Zambia

Travel Information

  • Entry / Exit Requirements:
    Passport:Your passport needs to be valid for at least six months.Visa:People from the following countries are required to apply for a visa: Australia, EU-countries (except people from Malta and Cyprus), Canada, USA. Other countries should contact the consulate for visa requirements. Transit passengers travelling to a third country by the same or first connecting aircraft within 24 hours, holding onward/return tickets and not leaving the airport are an exception. Croatian and Greek citizens have to apply for a visa before travel, other EU citizens are able to get the visa upon arrival.Costs:Tourist, Business, Private and Transit Visa, single-entry £35Tourist, Business, Private and Transit Visa, double & multiple-entry: £60Validity:Visas are valid for six months from date of issue for a maximum stay of 30 days. Therefore your passport has to have at least two blank pages marked with the words “visa” or “entries”.
  • Immunisation Requirements:
    compulsory immunisation: yellow fever (when entering from bordering countries suffering from yellow fever)recommended immunisation: tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, polio, mumps, rubeola, rubella, influenza, hepatitis A, typhusrecommended immunisation when staying a long-term: hepatitis B, meningococcal disease (ACWY), rabies
  • Additional Risks:
    health: malaria (high risk), cholera, dengue, meningitis, African trypanosomiasis, schistosomiasis, lujo virussafety: risk of violent crimeother: dangerous snakes, spiders and scorpions
  • Tourist Information:
    http://www.zambiatourism.com/
  • Climate:
    Zambia is located in the tropical climate zone with its rainy season from October to April.
  • Travel Time:
    October to April (especially for watching birds)
  • Airlines:
    South African Airways    British Airways    Ethiopian Airlines    Air Namibia    Kenya Airways    Proflight Commuter Services    Zambezi airlines    Iberia    EgyptAir    1time    American Airlines    KLM    Air Zimbabwe    TAAG Angola Airlines    Air Botswana    Air Malawi