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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 1, Friday, 20 March 2020: Important Consular Notice

The embassy is limiting the number of in-person interviews for passport renewals, visa applications and related matters to less than five clients per day. Visa applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by postage mail.

Fri, Mar 20, 2020

Corruption Fight Methodical, Professional - HH

Washington D.C., Saturday, 25 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema says the fight against corruption will be so methodical and professional that it will make the vice unattractive. He pledged that those who got what does not belong to them would be made to “return to Caesar, Caesar’s things”.

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

Congressman Pittenger Hails US-Zambia Friendship, Talks Hosting Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum in Lusaka in 2021

Washington D.C., Friday, 18 September 2020 — Congressman Robert Pittenger has hailed the good friendship between the United States and Zambia, a bond he described as based on shared values and goals between the two countries.

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Chief Justice Mambilima Concludes World Bank Working Week, Judiciary Signs MoU with US Centre for State Courts and Digitized Courts on Path to Enhanced Justice Delivery System

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 13th November 2019 – Chief Justice Irene Mambilima has hailed the World Bank Group's 2019 Law, Justice, & Development (LJD) Week as exciting and a success and announced that the United States National Centre for State Courts and the Judiciary of Zambia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

CDF Transformed, Resources Straight to the People!

Washington D.C., Saturday, 25 September 2021 – Constituency Development Fund (CDF) will be transformed, and each Constituency will operate an annual budget that will take development directly to the people, President Hakainde Hichilema has said.

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

Bright Zambian Future, Rousing US Relations Elate Simbyakula

Washington D.C., 1st August 2019 – Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has paid tribute to the US government for its support to Zambia and hailed the cadre of young Zambian leaders who just completed their tour of the USA as promising, talented and an inspirational lot who can greatly contribute to the country’s development. ...

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

Brian B Flow Bwembya recognized by President Obama during the 2015 Mandela Fellowship summit

Brian B Flow Bwembya recognized by President Obama during the 2015 Mandela Fellowship summit

Tue, Aug 4, 2015 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

Best World Gems Showcased at Washington Jewels of Africa Exhibition

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 11th December 2019 – The Zambian embassy in Washington DC was Tuesday night transformed into a prestigious market for the world’s best precious stones as droves of personalities trekked to the Mission for the Jewels of Africa exhibition.

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Belize Calls for Increased Investment in Sustainable Tourism

Belmopan, Belize (Wednesday, September 18, 2013) – Belize Governor General Sir Colville Young has called for increased investment in sustainable tourism by Zambia and Belize.

Wed, Sep 18, 2013

Bank of Zambia Governor named Central Bank Governor of the year.

October 10th, 2014 - Bank of Zambia Governor, Dr Michael Gondwe has been awarded the prestigious award of Central Bank Governor of the year at the Africa Investments and Business Forum Awards.

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula paying a courtesy call on Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula paying a courtesy call on Zambia's Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, S.C. at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C.

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

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