Online exemptions open for Zimbabwean permits
PRETORIA – Holders of the Zimbabwean special permit (ZSP) due to expire on 31 December, are now able to apply for the new Zimbabwean exemption permit (ZEP) as announced by Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Buhle Mkhize. The online ZEP application process opened on Friday and would close on Thursday, 30 November, VFS Global said in a statement. The new ZEP dispensation was valid for four years and would allow ZSP holders to continue to work, study, and run businesses in South Africa. Holders of ZSPs would be required to complete the process individually which would include a personal appointment for registration of biometric data.