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COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 10, Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Important Consular/Travel Notice

In light of the evolving situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Washington, D.C. wishes to advise travelers and those planning to visit Zambia for tourism, business or any other undertakings that there has been no change to Zambia’s current visa regime and that all types of travelers are free to visit Zambia. Depending on the travelers’ nationality, he/she may enter Zambia without a visa, obtain the visa on arrival or from a Zambian Mission abroad or apply for an e-Visa.

Wed, Dec 30, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 11, Tuesday, 26 January 2021: Important Consular/Travel Notice

Washington D.C. – Effective Tuesday January 26, 2021, the United States Government requires each person flying to the U.S. to have a negative pre-departure test for COVID-19. Air passengers are required to get a COVID-19 test within three days of their flight to the U.S., and to provide written proof of the test result to the airline...

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 2, Sunday, 22 March 2020

Following various developments regarding the coronavirus pandemic, particularly the surging cases of infections and subsequent travel restrictions and cancellations of flights by several airlines, all Zambian nationals are advised to ...

Sun, Mar 22, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 3, Friday, 27 March 2020

The Embassy staff will, effective March 30, 2020, be performing their duties remotely via telework arrangements as a mitigation response to the spread of the coronavirus. In view of the foregoing, all in-person interviews will be suspended until further notice. That notwithstanding, applicants for visa will be required to submit their application packages by postage mail. ...

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 4, Friday, 27 March 2020: Travel Advisory

Following the evolving situation on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Government of the Republic of Zambia has issued a Travel Advisory as follows: ...

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 5, Friday, 17 April 2020

The partial closure of the embassy has been extended to 30 April 2020. The issuance of visas has been suspended and anyone seeking a visa for travel deemed to be essential should submit their application to the Lusaka immigration authorities, with justification, for consideration...

Fri, Apr 17, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 6, Thursday, 23 April 2020

This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that Government will facilitate repatriation but NOT pay for transportation back to Lusaka for all nationals planning to travel back home...

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 7, Thursday, 30 April 2020: Request for Submission of Names by Zambian Nationals Who Are in the US for a Short Visit or Studies and Are Non-Permanent Residents But Had Flights Rescheduled/Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Government of the Republic of Zambia Is requesting Zambian nationals who are in the United States for a short visit or studies and are non-permanent residents but have had flights rescheduled or cancelled owing to the evolving COVID-19 situation to submit their names to the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C., with passport details, address and contact phone number in the United States. This information will assist in making repatriation arrangements back to Zambia.

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 8, Tuesday, 28 July 2020: Revised Screening at International Airports and Entry Procedures into Zambia

Washington D.C. — This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that the Government of the Republic of Zambia in responding to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic has issued revised guidelines which took effect Monday July 27 2020.

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 9, Monday, 3 August 2020: Access to Immigration Services

This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that immigration electronic services, particularly for Visa and Immigration permits can be accessed through the Zamportal website on zamportal.gov.zm.

Mon, Aug 3, 2020

Delegation showcases Zambia at Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit

The Zambian delegation successfully participated and showcased Zambia at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) that took place from 24-26 June, 2018...

Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Diaspora Survey Link

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in the process of formulating a Diaspora Policy. As part of the policy formulation process, the Ministry has developed a Diaspora Survey.
All Zambians in the Diaspora are encouraged to respond to the survey that is on the link below:

Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Director General of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO)

Director General of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO), Mr. Patrick Masambu paid a courtesy call on HE Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula at the Embassy on Wednesday April 24th,2019. Mr. Masambu briefed Dr. Simbyakula about the functions of ITSO and upcoming events.

Fri, Apr 26, 2019

DLL Financial Services Expands Micro-leasing Program To Zambia

A global asset-based financial solutions provider, De Lage Landen (DLL) Financial Services, in collaboration with the Rabobank Foundation, is expanding its micro-leasing program from Rwanda and Kenya to Zambia.

Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Dr Simbyakula presents Letters of Credence to Belize Governor General, pays courtesy call on Prime Minister

Belize City, Thursday 19 September 2019 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States - with extra accreditation to Belize- Dr Ngosa Simbyakula on Wednesday presented his Letters of Credence to the Central American nation’s Governor General Sir Colville Young and paid a courtesy call on The Right Honorable Prime Minister Dr Dean Barrow in the commercial capital of Belize City.

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Calls For Closer Ties With Zambian Associations In The USA

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has urged U.S Zambian Associations to work closely with the Embassy in Washington D.C to enhance the welfare of Zambians living in the United States of America. Dr. Simbyakula says Embassies are not only established to maintain and foster bilateral relations but also to promote and protect the interests of its nationals in their host countries.

Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Dual Citizenship Approved

The Government of the Republic of Zambia has implemented the dual citizenship clause for Zambians in the diaspora who acquired citizenship of another country.

Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Dwight Einsenhover Gala Dinner

Since 1984, BCIU’s members and special guests assemble annually in New York to celebrate the partnerships that encourage international trade and diplomacy. Since 2003, BCIU honors a distinguished member of the business community who embodies outstanding leadership and achievement in the international arena with the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Leadership Award, named for their founder.

Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Edgar Lungu's Official Visit To Zimbabwe

Zambia and Zimbabwe seek strong diplomatic and bilateral relations following an official state visit by newly elected Zambian President Edgar Lungu to the neighboring Southern African country, according to the Zambian presidential press secretary, Amos Chanda.

Sat, Feb 7, 2015

Embassy of Zambia tourism newsletter

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