The Embassy of Zimbabwe in South Africa has offered its citizens who want to leave South Africa voluntarily an opportunity to do so.


The embassy said it has come to its attention that some members of the Zimbabwean community are facing challenges which may make their continued stay in the country uncomfortable.

The embassy added that the South African government has allowed for the voluntary and orderly repatriation of foreign nationals to their countries of origin during the lockdown period.

The Zimbabwe borders will remain open to allow for the return of citizens and permanent residents even during lockdown period.

Citizens and permanent residents who choose to exercise the option of returning to Zimbabwe during the lockdown period are expected to go into compulsory quarantine for a period of 21 days (three weeks).

Meanwhile all those who will opt to return to their homeland should provide the following personal information click here:

1. Full names and surname for all members of the household
2. Passport number/National Identity number
3. Age
4. Gender
5. Current physical address in South Africa
6. Local phone number
7. Name, address and phone number for the next of kin in Zimbabwe
8. Home address in Zimbabwe