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Car Fees


Countries that DO NOT need a VISA: Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cayman, Congo (DRC), Cyprus, Fiji, Grenada, Hong Kong, Hong Kong (China), Jamaica, Kenya, Karibati, Leeward, Lesotho, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, Samoa western, Singapore, Solomon, St. Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadies, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turk & Gaicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Mozambique, Vanuatu, Zambia

Most Nationals, Single entry: $30, Double entry: $45
Britain/UK/Ireland: Single entry: $55, Double entry: $70
Canadian: Single entry: $75, Double/multiple: to be obtained from local embassy prior to departure
South African: Gratis Visas at port of entry.


Passenger Car Entry Fee: 

Car Insurance:
$30 – valid 1 month
(If cannot show proof of insurance)

Carbon tax:
Dependant on size of engine


Katima/Mulilo (Caprivi) Border, Hours: 6am – 6pm

Countries that DO NOT need a VISA: Angola, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan,  Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal,  Russia, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, The Scandinavian countries, Tanzania, UK, USA, Zambia, Zimbabwe

390 N$


Cross Border Charge Permit  vehicles:
N$200.00 (Must be paid in town next to Shell garage)

Trailor Fees
Car and trailor cross border permits also payable in Rands.


Kazangula Border, Hours: 6am – 8pm

Countries that DO NOT need a VISA: Antigua & Barbuda ,  Australia, Austria , Bahamas , Barbados, Belgium , Belize,  Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark , Dominica, Fiji , Finland, France, Gambia,  Germany,  Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati,  Lesotho Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea,  Portugal, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marico, Seychelles,  Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania,  Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, United Kingdom, USA, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe 

25 Pula


Car Fees
Passenger Car Fee:
150 Pula

Required Car Insurance:
50 Pula – valid 3 months


Victoria Falls Border, Hours: 6am -10pm

Countries that DO NOT need a VISA: Antigua, Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji Islands, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho,  Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Romania, St. Kittis and Nevis, St. Lucia, St Vincent,  Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe   


Single entry: $50, Double entry: $80, Multiple entry: $80.00, Transit: $50.00, Day Tripper: $20


Carbon Tax:
Based on engine type, between K50.00 – K200 000.00, must be paid in Kwacha. CIP form to be completed.

Car Insurance:
$30 – valid 1 month
(If cannot show proof of insurance)

Toll Fee (RTSA):
To Livingstone: USD10.00
Rest of Zambia:

Medical Requirements (for the above mentioned countries)

Malaria precautions are advised
Polio shots are recommended
Hepatitis A and B recommended
Typhoid recommended

Yellow Fever - needed if visiting Zambia and returning through South Africa. Can be otained in Livingstone or Victoria Falls

Please visit your doctor before you travel. The above mentioned are just recommendations.

- Vehicle charges for passenger cars only.  Other fees may apply.
- Information for tourists only.  Different requirements for business travelers.
- Information valid on 01 August , 2011

DISCLAIMER: Information above can change at short notice. Information taken from the countries  web sites as at end of February. 


More on Visas from the Zambei Traveller:

Botswana and Zambia bar travellers from Ebola infected countries (ZT News Update, Aug 2014)

Botswana Yellow Fever Regulations (ZT News Update, Jul 2014)

Zambia visa entry payment update from SafPar (ZT News Update, Mar 2014)

Travel requirements - children travelling to/from South Africa (ZT News Update, June 2014)

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