The Department’s core Immigration services duties are

  • Administering admissions into the country
  • Determining the residency status of foreigners and issuing permits thereof
  • Custodianship of refugee affairs
  • Inspectorate

 

Policy directives

These are achieved by issuing the following types of documents:

  • Visas
  • Temporary Residence Permits (Business permits, Work permits, Corporate permits, Study permits, Exchange permits, Retired persons’ permits, Relatives permits and Medical treatment permits)
  • Permanent Residence Permits
  • Refugee and asylum papers

 

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CONTACT DETAILS:

a) Manual applications for Temporary Residence Permits submitted at the DHA front offices please contact:
 
b) For Permanent Residence Permits please contact:
 
c) Online Temporary Resident Visa applications submitted at the Visa Facilitation Centre please contact:
 
d) Appeals for Temporary Resident Visas and Permanent Residence Permits please contact:
 
e) Verification and Cancellation of all permits, Proof of Permanent Residence, Waivers and Exemptions please contact:
 
e) For Zimbabwean Special Project (ZSP) please contact:

 

All Immigration related applications are done by VFS Global. Click on the link below to apply for any VISA or PERMIT.









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necessary information.

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