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Zimbabwe

Travel to Zimbabwe during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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TRAFFIC LIGHT STATUS: Green

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

NO

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

YES

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination:

You will be required to show your COVID-19 vaccinations to enter into the country as fully vaccinated.  You will be able to do this using the NHS COVID app.

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: Not required
On arrival:

You will be required to complete track and trace information on arrival into Zimbabwe.

Children aged 11 and under are exempt from producing a negative PCR test or proof of vaccination on arrival into Zimbabwe.

Form pre-travel: Not required
Return Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Test pre-return travel:

When you depart Zimbabwe you will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR certificate, issued no more than 48 hours prior to boarding your flight. Zimbabwe has announced its intention to use the African Union Trusted Travel process for validating Covid-19 tests for passengers. All passengers arriving in, departing from or transiting Zimbabwe should validate their COVID-19 RT PCR test via the African Union Trusted Travel or UNDP Global Haven systems (you will need to register an account on one of these sites). These systems will generate a digital Trusted Travel reference code for your test, which should be presented upon request.

Test on return:

Not required

Quarantine on return:

Not required

FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/zimbabwe
Local regulations:

Zimbabwe currently has some exceptional measures in place to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a curfew between midnight and 5:30am, which is being enforced by the security services. You should comply with these requirements wherever you are staying in Zimbabwe.

It is compulsory to wear a face mask covering the nose and mouth whenever you are outside of your home.

Public transport is limited. Intercity travel is permitted. All journeys operate under current COVID-19 restrictions.

Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: Not required
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR Test
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:

You must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 on arrival. The test and negative PCR certificate must be issued no more than 2 days (48 hours) prior to departure.

Zimbabwe has announced its intention to use the African Union Trusted Travel process for validating COVID-19 tests for passengers. All passengers arriving in, departing from or transiting Zimbabwe should validate their COVID-19 RT PCR test via the African Union Trusted Travel or UNDP Global Haven systems (you will need to register an account on one of these sites). These systems will generate a digital Trusted Travel reference code for your test, which should be presented upon request.

On arrival:

You will be required to complete track and trace information on arrival into Zimbabwe.

Children aged 11 and under are exempt from producing a negative PCR test or proof of vaccination on arrival into Zimbabwe.

Form pre-travel: Not required
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
Test pre-return travel:

When you depart Zimbabwe you will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR certificate, issued no more than 48 hours prior to boarding your flight. Zimbabwe has announced its intention to use the African Union Trusted Travel process for validating Covid-19 tests for passengers. All passengers arriving in, departing from or transiting Zimbabwe should validate their COVID-19 RT PCR test via the African Union Trusted Travel or UNDP Global Haven systems (you will need to register an account on one of these sites). These systems will generate a digital Trusted Travel reference code for your test, which should be presented upon request.

Test on return:

Not required

Quarantine on return:

Not required

FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/zimbabwe
Local regulations:

Zimbabwe currently has some exceptional measures in place to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a curfew between midnight and 5:30am, which is being enforced by the security services. You should comply with these requirements wherever you are staying in Zimbabwe.

It is compulsory to wear a face mask covering the nose and mouth whenever you are outside of your home.

Public transport is limited. Intercity travel is permitted. All journeys operate under current COVID-19 restrictions.

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 03.05.2022 at 09:44