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 ZMW2,030

Fast-track passport

160 ZMW2,320

Temporary passport

175 ZMW2,540

Identity card

90 ZMW1,310

Identity card when passport application filed at the same time

58 ZMW840

Permits for entry and residence

Schengen visa

60 ZMW870

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 ZMW510

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 ZMW6,820

Residence permits (including family relations), electronic application

420 ZMW6,090

First residence permit for work or a self-employed person

600 ZMW8,700

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

400 ZMW5,800

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

550 ZMW7,980

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

350 ZMW5,080

Residence permit for studies

360 ZMW5,220

Residence permit for studies, electronic application

300 ZMW4,350

Residence permit for a minor (under 18 years)

250 ZMW3,630

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

220 ZMW3,190


Citizenship declaration

200 ZMW2,900

Citizenship declaration, electronic application

150 ZMW2,180

Citizenship declaration for a minor

100 ZMW1,450

Citizenship declaration for a minor, electronic application

80 ZMW1,160

Release from citizenship

480 ZMW6,960

Request for determination of citizenship status

50 ZMW730

Notarial and other services

Notarial certificate

30 ZMW440

Notarisation of transfer of property

160 ZMW2,320

Transfer of money to a Finnish citizen in distress

40 ZMW580