Zambia open for quarantine-free international travel with valid COVID-19 negative and double vaccination certification.

IMPORTANT: This information may be subject to change at short notice. We recommend that you confirm all requirements with the relevant authorities before proceeding with any travel arrangements.


To enter Zambia, you'll need:

  • Zambia open for quarantine-free international travel with valid vaccination certification.
  • All passengers are required to present a printed double vaccination certification.
  • All passengers are required to present a printed certificate of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken no later than 48 hours before arrival.
  • Testing at Points of entry will be conducted at the travellers cost.
  • All guests staying at the hotel are required to present a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 48 and vaccination card or certificate at check-in.
  • All arriving passengers must have at least six months validity on their passports from the date of entry. The passport must also have at least 3 full blank pages.
  • All travelers who are not Zambian citizens or residents and require visas to come to Zambia must hold a valid visa to enter Zambia. Depending on the nationalities, visas can be obtained on arrival at the port of entry, at the Zambian Missions Abroad or obtained prior to travelling to Zambia. Anyone, regardless of nationality is now able to apply for an e-Visa to Zambia.
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  • Observe COVID-19 protocols; a person must wear a masks covering the nose and mouth in public areas, keep 1.5 m social distance and use hand sanitizer with at least 70% alcohol.
  • Find our more about all our AvaniSHIELD COVID-19 health and safety measures

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  • Departure COVID–19 PCR tests are available with our Resort Doctor in the comfort of your room.  ZMW 2300 per person. Appointments must be scheduled in advance. BOOK APPOINTMENT
  • Every other person departing from Zambia, except in direct transit through Zambia by air, having left the precincts of the airport shall appear before an Immigration Officer for immigration formalities, including paying for visas for those requiring visas.
  • Non Zambian citizens, who are leaving the country permanently, or whose immigration permits have become invalid must surrender the permit to Immigration Officers on exit.

Avani Victoria Falls Resort

Stay within Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park for close encounters with Zambia’s spectacular wildlife and the iconic Victoria Falls at your doorstep.  Avani Victoria Falls Resort offers contemporary comforts and uncontested convenience. Marvel at the majesty of Victoria Falls, explore traditional Zambian villages for a true slice of local life or head out on a tour to experience the vast array of wildlife.