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Passport Requirement

All traveling to Zambia will need:
• Passport valid for a least 6 months from your date of entry
• Return ticket to your country if flying into Zambia
• Sufficient funds to cover your stay
• At least two blank pages in your passport to fit the required entry visa

Visa Types

Single Entry visa allows you to enter Zambia one time. Valid for up to 90 days from date of issue. Once you have used it for an entry and exit, you cannot use it again.

Double Entry visa allows you to enter Zambia twice. Valid for up to 90 days from date of issue. Once you have used it for the two entries and two exits, the visa cannot be used again.

Multiple Entry visa allows for more than two entries into Zambia. Valid for 90 days, except for United States nationals for whom it is valid for up to 3 years.

Day Tripper visa allows single entry for under 24 hours. Valid only at the Kazungula Border (with Botswana) and the Victoria Falls Border (with Zimbabwe). The same port of entry must be used for entry and exit.

Transit visa is for those who are transiting through Zambia using land transport.

Zambia Visa Fees

Visitors coming from countries which need a visa to Zambia will need to pay a fee for their visa when they arrive at the port of entry, whether it is at the land border or at the airport. There are credit card facilities at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (Lusaka), Harry Mwanga International Airport / Livingstone Airport (Livingstone), and at Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (Ndola), so that you can use MasterCard, Visa, Maestro and American Express cards to pay for your Zambia visa.

Here is the fee structure for Zambia Visas:

Zambia Visa Fees
Single Entry US $50
Double Entry US $80
Multiple Entry US $80
Transit US $50
Day Tripper US $20
KAZA Univisa US$ 50

Visa Requirement

If you are planning on visiting Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) as well as Livingstone (Zambia) to experience the Victoria Falls from both sides, you must know which visa categories you belong to for both countries. You will find Zambia visa requirements below, and Zimbabwe visa requirements our Zimbabwe Visa page. You should also check if you are eligible for KAZA visa for both Zimbabwe and Zambia.

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