The most common U.S. passport fees are:
Fees can vary depending on the situation (e.g. lost or stolen passport, name change, etc.). Please review the Passport Fees page for a description of all passport related fees. Payment can be made by cash (U.S. dollar, or kwacha equivalent, but no mixing of currencies) or credit card.
The U.S. Embassy in Lusaka provides services to American citizens needing a new passport or passport card. To make an appointment, please use our online appointment system.
For emergency passport services, please email us at ACSLusaka@state.gov or contact us during regular working hours.
Please follow these tips for a smooth passport experience at Embassy Lusaka.
For all passport applicants:
For our minor passport applicants: Parents – please remember to bring your child’s/children’s original birth certificate when applying for a new or replacement passport.
For Consular Report of Birth applicants: Please complete (but do not sign) the application form (DS- 2029), ahead of time. This will ensure a minimum amount of waiting time for you and your baby.
All visitors will be required to undergo security screening before entrance to attend their appointment. Please note the following:
Electronics prohibited: Please be advised that due to embassy security regulations, all electronics are prohibited. Please leave your cell phones, laptops, cameras, tablets, or any other device at home or in your vehicle. There are a limited number of small shelves to place your phones at the security entrance, but they will not be locked up. Laptops cannot and will not be stored at the embassy.
Large bags prohibited: We recommend you leave backpacks, bags, purses, etc. in your vehicle, or for a safer option, at home. There are no storage options at the security entrance for your bags.
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.