Dominica visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Dominican Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: 21 days

Entry Requirements

  • Zimbabwe passport holder can visit Dominica for a duration of 21 days without a visa.
  • Tourist should be aware that a passport valid for at least six (6) months from the expected date of entry into Dominica, is also a basic requirement. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in Dominica, which could be a recent bank statement.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Dominica and a confirmation of accommodation during their stay which could be in the form of a hotel reservation or letter from the host already in the country will be required.
  • An airport tax of USD 21 is levied on Zimbabweans when exiting Dominica.
  • A permit is required to import animals, plants and seeds.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Dominica from international airports in Zimbabwe. These international airports can be found in Harare and Bulawayo.
  • Kenya Airways, Air France, Turkish Airlines and South African Airways are some of the airlines that fly from Zimbabwe to Dominica.
  • The estimated flight time from Harare to Roseau, Dominica is 1 day, 7 hours and 1 day, 11 hours from Bulawayo.
  • The Eastern Caribbean dollar is the official currency in Dominica. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Christianity is the prominent religion in Dominica. They consist majorly of Roman Catholics and Protestants. Islam, Buddhism, Baha'i, Hinduism make up the minority.
  • The best time to visit Dominica is from March to May when the peak season rush trickles out of the city.
  • Transportation in Dominica can be facilitated by taxis, car rentals and buses.
  • Tourists travelling to Dominica are advised to budget between $60-$200 per day as a tourist.
  • The official and most spoken language in Dominica is English. Some regions in Dominica speak a dialect called Kokoy.
  • Dominica has a tropical climate. It is usually hot and humid all year round, with a relatively cool and dry season from January to mid-April and a hot, humid and rainy season from mid-June to mid-November.
  • Some of the special delicacies tourists can try while in Dominica include manicou, sorrel, codfish sandwich and rum.
  • Dominica uses the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4) which puts Zimbabwe six hours ahead of Dominica.
  • Type D and G are the power and socket plug types used in Dominica. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts while in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you drink the tap water in Dominica?

No, it is not safe to drink the tap water in Dominica, as it is not purified. Tourists are advised to always drink bottled water, which is available in abundance at all stores and supermarkets in the country.

How populous is Dominica?

Dominica is the 15th largest Caribbean island country by population (71,000). The top 10 Caribbean countries by population are: Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico (US), Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, Guadeloupe (France), Martinique (France), Bahamas, Belize, and Barbados.

Is Dominica safe for tourists?

Dominica is a safe island in the Caribbean. Tourist-targeted crime is rare and residents are hospitable and more than willing to help out with whatever situations that arise with tourists.

What is the best time to travel to Dominica?

The best time to go to Dominica is during the dry season which is from February to April. Also, if the criteria are based on cost, the best time to visit Dominica is from October to January, when the hotel rates are lower and the humidity is less stifling.