Investors Residence Permits

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    Permit may be issued to a person who possesses substantial financial means and is prepared to invest in Zimbabwe without engaging in any occupation.

    1.      Fully completed residence permit application form (IF5)

    2.      Letter addressed to the Chief Director of Immigration, requesting for issuance of permit

    3.      Passport biodata page

    4.      Two passport size photos

    5.      Police clearance from country of residence (not older than 6 months)

    6.      Marriage certificate, children’s birth certificates if applicable

    7.      Passport biodata of spouse and children if applicable

    8.      Chest X-ray certificate

    9.      Banking history from country of origin including loans advanced to applicant

    10.  Proof of funds available for transfer (Promissory notes, loan agreements or undertaking to finance project by a credible Financial Institution)

    11.  Proof and value of equipment to be imported

    12.  Project proposal

    13.  Company profile

    14.  Certificate of incorporation

    15.  Memorandum and articles of association

    16.  CR6 (registered office address)

    17.  CR14 (list of directors)

    18.   Valid Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA) Licence

    19.  Site map and directions from the nearest town

    20.  Mining companies to submit Environmental Impact Assessment certificates from Environmental Management Agency (EMA) and claim certificates from Ministry of Mines

    21.  Current list of all expatriates and local employees (include ID numbers, National Social Security Authority (NSSA) numbers and contact numbers)

    22.  Passport biodata page and permit copy  (if any)  for all foreign shareholders

    23.  Statutory fee USD$500 and USD$300 per dependent, all non-refundable

     

    NB:

    -          Copies of all documents to be sufficiently authenticated, those from outside Zimbabwe are to be notarized in the prescribed manner whilst those from within may be certified by commissioners of oaths

    -          All translations to be in English and the copies of original documents to be tendered

    -          Translations to be done by reputable  institutions (preferably government entities)

    -          All extensions to be done three (3) months prior to expiry of current permit.

     

     

     

     

    INVESTOR RESIDENCE PERMIT EXTENSION

    1.      Letter addressed to the Chief Director of Immigration, requesting for extension of permit

    2.      Copies of applicant’s  biodata and current permit from the passport

    3.      Progress report from the company

    4.      Current bank statement (6 months)

    5.      Valid Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA) licence

    6.      Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) Tax clearance certificates

    7.      Mining companies to submit Environmental Impact Assessment certificates from Environmental Management Agency (EMA) and claim certificates from Ministry of Mines

    8.      Current list of all expatriates and local employees (include ID numbers,  National Social Security Authority (NSSA) numbers and contact numbers)

    9.      Lease agreement or deed of transfer

    10.  Passport biodata page and permit copy  (if any)  for all foreign shareholders

    11.  Statutory fee USD$500 and USD$300 per dependant, all non-refundable

     

    NB:

    -          Copies of all documents to be sufficiently authenticated, those from outside Zimbabwe are to be notarized in the prescribed manner whilst those from within may be certified by commissioners of oaths

    -          All translations to be in English and the copies of original documents to be tendered

    -          Translations to be done by reputable  institutions (preferably government entities)

    -          All extensions to be done three (3) months prior to expiry of current permit.