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The Republic of Zambia

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Zambia?

Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport require a visa to visit Zambia for business, tourism or an African safari.


Nationals of the following countries or group do not need a visa:
Commonwealth countries, (* EXCEPT Australia, Bangladesh, CANADA, Gambia, Ghana, India, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, UK);
Ireland, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia.

Nationals of the following countries or groups need to apply for their visa well ahead of time to the Chief Immigration Officer, P.O. Box 50300 Lusaka, Zambia: All West African citizens; Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbayan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Comoros, Chad, China, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea North, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mali Mauritania, Moldova, Morocco, Niger Nigeria Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Yemen.

All other nationals will need a visa acquired in the regular manner through VSC.

For more information about travel conditions in Africa, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.