610

Notarial and other services

Notarial certificate

30 ZMW480

Notarisation of transfer of property

160 ZMW2,580

Transfer of money to a Finnish citizen in distress

40 ZMW650