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The Tanzanian visa process. Tips and recommendations
For entry into the territory of the United Republic of Tanzania for tourism purposes it is necessary to have a valid foreign passport with an expiry date of at least six more months at the moment of crossing the border of the Republic. The passport must have two blank pages for seals and stamps on border crossing.
There are two ways to get a tourist visa.
The method 1 (recommended). Receiving VISA upon arrival to Tanzania:
Tourist visa will be stamped into your passport by the immigration authorities of Tanzania upon arrival to the country. You may receive visa on arrival in one of the following border points:
Kilimanjaro International Airport
Zanzibar International Airport
Dar es Salaam International Airport
The border crossings between Kenya and Tanzania (Namanga / Taveta)
Remember that arriving on the territory of Tanzania through other border crossings, you should have a valid visa stamp in your passport.
Citizens of the following countries should get a special referred visa in advance in one of the Tanzanian overseas diplomatic missions. Without a visa received in a Tanzanian diplomatic mission, they will be denied entry to the United Republic.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WHILE PROCESSING AN ORDINARY TOURIST VISA TAKES 1-7 WORKING DAYS, GETTING A REFERRED VISA MAY TAKE AS LONG AS 2 MONTHS. MAKE SURE TO PLAN YOUR TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS ACCORDINGLY.
MAKE SURE TO CONTACT US IF YOU NEED A REFERRED VISA TO ENTER TANZANIA. WE WILL PREPARE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS FOR THE CONSULATE DEPARTMENT AND SEND THEM TO YOU.
The Republic of Kazakhstan;
The Republic of Kyrgyzstan;
The State of Palestine;
The method 2. Receiving a Tanzanian tourist visa in advance through a Tanzanian diplomatic mission abroad:
If you are citizen of one of the countries in the list above and require a referred visa, or just want to avoid queing up in the airport (though getting a visa there in not a long process), consider getting a tourist visa to Tanzania in a one of the diplomatic missions.
Tanzania currently has the following missions:
The missions of Tanzania in the Americas
THE COUNTRY AND THE MISSION
ADDRESS AND WEBSITE
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WASHINGTON (EMBASSY)
Washington, DC 20037
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NEW YORK (PERMANENT MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS)
New York, NY, 10022.
Phone: (212)697 3612/ (212) 697-3612
BRASIL, BRASÍLIA (EMBASSY)
SHIS QI 09 Conj. 16 Casa 20
71.625-160 Brasília+91-11-24122865 [Visa & Consular]
(+55) (61) 3364 2629
CANADA, OTTAWA (HIGH COMMISSION)
Ottawa, ON K1N 8J4
The missions of Tanzania in Asia
THE COUNTRY AND THE MISSION
ADDRESS AND CONTACTS
INDIA, NEW DELHI (HIGH COMMISSION)
CHINA, BEIJING (EMBASSY)
(+86) 010 65321719
BANGLADESH, DHAKA (CONSULATE)
53/2 dit Extension ROAD, Naya Polton, Dhaka 1000
PHILIPPINES, MANILA (EMBASSY)
Suite 407, 4th Floor, CLMC Bldg., 259 EDSA
cor. Greenhills, Mandaluyong
JAPAN, TOKYO (EMBASSY)
4-21-9, Kamiyoga, Setagaya-ku Tokyo, 158-0098 Japan
(+81) 3 3425 4531
THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, DUBAI (EMBASSY)
Umm Al Shaif Road Al Safa 2, Jumeirah 3 , P.O. Box 75457 , Dubai United Arab Emirates
(+971) 4 394 0200
The missions of Tanzania in Europe
BELGIUM, BRUSSELS (EMBASSY)
(0032) (0) 2 640 65 00
DENMARK, COPENHAGEN (CONSULATE)
+ 45 33 16 49 00
FRANCE, PARIS (EMBASSY)
(+33) 1 53 70 63 66
GERMANY, BERLIN (EMBASSY)
ITALY, ROME (EMBASSY)
ITALY, MILAN (CONSULATE)
NETHERLANDS, AMSTERDAM (CONSULATE)
The missions of Tanzania in Australia
AUSTRALIA, MELBOURNE (CONSULATE)
Doncaster Heights, Victoria 3109, P.O. Box 4204, Melbourne, Australia
AUSTRALIA, PERTH (CONSULATE)
Perth WA 6000, Australia
You can obtain visa of the United Republic of Tanzania in one of these diplomatic institutions The term of receiving is 2-7 days. You also should pay a visa fee of EUR 50.
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