For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy – contact details above.
Yellow Fever (if coming from an affected area)
Hepatitis A Tetanus
Valid passport of the driver
Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver
Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver
If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.
Police Clearance Certificate: May be required if travelling through the Chirundu Border Post, for vehicles and trailers. When applying for Police Clearance certificate, it is required to have a Request for Police Identification/ Clearance (RPC) Form obtainable from the Traffic Department.
Commercial Vehicle Guarantee (CVG): Private vehicles do not require a CVG ( 4X4 may be require to obtain a CVG ). Only applicable for Commercial vehicles. Obtainable from Zimbabwe registered clearing agents and payment of relevant bond – between USD 30 to USD 50.
Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory – obtained at border post OR alternatively obtain at an AA Accredited Sales Agent store. Please contact your nearest store for prices.
Road Access Fee: Based on the vehicle’s size paid on entry only. Rates:
R90 for a small sedan
R270 for a large 4×4
Exit Pass: R70 at each exit
Carbon Tax: charges from R50 to R240
White and Red Reflective Tape: Two small white rectangular size strips on the right and left hand side of the front bumper as well as two small red square strips on the right and left hand side of the rear bumper. Ideally, the strips should be honeycombed. If towing a trailer, two small red square strips on the right and left hand side of the rear bumper are required
Carnet de Passage: Not required. Temporary Import Permit will be issued at the border post upon entry, free of charge
Warning Triangles: Two warning triangles on a metal plate
White and Red T-sign: Required if towing a trailer; white must be displayed on front right hand side of trailer / caravan and red on the rear right hand side of the trailer / caravan, when looking forward.