Travelers are allowed to enter Zambia. Temperature screening is required for all travellers on arrival in Zambia.
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Zambia.
Travelers from India, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Iran, Iraq, Netherlands, Peru, Spain, Tunisia, and Turkey must take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival or a maximum of 48 hours after the arrival.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Zambia.
Travellers returning from Zambia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.
Exemptions apply to the following:
1. Children who are under two years of age.
2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19
3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19
Visitors returning from Zambia will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.
Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zambia.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Zambia with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Zambia with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.
Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.
Mask usage in Zambia is required in public spaces.
Restaurants in Zambia are closed. Bars in Zambia are closed.
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