Tanzania Visa And Passport 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.

Visa And Passport

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.

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. A list of countries and specific visa eligibilityis available from the Tanzanian Ministry of Home Affairs.

The visa fee for most nationalities will be US $50 for a single entry. Visa fee for a double entry is 70USD. 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.

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