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Zimbabwe Tourist Visa Information

The Zimbabwe eVisa is an electronic visa for the Southern African nation implemented to eliminate the need to wait in long border queues for a visa on arrival or apply for a visa from a Zimbabwean consulate in person.

It may be issued as either a Zimbabwe tourist visa (for tourism or visiting family and friends), as a visa for business activities or to attend conferences, or as a transit visa to travel through Zimbabwe to an onward destination.

To apply for a Zimbabwe travel visa online, it is necessary to fill in an electronic zimbabwe visa application form, which can be completed in just a few minutes

Eligible travelers are required to fill in the online Zimbabwe visa application with basic passport, personal, and travel information. It is also necessary to upload the necessary supporting documents and pay the e-Visa fee before submitting the form.

Once the eVisa for Zimbabwe has been processed, the traveler will receive notification of the visa approval via email. They must then print a copy to present upon arrival at Zimbabwean immigration control.

The Zimbabwe visa online for tourism permits a total stay of 3 months in the country, while Zimbabwe online visas for business and conferences allows a stay of 30 days. All of the eVisa types are valid for 3 months from the date of approval.

To visit the country for longer periods of time or to obtain other documents such as a Zimbabwe work visa, it will be necessary to contact the nearest Zimbabwean embassy or consulate for further information.

Highlights
Online visa for purposes of tourism, transit, or business
Issued for a single entry or multiple entries
Valid for 3 months from approval
Can be used at various points of entry in Zimbabwe
What is Necessary?

Image of biographical page of valid passport

Valid credit or debit card

Current email

Photo of applicant

Accommodation details (tourist eVisa)

Zimbabwe eVisa Requirements

In order to submit a Zimbabwe online visa application, it is first necessary to meet the Zimbabwean eVisa requirements.

All e-Visa applicants are required to supply the following:

  • Image of the passport information page (of a valid, eligible passport)
  • Photograph of the traveler, passport-style
  • Proof of residency in country of origin
  • Debit/credit card to pay the Zimbabwe visa fee
  • Current email address to receive the approved visa

Zimbabwe tourist visa requirements also state that those who need an e-Visa for tourism must supply the address of accommodation in Zimbabwe.

Online Zimbabwe business visa requirements indicate that business applicants must also provide a letter of invitation as well as a business letter from their company in their country of origin.

Additionally, any applicant who has previously held a Zimbabwean visa may be asked to provide evidence of this before the e-Visa application is approved.

Upon arrival in Zimbabwe, the traveler is required to present a printed copy of the approved e-Visa alongside the same passport used to complete the application, in order to gain expedited entry to the country.

Countries Eligible for Zimbabwe

Citizens from the countries listed below are eligible to apply online to enter Zimbabwe

Countries Eligible for Zimbabwe

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Eritrea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jordan
  • Laos
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

Application Steps

STEP 1
Complete online application
STEP 2
Confirm Payment
STEP 3
Receive approved Visa

Covid Update for Zimbabwe

Last update: 10/11/2020

Flights to Zimbabwe have now restarted. All passengers are required to have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, or undergo a PCR test and quarantine upon arrival.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Zimbabwe Visa FAQ

  • Which countries need a visa for Zimbabwe?

    The Zimbabwe visa policy states that while citizens of over 45 countries can visit without a visa for stays up to 3 months, all other foreign nationalities need a visa for Zimbabwe regardless of the amount of time they will spend in the country.

  • What is the Zimbabwe eVisa?

    The e-Visa for Zimbabwe is an electronic visa implemented to expedite the visa application process for the SOuthern African country. It removes the need to wait in long border queues to obtain a visa on arrival or visit an embassy of Zimbabwe in person to submit an application.

  • When should I apply for the Zimbabwe visa online?

    Travelers are advised to submit an eVisa application at least 3 weeks before the date of travel to allow for sufficient Zimbabwe visa processing time.

  • How long is the Zimbabwe eVisa valid for?

    A Zimbabwe visa online is valid for 3 months from the date of approval.

  • How do I apply for an e-Visa online for Zimbabwe?

    To apply for an online visa for Zimbabwe, applicants need only fill out a simple electronic form with basic personal, passport, and travel details, upload some supporting documentation and pay an eVisa fee.

    Once approved, the applicant will receive their Zimbabwe eVisa sent by email. They can then print a copy to present alongside their passport at a border checkpoint in Zimbabwe.

  • What do I need to submit an application for the Zimbabwe electronic visa?

    In order to submit a Zimbabwe eVisa application, all applicants must have:

    • An image of a passport biographical page of a valid and eligible passport
    • A recent photo, passport-style
    • A valid credit or debit card to pay the cost of the e-Visa
    • A current email

    Depending on the type of e-Visa the traveler requires, it is also necessary to supply some extra supporting documents. For example, for a tourist e-Visa, the address of the accommodation in Zimbabwe must also be supplied.

  • How much does the Zimbabwe online visa cost?

    The government online Zimbabwe visa cost varies from 30 USD to 160 USD depending on the type of eVisa the traveler requires.

  • How long will my Zimbabwe eVisa take to process?

    The standard Zimbabwe visa processing time is 2 business days, although approval may take longer in some circumstances.

  • What ports of entry can I use with the eVisa for Zimbabwe?

    An approved online Zimbabwe visa may be used to enter the country at any of the following entry points:

    • Beitbridge
    • Chirundu
    • Forbes – Mutare
    • Harare International Airport
    • Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo
    • International Airport
    • Kariba
    • Plumtree
    • Nyamapanda
    • Victoria Falls
  • Do I need to get an eVisa if I am just in transit in Zimbabwe?

    Citizens of most countries, with the exception of Bangladesh and Pakistan, are able to pass through any international airport in the country without a Zimbabwe transit visa if they are only transiting for up to 6 hours on the same calendar day. Otherwise, a transit visa for Zimbabwe will be required.

  • What do I do if my eVisa for Zimbabwe is denied?

    If the Zimbabwe e-Visa is denied, applicants will be required to submit a new online application. It is essential to ensure that all of the details provided on the electronic form is correct and does not contain any errors, as this is the most common reason for eVisa refusal.

  • Once granted, can I cancel my eVisa for Zimbabwe?

    No, once an online Zimbabwe visa application has been submitted, it is not possible to cancel the e-Visa.

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