Zambia is an accessible country. A passport and visa are required to enter Zambia. Passports must be valid for at least six months upon arrival and have at least two blank pages upon each entry. A single-entry visa, valid for up to 90 days, may be obtained at the port of entry. For a stay of a longer period with other objectives (business, study, work, etc.) it is necessary to request the corresponding visa from the Zambian consulates.
Obtaining a Visa The Zambian Immigration Department have an e-Visa website which can be used to apply for a visa and is paid for online.
The Zambian Kwacha is the official currency of Zambia. The currency code for Kwacha is ZMW. There are banknotes with denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 Kwacha. There are coins of 10, 20 and 50 ngwee, as well as 1 kwacha coins. The American dollar is accepted in a number of commercial stores, restaurants, hotels and service stations. It is possible to change the foreign currency in banks and exchange houses. ATMs can be found in almost every city in the country and most are connected to the Visa and MasterCard / Maestro, American Express and other networks. Withdrawals of money from ATM are done in local currency, at the exchange rate of the time of transaction.HEALTH
The sanitary conditions in Zambia are good, especially in the cities. In recent years, the supply of health services has been modernized and increased, both hospitals and clinics provide adequate care, but it is always advisable to have health insurance for your trip.VACCINES
There are no mandatory vaccines for entering Zambia. See more information about vaccines: Health Information for Travellers to Zambia.