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Submitted on Sep 15, 2019 Useful Info

Tanzania entry and visa requirements

  • To gain entry into Tanzania, you need the following documents
  • A valid visa- this can be issued from Tanzania embassies abroad or at selected points upon arrival.
  • A passport that is valid for not less than 6 months
  • A residence permit or pass

Visa requirements

  • Visa requirements differ for different types of visa. There are 4 types of Tanzanian visas:
  1. Single visa
  2. Multiple visas
  3. Business visa
  4. Transit visa

More info about the requirements for various visas can be found on the Tanzanian immigration website.

Online visa service

  • Once on the immigration website, click on e-services, you'll find the visa form which you'll fill and submit online.
  • After successfully filling your form you'll pay visa fees by either MasterCard, visa card or swift transfer.
  • Visa fees are as follows:
  • Transit visa-$30
  • Ordinary visa-$50
  • Multiple entry visa- $100
  • Business and student visa -$250
  • Citizens from the following countries are not needed to have a visa to enter Tanzania.