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Travelers 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 traveler’s time and it can be obtained easily from anywhere in the world.
The e-Visa will be issued and paid for by the applicant online. Applicants will receive an e-mail confirming that their e-Visa application form was submitted successfully. We suggest that you print out a copy of the document and keep it with your passport. You will need to show this document upon boarding your flight and again at immigration upon entry in Zimbabwe.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Zimbabwe e-Visa enables foreign nationals to apply for their Zimbabwe visa online, eliminating the need to send your passport to an embassy. It is required if you wish to enter Zimbabwe. This visa will be sent to you via email, and you simply have to print this document out and present it upon entry to Zimbabwe.
We require the following to submit your application:
- Passport with at least 6 months validity
- Scanned copy of passport bio page
- Credit/debit Card or PayPal account for payment
- A recent passport-size photo
- Previous Zimbabwe visa (if applicable)
- Address in Zimbabwe (could be a letter from the host, hotel confirmation, etc...)
The Zimbabwe e-Visa costs USD 30.00 for a single entry e-Visa and USD 45.00 for a double entry e-Visa. Additionally, there is a service fee of USD 25.00 for standard processing. For rush processing and super rush processing the service fee is USD 65.00 and USD 85.00, respectively.
It depends on the method processing time you chose. We offer three options:
- Standard Processing Time: 6 days
- Rush Processing: 4 days
- Super Rush Processing: 48 hours
The Zimbabwe e-Visa is valid for a period of 90 days from the date of issue. This means you must enter Zimbabwe within 90 days. There is a single entry and double entry e-Visa. They allow a maximum stay of 90 days.
Applicant’s passport should have at least 6-months validity from the time of entry into Zimbabwe and at least one blank page.
The maximum stay allowed is 90 days Total for both the single and double entry e-Visas. With the double entry e-Visa, although it allows you Double Entry , the combined stay for your 2 visits cannot exceed 90 days Total.
The following countries are eligible for a Zimbabwe e-Visa:
Afghanistan, Anguilla, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cd'ivoire, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo Brazaville, Democratic People's Republic Of Korea, Djibouti Republic, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Refugee, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Thailand, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia, Togo, Tunisia, Vietnam, Yemen
No, we can not change or modify any details on the e-Visa once it's issued. If you do, however, realize you made a mistake before your visa has been issued, then please contact us ASAP via online chat or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can use the e-Visa to enter Zimbabwe through the following entry points:
- Harare International Airport
- Forbes - Mutare
- Victoria Falls
- Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport
No. While the validity period of your e-Visa begins on the planned date of arrival, as indicated on your application, you are only required to enter Zimbabwe before the expiration date. You can actually stay in Zimbabwe even after the e-Visa expiration (assuming you still meet the 90 days Total maximum stay requirement) because the validity only refers to entry into Zimbabwe.
We recommend all travelers apply at least 3 weeks before their arrival, in case of unforeseen delays.
Surely you have heard of Zimbabwe in the news, at least. It is the country whose inflation went so high that an egg ended up costing 50 billion Zimbabwean dollars. Nevertheless, it has been a while since that happened, and things to be a lot better now. Tourism flourished in the recent years, which is why many travelers choose it as a destination for their vacation. It is, after all, a beautiful country with wonderful wildlife. But before you go there, you should read a little about Zimbabwe so that you know what is what. You do not want any surprises in your journey, and you wish your trip to be as pleasant as possible. With that in mind, here is what you need to know before your trip. First of all, most people’s journey starts with Victoria Falls. It is a significantly large waterfall, and its positioning makes it look stunning. There is a hotel right beside it, where you can get accommodation and eat. The restaurant, however, may surprise you. Yes, you can eat western food and all that, but the prices are a bit exaggerated. Supposedly, the owners think that they are giving you the lovely opportunity to eat while seeing the mist of Victoria Falls, and while that is true, $50 is a bit much for a bowl of pasta, don’t you think? When it comes to communication, getting around should be pretty easy. People speak English in Zimbabwe, quite good, actually, so you should have no issues. If you want to make an effort and impress your guide/s, you should learn some common expressions in Shona. Shona is not the only language spoken in Zimbabwe, but it is one of the most common. A lot of tourists do not bother because they have English, but it would be a nice thing for you to do. Plus, you get to learn greetings in a foreign language. There is nothing bad about that. One of the things you want to do in Zimbabwe is to go and see the rhinos. Maybe you are already aware, but they are going extinct pretty fast, and we have all seen those rhinos guarded by the military with an AK-47 in their hands. Zimbabwe gives you the chance to see both black and white rhinos, which is one in a lifetime opportunity. Who knows? Maybe your children will not have this chance. With that being said, you should take advantage. It is an amazing experience, and you will have a lot of fun. Just make sure that you listen to your tour guide all the way there and back. Rhinos are usually peaceful creatures, but nobody wants to step on their toes. Their horns are really deadly. Apart from the rhinos, you can see a lot of other wild animals in Zimbabwe. People who go to Zimbabwe travel there mostly for the safaris. And there are a lot of animals you can admire. You must have heard about the Big Five, right? Well, in Zimbabwe, you can watch all of them. You can see lions, leopards, elephants, the aforementioned rhinos, buffalos, and much more. If you take a boat ride, you can even see hippos, although you may not want to get too close. Hippos are peaceful animals, but once you are in their territory, you can expect some defensive tactics.They are all beautiful creatures worth respecting, and it is not like you get to see them that often in their natural habitat. As far as safety goes, you should always check the embassies for threats before you book a flight. That is because there is some political unrest in Zimbabwe, and you do not want to be there when such an event happens. Best case scenario is that you get evaced, but until that happens, you can be in grave danger. Watch for the threat notifications while you are inside the country as well and get out as soon as things start to escalate. Hopefully, that is not necessary. Apart from that, you should always keep your valuable items out of sights. Petty crimes can happen in Zimbabwe, and tourists are usually the victims. Keep your devices (phone, camera, etc.) close to your body, and refrain from wearing jewelry. It is not like you need them there. One of the things that you need to do before you go to Zimbabwe is to get your malaria inoculation. It is a common disease with significant outbreaks in some regions of Zimbabwe, which is why you should get a shot no matter which area you plan to visit. You can contact your doctor and get an appointment. You can also ask about other vaccines that you may need, depending on your personal circumstance. You can pay using credit cards in Zimbabwe, but it is more cash-based, which is why you should bring cash. US dollars are to be preferred so that you do not have trouble exchanging it if need be. At the same time, whenever you go to an ATM, you need to be extra careful with thieves. You should never withdraw too much time at a time. You must have heard a lot of bad things about people in Zimbabwe. There have been some incidents involving residents that originated from other countries. For the sake of full disclosure, bad things do happen in Zimbabwe, and you should always think twice if you should or should not go there. However, at the same time, a lot of people go there without anything terrible happening to them, and they have the best experience of their lives. Evil things that happen in this world should not stop you from living your life and seeing what you want to see. Overall, Zimbabwe is a country worth visiting. You can see a lot of natural wonders, and the animals will leave you in awe. You are pretty safe as long as you follow a few basic rules, and the animals will not lay a single paw/hoof on you as long as you respect them and follow the instructions of your driver or tourist guy. You will have the experience of a lifetime there.
An e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within a certain country. The e-Visa is an alternative to visas issued at the ports of entry or visiting an embassy/consulate to obtain traditional paper visas. e-Visas are linked electronically to the traveler's passport.
Our service starts with information. You can use our up-to-date visa requirements tool to search if you need a travel visa. It's as simple as telling us where you are from and where you are going. Based on this information we will tell you how much the visa costs, the number of entries, the start date and give you an action step such as applying directly on our site!
It depends on the country issuing the visa. For many countries such as Australia ETA and Turkey e-Visa, the process can be done in 15 minutes through our rush service. For other countries such as the India tourist Visa, the process usually takes 24 hours. The exact time can be found on each application form. What we guarantee is that your application with iVisa will be the fastest way to apply anywhere.
The documents must be printed on a sheet of blank A4 white paper. Double-side or reduced printing will not be accepted.
We help you get your travel visa in the simplest and fastest way possible. Through easy-to-use online application forms and world-class 24/7 customer service, we make the whole visa process quick and simple! We also use best practices when it comes to protecting your data and credit card.
iVisa offers two types of Visa: Electronic visas (e-Visas) and traditional paper visas, based on your destination. In addition, we also offer the following services/documents that are required by certain countries: ETA (electronic travel authorization), Tourist Cards, Visa on Arrival pre-registration/approval form, Tourist Invitation Letters, and Embassy Registration service.
- Select the country to which you are requesting the visa
- Select the type of visa and read the instructions carefully.
- Select Apply Now
- Fill in the application form
- Pay using a Visa Card, Mastercard or other debit card.
- Await approval via email, then download and print the e-Visa from your account.
- Present your printed e-Visa to the immigration officer at the port of entry.
Please note most countries offer the ability to process a travel visa without a service fee. The main reason we process thousands of travel visas per month is we save you time and frustration. Our service includes an easy to use website and application form. It is much easier to process your application with us especially for mobile users and large groups. We send all of our clients the visa days before travel. This is especially helpful for those passengers who purchase the visa months in advance. We also have a 24-hour customer service with professionals that are based in the United States and speak English. We accept multi-currencies and our website can be translated into over 20 languages. We believe our fee is worth your time and sanity but please note all governments do have their own "free" service.
If you have already applied on our site, please log in to your account and look for your order/application. An account is generated for you automatically after payment is received. Click the link in your confirmation email to set up a password or visit the log in page to set up the password and enter the account. Please note in most cases your visa will be delivered to you via email and can be found in your account after logging in.
If your visa application is not approved by the government agency, we will provide a full refund of all service fees under our approval guarantee. We cannot refund the visa fee (if applicable) since this is a third party fee that is paid directly to the government agency. If a mistake is made on your application, we will process your visa again at no cost. Please note refunds are credited back to the same credit card used.
If we have not processed your visa, we can make changes without a problem. We do check your information for mistakes as well. If you have already processed your visa, If we have submitted your application to the appropriate government agencies, some will allow to make changes, while others do not. Please contact us immediately (preferably through chat) if you notice an error on your application.
Some countries may require proof of yellow fever vaccination if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. You can see more info here: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list It's the passenger´s own responsibility to verify these regulations before traveling to the chosen country.
In order to download your invoice, please log in to your account and download it directly from there.
You may reprint the e-Visa in your email account. Alternatively, you may retrieve and reprint the e-Visa by using your iVisa account.
Yes. The iVisa system does not retain your credit card information after the transaction is processed.
All visas grant travelers the permission to travel to a country's port of entry. Whether you are granted entry or not will be at the discretion of the Immigration Officer at the entry point.
If your visa application has not been submitted for processing you will receive a full refund. However, if your application has been submitted, then we will not be able to provide a refund.
When the visa has to be shipped to you, the processing times do not include this shipping time. It is from when we receive your application to obtaining the approval. Most visas (e-Visas) are sent via email upon approval so shipping times will not apply.
No, we are not affiliated with any government agencies. We are a private company that specializes in processing travel visas for travelers worldwide.
Unfortunately, we are not able to, since the government agencies do not inform us of the reason(s) behind the decisions.
If your visa is not approved, we advise that you contact the nearest embassy/consulate for more information on what your options are.
We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, and PayPal.
All citizens from these territories applying through our website will have their application processed with the nationality/citizenship specified in their passport. As an example, a traveler from Puerto Rico will have their request processed as USA nationality. This does not apply to the travelers under the BOTC (British Overseas Territories Citizen) category according to the British Overseas Territories Act of 2002.