The newly revised guidelines will apply to all international travelers entering through the Points of Entry to Zambia effective Monday 28th March 2022.

1. Persons who are FULLY VACCINATED

  • Fully vaccinated travelers do not require any form of negative COVID test results but shall be required to provide proof of full vaccination status.

“Fully vaccinated” means complete doses of a vaccine for example first and second doses of two-dose COVID-19 vaccines.


  •  International travelers who are not fully vaccinated MUST show proof of a COVID-19 PCR test for a sample collected within 72 hours before departure from the country of origin.
  • Re-testing at own cost will be applied for travellers who do not meet the above stipulation.
  • In case of positive results, self-quarantine at owner’s cost will be mandatory; following local Zambian protocols.

Children below the age of 12 years are exempt from these measures.

Travellers from Zambia must ensure that they observe the guidelines of the countries they wish to visit.

In addition to the above information, the following will also apply;

  • All arriving passengers will have their temperature checked.
  • All travellers should hand over their health declaration forms to the Port Health Officers.

For further clarification and guidance contact MOH or ZNPHI on mobile lines 0962 436778, 0953 898941, 0964 638726, 0974 49 and Toll free 909.