How to apply and obtain Zimbabwe Visa: Procedures, Documents required, Cost? 2


Procedure to apply and obtain a Zimbabwe Visa

  • Group A nationals are not eligible to apply for a visa in advance of visiting Zimbabwe; see the to confirm.
  • You will need to create an account if you don’t already have one on this platform, or you can use your current account to log in.
  • Step by step, continue with the application procedure until it is finished. A few necessary documents must be attached.
  • You will be notified of the outcome as soon as your application has been completed. You will receive a letter requesting a visa using this site.

Visitors from the countries listed are not required to have a visa to travel to Zimbabwe. (check all the categories listed)

Types of Visa

1. Holiday visa

A holiday visa is granted to foreign nationals who are temporarily visiting Zimbabwe for leisure, sightseeing, family visits, or other personal reasons.

Documents Required

  • Passport photo
  • Passport scan of biodata page
  • Proof of residence of Host (where applicable)
  • Address at destination
  • Previous Zimbabwean Visa

2. Business Visa

Foreign nationals visiting Zimbabwe on business, such as to provide services or consult, are granted a business visa. It cannot be extended and may only be awarded for a maximum of thirty (30) days.

Documents Required

  • Passport photo
  • Passport scan of biodata page
  • Proof of residence of Host (where applicable)
  • Invitation letter and business profile
  • Business Letter from sending company
  • Previous Zimbabwean Visa (attach copy if yes)
  • Business profile of traveler (applicable to prospective investors)

3. Conference Visa

Foreign visitors visiting Zimbabwe who want to attend a conference, seminar, or workshop are granted a conference visa. It is non-renewable and may be granted for a maximum of thirty (30) days.

Documents Required

  • Passport photo
  • Passport scan of biodata page
  • Proof of residence of Host (where applicable)
  • Previous Zimbabwean Visa (attach copy if yes)
  • Letter of Invitation

4. Transit visa

When a visitor’s only purpose for entering Zimbabwe is transit, they are granted a transit visa. This applies to tourists heading to another nation who will be stopping in Zimbabwe for a short while. It isn’t regenerative.

Documents Required

  • Passport photo
  • Passport scan of biodata page
  • Proof of residence of Host (where applicable)
  • Reason of visit to country of destination (and proof where applicable)

5. Student Visa

Those visiting the nation to continue their education at any nearby college or university are granted a student visa.

  • Passport photo
  • Passport scan of biodata page
  • Letter of acceptance from school/college
  • Previous Visa/Permit (attach copy if yes)

What is the processing time?

  • Obtaining an e-Visa typically takes seven (7) working days. However, a variety of reasons could cause the timeframe to change.

What is the validity?

  • The e-visa is valid for three months from the date of issue.

What is the cost?

  • A single admission visa costs $30, while multiple entry visas cost $45.

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