The British Embassy in Zimbabwe maintains and develops relations between the UK and Zimbabwe.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Zimbabwe and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +441908516666.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We offer the administration of the Oath of Allegiance and issue Emergency Travel Documents. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Zimbabwe.
British Embassy Harare
3 Norfolk Road,
Switchboard +263 242 8585 5200
Consular assistance (24 hours) +263 242 8585 5200
Emergency Outside Office Hours + 44 20 7008 1500
Passport enquiries +44 300 222 0000
Visa enquiries +44 203 481 1736
General fax Emergency - +263 242 8585 5284
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
Our staff are working remotely as our building is closed. When calling, you may therefore hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British National’ to speak to an officer.
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: email@example.com.
We are currently experiencing technical issues with our main telephone number. Please phone us on +44 (0)1908 516666 should you encounter difficulties contacting us.
To speak to a visa adviser calls cost £1.37 per minute in addition to the standard network charges. Payment is accepted by credit or debit card. You are not charged until you are connected to an adviser.
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