Zambia Visas requirements
Requirements for Zambian visas and contact details for Diplomatic Missions abroad
DAY-TRIPPER cost – Just coming in from Zimbabwe to view the Falls, buy curios or raft: US$10
Validity: Visas may be used, for a maximum stay of 90 days per entry
South African passport holders do not require visas whereas other nationalities do require visas to enter Zambia
Some countries need prior approval and guests may be turned away at JNB International Airport if the guest is not in possession of a visa in their passport.
Should you have any queries please contact immigration department or Diplomatic Missions abroad (see below)Travel Advisory for return day visit
Guests who are planning to leave Zambia for a return day visit (e.g. to Chobe /Botswana or Victoria Falls/Zimbabwe) are advised to ensure that they have paid for, and been provided with, a double or multiple entry visa at the time of first entry. As a Zambian visa is valid for 3 years we recommend that the guest acquire a multiple entry visa in cases where more than one trip may be planned.
If acquired at the border please have cash amounts available. Credit Cards are not accepted
Zambian Visa Requirements
Commonwealth countries whose nationals DO require Visas to enter Zambia
Which on reciprocal basis require visas and these are:- Britain, Gambia, Ghana, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Mozambique, Sri-Lanka Sierra Leone, Pakistan, Papa New Guinea
Commonwealth countries whose nationals DO NOT require Visas
Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji Islands, Grenada, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Namibia, Naurau, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe
PASSPORT HOLDERS FROM THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES DO REQUIRE A VISA AND MAY OBTAIN THEM AT THE PORT OF ENTRY OR MISSIONS ABROAD:
ANGOLA; BRITAIN; BURUNDI; COMOROS; CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC; DJIBOUTI; EGYPT; ERITREA; ETHIOPIA; MADAGASCAR; MOZAMBIQUE; NEW ZEALAND; RWANDA; SOMALIA; SUDAN.
ANY PRIVATE AND / OR BUSINESS VISITORS WISHING TO VISIT NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES SHALL BE ISSUED WITH RE-ENTRY VISAS VALID FOR 7 DAYS ON REQUEST AT INTERNAL IMMIGRATION OFFICES OR AT BORDER POSTS BEFORE DEPARTURE FROM ZAMBIA.
Zambian Diplomatic Missions abroad. Embassies and Consulates
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