Entry Requirements and Tanzania Visa Information:
Like almost all other Countries, the United Republic of Tanzania requires any foreigner seeking to enter Tanzania a valid Visa issued by the Tanzanian authorities.
Tanzania Entry Requirements:
Any foreigner seeking to enter the United Republic of Tanzania is subject to the following entry requirements:
- A passport or Travel Document which is valid for not less than six months;
- A Residence Permit or a Pass or his name is endorsed upon the same;
- A valid Visa (where applicable) from any Tanzania Mission abroad or on arrival at any designated entry points.
How to Apply Tanzania Visa Online?
Foreigners willing to travel to Tanzania can now apply for Tanzania Visa Online. This Tanzania Visa Online can be applied for both Tanzania Mainland & Zanzibar. Foreigners are required to fill an online form, make payment, and submit their application online. Applicants will be notified through their e-mails whether their visa applications have been accepted or rejected. Applicants can also TRACK their application statuses through the online system.
Note: Applicants may as well be required to visit the nearest Tanzanian Embassies or Consular Offices for interviews.
Link to Apply Tanzania Visa Online:
Please visit the following link to apply for Tanzania Visa Online: Click to Apply Tanzania Visa Online
Note: If you are applying for the first time, click on “New Application” & follow the process to submit your Tanzania Visa Online Application.
Types of Tanzania Visa
TANZANIA SINGLE ENTRY VISA (ORDINARY VISA)
This Visa is issued for a single entry to a visitor for a period not exceeding three months for the purpose of holidays, visiting, leisure, health treatment, studies or any other activity legally recognized by the Law.
TANZANIA MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA
This Visa is issued to persons whose nature of their businesses or circumstances require them to make frequent visits to the United Republic of Tanzania. The maximum validity of this Visa is twelve months. However, the holder of the Multiple Visa cannot stay in the country for 12 consecutive months. They are required to leave the country at least after every three months.
TANZANIA TRANSIT VISA
This Visa may be issued to a person for the purpose of transiting to another destination outside Tanzania for a period not exceeding seven days. The applicant of this visa is required to have a Visa of the destination country.
TANZANIA BUSINESS VISA
Business visa will be issued once to foreigners to allow them to enter in the United Republic of Tanzania for the following purposes;
- To conduct special assignments such as fixing/repairing machines or to run short term training, etc.
- To conduct professional roles such as auditing accounts etc.
- To conduct lawful business according to the laws of the country.
Business visa will be issued at the Immigration Headquarters, Dar Es Salaam, the Immigration Head Office, Zanzibar, Entry Points and Tanzanian Consular Offices abroad.
There are some countries which their nationals require special clearance from the Commissioner General of Immigration or the Commissioner of Immigration (Zanzibar) prior to issuance of the Visa. These countries fall under the Referral Visa Category. Applicants whose nationals fall under this category are not advised to book flight tickets or make payments for any reservations in Tanzania before they get approval for their Visa. Applicants of Referral Visa are advised to apply at least two months before their date of travel.
Note: Refugees who hold Vienna Convention documents are also required to obtain referral visa prior to coming to Tanzania.
Tanzania Visa Fees
|TYPES OF VISA||VISA FEES IN USD|
|MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA||$100|
|SINGLE ENTRY VISA||$50|