Immigration & Visas

A visa is required for both Irish and British passport holders.

Application at embassy in Harare:

Cost: US $50


  • Completed form
  • Copy of passport 
  • 2 x colour PP photos 
  • Letter outlining planned itinerary

Turnaround time: 48 hours 

Customs Formalities

This was straightforward.

No carnet was requested. I was simply given a TIP valid for a month.

Departure was equally straightforward; get the form registered at the gate, take it to the office to be stamped, receive a copy and off you go.

Insurance Rquirements

COMESA  or  local  3rd  party  insurance  required.

COMESA cost US $20 (paid in Z$ at rate of 1:1, so equivalent of US $5)

Valid for 30 days

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