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British High Commission Zambia

British High Commission Zambia. Address, Telephone, Opening Times and Map. Travel Advice and UK Passport Entry Requirements to Zambia.

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements – Visas
British passport holders require a visa to enter Zambia. Visas can be obtained from the Zambian High Commission in London.

Entry Requirements – Passports
Your passport should be valid for a minimum of six months on arrival and have at least two blank pages. There a number of cases of British nationals being turned back due to the fact that their passport did not comply with this.

Entry Requirements – Travelling with children
Single parents or other adults travelling alone with children should be aware that some countries require documentary evidence of parental responsibility before allowing lone parents to enter the country or, in some cases, before permitting the children to leave the country.

For further information on exactly what will be required at immigration please contact the Zambia High Commission London.

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British High Commission Zambia

British High Commission Zambia
5210 Independence Avenue
PO Box 50050
15101 Ridgeway

+ 260 (211) 423 200

+ 260 (211) 423 291


Opening Times:
Mon to Thurs: – 06:00-11:00 & 12:00-14:45
Friday: – 06:00-11:00 GMT

Mon to Thurs: – 08:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:45
Friday: – 08:00-13:00 Local Time

Local Laws and Customs

There are a number of over the counter drugs that are available in the UK that are not legal in Zambia. Check ingredients carefully and consider leaving non-essential items at home.

The possession or use of narcotics, including soft drugs such as marijuana, is strictly prohibited. Drug taking and smuggling are offences. Punishments can be severe. Prisons conditions are very poor.

The possession of pornographic material is illegal in Zambia and offenders may be jailed and/or deported.

Homosexuality is illegal in Zambia and those caught engaging in homosexual acts can be sentenced to long terms of imprisonment

It is an offence to drive after drinking alcohol and to use a mobile telephone whilst driving.

The Zambian authorities do not always inform the British High Commission when British Nationals have been arrested. If you are detained, you may insist on your right to contact a British consular officer.

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