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 ZMW2,150

Fast-track passport

160 ZMW2,460

Temporary passport

175 ZMW2,690

Identity card

90 ZMW1,380

Identity card when passport application filed at the same time

58 ZMW890

Permits for entry and residence

Schengen visa

60 ZMW920

Visa fee for children 6-11 years and 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 ZMW540

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)

470 ZMW7,230

Residence permits (including family relations), electronic application

420 ZMW6,460

First residence permit for work or a self-employed person

600 ZMW9,230

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

400 ZMW6,150

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

550 ZMW8,460

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

350 ZMW5,380

Residence permit for studies

360 ZMW5,540

Residence permit for studies, electronic application

300 ZMW4,620

Residence permit for a minor (under 18 years)

250 ZMW3,850

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

220 ZMW3,380


Citizenship declaration

200 ZMW3,080

Citizenship declaration, electronic application

150 ZMW2,310

Citizenship declaration for a minor

100 ZMW1,540

Citizenship declaration for a minor, electronic application

80 ZMW1,230

Release from citizenship

480 ZMW7,380

Request for determination of citizenship status

50 ZMW770

Notarial and other services

Notarial certificate

30 ZMW460

Notarisation of transfer of property

160 ZMW2,460

Transfer of money to a Finnish citizen in distress

40 ZMW620