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What is a Visa?

A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler’s passport, a travel document issued by the traveler’s country of citizenship or nationality.

Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to the United States without a visa if they meet the requirements for visa-free travel under the Visa Waiver Program.  The Visa section of this website is all about U.S. visas for foreign citizens to travel to the United States.  If you cannot find what you are looking for here, please visit Travel.State.gov for additional information.

Note: U.S. citizens do not need a U.S. visa for travel to the United States, but when planning travel abroad a U.S. citizen may need a visa issued by the embassy or consulate of the country they wish to visit.

Do You Already Know What Type of Visa You Need?

For nonimmigrant visas, you can go directly to the online application for the DS-160; or for immigrant visas, directly to the USCIS site for the relevant forms.  If you are unsure, please use the Visa Wizard below to help you determine your visa type.

Applying for a Visa in Zambia

For information on how to submit a nonimmigrant visa application in Zambia, please see our application steps.

Visa Assistance Contact Information

To contact the Consular Section for questions, please review the below contact information.  All email correspondence should include a brief description of the issue along with the full name and application/ case number of any visa applicant.  

For general nonimmigrant questions regarding scheduling and payment:

  • Callers in Zambia: +260-211-388-801
  • Callers in the United States: +1-703-745-5546

For general nonimmigrant and immigrant visa questions:

For scheduling and payment issues:

For other inquires (please include full name and any relevant application numbers):

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