Going to Tanzania to do volunteer work is an admirable choice, but did you know that the citizens of Congo need to get a visa in advance? However, Tanzania has an electronic visa system, and as a Congolese citizen, you can apply for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa online. iVisa will facilitate the application process for you. To know more about the Tanzania Volunteer eVisa, please take a look at the answers to a few of the most commonly asked questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What do I need for the online process of getting a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
Before you do anything else, you have to check whether or not you meet the requirements for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa. Most applicants find this task easy, and chances are that you will too. Here is what you will need for a successful application process:
- Passport – you need to look at its expiry date and make sure that it stays valid for at least 6 months after your date of arrival in Tanzania
- Scan of the passport’s information page
- Return flight ticket
- Invitation letter – the NGO you are working with will release this for you
- Registration Certificates of the NGO
- E-mail address
- Means of online payment – credit/debit card, PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat
How does the online application process of getting a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa work?
You will be pleased to learn that iVisa created a short and simple online application process so that you do not waste too much time. After you put together the required documents and information, all that is left for you to do is to fill in the application form. You should be done with it in just a few minutes, but if you need assistance, iVisa’s customer support can be reached 24/7 and does not impose any additional charges. The form you are asked to fill in is broken down into two steps. The first one focuses on basic information and processing time, while the second requires you to review your form and make the payment. Please be advised that any mistake in your form will invalidate your eVisa. When you are done, just submit your application, and that is it. iVisa handles everything from that point on.
How long does it take for my Tanzania Volunteer eVisa to be ready?
It depends on which processing speed option you select for your application. iVisa gives you three of them so that you can make the best possible choice for you. They are as follows:
- Standard processing – you need to wait 15 business days for your Tanzania Volunteer eVisa to be ready
- Rush processing – it takes 13 business days for your application to be processed
- Super Rush processing – your Tanzania Volunteer eVisa arrives within 10 business days
What is the cost of a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
You will not spend much money on a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa, but remember that its cost is not fixed. The faster you want your application to be processed, the more money you will be charged. Here are the prices for all available options:
- Standard - USD 80.00
- Rush - USD 105.00
- Super Rush - USD 135.00 The service fees are included in the prices above.
What is the validity of a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
The validity period of a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa is 90 days after arrival starting from the arrival date.
How many times can I enter Tanzania with a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
The Tanzania Volunteer eVisa is a Single Entry visa.
How much time can I spend in Tanzania with a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
When you hold a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa, you are allowed to stay in Tanzania for a period that cannot exceed 90 days Per Entry.
Do all Tanzanian border checkpoints accept a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
No. The Tanzania Volunteer eVisa grants you entry into Tanzania only if you travel via the following points of entry:
- Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA),
- Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA),
- Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA),
- At Namanga border
- At Tunduma border