As a German citizen, keep in mind that if you want to travel to Tanzania to participate in volunteer work, a visa is required. However, Tanzania adopted the electronic visa system in 2018, and the citizens of Germany are among the many nationalities that qualify for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa. If you are interested in applying for one, iVisa can offer assistance with the online application process. For further information about the Tanzania Volunteer eVisa, please make sure to read the answers to the most frequently asked questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What are the required documents and information for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
Needless to say, you cannot apply for a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa if you do not meet the requirements. If you are wondering what those are, take a look at the list below. You should have an easy time putting everything together.
- Passport – Tanzania’s visa policy requires that your passport should be valid for another 6 months from your date of arrival in Tanzania. It must also have one blank page available for the stamp.
- Scan of the passport’s information page
- Return flight ticket
- Invitation letter – it is issued by the NGO you plan on working with
- Registration Certificates of the NGO
- E-mail address
- Means of online payment – you can use a credit/debit card, PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat
How does the online application process work?
The online process of getting a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa created by iVisa is quite simple. First, you have to make sure that you meet all the requirements mentioned above. Then, all you have to do is fill in the online application form. For your convenience, iVisa broke it down into two steps. The first one wants you to provide general information and select a timeframe in which your eVisa will arrive, while the second requires you to make the payment and review your form. Be advised that any mistakes you make can render your eVisa invalid. When you are through, hit the submit button, and you are done. The form we are talking about should not impose any difficulties. Nevertheless, if you need help or have questions, iVisa’s customer support service is at your disposal 24/7 and free of charge. Do not hesitate to contact us.
Does it take long for my application to be processed?
Not at all. But you can decide how fast your application is processed. That is because iVisa gives you three processing speed option. They are as follows:
- Standard processing – the application form you submit is reviewed within 15 business days
- Rush processing – it takes 13 business days for your Tanzania Volunteer eVisa to be ready
- Super Rush processing – you have to wait just 10 business days for your eVisa to arrive
What is the cost of a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
It depends on which option you choose when it comes to the processing speed of your application. The sooner you want your Tanzania Volunteer eVisa to arrive, the more you are charged for it. Keep in mind that the prices listed below already include the service fees:
- Standard - USD 80.00
- Rush - USD 105.00
- Super Rush - USD 135.00
How long is the Tanzania Volunteer eVisa valid for?
The period of validity of a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa is 90 days after arrival.
How many times can I enter Tanzania with Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
The Tanzania Volunteer eVisa is a Single Entry visa.
How many days can I spend in Tanzania with a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa?
When you hold a Tanzania Volunteer eVisa, your stay in Tanzania cannot exceed 90 days Per Entry.
Is the Tanzania Volunteer eVisa valid at any point of entry in Tanzania?
No. The Tanzania Volunteer eVisa is valid only if you travel to Tanzania via the border checkpoints below.
- Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA),
- Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA),
- Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA),
- At Namanga border
- At Tunduma border