Zimbabwe - Country Commercial Guide
Import Requirements and Documentations
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Most of Zimbabwe’s imports are brought in through an open general import license (OGIL) and do not require special import licenses or permits.  For products that require import licenses, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce administers the licensing process.  The government requires the following documentation to import goods: a bill of entry plus relevant invoices, shipping documents such as a bill of lading, freight statements, and certificates of origin, especially for products entering from SADC member states and the Preferential Trade Area (PTA) of Eastern and Southern Africa, and certificate of inspection if applicable.