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  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestRequired to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineRecommended 14 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 8, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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Zambia's borders are officially open, under strict entry protocols. Domestically, restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to Zambia?

  • Zambia's borders are open for travelers.

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.
  • Arrivals from high-risk countries - Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, Chile, India, Iran, Iraq, Netherlands, Peru, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey are required to quarantine for 14 days in a government facility.

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 72 hours.

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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