Comoros visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Comoran Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: 45 days

Entry Requirements

  • Zimbabwe passport holders can visit Comoros for a duration of 45 days without going to an embassy for a visa. 
  • Tourists from Zimbabwe can obtain a visa on arrival at any airport and land borders upon entry into Comoros. 
  • The visa on arrival cost about $33.
  • Visitors will be required to provide a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of entry into Comoros. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Zimbabweans below 18 years hoping to travel to Comoros must possess travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket as well as proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in Comoros.
  • Citizens of Zimbabwe travelling with pets must have a health certificate and proof of rabies vaccination.
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Comoros is needed which can be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host in the country.
  • Although a proof yellow fever vaccination is not required, tourists are advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses.
  • There are no direct flights options available from Zimbabwe to Comoros, therefore there will be a couple of stopovers.
  •  Intending visitors can get to Moroni, Comoros from international airports in Zimbabwe. There are international airports in Harare and Bulawayo.
  • Kenya Airways, Air Zimbabwe and South African Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Zimbabwe to Comoros.
  • The estimated flight duration from Harare to Moroni, Comoros is 7 hours, 25 minutes and 10 hours, 35 minutes from Bulawayo.
  • Comorian, French and Arabic are the official languages in Comoros. Comorian is by far the most spoken language in the country. There are other minor languages spoken by small groups of people throughout the country.
  • Comoros makes use of East Africa Time ( GMT+3), which puts Comoros an hour ahead of Zimbabwe.
  • Getting around in Comoros is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes shared taxis, car rentals, buses, boats and domestic flights. 
  • Comoros is home to diverse religious demography, however, Islam is currently the most practised religion in Comoros with about 99% of the entire population.
  • Comoros has a tropical climate, with a hot and rainy season running from December to April, and a relatively cool and dry season from May to November.
  • The best time to visit Comoros is during the dry season months of May to September when the weather is cooler and pleasant enough to relax in the beaches. 
  • Langouste a la Vanille (lobster boiled in a rich vanilla sauce), Mkatra foutra (fried unleavened bread made with coconut water) and Pilaou (highly-spiced meat and rice dish) are some of the delicacies tourist can try out while in Comoros.
  • Type C and E are the power and socket plug types used in Comoros. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Comorian Franc is the currency used in Comoros. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Visitors are to avoid demonstrations, large gatherings and any political rallies while in the country. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.

Frequently Asked Questions

What islands form Comoros?

Comoros is formed by Ngazidja (Grande Comore), Mwali (Mohéli) and Nzwani (Anjouan), three major islands in the Comoros Archipelago, as well as many minor islets. The islands are officially known by their Comorian language names, though international sources still use their French names (given in parentheses above).

Is Comoros safe for tourist visit?

Comoros is a safe country, with little or no violence done against tourists. Visitors are however advised to take necessary precautions while in the country.

When is the best time to travel to Comoros?

The best time to visit the Comoros Islands is the dry season between May and November. The country is a lot more fun and easy to explore during this period.

Is the tap water in the Comoros safe to drink?

Despite the extent of the pollution, the water quality in Comoros appears to be improving recently due to numerous programs introduced by the government. As a short-term solution, UNICEF shipped millions of liters of drinking water into the nation until a more long-term solution can be enacted.