Who doesn’t require visa?

Nationals of the countries listed below do not require visas to enter Zambia. However, just like other non-citizen and non-residents arriving in Zambia by Air, they  must be in possession of valid return air tickets. Those arriving by land and water must have enough funds for their stay in and departure from Zambia.

AngolaMauritius
AnguillaMontenegro
Antigua and BermudaMontserrat
Australian Antarctic TerritoryMozambique
BahamasNamibia
BarbadosNauru
BelizeNiue
BermudaNorfolk Island
BotswanaPitcairn Islands
British Antarctic TerritoryRomania
British Indian Ocean TerritoryRoss Dependency
British Virgin IslandsSt. Helena
Cayman IslandsSt. Kitts and Nevis
Channel IslandsSt. Lucia
CyprusSt. Vincent and Grenadines
DominicaSamoa
Falkland IslandsSerbia
Falkland Islands DependenciesSeychelles
Fiji IslandsSingapore
GilbraltarSolomon Islands
GrenadaSouth Africa
IrelandSwaziland
Isle of ManTanzania
JamaicaTokelau
KenyaTonga
KiribatiTrinidad and Tobago
LesothoTuvalu
MalawiTurks and Caicos Island
MalaysiaUganda
MaldivesVanuatu
MaltaWestern Samoa
Marshall IslandsZimbabwe

Who can get  Visa on Arrival (VOA) or at Missions Abroad?

Nationals of the countries listed below can get visas to Zambia on arrival, at any port of entry  or from selected Zambian Missions Abroad. They can also apply for their visas online from the eServices portal.

Aaland IslandsGreenlandSlovakia
AlbaniaGuadeloupeSlovenia
American SamoaGuamSouth Georgia And The South
AndorraGuatemalaSpain
ArgentinaGuyanaSuriname
ArubaHaitiSvalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
AustraliaHeard And Mc Donald IslandsSweden
AustriaHondurasSwitzerland
BelarusHungaryThailand
BelgiumIcelandTurkey
BhutanIsraelUkraine
BoliviaItalyUnited Arab Emirates
Bosnia and HerzegovinaJapanUnited Kingdom (UK)
Bouvet IslandKazakhstanUnited States Minor Outlying
BrazilKorea, Republic of (South Korea)United States of America
Brunei DarussalamLao People’s Democratic RepublicUruguay
BulgariaLatviaIslands
BurundiLiechtensteinVatican City State
CambodiaLithuaniaVenezuela
CanadaLuxembourgVietnam
Cape VerdeMacedoniaVirgin Islands
ChileMadagascarWallis and Futuna Islands
Christmas IslandMartiniqueWestern Sahara
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsMayotte
ColombiaMexico
ComorosMicronesia, Federated States Of
Congo, Democratic Republic ofMoldova, Republic of
Congo, Republic of (Brazzaville)Monaco
Cook IslandsMongolia
Costa RicaMyanmar(Burma)
CroatiaNetherlands
CubaNetherlands Antilles
Czech RepublicNew Caledonia
DenmarkNew Zealand
DjiboutiNicaragua
Dominican RepublicNorthern Mariana Islands
EcuadorNorway
El SalvadorPalau
EritreaPanama
EstoniaParaguay
Faroe IslandsPeru
FinlandPoland
FrancePortugal
French GuianaPuerto Rico
French PolynesiaRussia
French Southern TerritoriesRwanda
GeorgiaSaint Pierre And Miquelon
GermanySandwich Islands
GhanaSan Marino
GreeceSaotome and Principe

Who needs visa prior to travel?

Zambian entry visas for nationals whose countries fall under this category require advance clearance by the Zambian Authorities. Applicants must apply for the visa through the Director General of Immigration prior to their arrival into Zambia. The applicant must receive a letter of approval prior to his/her travel. Applications for visas for this category must be made online through the eServices portal.

AfghanistanGambiaNepalSyria
AlgeriaGuinea ConakryNigerTajikistan
ArmeniaIndiaNigeriaTimor- Leste (East Timor)
AzerbaijanIndonesiaOmanTogo
BangladeshIranPakistanTunisia
BeninIraqPalestineTurkmenistan
Burkina FasoIvory CoastPapa New GuineaUzbekistan
CameroonJordanQatarYemen
Central Africa RepublicKuwaitSaudi Arabia
ChadKyrgyzstanSenegal
ChinaLebanonSierra Leone
EgyptLibyaSri-Lanka
EthiopiaMaliSomalia
Equatorial GuineaMauritaniaSouth Sudan
GabonMoroccoSudan