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Zimbabwe Visa and Passport Requirements

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

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.

As of December 2016, the KAZA visa was reinstated; it allows unlimited travel between Zambia and Zimbabwe over a 30-day period (fee US$50), as well as day trips to Botswana. It's available at the international airports in Harare, Bulawayo and Victoria Falls and at the land borders at Victoria Falls (Zambian border) and Kazungula (Botswana border).

 

Types and Cost

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

Single-entry visa in advance from the embassy: £40.

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), online (www.evisa.gov.zw) or on arrival (if eligible). For multiple-entry visas, travellers must apply in person on arrival in Zimbabwe.

Working days

Allow 10 days for visa processing if applying via the embassy. Online applications usually take two days.


Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Zimbabwe in the USA


Telephone: (202) 332 7100.
Website: http://www.zimbabwe-embassy.us
Address: NW, 1608 New Hampshire Avenue, Washington, 20009,
Opening times:

Embassy of Zimbabwe in the UK


Telephone: (020) 7836 7755.
Website: http://www.zimbabweembassy-uk.com
Address: 429 Strand, Zimbabwe House, London, WC2R 0JR,
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
Address: Mount Pleasant, 3 Norfolk Road, Harare, ,
Opening times:

Mon-Thur: 0800-1630
Friday: 0800-1300

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