Zimbabwe Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Other EU Yes Yes Yes/1
USA Yes Yes Yes

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Passports

A passport valid for at least six months beyond the date of departure is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above. Two blank pages are needed.

Passport note

All visitors to Zimbabwe must be in possession of return tickets (or funds in lieu) and sufficient funds to support themselves. The granting of a visa is not a guarantee of entry.

Visas

Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above except:

1. Nationals of Cyprus and Malta, who do not require a visa. 

All other nationals in the chart may purchase a visa on arrival valid for up to 90 days except nationals of Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania, who must obtain a visa in advance.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.

Types and cost

Single-entry visa: US$30; double-entry visa: US$45; multiple-entry visa: US$55.

Single-entry visa in advance: £40. You can only apply for double- and multiple-entry visas on arrival in Zimbabwe.

Validity

Visas are usually valid for up to 90 days.

Transit

If in transit, you do not require a visa provided you have a confirmed onward booking, remain in the transit lounge, and depart within six hours.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy). For multiple-entry visas, travellers must apply directly to the Department of Immigration in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Working days

Allow 10 days for visa processing.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Zimbabwe in the USA
Telephone: (202) 332 7100. Website: http://www.zimbabwe-embassy.us
Embassy of Zimbabwe in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7836 7755. Website: http://www.zimbabweembassy-uk.com Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1700; 0900-1230 (visa section).
British Embassy in Zimbabwe
Telephone: +26 34858 55200 Website: https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-embassy-harare Opening times: Mon-Thur: 0800-1630 Friday: 0800-1300

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