International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Zambia From Egypt is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

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

Start Date
9/14/2020
Changed
7/28/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative 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
Start Date
7/1/2021
Changed
7/28/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

COVID-19 Test icon
Description

Travelers from selected countries must take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival or a maximum of 48 hours after the arrival.

Start Date
6/9/2021
Changed
7/28/2021
Mandatory

Temperature screening on arrival

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Description

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

Start Date
9/14/2020
Changed
7/28/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travellers must wear masks in public places.

More Information
UK Embassy for Zambia
Start Date
9/14/2020
Changed
7/28/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Zambia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
34.26
Increased by-24.81
at 7/29/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
11.20%
Increased by-6.90%
at 7/29/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1.54%
Increased by0.20%
at 7/29/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
283,481
Increased by36,928
at 7/29/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.74
Increased by-0.03
at 7/27/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

Social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people subject to approval from authorizes 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.
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
More Details
Face masks are required in all public spaces.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transport is operational with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants may open for takeaway or delivery services only. On-site dining is not permitted.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Bars may open for takeaway or delivery services only. On-site dining is not permitted.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
More Details
Nightclubs must remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential businesses may face further restrictions in high-risk areas.

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