Visa/Money Information Passport requirements for everyone
Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival in Zimbabwe and should have at least 3 blank pages left in it. You should have proof of onward/return tickets out of the country. Children and babies are charged full visa fees regardless of their age.
You can apply online
Travellers from certain countries can now apply for a visa online before their trip to Zimbabwe. The e-Visa application platform enables foreign nationals to apply for their Zimbabwe visa 100% online. This saves traveller’s time, and it can be obtained easily from anywhere in the world.
Category B Prices:
Single Entry Visa US$30
Double Entry Visa US$45
Multiple Entry Visa US$55
KAZA Univisa US$50
Britain (UK) and Ireland:
Single Entry Visa US$55
Double Entry Visa US$70
Canadian Passport holders can ONLY get a Single entry Zimbabwe Visa at the port of Entry
Single Entry VisaUS$75
Double Entry Visas
If you are leaving Zimbabwe and then returning again, even for a few hours, it is best to get a Double Entry Visa or Univisa. If you are staying in Zimbabwe and want to go to Botswana (Chobe), for example, a Double Entry visa will be cheaper than getting a single-entry visa twice.
If you’re travelling back and forth between Zimbabwe and Zambia, you can get a KAZA Univisa Visa which is valid for 30 days. It allows multiple entries between the two countries of Zimbabwe and Zambia.
You can buy up to 3 Univisas per year. If you arrive in Zimbabwe and are planning to go to Zambia for a day trip, it makes sense to purchase a Univisa instead of a double entry visa because it is cheaper and more flexible. It can be purchased at Harare International Airport, Victoria Falls International Airport, Victoria Falls land border, and Kazungula land border).
Multiple Entry Visas
If you are returning to Zimbabwe more than twice in one trip, you can apply for a Multiple Entry Visa. This cannot be done at your point of entry. You will need to apply for it at the Town Hall in Zimbabwe, or the Zimbabwe High Commission in your country.
Length of time for a Zimbabwe holiday visa
Holiday visas can be used within three months from the date of issue and they are issued for a 30-day stay.
Top Tips for Cash Crisis
The first thing to note is that US Dollars, South African Rands and Botswana Pula are still legal tender in Zimbabwe. However, US Dollars and Bond Notes are the most commonly used. Pay before you arrive.
If you can pay for your accommodation, activities and transfers now before you get to Zimbabwe. Due to the cash situation, banks in Zimbabwe have put restrictions on withdrawals. Cash machines are currently only allowing small daily cash withdrawals, usually to card-holding customers of that bank only.
Almost all hotels, shops, restaurants and activity operators now accepts credits cards; Mastercard and Visa only – NOT American Express. However as with everywhere occasionally a card machine won’t work so it’s always best to have a reserve of cash in these instances. Best advice is to book and pay for as much as you can in advance so that you don’t have any problems whilst here.