COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  [11/8/21] *** Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) who are eligible to travel but are not …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia – 16 July 2021 Location: Zambia, countrywide Event: General Elections, August 12, 2021. Zambia will hold general elections on August 12, allowing the electorate to cast votes for the President and National Assembly members.  While we are not anticipating large scale violence or unrest, the Department of …

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Zambia – Level 4: Do Not Travel … Do not travel to Zambia due to COVID-19.

Zambia – Level 4: Do Not Travel Do not travel to Zambia due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a   Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Zambia due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Please be aware of the following COVID-19 information and mitigation measures implemented by the Government of Zambia.  Continue to monitor local media for current restrictions and updates. This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  We will be sure to highlight any new information from …

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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  [09/22/20] Country-Specific Information: Available data indicate community transmission of COVID-19 continues to occur throughout Zambia.  We strongly recommend reconsidering travel to Zambia at this time. On September 11, Zambian President Edgar Lungu authorized the reopening of schools and the reopening of bars, taverns, and nightclubs on the weekend. The full remarks of the …

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Consular Open House – U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

U.S. Embassy Lusaka October 3, 2019, 5-7 p.m. To all U.S. citizens in Zambia – Come meet members of the Embassy’s consular team and learn about consular services, crisis preparedness, and more! Support our Marines who will sell hamburgers and hotdogs. Bring your kids to enjoy the bouncy castle.

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Location:  Areas include, but are not limited to, Kabulonga, Woodlands, Crossroads, Manda Hill, Long Acres, Lusaka Event:  Demonstrations are ongoing in several areas of Lusaka in response to recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.  Thousands of youth are protesting and the Embassy has received reports of looting, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Mobile Number for Emergencies During Upcoming Holiday Weekend

Please note that due to a system outage, Airtel mobile users are currently unable to reach our Embassy main line at 0211-357-000. We are working on a resolution and expect the number to be functional for Airtel users shortly. In case of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen over the upcoming holiday weekend, if you …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Threatened State of Emergency Extended 90 Days (July 13, 2017)

The U.S. Embassy would like to inform all U.S. citizens that the threatened state of emergency announced by the President of the Republic of Zambia on July 5, 2017 was ratified by Zambia’s National Assembly on July 11, and extended for a period of 90 days. Article 31 of the country’s Constitution invokes the Preservation …

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