Information for returning residents to Zimbabwe who are able to pay to stay at a Ministry of Health & Child Care approved lodge or hotel. You will be subject to the Zimbabwean Governments mandatory quarantine of 8 days at a pre-arranged accommodation and a further 14 days self-isolation, for the safety of your fellow Zimbabweans.

What will be included in the training?

  • Explanation of what a coronavirus is

  • How coronaviruses spread

  • How to reduce your risk of contracting the virus.

  • What the law currently says

  • Question & answer session

How will the on-site training be done?

  • Either in a well ventilated conference room that will allow for social distancing rules

  • We will also offer a safety assessment of your office

how much will it cost?

All we ask for is a donation to help in the fight against Covid-19.

Your donation will go towards sourcing PPE, & will assist in the development of our isolation centres.

Please do not arrange a flight until accommodation has been pre-booked and confirmed at a registered quarantine Lodge or Hotel under the Minister of Health and Child Care

For further information, please contact ZINCAT 

+263 772 240 442
  • A letter of what to expect will be sent on booking
  • Once quarantine accommodation has been booked, flight availability will be advised


Before booking a flight back to Zimbabwe

  • Please contact ZINCAT –
  • You will receive a pre-admission form to fill in. This will be sent to ZINCAT medical team and stored confidentially for reference by the clinical team only
  • Please note you will require a booking confirmation letter before arriving at any ZINCAT quarantine centre to ensure we have a room for you. Please be sure to get this before booking your flight.

What to expect upon arrival to Zimbabwe?

  • You will be required to fill out a guest acknowledgement form confirming you understand you have to complete the mandatory quarantine period of 8 days and a further 14 days self-isolation at home
  • You will collect your luggage and go through the normal border clearance processes (customs, immigration and Covid-19 quarantine security )
  • You will be met by MINISTER OF HEALTH representative and be cleared. They will make this waiting period as comfortable as possible. Your cooperation and patience are appreciated
  • MOH will organise the transfer from the airport to your pre-booked accommodation – accompanied by ZINCAT staff.

Arrangements for your 8 day’s quarantine period

  • Your accommodation has been approved by Minister of Health & Child Care
  • All questions will be answered by the ZINCAT medical team on arrival at your lodge. The accommodation will have the amenities and services you’ll need during your stay. Please be aware this will not necessarily be of normal lodge standards but it will be safe and hygienic; food, /water, tea/coffee and basic 3 meals a day will be provided
  • All meals will be provided and served to your room. Should you require any special diet please advise prior to arrival. Daily visit by ZINCAT medical team for monitoring
  • Should you need a doctor for any other health concerns a Doctors call out fee of $20 may be needed
  • Should you have health needs, for example prescriptions for regular medications, arrangements will be made to facilitate these requirements
  • Under the quarantine security you’ll have to remain in the allocated accommodation until you’re medically cleared to return home. Depending on the facility you are in there will be time for you to be in the garden.

Testing Requirements

  • MOHCC has advised a rapid test needs to be done on day 1, PCR test on day 8 and again on day 21
  • ZINCAT can support with this testing requirements. Depending on the facility you stay in these costs may be part of your fee
  • A rapid (antigen) test A COVID19 PCR test will be taken on the 8th day by the ZINCAT medical team and a negative test will allow to leave for self-isolation at home for a further 14 days. Your home address will be required by ZINCAT to monitor
  • Costs to be prepared for: 
You have the option to get the Rapid Test at a cost of $25. PCR test from LANCET labs. This will be an out of pocket expense of $65 with a $5 fee for the doctor to administer and return it for results. This should allow you to get your result in 24hours and return home on the 9th day.
  • However, City of Harare COVID19 Rapid Response team can administer your test for no cost. We cannot guarantee that this will be turned around less than 48 hours due to the backlog of tests they have. Which would require you to remain in quarantine for the extra nights at your expense.

Quarantine for those self-driving by road

ZINCAT is in consultation with MOHCC for support and quarantine options. Currently we are setting up facilities within Harare that fit with infection control requirements and the safety of all. For now, please direct your queries to MOHCC and the Border authorities and be patient, we are doing our best to get a clear way forward for this mode of travel home.

Quarantine Facilities outside of Harare

ZINCAT has begun supporting MOHCC in the set up of lodges as quarantine centres. We are currently a small not for profit organisation based in Harare. We are doing our best to get a process to support regional facilities to be created. This will take some time as we expand our clinical team. 
If you are wanting to set up as a quarantine centre please contact or go directly to MOHCC with your information and please be patient.

*please note currently this service is only available for Zimbabweans flying back into Zimbabwe.

How do i Book?

Each facility is managing their own bookings. 

Click here for quarantine centres


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+263 782 651 408
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