According to Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, a total of 197 303 ZSP applications for Zimbabwean Special Permits (ZSP) were adjudicated and a total of 185 075 were approved. 30 September 2015 is the target for completion of outstanding tasks including collections.

Minister Gigaba is clear that after the expiry date of the new ZSP (31 December 2017), Zimbabweans would have to qualify and apply for one of the normal visas available in law.