Payment methods for the Digital Library

Step 1: Make a payment of  USD$20.00 or ZWL 360,000.00

Make an RTGS or USD Bank Transfer to:

  • ZWL$ Account - British Council Zimbabwe, Stanbic Bank, account number 9140000223092,  Minerva Branch,  Harare
  • USD$ Account - British Council Zimbabwe, Stanbic Bank, account number 9140000882703,  Minerva Branch,  Harare

Please clearly highlight the reason for payment as “British Council Digital Library for [Your Name]”, for example, “British Council Digital Library for John Dube”

Do not use the ZIPIT facility for the payment

Quote your full name for the deposit, or;

  • Make an Ecocash ZWL$ payment to: British Council Bulawayo Merchant Code: 014352, or British Council Harare Merchant Code: 017950 

Step 2: Email us

Step 3: Activate your subscription

  • After receipt of your payment, an activation email will be sent to your email address within 48 hours.
  • Digital Library membership will expire after 12 months from the day of activation.

Before making your payment, please read the privacy section of our website,, or contact our local British Council office. We will keep your information in line with our retention policies from the time of collection.

Getting started with the Digital Library