If you are planning to visit Tanzania for tourism or volunteering in the near future, or you just need a quick stopover in Tanzania, you'll be happy to know that since 2018 Tanzania has enabled the online visa process for tourism, volunteering, and transit.
If you want to apply for a Tanzania eVisa for Indian nationals, the process can be quite tedious if you choose to do it on your own. However, with iVisa, the Tanzania visa application is very straightforward, and you can get your travel document in as fast as 5 business days.
We provide experts in document processing who will be able to advise you on everything you need to know during the application process.
Everything you need to know about the Tanzania eVisa and more.
Here you will find all you need to now about the types of visas, our processing times, required documents, destination recommendations, and much more.
What is the Tanzania eVisa, and how can I get one?
A Tanzania tourist visa allows Indian nationals to travel to and within Tanzania, including Zanzibar. The e-Visa is valid for tourism and leisure purposes. This includes conference attendance, humanitarian and charity activities, family visits, or health treatment.
The Tanzania visa online is valid for 90 days after arrival from arrival and only for a Single Entry. This is not a visa on arrival; it is only for tourism purposes.
The Tanzania eVisa Transit Visa is also available. This document allows you to cross through Tanzania from one point of entry to another. It is for people whose purpose in entering Tanzania is to pass through the country. It is valid for 7 days after arrival and is a Single Entry visa.
Travelers applying for this visa must submit a roundtrip ticket and a valid visa for the final destination.
Finally, Tanzania also offers the Tanzania eVisa for Volunteers. This is a permit granted to a foreigner to enter and stay in Tanzania for up to 90 days Per Entry while volunteering for an organization in the country.
The process for all types of visas is the same and is quite simple to perform.
To begin the Tanzania visa application process with iVisa, you need to fill out the online form on our website with your personal information. Then, choose the processing time that best suits your needs, verify that the data entered is correct. Finally, pay the service fee and attach the documents required.
Then you only have to wait for us to validate everything and send you your eVisa via email. Please print a copy of your visa grant notice. Present it to the immigration officer at the Tanzanian border control to gain expedited entry into the country.
Does everyone have to apply for the Tanzania eVisa?
The Tanzanian visa is only available for travelers entering through the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA), Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA), or the Namanga or Tunduma land borders.
More than 150 nationalities can apply for an electronic visa for Tanzania. To see if you can apply, use our visa checker tool on our website.
This document is for all ages, without exception. Minors 18 years of age or younger can have their own passports and still get a visa. However, minors listed in their parents' passports can be included in their visas.
What documents do I need to apply for the Tanzania eVisa?
To apply for the Tanzania visa, you must meet the following Tanzania Visa requirements:
- Valid Indian passport - A visa must be valid for at least six months from the date of arrival and contain at least one blank page for entry and exit stamps.
- Photograph - When you apply for a visa, you must upload a photo. If you do not have a digital one, iVisa has a photo service to help you process it.
- Flight confirmation number - Passengers may be asked to present their round-trip ticket.
- Other documents - When traveling, you may be required to provide a business registration, proof of marriage or spousal relationship, or a letter from a host in Tanzania.
- Payment method: You can use a credit or debit card to pay.
- Valid email address: To receive the confirmation of the e-visa or communicate with you if our team has any questions.
What is the cost of this Tanzania eVisa?
The amount you will be charged for your visa depends on your visa type and the kind of processing you choose. The available fees are as follows:
Tanzania Tourist Visa – 90 days – Single Entry
- Standard Processing Time: 16 days – USD $80.99.
- Rush Processing Time: 12 days – USD $106.99.
- Super Rush Processing Time: 10 days – USD $137.99.
Tanzania Transit Visa – 7 days – Single Entry
- Standard Processing Time: 10 Business Days – USD $90.99.
- Rush Processing Time: 7 Business Days – USD $141.99.
- Super Rush Processing Time: 5 Business Days – USD $203.99.
Tanzania Volunteer eVisa – 90 days – Single Entry
- Standard Processing Time: 15 Business Days – USD $149.99.
- Rush Processing Time: 13 Business Days – USD $215.99.
- Super Rush Processing Time: 10 Business Days – USD $307.99.
What to see in Tanzania while you're there?
It's time to select the best destinations to enjoy your vacation in Tanzania. The first place is Lake Manyara National Park. This is one of the most beautiful destinations in the country, declared a Biosphere Reserve and known for a high concentration and great variety of fauna and flora you can discover on safaris.
You can discover the landscapes of swampy areas, grasslands, acacia, and baobab forests inhabited by animals such as tree-climbing lions and a wide diversity of birds such as marabou, storks, and thousands of pink flamingos. If you are lucky, you will see giraffes, elephants, rhinos, baboons, hippos, and water baboons.
A second destination is to visit Lake Eyasi. During the trip, you will see the rudimentary camps of the local tribes, learn about their traditions and way of life and even accompany them in some unique customs and folklore.
COVID-19 Requirements and Restrictions in Tanzania
Currently, you do not need a COVID-19 vaccination certificate to enter Tanzania. Passports or COVID certificates are no longer required in the country. However, if you hold a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, you will not need to present a negative PCR test upon entry.
To be considered vaccinated, you must have the full dose, and it must have been given 14 days after the last one. To prove that you are vaccinated, bring your vaccination certificate when you come for treatment.
Unvaccinated travelers must submit a negative PCR test within 72 hours of arrival in order to enter Tanzania. Minors under 12 years and travelers in transit are not required to provide this documentation.
There are no quarantine restrictions in the country.
We recommend that you check the latest travel updates before going to Tanzania.
Where can I contact you?
To learn more about the Tanzania eVisas, we recommend contacting our customer service team or writing to [email protected]. Our experts are available 24/7 for anything you need.