1.     Application letter requesting for permit,  addressed to the Chief Director of Immigration

2.     Autobiography from birth to present

3.     Passport bio-data page of Zimbabwean and foreign passport

4.     Copy of birth certificate for applicant

5.     Copy marriage certificate if applicable

6.     Proof of accommodation

7.     Statutory fee USD$500 non-refundable



-         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)