Tanzania Visa and Passport Requirements


Travellers to Tanzania, with the exception of certain nationals, need to ensure that they are in possession of a valid passport, tourist visa and that at least one blank visa page exists in their passport book for their entry stamp.

Travellers' passports should be valid for a minimum of 6 months after the issuance of their visa. Upon arrival at the airport, travellers need to present proof of their round trip tickets and sufficient funds for their stay. A valid visa, a residence permit or pass is also required when visiting Tanzania.Those who travel from Yellow Fever endemic countries need to provide proof of vaccination upon arrival in Tanzania. Travellers between South Africa and Tanzania are not required to provide proof of Yellow Fever vaccination.For those who prefer to stay longer or are planning on staying for business purposes in the country, a Tanzanian business visa should be obtained.

Visa applications for minors under 18 years traveling alone or with only one parent/legal guardian should be accompanied by a notarized letter, jointly signed by parents or legal guardians approving the minor to travel, as well as a copy of their ID.

Visa to Tanzania can be applied for online at the Tanzania Electronic Visa Application System

Nationals from the following countries DO NOT require a visa to enter Tanzania

Antigua & Barbuda Montserrat
Anguilla Malaysia
Ashmore & Certie Island Madagascar
Bahamas Malta
Barbados Mauritius
Bermuda Macao
Belize Mozambique
Brunei Nauru
British Virgin Island Naue Island
British Indian Ocean Territory Norfolk Island
Botswana Namibia
Cyprus Papua new Guinea
Cayman Island Rwanda
Channel Island Romania
Cocoas Island Ross Dependency
Cook Island Samoa
Christmas Island Seychelles
Dominica Singapore
Falkland Island Swaziland
Gambia Solomon Island
Ghana St. Kitts&Navis
Gibraltar St. Lucia
Grenada St. Vicent
Guernsey St. Helana
Guyana South African Republic
Heard Island Trinidad & Tobago
Hong Kong Turks & Caicos
Isle of man Tokelan
Jamaica Tonga
Jersey Tuvalu
Kenya Vanuatu
Kiribati Uganda
Lesotho Zambia
Malawi Zimbabwe


Visas and passports are the responsibility of the traveller. It is best to consult with the high commission of the country being travelled to in the country being travelled from as requirements vary and change constantly.

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