Time difference with Switzerland
+ 1 h; +/- 0 h during our summer time
Country code for calling Switzerland
110 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220/240 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more with visa (issued upon arrival), return or onward travel ticket as well as proof of sufficient funds.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Harare, Lanark Road 9, Belgravia
Tel. +263 4 703 997 / +263 4 703 998 / +263 4 703 827
8.00 - 15.00 h (Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri)
8.00 - 13.00 h (Wed)
8.00 - 11.00 h (Sat)
8.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 12.00/13.00 h (Sat)
International driver's license required.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.8 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Year-round risk of malaria in areas below 1200 m, especially in the Zambesi valley and at the Victoria falls.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
It is not advised to travel to rural areas without a person who knows the place.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Relatively high crime rate, especially in the cities.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Photographing persons wearing an uniform, military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/