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Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 2005 (No. 1), Statutory Instrument 126 of 2005
Visa and permit fees from 17 June 2005
Parliament of Zimbabwe
June 17, 2005

[These Regulations were Gazetted and commenced on 17 June 2005.]

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SI 126/2005 [CAP. 4:02

Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 2005 (No. 1)

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Home Affairs has, in terms of section 41 of the Immigration Act [Chapter 4:02], made the following regulations:—

1. These regulations may be cited as the Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 2005 (No. 1).

2. Section 2 of the Immigration Regulations, 1998, published in Statutory Instrument 195 of 1998 (hereinafter called “the principal regulations”), is amended—

(a) in subsection (1) by the insertion of the following definition—
““fee” means the appropriate fee specified in the Third Schedule;”;
(b) in subsection (2) by the deletion of “Seventh Floor” and the substitution of “First Floor”.

3. Section 7 of the principal regulations is amended in subsection (2) in paragraph (c) by the deletion of “declared” and the substitution of “described”.

4. Section 8 of the principal regulations is amended in subsection (2) in paragraph (c) by the deletion of “subsection (1)” and the substitution of “subsection (2)”.

5. Section 9 of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal of subsection (6) and the substitution of the following subsections—

“(6) A fee in respect of a single entry, a double entry or multiple entries into Zimbabwe shall be payable in respect of an application for a visitor’s entry certificate referred to in section 31 of the Act.

(7) An urgent fee in respect of a single entry, a double entry or multiple entries into Zimbabwe shall be payable in respect of an application for a visitor’s entry certificate referred to in section 31 of the Act.”.

6. Section 12 of the principal regulations is amended—

(a) by the repeal of subsection (1) and the substitution of—

“(1) Where a person claims a right to enter or remain in Zimbabwe by virtue of—

(a) being married to a citizen of Zimbabwe; or
(b) being a child of a citizen of Zimbabwe;

an immigration officer may require the production of a duly authenticated copy of a marriage certificate or birth certificate, as the case may be.”;

(b) by the deletion in subsection (3) of—

(i) “married woman” and the substitution of “spouse”;
(ii) “wife” and the substitution of “spouse”.”.

7. Section 14 of the principal regulations is amended in the proviso by the deletion of “subsection (1)” and the substitution of “subsection (2)”.

8. Section 15 of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal of subsection (3) and the substitution of—

“(3) A fee shall be payable in respect of an application for a residence permit or an application for the renewal of a residence permit.”.

9. Section 16 of the principal regulations is amended—

(a) in subsection (1) in paragraph (c) in subparagraph (ii) by the deletion of “temporary permit” and the substitution of temporary employment permit”;
(b) in subsection (2) by the deletion of “temporary permit” and the substitution of temporary employment permit”.

10. Section 17 of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal of subsection (3) and the substitution of—

“(3) A fee shall be payable in respect of an application for a residence permit or an application for the renewal of a residence permit.”.

11. Section 21 of the principal regulations is amended in subsection (1) in the proviso by the deletion of “subsection (1)” and the substitution of “subsection (2)”.

12. Section 22 of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal of subsection (6) and the substitution of—

“(6) A fee shall be payable in respect of an application for a temporary employment permit and an application for the renewal of a temporary employment permit.”.

13. Section 25 of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal of subsection (2) and the substitution of—

“(2) A fee shall be payable in respect of an application for a temporary permit.”.

14. Section 30 of the principal regulations is amended—

(a) in subsection (2) by the deletion of “wife” and the substitution of, “spouse”;
(b) by the repeal of subsection (4) and the substitution of—

“(4) A fee shall be payable in respect of an application for resumption of residence.”.

15. Section 31 of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal of subsection (2) and the substitution of—

“(2) A fee shall be payable in respect of an application for a student’s permit.”.

16. Section 34 of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal of subsection (2) and the substitution of—

“(2) A fee shall be payable in respect of an application for a scholar’s permit.”.

17. Section 37 of the principal regulations is amended—

(a) in subsection (1) in paragraph (b) by the deletion of “wife” and the substitution “spouse”;
(b) in subsection (2) by the deletion of “aliens” and the substitution of “aliens’s”;
(c) by the insertion of the following subsection—

“(6) A fee shall be payable in respect of an application for an alien’s permit.”.

18. Section 38 of the principal regulations is amended by the deletion of “A fee of $$10 shall be payable respectively,” and the substitution of “A fee shall be payable”.

19. Section 39 of the principal regulations is amended in subsection (2) in paragraph (b) by the deletion of “his wife” and the substitution of “the spouse of the holder of the permit”.

20. Section 40 of the principal regulations is amended by the deletion of “Chief Immigration Officer may issue a copy thereof “and the substitution of “Chief Immigration Officer may, on the payment of a fee, issue a copy thereof”.

21. Section 42 of the principal regulations is amended in subsection (2)—

(a) in paragraph (e) by the deletion of “the country.” and the substitution of “Zimbabwe;”;
(b) by the insertion after paragraph (e) of the following paragraph—

“(f) that a fee shall be payable in respect of an application for the extension of the validity of a visitors entry certificate—

(i) for an initial extension of the certificate three months after it was issued;
(ii) for the further extension of the certificate six months after it was issued:
Provided that an additional. fee shall be payable for the extension of the validity of a certificate that has already expired.”.

22. The principal regulations are amended by the insertion after the Second Schedule of the following Schedule—

THIRD SCHEDULE

(Sections 29(6) and (7), 15(3), 17(3), 22(6), 25(2), 30(4), 31(2), 34(2), 37, 38, 40, and 42(2))

FEES

   

Fee

Section

Permit or application

US$

Z$

9(6)

Single entry

30

9(6)

Double entry

45

9(6)

Multiple entry

55

9(7)

Single entry (urgent)

100

9(7)

Double entry (urgent)

150

9(7)

Multiple entry (urgent)

200

15 (3)

Application for a residence permit (non investor)

300

15(3)

Application for the renewal of a residence permit (non investor)

300

15(3)

Application for a residence permit (investor)

500

15(3)

Application for the renewal of a residence permit (investor)

500

17(3)

Residence permit issued for an indefinite period (non investor)

500

17(3)

Residence permit issued for an indefinite period (investor)

1,000

22(6)

Application for a temporary employment permit

500

22(6)

Application for the renewal of a temporary employment permit

500

25(2)

Application for a temporary permit

1,000

30(4)

Application for resumption of residence

500

31(2)

Issue of a student's permit

200

34(2)

Application for a scholar's permit

100

37

Application for an alien's permit

500

37

Application for renewal of an alien's permit

500

38

Application for a permit referred to in paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section 26 of the Act

5,000

38

Application for the renewal of the permit referred to in paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section 26 of the Act

5,000

40

Application for copy of lost or destroyed document

100

42(2)(f)(i)

Application for extension of a visitor's entry certificate (after 3 months)

20

42(2)(f)(ii)

Application for extension of a visitor's entry certificate (after 6 months)

100

42(2)(f)
Proviso

Additional fee for application for extension of a visitor's entry certificate (after its expiry)

50
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