This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-B6LW2G

UK companies face difficulties in getting work permits in Zimbabwe

in Zimbabwe

Trade barrier summary

Foreign employees can work in Zimbabwe if they obtain Temporary Employment Permits. They are generally granted if it can be demonstrated that a Zimbabwean citizen is unable to perform the job. However, the process is slow and opaque and it can take 3 to 6 months to obtain a permit.

Sectors affected

  • All sectors



Date reported

7 January 2021

Last updated

25 November 2021

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