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Emergency Contacts

If you are a U.S. citizen and have an emergency, use our  phone numbers below at all hours. The Marine Security Guard will put you in contact with an embassy officer.   

Google map of our new chancery location on Ibex Hill.

To call from the U.S.:
011+260-211-357-000
011+260-761-107-000

To call from Zambia:
0211-357-000
0761-107-000

For Americans in Zambia, consular duty personnel are available for emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the above numbers.  Family members in the United States may also call the U.S. Department of State’s Overseas Citizens Services at (888) 407-4747 from the U.S. or Canada, or, from overseas, (202) 501-4444.

We encourage Americans in Zambia to enroll in our Smart Traveler Program so that we can reach you in an emergency.

For routine (non-emergency) consular services for Americans in Zambia we have an online appointment system.

Email regarding an American in Zambia: ACSLusaka@state.gov

Mailing address:

U.S. Embassy
P.O. Box 320065
Lusaka, Zambia

Embassy Lusaka

U.S. Embassy Lusaka
Eastern end of Kabulonga Road
Ibex Hill
P.O. Box 320065
Lusaka, Zambia

Phone: +260-211-357-000

Public Affairs Office

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) is the Press, Culture, and Education section of the Embassy. It runs an information section for press and the media, it also operates the Information Resource Center (IRC), popularly known as the American Center Library. PAS also has an educational advisor to provide information to those who would like to study in the United States. Furthermore, PAS administers exchange programs such as the international visitor program and the Fulbright and Hubert Humphrey Fellowships.

Please direct all press inquiries to the Public Affairs Officer.
Contact the following officers on the appropriate telephone and/or fax number as listed below:

Public Affairs Officer
Tel: +260-211-357-000
Fax: +260-211-357-224

Other Government Agencies in Zambia

For detailed information regarding the individual offices/departments of the U.S. Embassy Lusaka, please click on the appropriate link.

The U.S. Peace Corps
The Peace Corps is a United States volunteer organization dedicated to grassroots development and economic growth in developing countries.

The USAID/Zambia
On the USAID/Zambia’s web site, you will discover what USAID is doing to help the wonderful country of Zambia. USAID works with many partners around the world to build and sustain democratic, well-governed states that will respond to the needs of their people and conduct themselves responsibly in the international system.

CDC Zambia
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is America’s leading public health agency, dedicated to saving lives and protecting health. CDC established an office in Zambia in 2000 and works with the Zambian Ministry of Health (MoH), provincial health offices and other partners to address HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, and other infectious diseases.