Zimbabwe (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 21 July, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Anyone entering Zimbabwe will undergo thermal scan and review of travel history.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 10 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Yes
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 03.06.2021
Passengers without a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point are subject to a PCR test and quarantine upon arrival.


Detailed Tourist Information

On arrival tourists and non-residents will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days.

If you do not have a negative test result, or if you exhibit COVID-19 like symptoms on arrival, you will be required to quarantine at a designated hotel at your own expense.

Lockdown Details

All gatherings except funerals are banned, which are limited to 30 people

Everyone in a public place must observe social distancing (i.e. keep at least one metre apart) and wear a face mask.

Non-essential shops and retail businesses can only open between 8am and 6pm. Markets must also close at 6pm.

Hotel and lodge bars and restaurants are open to their residents up to 10pm. All other restaurants and fast food outlets can only serve takeaways. Bars and night clubs are closed. Off-licenses may sell take away alcohol only between 10am and 4pm.


Data Source: covidcontrols.co