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Zimbabwe Visa Requirements

Category A and B passport holders staying for short term holiday purposes can enter Zimbabwe with a minimum of formalities.

A Visa to enter Zimbabwe is required by several nationalities, please read the full details listed below.

There are 3 categories:

Category A: Countries whose nationals do NOT require a Visa. No action required, you will be granted easy entry at any border post.

Category B: Countries whose nationals are granted a Zimbabwe visa at port of entry on payment of requisite visa fees. These visas are easiest obtained on your arrival at the Airport or border post. If you get them done via an agency in your home country they will often cost you quite a bit more and be a lot more hassle. UniVisa Available Read More

Category C: Countries whose nationals are required to apply for and obtain a Zimbabwe visa prior to travelling. You can apply through a Zimbabwe High Commission in your home or neighbouring country or an easier way is to apply online - click on this link Zimbabwe e-visa for details

Find out the Category of your country in the tables below.

All Categories need:-

    • Passport valid for a least 6 months from your date of entry.
    • Return ticket to your country (or enough money to buy one)
    • Sufficient funds to cover your stay in Zimbabwe.
    • Enough blank pages in your passport to fit the required entry visa.

The KAZA Uni-visa has been suspended both in Zambia and Zimbabwe. Click here for more information.

NB - Multiple Entry Visas - CANNOT be obtained at the port of entry into Zimbabwe.  You may enter Zimbabwe on a single entry visa and then obtain a Multiple Entry Visa from the town office - but this may take up to 7 working days to be issued and in many cases is declined - if you need to enter 3 or 4 times rather buy a single entry and then a double entry visa or two doubles, which is a perfectly accepted by immigration.

Children - As of June 2012 - Zimbabwe will now be charging FULL VISA fees for any individual who is required to have a VISA despite their age. This includes infants and children who were previously being exempted from this. This has been imposed with immediate effect.



CATEGORY A:
Countries whose nationals do NOT require a Zimbabwe Visa.

Antigua & Barbuda
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Botswana
Cayman Islands
Congo (DRC)
Cyprus
Fiji
Ghana
Grenada
Hong Kong
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Leeward Islands
Lesotho
Malaysia
Malawi
Maldives
Malta
Mauritius
Montserrat
Mozambique
Namibia
Nauri
Samoa Western
Singapore
South Africa
Solomon Islands
St Kitts
St Lucia
St Vincent
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Turk & Caicoa Islands
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu
Zambia

CATEGORY A:
Countries whose nationals do NOT require a Zimbabwe Visa.

Antigua & Barbuda
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Botswana
Cayman Islands
Congo (DRC)
Cyprus
Fiji
Ghana
Grenada
Hong Kong
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Leeward Islands
Lesotho
Malaysia
Malawi
Maldives
Malta
Mauritius
Montserrat
Mozambique
Namibia
Nauri
Samoa Western
Singapore
South Africa
Solomon Islands
St Kitts
St Lucia
St Vincent
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Turk & Caicoa Islands
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu
Zambia

South Africa - gratis (FREE) visas issued at point of entry


CATEGORY B:
Countries whose nationals are granted a Zimbabwe Visa at port of entry on payment of requisite visa fees. See costs below

Argentina
Austria
Australia
Belgium
Bermuda
Brazil
Brunei
*Canada
Czech Republic
Cook Island
Denmark
Dominic Rep
Egypt
Finland
France
Germany
 
Greece
Hungary
Indonesia
Iceland
*Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea (South)
Kuwait
Liechtenstein
Luxemburg
Monaco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Palau Islands
Palestine
Papua New Guinea
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Russia
Seychelles
Slovak
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
*United Kingdom
United States of America
Vatican
Virgin Islands

CATEGORY B:
Countries whose nationals are granted a Zimbabwe Visa at port of entry on payment of requisite visa fees. See costs below

Argentina
Austria
Australia
Belgium
Bermuda
Brazil
Brunei
*Canada
Czech Republic
Cook Island
Denmark
Dominic Rep
Egypt
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Indonesia
Iceland
*Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea (South)
Kuwait
Liechtenstein
Luxemburg
Monaco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Palau Islands
Palestine
Papua New Guinea
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Russia
Seychelles
Slovak
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
*United Kingdom
United States of America
Vatican
Virgin Islands

* See CATEGORY B: Exceptions Table

CATEGORY B: ZIMBABWE VISA FEES
Single Entry US$ 30
Double Entry US$ 45
Multiple Entry - See notes above US$ 55
CATEGORY B: EXCEPTIONS
British and Irish  
Single Entry US$ 55
Double Entry US$ 70
   
Canada  
Single Entry US$ 75
   

 

CATEGORY C:
Countries whose nationals are required to apply for and obtain a Zimbabwe visa prior to travelling.
Now Apply Online
. Click on this link eVisa Zimbabwe
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde Island
Central Africa Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros Islands
Congo (Brazzaville)
Costa Rica
Conakry
Cote d'Voire
Croatia
Cuba
Djibouti Rep
El Salvador
Equator
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Eyrom
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French West Indies
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Gibraltar
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Korea (DPRK)
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Macau
Madagascar
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Mongolia
Morocco
Myanmar
Nepal
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Nieu
Niger
Nigeria
Norfolk Islands
Northern Mariana
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Principe
Qatar
Reunion
Romania
Rwanda
Samoa (America)
San Marino
Sao Tome
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Sierra Leone
Slovenia
Sri Lanka
Somalia
Sudan
Suriname
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Togo
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen Rep
Yugoslavia
CATEGORY C:
Countries whose nationals are required to apply for and obtain a Zimbabwe visa prior to travelling.

Now Apply Online. Click on this link eVisa Zimbabwe
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde Island
Central Africa Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros Islands
Congo (Brazzaville)
Costa Rica
Conakry
Cote d'Voire
Croatia
Cuba
Djibouti Rep
El Salvador
Equator
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Eyrom
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French West Indies
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Gibraltar
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Korea (DPRK)
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Macau
Madagascar
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Mongolia
Morocco
Myanmar
Nepal
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Nieu
Niger
Nigeria
Norfolk Islands
Northern Mariana
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Principe
Qatar
Reunion
Romania
Rwanda
Samoa (America)
San Marino
Sao Tome
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Sierra Leone
Slovenia
Sri Lanka
Somalia
Sudan
Suriname
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Togo
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen Rep
Yugoslavia

 

Zimbabwe Visa Fees

CATEGORY C: ZIMBABWE VISA FEES
Single Entry US$30 to US$100

Category C nationals can apply for a single or double entry Zimbabwe visa


British Passports Holders

You need a Zimbabwe visa to visit Zimbabwe. This can be obtained from the Zimbabwe Embassy in London or on arrival in Zimbabwe.  To be honest it is easier and in most cases cheaper just to get one at the port of entry.

The current charge for a single entry Zimbabwe visa issued on arrival is US$ 55 and US$ 70 for a Double Entry Zimbabwe visa, although this could change at any stage. If you have not obtained a Zimbabwe visa before travelling, you should bring enough cash with you to pay for your visa on arrival - (no credit/debit cards or cheques).

Visitors are currently being given entry permission for anything up to 90 days but you are strongly advised to check that the number of days given at the port of entry covers your intended period of stay, although you can apply to have this period renewed and extended if required.

USA Passport Holders

You need a Zimbabwe visa to visit Zimbabwe, this can be obtained from the Zimbabwe Embassy in the United States or on arrival in Zimbabwe.  To be honest it is easier and in most cases cheaper just to get one at the port of entry.

The current charge for a single entry Zimbabwe visa issued on arrival is US$ 30 and US$ 45 for a Double Entry Zimbabwe visa, although this could change at any stage. If you have not obtained a Zimbabwe visa before travelling, you should bring enough cash with you to pay for your visa on arrival - (no credit/debit cards or cheques).

 

Zimbabwe Embassies and Consulates Overseas

Australia
High Commission Of Zimbabwe, 11 Culgoa Circuit, O'Mally, Canberra, ACT 2606
Tel:
+61 2 6286 2281 +61 2 6286 2303 +61 2 6286 2700
Fax: 290 1680

Botswana
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
1st Floor, IGI Building, PO Box 1232, Gaborone
Tel: 314495 Fax: 305863

Canada
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
332 Somerset St West, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J9
Tel: (613) 237 4388 Fax: 563 8269

France
Ambassador Of Zimbabwe
5 Rue de Tilsitt, 75008, Paris
Tel: 01 53 81 90 10 Fax: 01 53 81 90 190

Germany
Ambassador Of Zimbabwe - Villichgasse 7, Bonn
Tel: (0228) 356071 Fax: 356309

Kenya
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
6th Floor Minnet ICDC Building, Mamlanka Rd, PO 30806, Nairobi
Tel: (02) 721071

Malawi
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
7th Floor Gemini House, PO Box 30187, Lilongwe
Tel: 784988

Mozambique
High Commissioner Of Zimbabwe
Ave Kenneth Kaunda 816/820, Caixa Poatal 743, Maputo
Tel: (1) 499404 Fax: (1) 492293

 

Consulate Of Zimbabwe
617 Rua Francisco Dechage Almeda, Ponde Gea, P.O. Box 649, Beira
Tel: (3) 327950
Fax : (3) 328942

Namibia
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
Gamsberg Building, PO Box 23056, Windhoek
Tel: (061) 227738
Fax: 226859

South Africa
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
798 Mertons, Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: (021) 342 5125

Consulate of Zimbabwe
20 Anderson Street, Johannesburg 2000
Tel: (011) 838 2156
Fax: 838 5620

Consulate Of Zimbabwe
55 Kuyper St, Cape Town
 

Tanzania
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
6th Floor New Life House, Sokaine Drive/Ohio St,
PO Box 20762, Dar es Salaam
Tel: 514 6259

UK
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe House, 429 The Strand, London WC2R 0SA
Tel: (0171) 836 7755
Fax: 379 1167

USA
Ambassador Of Zimbabwe
1608 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC 20009
Tel: (202) 332 7100
Fax: 438 9326

 

Australia

High Commission Of Zimbabwe, 11 Culgoa Circuit,
O'Mally, Canberra, ACT 2606
Tel:
+61 2 6286 2281 +61 2 6286 2303 +61 2 6286 2700
Fax: 290 1680

Botswana
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
1st Floor, IGI Building, PO Box 1232, Gaborone
Tel: 314495 Fax: 305863

Canada
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
332 Somerset St West, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J9
Tel: (613) 237 4388 Fax: 563 8269

France
Ambassador Of Zimbabwe
5 Rue de Tilsitt, 75008, Paris
Tel: 01 53 81 90 10 Fax: 01 53 81 90 190

Germany
Ambassador Of Zimbabwe - Villichgasse 7, Bonn
Tel: (0228) 356071 Fax: 356309

Kenya
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
6th Floor Minnet ICDC Building, Mamlanka Rd, PO 30806, Nairobi
Tel: (02) 721071

Malawi
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
7th Floor Gemini House, PO Box 30187, Lilongwe
Tel: 784988

Mozambique
High Commissioner Of Zimbabwe
Ave Kenneth Kaunda 816/820, Caixa Poatal 743, Maputo
Tel: (1) 499404 Fax: (1) 492293

Consulate Of Zimbabwe
617 Rua Francisco Dechage Almeda, Ponde Gea, P.O. Box 649, Beira
Tel: (3) 327950
Fax : (3) 328942

Namibia
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
Gamsberg Building, PO Box 23056, Windhoek
Tel: (061) 227738
Fax: 226859

South Africa
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
798 Mertons, Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: (021) 342 5125

Consulate of Zimbabwe
20 Anderson Street, Johannesburg 2000
Tel: (011) 838 2156
Fax: 838 5620

Consulate Of Zimbabwe
55 Kuyper St, Cape Town
 

Tanzania
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
6th Floor New Life House, Sokaine Drive/Ohio St,
PO Box 20762, Dar es Salaam
Tel: 514 6259

UK
High Commission Of Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe House, 429 The Strand, London WC2R 0SA
Tel: (0171) 836 7755
Fax: 379 1167

USA
Ambassador Of Zimbabwe
1608 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC 20009
Tel: (202) 332 7100
Fax: 438 9326

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