Local services

Emergency services

There is no centralized number to reach emergency services outside of Lusaka. If you are in Lusaka dial:

  • police: 991
  • medical assistance: 991 / 995
  • firefighters: 993

For all other areas, research and carry contact information for local police and medical facilities.

Consular assistance

Lusaka - High Commission of Canada
Street Address5199 United Nations Avenue, Lusaka, ZambiaPostal AddressP.O. Box 31313, Lusaka, ZambiaTelephone260 (211) 25-08-33Fax260 (211) 25-41-76Emaillusaka@international.gc.caInternetwww.tanzania.gc.caServicesPassport Services Available

For emergency assistance after hours, contact the High Commission of Canada in Lusaka and follow the instructions. You may also make a collect call to the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at 613-996-8885. Dial 00883 first to reach an operator.

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