South African Home Affairs Minister Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize has released a statement stating the conditions of the new ZEP permit to replace the ZSP.
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ZIMBABWE EXEMPTION PERMIT (ZEP) IS AS FOLLOWS:
The new Zimbabwean Exemption Permit project will begin on 15 september 2017.
The ZEP is open for valid zsp permir holders only.
we advise prospective applicants to submit applications online from 15 September 2017 through the VFS website
Cut off date for submission of applications is 30 november 2017.
An administration fee of R1090 will be charged.
ZEP permits will be issued for a maximum period of 4 years effective fron 01 january 2018 and expiring on 31 december 2021 notwithstanding the date of application.
There after applicants will be allocated appointments for the required submissions of fingerprints and supporting documents to VFS from 01 october 2017. The relevant VFS offices are listed to the end of the statement.
An aplicant will be required to submit the following:
A VALID ZIMBABWEAN PASSPORT
EVIDENCE OF EMPLOYMENT-IN THE CASE OF AN APPLICATION FOR WORK RIGHTS.
EVIDENCE OF BUSINESS-IN THE CASE OF APPLICATION FOR WORK RIGHTS.
EVIDENCE OF ADMISSION LETTER FROM A RECOGNISED LEARNING INSTITUTION – IN THE CASE OF APPLICATION FOR STUDY RIGHTS.