Zambia visa requirements for Angolans

Travel and visa requirements

Zambian Visa is not required for Angolans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • For a period of 30 days, citizens of Angola can visit Zambia without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to possess a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of Zambia. The passport should have at least three blank pages for visa stamping.
  • On entry and exit into Zambia, travellers with amounts above USD 5000 will be required to declare it.
  • Tourists from Angola travelling to Zambia must provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Zambia. This could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • Visitors from Angola are also required to possess a return ticket to Angola or onward destination.
  • A copy of a tourist recent bank statement will be required to prove that they have enough funds to spend while in Zambia
  • Tourists with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Angola.
  • A yellow fever vaccination is not required from nationals of Angola. They are advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling.
  • Intending visitors can get to Zambia from any international airport in Angola. There are international airports in Luanda and Namibe.
  • TAAG , Air Namibia, British Airways and South African Airways are some of the airlines that fly from Angola to Zambia.
  • The estimated flight duration from Luanda to Lusaka, Zambia is 2 hours, 45 minutes, and from Namibe, it is 20 hours, 35 minutes.
  • Zambian Kwacha is the official currency used in Zambia. Visitors can various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • Zambia has two distinct seasons. Winter is from May through August which is the most comfortable time to travel, and summer is from mid-November through till the end of April and is characterized by warm to hot temperatures with constant rainfall.
  • Zambia is a Christian dominating country, with about 96% of the entire population practising the religion. Various Traditional faiths are the minority religion in Zambia.
  • Zambia has about seven regional languages and they include Bemba, Nyanja, Tonga, Lozi, Lunda, Kaonde, and Luvale. However, English is the official language.
  • Solwezi, Sioma Ngwezi National Park, Chingola and Blue Lagoon National Park are some of the places tourists can visit while in Zambia.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in Zambia are crepes, enchilada casserole, tikka masala and the special thali.
  • Zambia uses Central Africa Time (GMT+2). Zambia is an hour ahead of Angola.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type C, D and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $50 to spend on daily expenses while in Zambia.
  • Transportation in Zambia is facilitated by buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Zambia?

Zambia is generally very safe, but in the cities and tourist areas, there's always a chance of being targeted by muggers or con artists.

Is hunting allowed in Zambia?

Trophy hunting may take place during the hunting season, but no hunting is allowed at night. Hunting with artificial light is also prohibited. The Zambian government strictly controls the minimum number of days for a hunting safari based upon the species being hunted.

What is the official language of Zambia?

English is the official language. Nevertheless, Zambia has about seven regional languages and they include Bemba, Nyanja, Tonga, Lozi, Lunda, Kaonde, and Luvale.

What is the national food of Zambia?

Zambia's staple food is maize. Nshima makes up the main component of Zambian meals and is made from pounded white maize.