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Visa Information in Tanzania

Tanzania Visa and Passport Information!

Tanzania International Travel Information

Tanzania Visa – Most tourists visiting Tanzania from overseas will require a valid tourist visa. Visas can be obtained from your nearest Tanzanian mission or consulate, usually within one day. Though this is the recommended approach, it is also possible to obtain a tourist’s visa for a single entry at any one of the following four main entry points to Tanzania, subject to the fulfilment of all immigration and health requirements:


Dar es Salaam International Airport

Zanzibar International Airport

Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA)

Namanga Entry Point (Tanzania-Kenya boarder point)


For all other entry points in Tanzania, visitors must hold a valid visa prior to arrival.


Tanzania Visa and Passport Information

Passport, visa and other entry requirements

Entry requirements can change, so please contact your local Tanzania embassy to verify the information below is current:


A passport is required for all foreign visitors and has to be valid for at least six months.

Passports must have a clean and a full visa page for endorsement.

When arriving from a yellow-fever-infected country in Africa or the Americas a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required.

Citizens of most countries require a visa, which can be obtained at arrival.


The visa fee for most nationalities will be US $50 for a single entry. Visa fee for a double entry is US $70. For US citizens the fee is usually US $100 for a multiple entry. Tourist visas will be valid for 3 months from the issue date. If traveling from a yellow fever area, you will also have to provide a yellow fever certificate at the Tanzanian border.


Countries which are not required to apply for Visa

There are some countries whose nationals are not required to apply for visa to enter Tanzania. They will undergo immigration formalities at the entry point upon arrival. The list of such countries is shown below:

Antigua & Barbuda

Bahamas

Belize

British Indian Ocean Territory

Cayman Island

Cook Island

Falkland Island

Gibraltar

Guyana

Isle of man

Kenya

Malawi

Madagascar

Macao

Naue Island

Papua new Guinea

Ross Dependency

Singapore

Swaziland

St. Vicent

Trinidad & Tobago

Tonga

Uganda

Anguilla

Barbados

Brunei

Botswana

Channel Island

Christmas Island

Gambia

Grenada

Heard Island

Jamaica

Kiribati

Montserrat

Malta

Mozambique

Norfolk Island

Rwanda

Samoa

Solomon Island

St. Kitts & Navis

St. Helana

Turks & Caicos

Tuvalu

Zambia

Ashmore & Certie Island

Bermuda

British Virgin Island

Cyprus

Cocoas Island

Dominica

Ghana

Guernsey

Hong Kong

Jersey

Lesotho

Malaysia

Mauritius

Nauru

Namibia

Romania

Seychelles

South Sudan

St. Lucia

South African Republic

Tokelan

Vanuatu

Zimbabwe


Note:

Possession of a Visa for United Republic of Tanzania does not provide automatic right of entry for the holder into the Country. The Immigration Officer at the port of entry may refuse entry to any person, if he is satisfied that such a person is unable to fulfil the immigration requirements or that such person's presence in the United Republic of Tanzania would be contrary to national interests or security.