Zambia Mission – New York

Applying for a Travel Document of Identity

Travel Document of Identity

Important: Applicants are required to appear in person when lodging the application. A non-renewable Travel Document of Identity will be issued in cases of emergency only for one-way travel to Zambia and applicants will be required to submit a copy of their air ticket.

The validity of a Travel document is three (3) months, and the processing time is a maximum of three (3) business days.


Please note: A person who acquired another citizenship before 5th January 2016 is not entitled to apply for a Travel Document. However, they should apply for Bestowal of Citizenship.