Travel Restrictions Entering Zambia from Afghanistan

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Zambia.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
38.56
Increased by-55.27
at 1/24/2022
Vaccinated
4.26%
Increased by4.26%
at 11/11/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Travel is restricted

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Zambia. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
9/14/2020
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results before arrival

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure from the country of origin.

Travelers must create a PanaBios account and generate a Trusted Travel Code. Travelers with results from non-trusted travel compliant laboratories will be required to upload test results to the Global Haven System for authentication.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
Relevant Documents and Resources
Start Date
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Recommended

Recommended proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers are recommended to have a valid vaccination certificate showing travelers received a full course of vaccination before arrival in Zambia.

Start Date
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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Description

Travelers may be required to take a COVID-19 test randomly or if showing symptoms on arrival.

Start Date
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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers with COVID-19 symptoms will be tested on arrival and they must quarantine until their test result is negative.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
Start Date
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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival in Zambia.

Start Date
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

Start Date
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Zambia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
38.56
Increased by-55.27
at 1/24/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
15.38%
Increased by-7.94%
at 1/23/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4.26%
Increased by4.26%
at 11/11/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
806,611
Increased by806,611
at 11/11/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.48
Increased by-0.22
at 1/21/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Open
Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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