Plot No. 6975 Corner Church and Suez Roads, Lusaka, Zambia

Ozone Depleting Substances Licence

Ozone Depleting Substances Licence


The Ozone Depleting Substances Licence is a document issued by ZEMA that allow a person to import, export, produce or distribute controlled substances or ozone depleting substances or technology or product which uses or contains a controlled or ozone depleting substance, or allow a person to service fire extinguishers, refrigerators, air conditioners, mobile phones or other technology that uses controlled or ozone depleting substances.


  1. National Registration Card (NRC)
  2. Company Registration Certificate
  3. Returns
  4. Insurance
  5. EMP
  6. EIA
  7. Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan
  8. Certified Copy of Qualification of a Person Responsible for Compliance with the Act and the Conditions of the Licence

Note: To apply, you must be logged on using your free ZamPass account, https://eservices.gov.zm/#/zampasslogin. If this is your first visit, please register first, here: https://zampass.gsb.gov.zm/register.

1. Click on the [Apply for Service] button.

2. Complete all sections of the application form; go through the process by clicking the “Next” button.

3. Once the application form is complete, preview and digitally sign it using the PIN code given to you when you registered your ZamPass account.

4. Pay the Invoice online, by selecting your preferred method of payment, receive the Payment Receipt and Action Notice with further instructions.

5. If self-service, receive your certificate instantly; if operator-assisted, you will receive a notification when the review is finished or when you can visit the office to pick up the document.

Note: If your application is denied, you will receive an Action Notice explaining the grounds of denial and the procedure for appeal.

30 Days

3 (three) years

Application fee – 30 ZMW 

Licence fee – depending on class of ozone depleting substance:

for Import/Export/Sell/Offer for Sale/Recover/Reclaim: 

Class I (0.8-0.9) – 18000 ZMW  
Class II (0.6-0.7) – 9000 ZMW  
Class III (0.4-0.5) – 4500 ZMW  
Class IV (0.14-0.3) – 3000 ZMW  
Class V (0.001<) – 1500 ZMW  

for Distribution: 

Class I (more than 200 Tonnes/annum) – 9000 ZMW  
Class II (between 100 and 199 Tonnes/annum) – 4500 ZMW  
Class III (between 1 and 99 Tonnes/annum) – 3000 ZMW  
Class IV (between 0.1 and 1 Tonnes/annum) – 1500 ZMW  
Class V (less than 0.1 Tonnes/annum) – 300 ZMW  

for Storage: 

Class I (more than 200 Tonnes/annum) – 15000 ZMW  
Class II (between 100 and 199 Tonnes/annum) – 12000 ZMW  
Class III (between 1 and 99 Tonnes/annum) – 6000 ZMW  
Class IV (between 0.1 and 1 Tonnes/annum) – 3000 ZMW  
Class V (less than 0.1 Tonnes/annum) – 300 ZMW  

For Handling of Ozone Depleting Substances – 180 ZMW