Contact and Office Information - Lusaka

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

General Contact Information

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the High Commission of Canada in Lusaka has reduced operations to essential and emergency services only, until further notice. The Consular Section is accessible to the public by appointment only.

Street Address
The Office of the High Commission of Canada
5210 Independence Avenue
Lusaka, Zambia

Postal Address
The Office of the High Commission of Canada
P.O. Box 31313
Lusaka, Zambia

Tel: (+260 21) 1 250 833
Fax: (+260 21) 1 254 176


Hours of operation:

Monday to Thursday: 07:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Friday: 07:45 – 12:15 p.m.

Consular Hours
Monday to Friday: 08:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Note: Appointments are required for the provision of notarial services, including declarations for passport services. Appointments may be confirmed with the Consular Section via telephone or email.

Statutory Holidays - 2021

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Friday, January 1New Year’s Day
Monday, March 8International Women’s Day
Friday, March 12International Youth Day
Friday, April 2Easter Friday
Monday, April 5Easter Monday
Monday, May 24Victoria Day
Monday, July 5Heroes Day
Monday, August 2Farmers’ Day/Civic Holiday
Monday, September 6Labour Day
Monday, October 11Thanksgiving
Monday, October 18Day of Prayer and Reconciliation