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NATIONAL REGISTRATION

The issuance of national identity documents is a statutory requirement in terms of the National Registration Act Chapter 10:17 which specifies that every citizen, aliens and refugees (acquired citizen) should register a national identity card. This is in line with statutory instrument No. 140 of 2009.

1. Initial registration for citizen

Applicant should be 16 years of age or above.

Requirements

• Long Zimbabwe birth certificate for citizens.

• Short birth certificate for adopted children.

• Valid passport if acquired.

• Father’s or guardian’s identity card.

Statutory fees

• 16 -18 years - Free

• Above 18 years - US$2.00

• Fingerprint clearance 22 years and above: normal - US$1.00

urgent - US$5.00

2. Initial registration for non-citizen

Applicant should be 16 years of age.

Requirements

• Valid passport

• Valid student, work or residence permit which is six months old

Statutory fees

16-18 years - Free

Above 18 years - US$2.00

3. Change of information

(i) As per marriage certificate

Requirements

• Marriage certificate

• Original Zimbabwe long/short birth certificate

• Valid passport where applicable

Statutory fees

• With I .D - Free

• Without I .D - US$10.00

(ii) As per divorce order

Requirements

• Divorce certificate

• Original Zimbabwe long/short birth certificate

• Valid passport where applicable

Statutory fees

• With I.D - US$25.00

• Without I.D - US$35.00

(iii) As per Notarial Deed

Requirements

• Notarial deed

• Original Zimbabwe long/short birth certificate

• Valid passport if acquired

Statutory fees

• With I.D - US$100.00

• Without I.D - US$110.00

(iv) As per citizenship certificate

Requirements

• Citizenship certificate

• Original Zimbabwe long/short birth certificate

• Valid passport if acquired

Statutory fees

• With ID - US$40.00

• Without ID - US$50.00

(v) Citizenship by registration

Requirements

• Citizenship certificate

• Foreign valid passport

• ID (Alien)

Statutory fees

• With I.D - US$40.00

• Without I.D - US$50.00

(vi) As per affidavit (This applies to women without marriage certificate and are customarily married)

Requirements

• Long/short Zimbabwe original birth certificate

• ID in married surname

• Affidavit

• Valid passport where applicable

Statutory fees

• With I.D - US$25.00

• Without I.D - US$35.00

4. Correction of information on green copy

Requirements

• Long/short Zimbabwe original birth certificate

• Old identity card

• Valid passport where applicable

• Marriage certificate where applicable

Statutory fees

• With green copy ID - US$10.00

• Lost green copy ID - US$12.00

• With metal/polythene sythentic ID - US$25.00

• With lost metal/polythene synthetic ID - US$35.00

5. Replacement of an identity card

Requirements

• Long birth certificate

• Copy of lost I.D if available

• Valid passport where applicable

Statutory fees

Green copy ID - US$2.00

Polythene synthetic ID - US$10.00

External replacements - US$15.00

Processing time

Polythene/Synthetic ID - One day

Green copy ID - 3 days