The Republic of Zimbabwe
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Zimbabwe?
Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport require a visa to visit Zimbabwe for the purposes of business or tourism. This visa can be acquired at the port of entry into Zimbabwe, and can be used for business, tourism, and African safaris.
Nationals of the following countries or places do not need a visa to enter Zimbabwe: Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cayman Islands, Congo DR, Cyprus, Fiji, Grenada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Leeward Island, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Samoa Western, Singapore, Solomon Islands, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.
Nationals of the following countries or places apply for and collect a visa upon entry to Zimbabwe: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Brunei, CANADA, Cook Islands, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Rep, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Palau Islands, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, UK, USA, Uruguay, Vatican, Virgin Islands.
Nationals of the following countries or places must have a pre approved visa to enter Zimbabwe:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Costa Rica, Conakry, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Djibouti Republic, Equador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Eyrom, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Gibraltar, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (DPRK), Krygyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macau, Madagascar, Mali, Marshall Island, Mauritania, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Niger, Nigeria, Norfolk Islands, Northern Mariana Island, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Principe, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa American, San Marino, Sao Tome, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia.
Journalists should be placed on a journalistic Notice to Visitor (IF3) and be required to report within 24 hours to the Ministry of Information for accreditation, should they be on a working visit. The should also comply with the normal entry requirements. If the journalist is coming as a holiday maker, he is to be facilitated on a Notice to Visitor and in this case, marking for his attention that working without the relevant permit is prohibited.
For more information about travel conditions in Africa, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.