Visa Information

ZIMBABWE VISA APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Zimbabwe has three Visa categories and, for short-term holidays or for MICE groups, formalities are straightforward. For fresh updates on the Visa regulations, and to apply for your visa online (Category C) look at https://www.evisa.gov.zw/#/Home

Category A: Countries whose nationals do NOT require a Visa and will be granted free and easy entry at all border posts.

Category B: Countries whose nationals are provided with a Visa at port of entry on payment of stipulated fees. These visas are awarded on arrival at the Airport or border post. It is not necessary for you to obtain visas through your home-country agency.

Category C: Countries whose nationals require a visa prior to travelling. Although applications may be made through a Zimbabwe High Commission in your home or neighbouring country it is best to apply online here: https://www.evisa.gov.zw/#/Home

 

Passport Requirements

All Categories need:

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months from your date of entry
  • Return ticket to your country (or sufficient funds to purchase one)
  • Sufficient funds to cover your stay in Zimbabwe

 

Visa Categories

Single Entry: Allows one entry only into Zimbabwe.

Double Entry: Allows one or two entries into Zimbabwe. Valid for 90 days from the date of issue.

Multiple Entry: This cannot be granted at your port of entry into Zimbabwe. Apply in advance.

Children: Zimbabwe charges full visa fees for anyone required to have a visa, including infants and children.

Zimbabwe Visa Fees

Visitors arriving from Category B countries (listed below) pay their visa fee on arrival. Category C visitors who applied for a visa online also pay visas on arrival. US$ cash is highly recommended.

ZIMBABWE VISA FEES
Single Entry US$ 30
Double Entry US$ 45
Multiple Entry US$ 55

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Visa Requirements

Here are the three categories. If you also plan to visit Zambia during your stay, such as crossing the bridge at Victoria Falls, you will require a KAZA visa.

CATEGORY A
Countries whose nationals do NOT require a Zimbabwe Visa
Angola
Antigua & Barbuda
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Botswana
Cayman Islands
Congo (DRC)
Cyprus
Fiji
Ghana
Grenada
Hong Kong
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Leeward Islands
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malaysia
Malawi
Maldives
Malta
Mauritius
Montserrat
Mozambique
Namibia
Nauru
Samoa Western
Seychelles
Singapore
Solomon Islands
South Africa
St Kitts & Nevis
St Lucia
St Vincent & The Grenadines
Swaziland
Tanzania
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Turk & Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu

Zambia

CATEGORY B
Countries whose nationals are afforded a Zimbabwe Visa at port of entry on payment of designated fees.
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Belarus
Belgium
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria
Burundi
*Canada
Cape Verde Islands
Chile
**China
Comoros Islands
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French West Indies
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Guam
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
*Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Korea (South)
Kyrgyzstan
Kuwait
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Macau
Marshall Islands
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norfolk Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Palau Island
Palestine
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Reunion
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Samoa (America)
San Marino
Sao Tome & Principe
Senegal
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
*United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vatican
Venezuela
Virgin Islands

 

Based on a reciprocity basis British, Irish and Canadian citizens are exceptions to the standard visa fees. Visas may be obtained upon arrival.

** Only Chinese tourists travelling as a group cleared by Tour Operators and Travel Agencies in the People’s Republic of China qualify. Chinese business persons and other citizens of the People’s Republic of China as approved by their government need to apply for visas online.

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.

Apply online

Afghanistan
Anguilla
Bangladesh
Benin
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central Africa Republic
Chad
China (Non tour)
Colombia
Conakry
Congo (Brazzaville)
Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Djibouti Republic
Eritrea
Gabon
Gambia
Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Iraq
Jordan
Korea (DPRK)
Kosovo
Laos
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Mali
Mauritania
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Myanmar
Nepal
Niger
Nigeria
Oman
Pakistan
Philippines
Qatar
Refugee
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Syria
Taiwan
Thailand
The Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia
Togo
Tunisia
Vietnam
Yemen Rep

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