Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Citizen Outreach Event in Mongu

U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia
Message for U.S. Citizens
February 16, 2015
U.S. Citizen Outreach Event in Mongu

Consular officer Drew Bury will be in Mongu on Monday, February 16, and invites you to join him at the Country Lodge at 18:30. He will address such topics as consular registration and services but will be pleased to address other Embassyrelated concerns and questions. The consular officer will also be able to provide routine consular services, including notaries and acceptance of applications for passports and reports of birth abroad. Coffee, tea, and light snacks will be served.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by writing to ACSLusaka@state.gov by Friday, February 13, 2015. Please list any consular services that you may require.

Charges for consular services are as follows:

Passport Renewals:
Adult $110.00
Child $105.00
First-time adult applicants $135.00

Notarials: $50.00 per seal
Reports of Birth: $100.00

To ensure adequate time and smooth processing, we encourage you to:

  • Review in advance the information on passports and reports of birth abroad.
  • Complete (but don’t sign) your passport applications in advance to the extent possible.
  • Provide exact change in US Dollars.
  • For applications for children’s passports or reports of birth, the parents and child must appear before the Vice Consul in person.

We hope to see you in Mongu.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Zambia enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at www.Travel.State.Gov. STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. Embassy to contact you in an emergency.

If you don’t have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. Embassy. To receive SMS notices about security updates, ensure your current mobile phone number is in STEP or contact the Consular section via email at ACSLusaka@state.gov for assistance.

Regularly monitor the State Department’s website, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution. Read the Country Specific Information for Zambia. For additional information, refer to “A Safe Trip Abroad” on the State Department’s website.

Contact the U.S. Embassy for up-to-date information on travel restrictions. You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202- 501-4444 from other countries. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to have travel information at your fingertips.

The U.S. Embassy in Lusaka is located on Ibex Hill and is open Monday through Thursday from 0730 to 1730 and on Fridays from 0730 to 1130. The Consular Section can be contacted at 0211-357-000 or via email at ACSLusaka@state.gov. If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy is +260 (0) 966-877-805.