As you have most likely heard, Zambia is open and welcoming international tourists and business travellers.  Here’s what you need to know if you are planning a trip to Zambia.

  1. All tourists entering Zambia are required to have undergone a SARS CoV2 PCR test within 14 days of arrival and have tested negative.

Evidence of a negative test result must be produced on arrival. Anyone without this evidence will not be allowed into the country.

  1. All tourists will undergo health screening on arrival. Symptomatic travellers with temperatures 38 degrees (Celsius) and higher shall be tested for CoVID19 and shall be quarantined until the results are ready.

Travellers who test positive will be managed according to the National Case Management Guidelines.

  1. All tourists must adhere to the recommended CoVID19 prevention measures during their stay.

These measures include maintaining social distance, wearing a mask and maintaining personal hygiene.

  1. The Zambia Tourism Agency has devised a set of Safety Protocols (in line with guidelines from the WHO) for the tourism sector in order to ensure that Zambia is a safe destination for travellers.

The main objectives of the protocols are to limit and minimize the spread of CoVID19 and to instil confidence among travellers that tourism in Zambia is safe.

Many accommodation establishments and tour operators have opened their doors and are eagerly waiting to welcome tourists back to Zambia!

For the full guidelines please click here. Please note that the information contained in this news article is based on the guidelines provided by the ZTA as of 14 September 2020. These guidelines may change from time to time without notice. We advise that you check with your consulate for the most up to date information prior to travelling. cannot be held liable should you travel based on outdated information.