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Zambia

Travel to Zambia during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

NO

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination:

You will be required to show your COVID-19 vaccinations to enter into the country as fully vaccinated.  You will be able to do this using the NHS COVID app.

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: Not required
On arrival:

You should continue to self monitor your condition for 14 days after arrival and report any occurence of COVID-19 symptoms to medical authorities.

On arrival you will be temperature screen at the airport.  If you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms then you will be asked to take a COVID-19 PCR test.

Form pre-travel: Not required
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/zambia
Local regulations:

The wearing of a mask is mandatory in all public spaces either outdoors or indoors.  You should also follow all social distancing guidelines.

Bars, nightclubs, casinos and taverns will not be able to operate from Monday to Thursday.  From Friday through until Sunday, they can operate between 6pm and 10pm only.

Restaurants will operate as takeaway services only.

Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: Not required
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR Test
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:
You must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 on arrival. The test and negative PCR certificate must be issued no more than 3 Days (72 hours) prior to departure.
On arrival:

You should continue to self monitor your condition for 14 days after arrival and report any occurence of COVID-19 symptoms to medical authorities.

On arrival you will be temperature screen at the airport.  If you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms then you will be asked to take a further COVID-19 PCR test.

Form pre-travel: Not required
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/zambia
Local regulations:

The wearing of a mask is mandatory in all public spaces either outdoors or indoors.  You should also follow all social distancing guidelines.

Bars, nightclubs, casinos and taverns will not be able to operate from Monday to Thursday.  From Friday through until Sunday, they can operate between 6pm and 10pm only.

Restaurants will operate as takeaway services only.

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 28.03.2022 at 09:10