What is UNIVISA?

The KAZA UNIVISA is a common tourist visa for the SADC region which will be piloted by Zambia and Zimbabwe for 6 (Six) months. After the pilot period, the UNIVISA is intended to be rolled out to 3 (three) other countries in the KAZA region namely Angola, Botswana and Namibia. More countries in the SADC region are expected to join in the UNIVISA initiative at the later phase.

Zambia and Zimbabwe were selected to pilot the KAZA UNIVISA following the successful co-hosting of the 20th Session of the UNWTO General Assembly which facilitated seamless border crossing of delegates between the two countries.

Eligible Borders

The UNIVISA will be effective immediately after the launch on 28th November, 2014 and will be administered at 8 (Eight) ports of entry as follows: ZAMBIA


KK International Airport

Harare International Airport

Harry Mwaanga International Airport

Victoria Falls International Airport

Victoria Falls Border

Victoria Falls Border

Kazungula Border

Kazungula Border


The UNIVISA will be issued at a standard fee of US$50. Validity

The KAZA UNIVISA will be valid for 30 days as long as you remain in Zambia and Zimbabwe. It also covers those who visit Botswana for day-trips through the Kazungula Borders.

Citizens from 40 countries  shall be eligible for the KAZA UNIVISA obtainable at the 8 (eight) ports of entry stated above.

Dedicated Counters

Each of the 8 ports of entry stated above, will have a dedicated counter where the special visa will be processed using the KAZA UNIVISA enabled equipment.


Eligible tourists will save time and money because they will only need to obtain one visa to visit both countries.

Further Details

For further details and enquiries, please visit www.kazavisa.info or email Zambia Tourism Board info@zambiatourism.org.zm / Zimbabwe Tourism Authority info@ztazim.co.zw

Play Your Part!

Please notify your clients, citizens of eligible countries, to start saving time and money now.

Issued by:

The Joint Marketing Team (Zambia/Zimbabwe)

22nd November, 2014

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