Important Information Regarding Tanzania Visa

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To visit the United Republic of Tanzania, you can get a Tanzanian Visa either on arrival or e-Visa which you can apply for before your arrival to Tanzania.

If you are visiting within two weeks, we recommend getting a Visa on Arrival, if you are permitted to do so.
 

Our Information:

You will be asked to fill-in our details for your visa.

Host Name: Uhuru Smiles

Full Name: John Meela

Mobile number/WhatsApp: +255746827354

Email: info@uhurusmilesadventures.com

Company Name/Business Name/Organization Name: Uhuru Smiles

Company/Business/Organization Registration Number: 402839

Relationship: Tour Operator

Physical address: Changbay House, 1st Floor, Office #103, KCMC - Ushirika Wa Neema, Moshi Town.
 

Visa on arrival:

You can get Tanzanian visa upon arrival also. You need to fill in a form and produce your passport at the counter. Please note your passport must have a validity of atleast 6 months.

The visa charges are 100 USD for US citizens and 50 USD for the rest of the world.
 

eVisa:

To get online visa, you will have to fill an online form, make payment and then submit the same. This form will be internally reviewed and processed. The status of the application (if it has been accepted or rejected) can be viewed through the online system. The applicants will receive notification regarding their visa status through email.

We request all our travelers who are looking to get an online visa to book through the official Tanzania Immigration website only and not through any other links.

The official link of the Tanzania Immigration website is https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa/

When applying for an online visa, first you will be requested to fill in basic information like your email, passport number, passport issue country, a security question and its answer. After filling these details you will be able to start a new application. Upon starting a new application, kindly fill in the required fields with correct information.
 

Accommodation

If your tour begins in Moshi town, then fill: Panama Inn Hotel- Located along Market Street, Moshi town Centre.

If your tour begins in Arusha town, then fill: Arusha Toursit Inn Hotel- Located along Sokoine Drive, Opposite CMC Auto Mobiles, Arusha town.
 

Documents required

  1. A soft copy of passport size photo (jpeg/png format only, with size not to exceed more than 300KB)

  2. Soft copy of passport (jpeg/png format only, with size not to exceed more than 300KB and the passports must have a validity of at least 6 months)

  3. Supporting documents (PDF format, with size not to exceed more than 1MB)

Kindly note that visa applications take around 15 days to get processed. Please observe the time frame before filling the application.


What are the vaccination requirements to enter Tanzania?

The vaccination requirements to enter Tanzania are:

  • A negative COVID-19 certificate. The certificate will be considered valid only if the test is done 72 hours before your scheduled arrival to Tanzania.

  • Yellow fever vaccination, required only if you are traveling from a region with a high risk of yellow fever or have a transit of 6 hours or more in these regions. Here is the list of countries with a high risk of yellow fever: https://www.cdc.gov/yellowfever/maps/index.html


Visa not required?

Not everyone is required to apply for a visa. Citizens of some countries do not require a visa to enter Tanzania. The list of the countries whose citizens DO NOT require a visa can be found in the link below:

https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa/guidelines

Disclaimer: Kindly note that the above information is as per the current details shared by the Tanzania Government and may tend to change. We shall keep updating the information and request you to contact us in case of any queries.