Are you a French citizen who wants to go to Tanzania to get involved in volunteer work? Then perhaps you would be interested in knowing that the citizens of France can now apply for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa online. Tanzania adopted the electronic visa system in November 2018. If you want, iVisa can help you with the online application process so that you do not go through too much trouble. To learn more about the Tanzania Volunteer eVisa, take some time and read the answers to the most commonly asked questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What requirements do I have to meet to obtain a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
While the online process of obtaining a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa is less demanding than going to an embassy, you still have to meet a few requirements. Rest assured, however, that there is nothing on the list that may be difficult to achieve. What you need is as follows:
- Passport – valid for at least 6 months from your arrival in Tanzania. One blank page for the visa stamp is required as well.
- Scan of the passport’s information page
- Return flight ticket
- Invitation letter – request one from the NGO you signed the volunteering contract 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. After you gather the required documents and information, all that is left for you to do is to fill in the online application form. It should be an easy task, but in case you experience any difficulties, remember that iVisa’s customer support is available 24/7 and entirely free of charge. The form has two steps. The first one asks for a wide range of personal information such as name, address, date of birth, passport details, travel dates, etc. You are also expected to choose a processing speed for your application at this point. Step two wants you to take care of the payment and carefully review your form so that you do not submit erred information. Once you are done, submit your application, and your job ends there. iVisa handles the rest.
How long must I wait for my application to be processed?
The timeframe in which your application is processed depends on the choice you make. For that to be possible, iVisa provides you with three options regarding the processing speed. They are as follows:
- Standard processing – 15 Business Days
- Rush processing – 13 Business Days
- Super Rush processing – 10 Business Days
Is it expensive to apply for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa online?
No. Nevertheless, please note that the amount you are charged for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa depends on how fast you want it to arrive. Therefore, the faster the processing, the more money you spend on your eVisa. The prices for all three available options are as follows:
- Standard - USD 80.00
- Rush - USD 105.00
- Super Rush - USD 135.00
The prices above include service fees.
What is the validity of a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
The Tanzania Volunteer eVisa remains valid for 90 days 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, and you are permitted to spend no longer than 90 days Per Entry in Tanzania.
Will all border checkpoints in Tanzania grant me entry while I hold a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
No. As long as you want to travel to Tanzania with a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa, keep in mind that you have to enter the country via the following border checkpoints:
- Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA),
- Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA),
- Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA),
- At Namanga border
- At Tunduma border