Zimbabwe launches e-visa program
11 May 18
IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? Zimbabwe has launched an e-visa program for nationals of more than 50 countries.
What does the change mean? The program will allow eligible travelers to apply online for single- or double-entry visas that are valid for three months from the date of issuance. The visas may be used for business or tourism.
- Implementation time frame: Immediate and ongoing.
- Visas/permits affected: E-visas.
- Who is affected: Nationals of more than 50 countries traveling to Zimbabwe for business or tourism.
- Impact on processing times: The change will save travelers processing time because e-visas will be issued much faster than consular visas. Officials say most visas will be issued within two business days, though exact processing times may vary.
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*Not available for Chinese nationals traveling as part of tour groups.
BAL Analysis: The e-visa program will ease travel procedures for more than 50 countries’ nationals traveling to Zimbabwe. Travelers should note, however, that while the visas will be available for tourism or business, employment activities are prohibited on e-visas.
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