Scholar Permits

Foreign pupils from nursery school to ‘A’ Level


No extra territorial pupils shall be admitted to the first year (Grade one) at any school unless:

  •          The child attains the age of six years in the school year of admission or
  •         The child is six years of age or more but has not attained the age of eight.  The following documents must be submitted for a Scholar’s Permit application.
  •        A letter of conditional authority to attend school in Zimbabwe from the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture of Zimbabwe.
  •        A certified copy of applicant’s birth certificate.
  •        A sworn affidavit or notarized letter from the applicant’s parents appointing a local resident to be a guardian to the applicant.
  •           A letter of confirmation from parent’s bank confirming that the parents can afford to pay school fees for the child in foreign currency.
  •        A non refundable statutory fee of US$100.00 or the equivalent in acceptable currency must be paid on submission of application.  Note: the statutory fee is subject to review.
  •        A valid radiological certificate confirming freedom from active pulmonary tuberculosis
  •        Documentary proof of accommodation arrangements if applicant is a day scholar.
  •           Two full face passport size photographs of applicant certified as the true likeness of subject by a Commissioner of Oaths
  •        One residence permit application form to be completed in respect of applicant.