How to export from Zimbabwe?

Complete procedures to export goods from Zimbabwe



How to export from Zimbabwe? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Zimbabwe? Explain the export methodology in Zimbabwe.


Information given here explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Zimbabwe government authority for exportation from Zimbabwe.


All natural persons or legal entities are approved to conduct export and import process in Zimbabwe. For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of products from and to Zimbabwe.

The Customs and Excise Department of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA), under the ministry of Finance who is assigned with implementation of all the decrees issued by the country’s ministries and governmental institutions which concerned, collecting revenue, controls illegal trade, smuggling and facilitating of genuine trade.

All export documentation must be completed correctly to avoid any missed shipments, port demurrage charges or fines to the business. Understanding the right documents is essential for smooth import and export procedures. The exporter should make sure that they made all of the accurate export documents that are required to get the goods delivered through the port, cleared customs, satisfy all compliance and regulations, then loaded on board the pre determined carrier.


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required


This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Zimbabwe.



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