Start application for Tanzania visa
If you want to go to Tanzania for a holiday or business trip , you must apply for a regular Tanzania visa before traveling to the country. On this page you will find all important information about the Tanzania visa. For the trip to this country you need a Tanzania visa. The Tanzania visa is issued by the Tanzanian government and it authorizes you to enter the territory of Tanzania, including Zanzibar Island. Upon arrival in Tanzania, your visa will be checked at passport control at the airport or at the border crossing.
Onze medewerkers gaan zeer professioneel te werk. U kunt er zeker van zijn dat uw visumaanvraag voor Tanzania foutloos wordt aangeboden bij de ambassade of consulaat van Tanzania, zodat u met een gerust hart op reis kunt gaan.
Het visum Tanzania wordt uitgegeven door de ambassade van Tanzania in Den Haag of het consulaat generaal van Tanzania in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel.
Welke soorten visums voor Tanzania kunt u aanvragen?
Are you going to apply for a visa for Tanzania? Then it is good to know that Tanzania uses different types of visas, which depend on your purpose of travel. The most common types of Tanzania visas are a tourist visa and a business visa. Other types of visas for Tanzania include a family visit visa, a volunteer visa, a work visa, a transit visa, a conference visa, a student visa and a Tanzania visa by personal invitation. If you are not sure which visa type for Tanzania applies to you? Please do not hesitate to contact us! Our employees can inform you about this and are happy to talk to you about it.
Tourist and Business visas for Tanzania can be applied for online via our website.
To apply for the Tanzania online visa, you must provide your own file per person with the correct documents, together with your passport and a digital, official passport photo. You provide these documents when submitting the application or afterwards by e-mail.
The Tanzanian government requires that the visa applications are completely in order at the time of application. They can refuse the visa if the documentation of the application is not in order. This may also affect future trips to Tanzania. That is why it is important that you submit your application correctly the first time and according to the conditions. On our website you can see for each visa what the requirements are and what conditions they must meet.
If you travel to Tanzania with children, they must also have their own visa. They must also provide their own file with all the necessary documents.
After receiving your documents for your Tanzania visa, our visa specialists will carefully check your file for any changes, additions and errors. After that, the application will only be presented at the Tanzanian embassy. This ensures that your application meets the requirements.
Please note that the consulate and embassy are free to request additional documents from you at any time, without providing any explanation or issuing a different validity of the visa than that requested by the traveler.
Fees, visa validity and processing time
The costs and processing time for the Tanzania visa vary per visa type. Normally, a normal visa application often takes up to 15 working days. You can also request an urgent procedure, in which case the visa can often be ready in 4 working days.
The costs for a Tanzania visa
- The tourist visa , with 1 entry , can be obtained from € 84.95 . This visa is valid for 90 days from the time of issue. Within this period you may stay in the country for 30 days (excluding extension).
- The business visa for Tanzania, with 1 entry, costs € 284.95 (note that the decision regarding the validity of the visa is up to the Tanzanian authorities). Usually, the business visa has a validity of 90 days after issue, with a stay of 30 consecutive days within the validity period.
- A multiple entry visa costs € 219.90 and is a visa that allows you to travel in and out of Tanzania several times. You do not have to buy a new visa for each trip, as long as you travel within the validity period of 12 months (1 year after issue). Within this period you have 90 consecutive days of residence, during which you are obliged to leave the country every 3 months.
- You cannot apply for a transit visa via our website, but Traveldocs can arrange it for you online. This visa costs from € 64.95 and you must apply for it by email . This visa is valid for 7 days.
This includes processing fees, consular fees, transaction fees and VAT.
If you want data and/or documents to be collected or delivered to your home, you will pay additional shipping costs. This information about fees and rates can be found on the Rates page.
Enter Tanzania on an e-Visa
You may enter the country on an e-visa via the border posts below. Are you traveling into the country elsewhere? Then this is not allowed on an electronic Tanzania visa, and you are obliged to apply for a regular visa well before departure, which must be affixed to your passport by a consular employee of the Tanzanian embassy. In that case, please contact us for the price quote and conditions.
- Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA);
- Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA);
- Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA);
- Namanga border crossing;
- Tunduma border crossing.
Extend your Tanzania visa
Do you want to stay in the country longer than you are allowed on your chosen Tanzania visa? Then you can get them at the local immigration offices. Below you will find the details of both locations:
- The Commissioner General of Immigration Services, PO Box 512, Dar es Salaam., Tel. +255 2850575, 2850576, 2850569, Email: email@example.com
- Commissioner of Immigration Services (Zanzibar), PO Box 1354, Zanzíbar., Tel: +255 24 2234973, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
NB! The decision to extend your visa is solely at the discretion of the immigration officers and can never be guaranteed in advance. You must find out for yourself which documents are required for the extension and which requirements you must meet.
Visa-free travel to Tanzania
In some cases, as a Dutch or Belgian passport holder, you can obtain a Tanzania visa on arrival. However, this cannot happen at all airports and this often involves long waiting times. Most travelers therefore prefer to have arranged the visa in advance, so that you are not faced with surprises or unexpected high costs upon arrival.
Do you have an official passport from one of the countries listed below? Then you do not need to apply for a visa before departure and you can enter the country without a visa:
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Ashmore & Certie Island
- British Virgin Island
- British Indian Ocean Territory
- Cayman Island
- Channel Island
- Cocoons Island
- Cook Island
- Christmas Island
- Dominica Commonwealth
- Falkland Islands
- Heard Island
- Hong Kong
- Isle of man
- Nau Island
- Norfolk Island
- Papua new Guinea
- Ross Dependency
- Solomon Islands
- St Kitts & Navis
- St Lucia
- St Vicente
- St Helena
- South African Republic
- Trinidad & Tobago
- Turks & Caico Islands
- Tokelan administrative layer
- Vanuatu Republic
Passport holders of the countries below are not allowed to travel to Tanzania on an e-visa
Do you have a passport from one of the countries listed below? Then you are not allowed to travel on an e-visa and you are obliged to apply for a regular visa via the embassy:
- Equatorial Guinea
- Kazakhstan Republic
- Kyrgyzstan Republic
- Sri Lanka
- Sierra Leone
- Stateless persons and persons with a refugee passport or travel passport.
Why apply for your Tanzania visa at Traveldocs?
At Traveldocs we guarantee professional, correct, smooth and also very reliable service when you apply for a Tanzania visa.
Our experienced experts check the application before it is submitted to the Embassy of Tanzania. This is the only way you can be 100% sure that your application will be submitted correctly and securely.
Traveldocs makes the procedure easier, so no complicated procedures for you.
You will be kept informed by Traveldocs of the status of the application by e-mail and by telephone. You can also track your request at any time via the Tracking function on our website.
Traveldocs is a Dutch company with years of experience and the right connections to handle your documents correctly. We work together with various tour operators, top clubs, large (international) companies and NGOs. Your documents are in safe hands with us at all times.
Are you planning to visit other destinations besides Tanzania?
Then take a look at the visa countries below, so that you can travel well prepared and with the correct documents.
Apply for a Tanzania visa immediately
Do you want to apply for a Tanzania visa? Then proceed directly to the online application form . Do you first want to know more about the visa and the procedure? Then read our FAQ visa Tanzania page or contact us via the online contact form .
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