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KAZA UniVisa: No More Visa Hassles at Victoria Falls

KAZA UniVisa: No More Visa Hassles at Victoria Falls


The Kavango Zambezi (KAZA) is the world's largest transfrontier conservation area. Spanning the borders of no less than five countries - Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Angola and Namibia – KAZA incorporates 36 protected areas including, at its heart, thundering Victoria Falls.

And it was here on the on 28th November 2014, on the Victoria Falls Bridge linking Zambia and Zimbabwe, that the KAZA UniVisa was launched.

Victoria Falls KAZA UniVisa
The world's largest sheet of falling water, Victoria Falls spans Zambia and Zimbabwe (photo: Stanley & Livingstone)

What Is The KAZA UniVisa:

The KAZA UniVisa is a joint tourist visa between Zambia and Zimbabwe, and aims to allow for hassle-free border crossings between these neighbouring countries. This is great news for travellers to Victoria Falls, as they no longer need to purchase expensive double-entry visas to experience both sides of the falls.

What’s more, the KAZA UniVisa also covers daytrips to Botswana. So you can enjoy game drives and river cruises in Chobe National Park without purchasing a separate Botswana visa.

How This Will Improve Your Travels:

  • Faster border crossings
  • Save up to US$130 per person in visa costs
  • Cross between Zimbabwe and Zambia as frequently as you like
  • Easily tour both sides of Victoria Falls
  • Enjoy activities on both sides on the falls
  • Go on daytrips to Chobe (in Botswana) at no extra cost

KAZA UniVisa allows daytrips to Chobe
The KAZA UniVisa also covers daytrips to Chobe National Park (photo: Royal Livingstone Hotel)

Need-to-Know Facts:

  • The KAZA UniVisa costs US$50
  • Valid for 30 days from date of issue (providing you remain in Zambia and Zimbabwe)
  • Available to travellers from 40 countries including the United Kingdom, United States, France, Germany, Italy and Australia
  • Has to be purchased on arrival in Zambia or Zimbabwe
  • Available at the following 8 airports and border crossing points:
    Zambia  Zimbabwe
    KK International Airport (Lusaka)   Harare International Airport
    HMN International Airport (Livingstone) Victoria Falls International Airport
    Victoria Falls Border into Zambia Victoria Falls Border into Zimbabwe
    Kazungula border into Zambia Kazungula border into Zimbabwe
  • Old single and multiple-entry visas still available (you now have the choice)


Activities such as Livingstone Island and the Devil's Pool are only available on one side of the falls.

Future of the KAZA UniVisa:

This joint visa between Zambia and Zimbabwe is the pilot phase of the UniVisa project. After six months should it be successful (and we’re certain it will be) it is anticipated that the other KAZA countries will also be included: Botswana, Namibia and Angola.

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