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The Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities is a quasi-Government Institution established by an Act of Parliament, the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 06 of 2012 of the Laws of Zambia.
REGISTRATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
According to the Persons with Disabilities Act No.6 of 2012, *Disability* means a permanent physical, mental, intellectual, or sensory impairment that alone, or in combination with social environment barriers, hinders the ability of a person to fully or effectively participate in society on an equal basis with others.
A Person with Disability can obtain an Identity Card from the Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities at the Provincial or District office.
Applicants are required to submit an application through the form supplied by the Director General of the Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities to the Provincial Coordinator or District Coordinator.
The Disability Identity Card is a legal document used to identify a Person with Disability, in the same manner as a Driving License (DL). In addition, the card is also used as proof of disability when such proof is required under any State law. If a Person with Disability has this card, he /she does not usually require to present further medical documentation of their disability.
The card contains medical information helpful in emergency care. persons with Disability may present his/her a Disability ID card when applying for or importing assistive devices such as vehicles, manual and motorized wheelchairs, applying for a conventional tax exemption, or accessing social protection services such as social cash transfer, women empowerment, youth empowerment ,school bursaries and many other programs that are being offered, which require one to produce the Disability ID card as proof of disability.
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Zambia Agency for Person with Disabilities
Plot No. F/488a/7/B, Leopards Hill Road
P.O Box 50073,
Tel: +260 211 265233
Fax: +260 211 260128
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