Department of Home Affairs is pleased to announce the opening of the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit Centres in 10 cities within South Africa. Zimbabwean Exemption Permit applications will be accepted across these 10 centres in South Africa. These applications will be assessed by Department of Home Affairs in Pretoria. The Zimbabwean Exemption permit (ZEP) is only applicable to applicants who are currently on the Zimbabwean Special Dispensation permit (ZSP) whose permits are expiring at end of December 2017.
Please note that the Zimbabwe Exemption permit application process is now closed. You are however allowed to collect you ZEP decision which is ready for collection.
To track the status of your application please click on the below button and enter the required reference number:
Please note collections will be by appointment only
All users are directed to register before accessing the appointment scheduler. Kindly only schedule once the same states ready for collection
Please click here to schedule an appointment for collection
Kindly contact our call centre for any clarifications
VFS Helpline: +27 12 425 3020
Working hours – 8:00 hrs to17:00 hrs from Monday to Friday.
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