South African High Commission in Lusaka

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Lusaka which is the city of Zambia.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in Zambia is Ms Nontombi Makupula, High Commissioner. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.

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Head of Mission:

  • Ms Nontombi Makupula, High Commissioner
  • South Africa Tourists Details
    South Africa is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit South Africa.

    Consular Services
    Several consular services are provided by the embassy of South Africa situated in Zambia. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, Zambia has a representation in South Africa. The consulate services are granted to visitors from Zambia to South Africa as well as to Afghan citizens in Zambia. These consulate services are listed below:

    • Process passport applications
    • Process visa applications
    • Notarizing documents
    • Legalization of documents
    • Absentee Tazkera
    • Issuing emergency travel documents
    • Power of attorney
    • Birth Certificate
    • Criminal Record Check
    • Application forms
    • Authentication of documents

    South Africa VISAS
    Following are the types of visas provided by this embassy to be used by the citizens:

    • South Africa Tourist Visa
    • Visit Visa
    • Business Visa
    • Work Visa
    • Medical Visa
    • Study Visa
    • Relatives’ Visa
    • Exchange Visa
    • Retired Persons’ Visa

    You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.



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    Eddie M. Mulenga

    My name is Eddie and recently got accepted to study at the University of Johannesburg. I want to find out the procedure for a Study Visa processing.

    Augustine Mwila

    i need to apply for my sons passport who is a South African living in Zambia with a South African passport which expired

    Joseph Mambwe Mwenda

    My name is Joseph Mwenda and recently got accepted to study at University of Western Cape. I want to find out the procedure for student Visa .I have been trying to call 260211265571 /260211260497 however lines are unanswered.

    Marx Arivazahan

    Hello, I am Indian , staying in Zambia and wants to Visa for South Africa to attend the conference. I tried to apply e.visa in online but online e-visa portal not working. please advise.

    Stacey ? Madgwick

    Good day to you. I wish to renew my South African passport and I am a resident in Zambia. Please could you send me a list of what you require and where to make payment. I would like to come to the High Commission on Thursday 16th November 2023 please.

    NAMUKOLO MALEFO KALUSA

    I am a Zambian citizen and i would like to apply for a study visa to South Africa. Kindly give guidance. kind regards

    Patricia SIPATISIWE Tembo

    I'd like to apply for a study visa to South Africa. Kindly give guidance on requirements. I am Zambian

    Emmanuel Mumba

    Authentication of employment documents sent to me by repholositswe secondary school, cape town south Africa. They are demanding that a make R3000 as a security deposit before can travel. How can I send these documents to your embassy verification

    Rudo Dan Mang'wato

    Greetings, I am having trouble with this item on the list of requirements "Proof of Medical Cover" Please assist me with organization i can go to for this service.