Electronic Temporary Importation Permit (E-TIP) explained

airfreightThe Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) administers a rebate of duty, which is granted to foreign registered vehicles not intended for consumption in Zimbabwe and temporarily imported into the country by a tourist for his own personal use, but not for disposal, trade or commercial purposes. These vehicles are imported under a Temporary Import Permit for visitors’ vehicle (TIP). Continue reading “Electronic Temporary Importation Permit (E-TIP) explained”


Zimra to commission upgraded Asycuda system

l-system-upgradeTHE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority has admitted it made costly errors when it first commissioned its Asycuda customs system, which crushed last December and caused a logjam, delaying cargo clearance at the country’s ports of entry. Continue reading “Zimra to commission upgraded Asycuda system”

Rebate of duty on equipment imported by registered Arts organisations

How-to-Listen-to-Instrumental-MusicA rebate of duty is a duty free concession provided for in the Customs and Excise regulations. One such rebate is granted to registered Arts organisations as defined in the National Arts council of Zimbabwe Act [Chapter 25:07]. Continue reading “Rebate of duty on equipment imported by registered Arts organisations”

Bordersmart: Restricted and Prohibited Imports and Exports

Prohibited-and-Restricted-ImportsThe importation and exportation of some goods and substances is only possible after obtaining and subsequent production of a requisite permit or licence from the relevant Ministry. However; for some products, the importation or exportation is prohibited. Continue reading “Bordersmart: Restricted and Prohibited Imports and Exports”

Zim, SA cops tighten border security

sapsZimbabwe Republic Police and their South African counterparts have increased patrols along the Beitbridge Border Post in an effort to curb rampant cross-border car theft, following a new trend of criminals using donkeys to pull stolen cars across the Limpopo River into Zimbabwe. Continue reading “Zim, SA cops tighten border security”