The government charges certain fees when one applies for a passport, birth certificate or National ID depending on circumstances. Below we have created a list of the current charges.

Passport Fees on Tuesday, 14 May 2024

ServiceCost Amount in USDAmount in ZiG
Ordinary PassportUS$150.00N/A
Emergency PassportUS$250.00N/A
QR CodeUS$20.00N/A
Application FeesUS$20.00N/A
Birth and Death Certificate Fees

Last Updated on Wednesday 31 January 2024 at 17:27:18 Central Africa Time

  • Passport fees are paid in foreign currency only. ZiG payments are not accepted.
  • An application fee must be paid with each application.
  • New passports come with a chip like the one you see on chipped bank cards that looks like a SIM card. The chip has biometric information that can be verified electronically and is hard to alter
  • Payments for passports can be made at CBZ and First Capital banks

National, Birth and Death Registration Fees on Tuesday, 14 May 2024

ServiceCost Amount in USDAmount in ZiG
Searching birth or records for any one year of any documentUS$1.0013 ZiG
Photocopying any birth or death document/pageUS$0.203 ZiG
Initial birth certifcate for persons six years or youngerUS$0.000 ZiG
Initial birth certifcate for persons above six yearsUS$5.0067 ZiG
Initial death certificateUS$2.0027 ZiG
Certified copy of an entry of birth or death certificateUS$5.0067 ZiG
An extract of an entry relating to birth or deathUS$2.0027 ZiG
A certifcate not provided elsewhereUS$2.0027 ZiG
For altering a name in register or correcting an errorUS$5.0067 ZiG
Correcting an error orignating from the DepartmentUS$0.000 ZiG
For a change of surname by notarial deedUS$50.00674 ZiG
For a change of surname by Registrar-GeneralUS$5.0067 ZiG
AuthenticationUS$20.00270 ZiG
Re-registration (for legitimacy purposes)US$20.00270 ZiG
Urgent birth/death certicateUS$10.00135 ZiG
External birth certificateUS$15.00202 ZiG
Non-citizen birth certificate (initial)US$10.00135 ZiG
Non-citizen birth certificate (duplicate)US$25.00337 ZiG
Searching ID records for any year or any document entryor other recordUS$2.0027 ZiG
For fingerprint clearanceUS$1.0013 ZiG
Urgent fingerprint clearanceUS$5.0067 ZiG
National ID (Initial registration for persons aged 16-18)US$0.000 ZiG
National ID (Initial registration for persons above 18 years)US$2.0027 ZiG
Replacement of lost or torn paper ID documentUS$5.0067 ZiG
Urgent replacement of torn or lost paper ID documentUS$10.00135 ZiG
Replacement of lost or defaced metal or plastic ID document (resident)US$10.00135 ZiG
Replacement of lost or defaced metal or plastic ID document (non-resident)US$15.00202 ZiG
Application for plastic changeover from metal ID to plastic ID (resident)US$20.00270 ZiG
Application for plastic changeover from metal ID to plastic ID (non-resident)US$30.00404 ZiG
Correction of ID error due to applicant on paper IDUS$10.00135 ZiG
Correction of an error due to applicant on plastic IDUS$25.00337 ZiG
Correction of error due to DepartmentUS$0.000 ZiG
Change of name on plastic, metal or paper IDUS$0.000 ZiG
Change of name on plastic, metal or paper ID other than after marriageUS$25.00337 ZiG
Change of citizen statusUS$40.00539 ZiG
Change of name on ID by notarial deedUS$100.001 348 ZiG
Birth and Death Certificate Fees

Last Updated on Wednesday 31 January 2024 at 17:05:46 Central Africa Time

Citizen Status Fees on Tuesday, 14 May 2024

ServiceCost Amount in USDAmount in ZiG
Searching a set of citizen records/set US$10.00135 ZiG
Making a photocopy of any document/PageUS$0.101 ZiG
Issuance of a Temporary Travel Document (TTD)US$40.00N/A
Certificate of confirmation of citizenship (citizenship status certificate)US$50.00674 ZiG
Certificate of registration of citizenship by descent (adult)US$50.00674 ZiG
Certificate of registration of citizenship by descent (minor)US$50.00674 ZiG
Certificate of renunciation of Zimbabwean citizenshipUS$200.002 696 ZiG
Restoration of citizenship by descentUS$50.00674 ZiG
Restoration of citizenship otherwise than descentUS$1,000.0013 482 ZiG
Restoration of citizenship by SADC descentants under Section 9A of the ActUS$50.00674 ZiG
Initial registration as a citizen of a foreign permanent resident (minor/adult)US$5,000.00N/A
Birth and Death Certificate Fees

Last Updated on Wednesday 31 January 2024 at 17:30:12 Central Africa Time