Zimbabwean Citizenship

Zimbabwe citizenship is governed by Chapter 3 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. The Act came into force on 31st December 1984 and was amended on 6th July, 2001 and 2003 (Citizenship of Zimbabwe Amendment Act No. 12 of 2003). This information refers to the position after 31st December 1984. Furthermore, this information covers provisions of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No.20) Act 2013.

ZIMBABWE CITIZENSHIP FEES
Fees are as prescribed in terms of Statutory Instrument 12 of 2009
  1. For searching a set of records, for each set $10.00
  2. For making a photocopy of any document, for each page           $10.00
  3. For the issuance of:-
  • a certificate of confirmation of citizenship (citizenship status certificate) $50.00
  • a certificate of registration of citizenship by descent – adult    $10.00
  • certificate of renunciation of Zimbabwe citizenship            $200.00
  1. For restoration of citizenship.

    a. by descent                     $10.00                     
    b.
    Otherwise than by descent (not by descent)               $5 000.00
    c.
    by SADC descendants under section 9A of the Act            $10.00
  2. Initial registration as a citizen of a foreign person who is applying on the basis of permanent residence and is not of Zimbabwean descent – adult          $5 000.00
Initial registration as a citizen of foreign person who is applying on the basis of permanent residence and is not of Zimbabwean descent – minor $5 000.00

 

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