How To Renew Zimbabwean Passport In South Africa

Acquire the renewal of your Zimbabwe passport very quickly

Traveling abroad is too amazing because you discover many things like culture, tourist places, gastronomy, among other things that call our attention. However, we get so excited and forget about the main document that is the passport. If we already have one, we must verify the expiration date, but sometimes we realize that the passport is about to expire.

Zimbabwe Passport Renewal

  1. The Original and photocopy of your Zimbabwean Long Birth Certificate;
  2. Original and photocopy of National  Identity Card (ID)
  3. Your Marriage Certificate and also a photocopy, (for married women – ID should be in married name);
  4. You will also need proof of Citizenship, if claiming citizenship in Zimbabwe by Descent
  5. Your old/expired passport plus photocopy of bio-data page for new type passport 
  6. A fee of £65 (equivalent) in Cash or Postal Order

This is the basic needs for the passport renewal for a Zimbabwean citizen. You can also check the registration of a birth abroad on this website. Search this website for the Embassy in your country.


Originals and photocopies of the following documents:

1.) Long Birth Certificate;

2.) Zimbabwean I.D. for all applicants above 16 years (Driver’s Licence NOT ACCEPTED at all) IDs for married women with marriage certificates should bear the spouses surname;

3.) Current / expired passport;

4.) Marriage certificate / divorce order where applicable;

5.) Two (2) colour passport photos (size 3.5cm x 4.5cm) on strictly white back ground ( please wear dark/bright colours. Cream and white colours are not acceptable);

6.) Police Affidavit for all Lost or Stolen passports;

7.) Citizenship certificate (for citizens by registration / if one or both parents are Zimbabwean citizens by descent or if the applicant was born outside Zimbabwe)

8.) For minors below the age of 18, the following are also required; The father/mother or legal guardian has to be present to sign Section 5 of the application form. The signatory’s Passport / ID is required.

How much does it cost to renew a passport in Zimbabwe?

As of March 2018, the fee for the application and authentication is $45, which must be paid at the Embassy by money order or cashier’s check only – no cash or personal checks can be accepted. In addition to this, a passport processing fee of $50 must be paid in cash in Zimbabwe at the embassy.