Tanzania Visa for Australians

Tanzania Visa for Australians
iVisa | Updated on Jul 31, 2019

Going to Tanzania as an Australian citizen? You will need to get your visa online at least a week or two before arriving in Tanzania. Australian nationals can choose from single-entry visas or multiple-entry visas.


Tanzania began issuing e-Visas in November 2018. With this update, travelers like yourself can save money and effort.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Tanzania Visa

Do I need a valid passport to enter Tanzania?

Yes. Each Australian must have an Australian passport that is valid for a minimum of six months from the day you will leave Tanzania to apply for a Tourist e-Visa.

How long can I stay in Tanzania with a visa?

Whether you are wanting a Tourist e-Visa or a multiple-entry visa, the maximum allotted stay for Australians is 90 days Per Entry. A multiple-entry visa is valid for a maximum of 1 year from arrival, but you must depart Tanzania at least once every 90 days and then re-enter. This means you cannot stay straight through an entire year in Tanzania without leaving.

How many times can I enter Tanzania with a visa?

Your Tourist e-Visa allows Multiple Entry.

What is the cost and processing time of a visa application?

Need an e-Visa quickly? Instead of wasting time and effort at your local embassy or consulate, apply for an e-Visa instantly from your computer or phone. We have three separate processing times and rates for Australian citizens to select from. Those three options are:

  • Standard processing - Your e-Visa will arrive by email within 9 days, and the e-Visa cost will be USD 100.00.
  • Rush processing - Your e-Visa will arrive by email within 7 days, and the e-Visa cost will be USD 100.00.
  • Super Rush processing - Your e-Visa will arrive by email within 5 days, and the e-Visa cost will be USD 100.00.

What documents do I need to apply for a visa online?

The online visa application for Australian citizens heading to Tanzania is simple to apply for. Have these documents and information available when you apply for an online Tourist e-Visa to Tanzania:

  • Valid Passport - Your Australian passport must have a minimum of six months validity from your last day in Tanzania or Zanzibar Island.
  • Flight Itinerary - You have to show to Tanzanian Immigration Officials upon arrival that you have a ticket of departure that is within the 90 days Per Entry you are allowed to stay in the country.
  • Passport Digital Scan - You must upload a copy of your passport bio page for the e-Visa application, and you will need to carry two recent passport photos with you to enter Tanzania.
  • Email Address - After we process your application, your Tourist e-Visa will be sent to a valid email address that you use on your online visa application.
  • Yellow Fever Certificate - If you are from or passing through a country with a risk for yellow fever virus transmission, you will have to show this certificate to the Immigration Officer when you land in Tanzania.
  • Methods of Payment - We can accept many types of credit and debit cards like Visa and American Express. We also can process PayPal as an alternate method of payment.

How long is my Tourist e-Visa valid for?

From the date of your application, your e-Visa will be valid for 1 year after arrival.

Fast and Secure Tanzania Visas for Australia Nationals

We know you desire a fast, secure online e-Visa application process. Join the thousands of successful and happy iVisa clients we’ve had the honor to serve. Safe travels and have a great vacation in Tanzania.

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