The High Commission of India, Lusaka
covers the regions within Zambia . Applicants
who are residents may
obtain passport/visa/consular services from High
Commission of India, Lusaka, Zambia. Residents in Malawi may now contact the Indian Mission in Lilongwe (Malawi) at Riverside Lodge Opp. Lingagin Hotel, Lilongwe.
Applications for all passport/consular services (like issue of new passports, renewals and miscellaneous services on passport, attestation of documents, issue of visas etc) are accepted at the Consular Section of High Commission of India, Lusaka between 0900 AM to 1100 AM on all working days (Monday to Friday). Saturday and Sunday are closed holidays. No application is received after 1100 AM. The passports and other documents are delivered only between 3.30 PM to 4.30 PM from Monday to Friday.
High Commission is committed to providing
speedy and efficient passport/visa/consular services to
applicants. Towards this end, we have compiled certain
guidelines , which give details of the documentation
You are requested to kindly go through
these guidelines carefully. Following these
guidelines/information would help us to ensure that you
get speedy and efficient services.
Your passport is a
valuable document. It should always be kept either
in your own custody or in the custody of a person
duly authorized by you. If lost, or destroyed, the
fact and circumstances should be immediately
reported to the nearest Indian Mission/Post and the
Your passport must not
be altered or mutilated in anyway nor any
endorsement made on it by any person other than a
duly authorized official of the Government of India.
The maximum life of an
Indian Passport is ten (10 years from the date of
issue. Please ensure that you obtain a fresh
passport within one year before its expiry, as issue
of new passport, after expiry of previous passport,
could take a number of weeks.
Please keep a
photocopy of your passport in a safe place. In the
event of loss or damage of the original passport,
its photocopy helps the applicant in providing
important passport details, which are necessary to
process the application for duplicate passport.
Without these details, issuance of duplicate
passport may be delayed.
It is an offence under
the Passport Act 1967 to give false information in
the Application. Passport facilities can be denied
on grounds of suppression of factual information,
submission of false particulars, willful damage of
passport and for making unauthorized changes in the
Your passport can be
impounded or revoked by the Government of India
under the provision of the passport Act 1967 in
which event you will have to surrender the passport
to the nearest Indian Passport issuing authority.
should be filled in fully, legibly (in capital
letters) and accurately and submitted with the
passport. Misrepresentation of facts may result in
denial of passport/consular service. Applications
received with incomplete details will remain
Every child should
have a separate passport.
If a holder of an Indian
Passport acquires nationality of another country, he/she
must immediately surrender his/her Indian passport
forthwith to the nearest Indian Mission/Post abroad.
Unauthorized possession an Indian Passport shall
constitute an offence punishable under the Indian
Passport Act, 1967.