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.
Read on after the table to find answers about traveling to Tanzania you still need to know regardless of your visa status.
Passports that Allow 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
- Ashmore & Cartier Island
- British Virgin Islands
- British Indian Ocean Territory
- Cayman Islands
- Channel Islands
- Cocos Island
- Cook Islands
- Christmas Island
- Falkland Islands
- Heard Island & McDonald Islands
- Hong Kong
- Isle of Man
- Niue Island
- Norfolk Island
- Papua New Guinea
- Ross Dependency
- Solomon Island
- South Sudan
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- St. Vincent
- St. Helena
- South African Republic
- Trinidad & Tobago
- Turks & Caicos
- Vanuatu Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe
Frequently Asked Questions about Visa Free Tanzania Tourists
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.
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.
Do diplomats or special passport holders need a visa?
If you are a diplomat going to Tanzania or you hold a service, official, or special passport from Brazil, China, India, South Korea, or Turkey, you most likely do not need a visa.
I am not from these countries. Do I need a visa?
Yes. Check your visa requirements by choosing your nation of citizenship and your destination country to find out if you have a visa option.
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.
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