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Travel Documents
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Travel Documents - Zambia

Visa requirements change very regularly and we therefore recommend that you contact your nearest Zambian Embassy/High Commission for the most recent information in good time prior to your departure.

Entry Requirements: All visitors must ensure the following to enter Zambia

  • They are carrying a valid passport
  • Date of expiry should be at least 6 months after exitingZambia
  • Be able to produce evidence of outgoing travel
  • Be able to produce evidence of sufficient funds for their stay inZambia

Visas may be obtained from a Zambian embassy/high commission abroad, from the Immigration office in Lusaka or, with a few exceptions, upon arrival at a Zambian port of entry (i.e. Airport or Border Post)

All West African citizens & nationals of countries below must obtain visas from the Chief Immigration Officer in Lusaka, unless traveling on confirmed Government business with official letters. Applications must be submitted at least one month prior to date of travel. Please contact local embassy/high commission for information on the documents required.

  • Afghanistan; Bangladesh; China; Egypt; Greece; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kuwait; North Korea; Lebanon; Libya; Malaysia; Mauritania; Morocco; Oman; Pakistan; Papua New Guinea; Saudi Arabia; Sri Lanka; Somalia; Sudan; Syria; Tunisia; Turkey & United Arab Emirates.

Members of the Commonwealth countries listed below (& depending on reciprocity from countries such as Ireland & Romania) are EXEMPT from applying for visas to Zambia except when traveling for business:

  • Antigua & Barbuda; The Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Botswana; Brunei; Cyprus; Dominica; Fiji; Gambia; Ghana; Grenada; Guyana; Jamaica; Kenya; Lesotho; Malawi; Maldives; Malta; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Nauru; St. Kitts & Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent & Grenadines; Samoa; Seychelles; Singapore; Solomon Islands; South Africa; Swaziland; Tanzania; Tonga; Trinidad & Tobago; Tuvalu; Uganda; Vanuatu & Zimbabwe.

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The Zambian Immigration Department has withdrawn the Visa Waiver Program and reduced and simplified the visa fees applying equally to all nationalities requiring a visa as follows: 

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DAY-TRIPPER VISAS - For those just coming in from Zimbabwe to view the Falls, buy curios or raft or enter for one day activities on the lower Zambezi:  US$20 Per Person 

  Nationality

SINGLE ENTRY

TRANSIT ENTRY

DOUBLE ENTRY

All

US$50.00

na

US$80.00


Travel Documents -Zimbabwe

Visa requirements change very regularly and we therefore recommend that you contact your nearest Zimbabwean Embassy/Consulate for the most recent information in good time prior to your departure

Entry Requirements: All visitors must ensure the following to enter Zimbabwe

  • Carry a valid passport
  • Date of expiry should be at least 6 months after exitingZimbabwe
  • Be able to produce evidence of outgoing travel
  • Be able to produce evidence of sufficient funds for their stay inZimbabwe

Visas may be obtained from a Zambian embassy/consulates around the world. Nationals from certain countries will be issued visas upon arrival at a Zimbabwean port of entry (i.e. Airport or Border Post)

Members of the following countries listed below DO NOT require a Visa for their visit to Zimbabwe:

  • Antigua & Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Botswana; The Cayman Islands; Democratic Republic of Congo; Cyprus; Fiji; Grenada; Jamaica; Kenya; Kiribati; Leeward Islands; Lesotho; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Malta; Mauritius; Montserrat; Namibia; Nauru; New Zealand; Western Samoa; Singapore; Solomon Islands; St. Kitts & Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent & The Grenadines; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Trinidad & Tobago; Turk & Caicos Islands; Tuvalu; Uganda; Vanuatu; & Zambia

Nationals of the following countries will be issued a visa on payment at their port of entry:

  • Argentina; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bermuda; Brazil; Brunei; Canada; Cook Islands; Denmark; Dominican Republic; Egypt; Finland; France; Germany; Ghana (no charge); Greece; Iceland; Indonesia; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; South Korea; Kuwait; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Palau; Palestine; Papua New Guinea; Poland; Portugal; Puerto Rico; Seychelles; South Africa (no charge); Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States of America; Uruguay; Vatican; & Virgin Islands.

All Nationals Except the UK: Visas will be issued upon payment at missions abroad & ports of entry and are valid for 6 months:

  • US$30 - Single Entry
  • US$45 - Double Entry
  • US$55 - Multiple Entry

UK Passport Holders: Visas will be issued upon payment at missions abroad & ports of entry and are valid for 6 months:

  • US$55 - Single Entry
  • US$70 - Double Entry
  • US$90 - Multiple Entry


  Nationality

SINGLE ENTRY

TRANSIT ENTRY

DOUBLE ENTRY

MULTIPLE ENTRY

UK

US$55.00

n/a

US$70.00

US$90.00

USA

n/a

n/a

US$45.00

US$55.00

Other

US$30.00

n/a

US$45.00

US$55.00