• MasksRequired
  • COVID TestRequired to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineRecommended 14 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: May 5, 2021
Reviewed: May 5, 2021
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Zambia's borders are officially open, but entry is restricted and visas must be issued in advance.

Can I travel to Zambia?

  • Zambia's borders are open for travelers.
  • Visa-on-arrival issuance has been suspended, and one must be obtained in advance.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Zambia?

  • Anyone arriving to Zambia is recommended to self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Arrivals with symptoms will be required to quarantine.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Zambia?

Anyone arriving to Zambia will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test, from the past 7 days.

Is public transportation open in Zambia?

Public transportation in Zambia is operating .

Are the restaurants and bars open in Zambia?

Restaurants and bars in Zambia are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in Zambia?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Zambia are open.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Zambia?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.


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