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Proper visa application is the key to a safe and enjoyable trip to Zimbabwe!

Zimbabwe Visa

Zimbabwe, beautiful African country rich in natural attractions and cultural heritage, attracts tourists from all over the world.  Currently, citizens of about 40 countries can enter Zimbabwe without a visa for up to 90 days by simply presenting a valid passport upon arrival at the country's border checkpoints. Most of these visa-free citizens are passport holders of other Southern and Central African countries.

Countries that do not require a visa for Zimbabwe:

Antigua and Barbuda
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Hong Kong
Republic of Cyprus
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom

Do I need a visa to Zimbabwe?

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When applying for a visa, you must explain the purpose of your trip and indicate the planned dates of stay, provide the necessary package of documents confirming your purpose of visit. Visa validity period and the number of entries may vary depending on the type of visa and in particular on the nationality of the applicant. For example, travelers from countries such as Canada, the UK, Australia and most EU countries can apply for a visa on arrival at the airport.

You can get a 30-day tourist visa on arrival. You can renew it at any office of the Zimbabwe Department of Immigration (maximum stay is 90 days).

It is therefore recommended that you familiarize yourself with Zimbabwe's visa requirements in advance. Our accredited visa agency offers full service including advice on visa requirements, document collection and assistance in obtaining a visa at embassies, which will save you time and reduce the risk of errors.

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All other foreign nationals require one of the various types of visa to Zimbabwe, regardless of the length of intended stay or intended purpose of travel. Before traveling, it is advisable to check the current visa requirements and apply for a visa well in advance of your expected date of arrival to avoid possible delays or problems.

Different types of visas are available in Zimbabwe depending on the purpose of travel and length of stay.

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Tourist visa

granted to individuals who plan to visit Zimbabwe for tourism purposes. Depending on nationality, it can be an online tourist visa, a tourist visa on arrival or a tourist visa obtained from a Zimbabwean embassy or consulate. It can be issued for a period of 30 days to 3 months and can be extended if necessary. 


The Zimbabwe e-Visa comes in three different types: single entry, double entry and KAZA UNIVISA. Zimbabwe e-visa holders can stay in the country for tourist, business and transit purposes. All the different types of e-visas in Zimbabwe can be issued for entry into the country for a period of 30 days to 3 months from the date of issue.

Visa on Arrival

There is an option for some citizens to obtain a visa on arrival in Zimbabwe at border checkpoints. Visa on arrival is available for tourist and business purposes. The period of stay allowed for a tourist visa is 3 months from the date of entry and for a business visa up to 30 days.


(Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Reserve) is a combined visa on arrival type for two countries, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The KAZA visa is granted for single or multiple visits for a specified period of time (usually up to 30 days) and allows travelers to travel between Zimbabwe and Zambia for tourism purposes. KAZA UNIVISA can be issued at Zimbabwe border checkpoints, Victoria Falls and Harare international airports.

Consular visa
Consular or embassy visa

denotes that the visa is processed through the Zimbabwean diplomatic mission in your country. Regardless of the length of stay or motives for travel, citizens of some 45 countries, must first obtain an approved visa from an embassy.  Visa options that can be issued to a traveler include: tourist visa, business visa, transit visa, student visa, work visa, resident visa or other type of visa.

To apply for a visa to Zimbabwe applicants need to provide:

Valid passport

with at least 6 months of validity remaining and at least two blank pages

A completed visa application form

Two 3.5 x 4.5 cm color photographs

Payment of visa fee

it must be paid in local currency or in US dollars, depending on the requirements

Proof of financial solvency

(bank statement, credit cards, etc.)

Booking Confirmation

hotel or hostel, as well as round-trip airline tickets

When entering Zimbabwe, you may be required to fill out a business card or provide information about your planned stay.

It is important to note that documents may vary on a case-by-case basis and are subject to change.

Visa Costs

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There are a number of things to consider when planning a trip to the wonderful country of Zimbabwe, including visa issues and associated costs. The cost of a visa to Zimbabwe can vary depending on the following factors: the type of visa, your country of citizenship, the urgency of obtaining it, and the specific requirements of the consulate. Some citizens may be granted incentives or discounts based on reciprocity between countries or other arrangements that exist internationally.

Traveling to Zimbabwe requires good planning and budgeting. Therefore, it is recommended to familiarize yourself in advance with up-to-date information on visa costs in this country, as well as to take into account additional costs associated with the processing of documents. Don't forget about the possible need for medical insurance, hotel reservations and airplane tickets, which can also affect the overall cost of your trip.

To find out the actual cost, it is recommended to contact our visa agency.

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Why contact our visa agency?

We have extensive experience and expertise in processing visas for various countries and types of visas. Our team of professionals scrutinizes the requirements of each country and specific visa type to ensure that all required documents are accurate and fully compliant. We know what documents you will need and what details need to be considered to maximize your chances of successfully obtaining a visa.

When you contact us, you can rest assured that you are in compliance with all laws and regulations related to obtaining a visa. We follow strict ethical and professional standards to ensure that all visa procedures are carried out in accordance with the requirements of the relevant embassies and consulates. This avoids wasting time and energy on resubmissions due to errors or insufficient information.  Trust us and we will make your trip abroad unforgettable and carefree.

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