Did you know that Estonian citizens who are interested in traveling to Tanzania for volunteer purposes must apply for a visa in advance? There is some good news as well, however. Tanzania adopted the electronic visa system in November 2018. According to its visa policy, the citizens of Estonia can obtain a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa online. With iVisa’s assistance, you can get the travel document you need with minimal effort. To find out more about the Tanzania Volunteer eVisa and the online application process, you should read the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions we put together below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What requirements do I have to meet to obtain a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
The requirements for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa are generally easy to meet. The list below includes everything you need to put together before you access the application page to fill in the form.
- Passport – you should look at its expiry date to make sure that it remains valid for at least 6 months after your date of arrival in Tanzania. One blank page is necessary for the visa stamp as well.
- Scan of the passport’s information page
- Return flight ticket
- Invitation letter – request one from the NGO you want to work with
- Registration Certificates of the NGO
- E-mail address
- Means of online payment – you are free to use a credit/debit card, PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat
Is the online application process of getting a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa complicated?
Not in the slightest. Here is what you must do. After you put together the necessary information and documents, access the application page to fill in the application form. It is an easy task, and it should not take you more than a few minutes to complete. Besides, iVisa’s customer support is available 24/7 and entirely free of charge should you need help or have questions. The form consists of two steps. The first one covers general information and processing time, while the second requires you to provide payment details and to review your form. We cannot stress enough the importance of providing accurate information. Even a typo can render your eVisa invalid. When you are finished, submit your application, and that is it. iVisa takes care of the rest.
How long must I wait for my application to be processed?
That depends on your choice. iVisa is well aware that people have different needs, which is why we created three processing speed options. That way, you have some control over the timeframe in which your application is processed. Your options are:
- Standard processing – your application form is processed within 15 business days
- Rush processing – you have to wait 13 business days for your Tanzania Volunteer eVisa to arrive
- Super Rush processing – it takes only 10 business days for your request to be processed
Is it expensive to apply for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa online?
No. But the cost of a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa depends on the processing speed option you select for your application. Here are the prices for all three:
- Standard - USD 80.00
- Rush - USD 105.00
- Super Rush - USD 135.00 The prices listed above include service fees.
What is the validity of a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
The Tanzania Volunteer eVisa maintains its validity for 90 days after arrival after arrival.
How many entries does a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa cover and what is the duration of stay?
The Tanzania Volunteer eVisa is a Single Entry visa. You can stay in Tanzania for no more than 90 days Per Entry.
Will all border checkpoints in Tanzania grant me entry while I hold a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
No. When you travel to Tanzania with a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa, you have to do so via one of the points of entry listed below. Otherwise, you need a consular visa issued by the Tanzanian embassy in your country of origin.
- Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA),
- Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA),
- Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA),
- At Namanga border
- At Tunduma border