Tanzania Visa & Info

Tanzania Entry Requirements and VISA Information

Visa & Immigration

Introduction In Tanzania, visas are required by most foreign nationals whether visiting for a holiday or to conduct business. Tanzania does permit visa-free travel for a period of up to three months to some foreign nationals, mainly those from African and Asian countries however in most cases, with the exceptions of Kenya and Uganda, these visitors will still to obtain entry permit clearance. A Global Visas immigration will be able to advise you of the exact visa requirements for citizens of your country of residence travelling to Tanzania.

Visit our online Tanzania visa assessment form now to get started on your visa application. Our assessment form is quick and easy to complete, just answer a few simple questions and one of our immigration consultants will respond to your enquiry.

Who Needs Visa To Tanzania?
All nationals of the countries or territorial entities mentioned below. Stateless and those holding non-national travel/refugee documents or passports issued by an authority not recognized by the United Republic of Tanzania, must obtain a valid visa on each occasion they need to enter Tanzania.

The countries whose nationals require a visa for Tanzania are:

Afghanistan Comoros Guinea-Bissau Moldova Suriname
Albania Congo Guyana Monaco Sweden
Algeria Congo (the Democratic Republic of) Haiti Mongolia Switzerland
Angola Costa Rica Holland Morocco Syria
Argentina Cote D’Ivoire Holy See Myanmar Taiwan
Armenia Croatia Honduras Nepal Tajikistan
Austria Cuba Hungary Netherlands Thailand
Azerbaijan Czech Republic Iceland Niger Togo
Bahrain Denmark Independent State of Samoa; Norway Tunisia
Belarus Djibouti India Oman Turkey
Belgium Dominican Republic Israel Panama Turkmenistan
Benin Ecuador Italy Papua New Guinea Ukraine
Bhutan Egypt Japan Paraguay United Arab Emirates
Bolivia El-Salvador Jordan Peru United Kingdom
Bosnia Equatorial Guinea Kazakhstan Philippines United States of America
Brazil Equatorial Guinea Korea (North & South) Poland Uruguay
Bulgaria Eritrea Kuwait Republic of Ireland Uzbekistan
Burkina Faso Estonia Kurdistan Portugal Venezuela
Burma Fiji Laos Qatar Vietnam
Burundi Finland Latvia Romania Yemen
Cambodia France Liberia Russia Yugoslavia (all travelling documents issued by former SFR of Yugoslavia or by present Yugoslav Authorities)
Canada Gabon Libya Sao Tome & Principe
Cape Verde Georgia Luxembourg Saudi Arabia
Central African Republic Germany Macedonia Senegal
Chad Gibraltar Malagasy Slovak Republic
Chile Greece Maldives Slovenia
China (Peoples Republic of ) Guatemala Mauritania South Africa
Colombia Guinea Mexico Spain

Citizens of the following Nations require referred Visas for Entry to Tanzania

Abkhazia (Republic inside Georgia) Eritrea Republic Mauritania Republic SriLanka Republic Turkmenistan
Afghanistan Republic Ethiopia Morocco Somali Uzbekistan
Bangladesh Republic Kazakhstan Republic Niger Republic Somali Land Wakimbizi (REFUGEES)
Chad Republic Kyrgyzstan Republic Palestine State Stateless Persons
Djibouti Republic Djibouti Republic Lebanon Republic Senegal Republic
Equatorial Guinea Mali Republic Sierra Leone Republic Tajikistan

Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa for stay up to 90 days:

Botswana Hong Kong Malawi Republic Namibia Republic Uganda Republic
Gambia Kenya Republic Malaysia Federal State Rwanda Republic Zambia Republic
Ghana Republic Lesotho Kingdom Mozambique Republic Swaziland Kingdom Zimbabwe Republic

Where to Get Tanzania VISA


Nationals of any Country not listed or described above please consult the Mission for further information. Tanzania High Commissions / Embassies and Consulates abroad


Can we get our visa on arrival?
Yes, you can get a visa on arrival at the airport or at any entry point into Tanzania such as at Dar-es-salaam International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, Zanzibar International Airport, Namanga (Tanzania – Kenya Border Post to the North), Tunduma (Tanzania – Malawi Border post to the South), Taveta and Holili (Tanzania – Kenya Border post to the North East)





  • Applicants are required to submit their Visa Applications ONLY THROUGH the Tanzania Immigration Website www.immigration.go.tz
  • Applicants are required to read the VISA GUIDELINE from the Visa System before Applying for Visa;
  • Applicants are expected to apply for the Right Type of Visa


how to apply e-visa

  • Visit Tanzania Immigration Website: www.immigration.go.tz
  • Point to the e-services button;
  • Then Click Online Visa Application Form;
  • Then, click VISA GUIDELINE to read Types and Requirements of Visa;
  • Fill the required information correctly and upload relevant attachments;
  • Lastly, make Payment for the Visa


Visa Payment Methods

The Visa may be paid through either of the following methods:

  • Credit Card/Master Card
  • Bank Deposit (Swift Transfer)
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