Aside from preparation for a safari adventure in Zambia, Irish also needs to prepare their visa. In relation to this, iVisa can provide assistance and you don’t even have to visit Zambia’s diplomatic mission. Because you have the choice to apply via internet, this makes it super convenient you only require a laptop or a smartphone. Although only 95 nationalities currently qualify for an evisa, your chance of being eligible is pretty high.
With regard to qualification, you can utilize a tool called the Visa Checker to confirm your status. Positioned in the upper-right corner of iVisa’s website, simply select your nationality as Irish from the menu and choose Zambia for destination. Your eligibility will be displayed quickly. Conveniently, you will be redirected to the application form as quickly as possible. That’s how it is.
What is Irish required to do?
The first step that you will take is to collect all the documents and information. iVisa can start your application once they have the requirements. What you need to submit is listed below:
A valid passport – double check your passport to be sure that it is valid for a minimum of six months from your date of entry in Zambia.
Proof of accommodation – a hotel confirmation or a letter from a host will suffice.
Return flight ticket
A scan of the information page of your passport
A digital photo of you – the photo needs to meet the criteria of a passport photo.
E-mail address – iVisa will send you a copy of the issued document via e-mail in PDF format. You need to print it before your departure.
- Mode of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment including credit/debit card and PayPal as well since it has become quite well-known in the past few years.
Accomplishing the application in the next step is not daunting since it can be completed in 10 minutes. In case that you will encounter any issue, you can contact iVisa’s 24/7 customer service to provide assistance.
There are three steps involve the application process. The first one includes your general information such as name, address, e-mail, date or arrival in Zambia, passport info, and so on. After completion, Irish must also choose the processing time and visa type during this time. Visa type have options for number of entries and processing time comes with three options:
Standard processing time – you will receive your evisa within 3 business days for only $20.
- Rush processing time – by opting this, your evisa will be ready within 2 business days, and it costs more than the previous choice for the price of $60.
Super Rush processing time – this option is great for Irish who need to depart for Zambia as quickly as possible. At the cost $80, it takes only 1 business day for the application to be processed.
In the second step, you will need to make payment using the methods mentioned above. You should be really careful in reviewing the information that you have submitted. It is crucial to do so since corrections are impossible once your application is processed. This may cause delay with your travel to Zambia because you will have to repeat the application.
Depending on the circumstance, Irish may provide additional papers for the final step. For example, Irish with minors requires additional documents when travelling to Zambia. Whatever the additional documents are, you will be notified right so you can upload it promptly.
Remember that you need to pay some fees upon arrival in Zambia. iVisa charges the processing of your application so that you can obtain an approval letter. The visa per se will be given to you in Zambia once you made payments at the immigration office. Lastly, the approval letter is valid only at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, the Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport in Livingstone, and at Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport in Ndola. Visas on arrival, on the other hand, are available all on airports.