1.     Fully completed Resumption of Residence application form

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

3.     Two passport size photos

4.     Proof of date of last departure and proof of latest entry

5.     Autobiography

6.     Proof of last and latest entry in passport

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

8.     Proof of previous residential status i.e prior to departure e.g residence permit, passport endorsements and IDs, school certificates etc

9.     Proof of residence in country of previous residence

10.            Close relative guarantee form

11.            Proof of accommodation by guarantor

12.            Proof of funds by guarantor

13.            Copies of marriage certificates where applicable

14.            Copies birth certificates for spouse and children if applicable

15.            Chest X-ray certificates

16.            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)

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