Tanzania Allows Visa-Free Travel from These Countries

Tanzania Allows Visa-Free Travel from These Countries

iVisa | Updated on May 08, 2020

Traveling to Tanzania? Below is a list of countries that do not require a visa. If you are a citizen of one of these countries, you can go to Tanzania visa-free for up to 90 days, if not, you are required to apply online.

Read on after the table to find answers about traveling to Tanzania you still need to know regardless of your visa status.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which nationalities are allowed for visa-free travel to Tanzania?

According to the Immigration Department of the United Republic of Tanzania, the following countries are not required to apply for a visa and can freely enter Tanzania for a maximum stay of 90 days.

Some countries only need a national ID card to enter Tanzania, but it is safer just to bring your government-issued passport to show at your port of entry in Tanzania or Zanzibar Island.

It’s important to realize that simply being a national of one of the following countries does not guarantee entry clearance into Tanzania. Immigration patrol at the borders and ports of entry will determine the final status of your entry permission.

TIP: If you hit Ctrl + F on your keyboard (or Cmd + F on Mac keyboard), you can then type in your country name to see if it shows up in this list.

  • Antigua & Barbuda.

  • Anguilla.

  • Ashmore & Cartier Island.

  • Bahamas.

  • Barbados.

  • Bermuda.

  • Belize.

  • Brunei.

  • The British Virgin Islands.

  • British Indian Ocean Territory.

  • Botswana.

  • Cyprus.

  • The Cayman Islands.

  • The Channel Islands.

  • Cocos Island.

  • Cook Islands.

  • Christmas Island.

  • Dominica.

  • The Falkland Islands.

  • The Gambia.

  • Ghana.

  • Gibraltar.

  • Grenada.

  • Guernsey.

  • Guyana.

  • Heard Island & McDonald Islands.

  • Hong Kong.

  • The Isle of Man.

  • Jamaica.

  • Jersey.

  • Kenya.

  • Kiribati.

  • Lesotho.

  • Malawi.

  • Montserrat.

  • Malaysia.

  • Madagascar.

  • Malta.

  • Mauritius.

  • Macao.

  • Mozambique.

  • Nauru.

  • Niue Island.

  • Norfolk Island.

  • Namibia.

  • Papua New Guinea.

  • Rwanda.

  • Romania.

  • Ross Dependency.

  • Samoa.

  • Seychelles.

  • Singapore.

  • Solomon Island.

  • South Sudan.

  • Swaziland.

  • St. Kitts & Nevis.

  • St. Lucia.

  • St. Vincent.

  • St. Helena.

  • South African Republic.

  • Trinidad & Tobago.

  • Turks & Caicos.

  • Tokelau.

  • Tonga.

  • Tuvalu.

  • Vanuatu.

  • Uganda.

  • Zambia.

  • Zimbabwe.

What do I need to apply for a Tanzania Tourist eVisa?

You will need certain documents in order to apply:

Single Entry:

  • Copy of passport personal details.

  • Passport photo.

  • A copy of your airline ticket (departure from Tanzania).

  • A credit/debit card or PayPal account for payment.

Multiple Entry:

If you are an American citizen and you will be visiting Tanzania for Holiday or Tourism purposes, you must apply for a Multiple entry visa, and you will be required to present: If you're an American citizen and You'll Be travelling to Tanzania for vacation or for touristic reasons, you should apply for a Multiple entry visa, the following will be required:

  • Copy of passport personal details.

  • Passport photo.

  • A copy of your airline ticket (departure from Tanzania).

  • A credit/debit card or PayPal account for the payment.

In the case of any other nationality:

  • Copy of passport personal details*

  • Security Bond duly filled.

  • Passport photo.

  • Documents of the Company, such as TIN, VAT, Registration Certificate, Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum.

  • Any other evidence to prove that the applicant is bound to travel frequently to the United Republic of Tanzania.

What is considered a valid passport?

The expiration date on your government-issued passport must be at least six months after your departure date from Tanzania to be considered “valid” by Immigration Officers in Tanzania.

What other documents or information should I bring to a port of entry?

You will need your passport. You may need a Yellow Fever Vaccination certificate (see below). Always bring your national ID card as well as a backup copy of your identity.

How can I apply for a Tanzania eVisa?

To apply online will take you less than 10 minutes. iVisa also has an excellent support service that is available to assist 24/7.

  1. You will be inputting your basic information during the initial step. Also, you need to choose from one of the processing times mentioned above at this point.

  2. The second step will focus on payment and revision. Payment can easily be done but revision and review of your application need attention. The information you have provided should be accurate and correct. iVisa will process your visa based on the information that you have provided. Your visa can be rendered null and void with a simple error. Double-check your spelling is a good way to assure that you will not waste time and money.

Click here to start.

Do I need a Yellow Fever Vaccination certificate?

It depends. If you are a national of and/or are traveling through specific countries (click here) you will need a Yellow Fever Vaccination certificate, and you must have received your vaccination at least 10 days before you arrive in Tanzania.

If you have a long layover in one of these countries or you are in one of these countries for 12 hours or longer, this requirement applies to you.

I am still unsure. Who can I contact?

If you are still unsure of your visa needs for Tanzania, chat 24/7 with our online support team using the floating chat feature in the bottom-right corner of your phone or computer screen.

You can also call one of our representatives or email us.

Be one of the thousands of satisfied iVisa customers today, and safe travels!

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