COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Country-Specific Information: View U.S. Embassy Lusaka’s Most Recent Alerts Community transmission of COVID-19 continues to be widespread. We strongly recommend reconsidering travel to Zambia at this time. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with Ethiopian Airlines immediately to make travel arrangements while flights are still available. As of March 18, Zambia has …

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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

Country-Specific Information: On March 18, 2020, the Zambian Minister of Health confirmed two cases of COVID-19 in Zambia. Any other relevant information. The government has announced increased screenings at airport and border entry points, instituted 14-day monitoring for persons at high risk of COVID-19, are increasing training for clinicians and health workers at select hospitals …

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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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