When is the right time to apply for a visa?

When is the right time to apply for a visa?

You must enter Tanzania within 90 days from the date of issue of the visa. You can stay in Tanzania for up to 90 days from the date of your entry into the country.

Please ensure that you specify the accurate “Date of Entry” on the visa form.

Is Tanzania part of the East African Tourist Visa?

Is Tanzania part of the East African Tourist Visa?

No. You require a separate Tanzanian visa to enter Tanzania. However, you can travel to the East African Community countries (Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi) and enter back into Tanzania with your Single Entry Tanzanian visa as long as your visa is valid.

Multiple Entry Visas

Multiple Entry Visas

American passport holders receive a Multiple Entry visa. All other nationalities can only be issued with a Single Entry visa. However, your Single Entry Visa will permit you to make multiple entries into Tanzania from any of the East African Community countries (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi) provided your visa is valid.

I have a visa for Kenya. Is that good enough to enter Tanzania?

I have a visa for Kenya. Is that good enough to enter Tanzania?

Your Kenyan visa will enable your entry into Kenya. You will require a visa to travel to Tanzania.

Can I get a visa upon arrival in Tanzania?

Can I get a visa upon arrival in Tanzania?

Those travelling for business purpose need to get their visa upon arrival in Tanzania (ensure that you carry documents about the nature of your business).

Those travelling for tourism, leisure, short term voluntary work, etc. are advised to obtain their visa prior to departure if they have access to a Consulate or Embassy.

You must enter Tanzania within 90 days from the date of issue of the visa. You can stay in Tanzania for up to 90 days from the date of your entry into the country.

We are more than 1 person travelling together. Can we pay with 1 money order/bank cheque and post all the applications together?

We are more than 1 person travelling together. Can we pay with 1 money order/bank cheque and post all the applications together?

Yes you can.

Can I drop off my passport and pick it up?

Can I drop off my passport and pick it up?

We do not have a drop off and pick up service. If you are located within Australia, you can post your visa application to us by purchasing 2 Express Post or Platinum Post plastic satchels. Address one to your self and include it with the application so that we can return your passports to you. All visa application instructions and the application form can be obtained from our Visa Services page.

What size should the photos be? Do I need to sign behind the photos?

What size should the photos be? Do I need to sign behind the photos?

Check the Visa Application Form. There are dedicated spaces to attach your passport photos. You do not need to sign at the back of the photos.

Is A$95 the same fee for children too?

Is A$95 the same fee for children too?

Yes it is. The fee applies to all age groups.

Do I need Yellow Fever Vaccination?

Do I need Yellow Fever Vaccination?

Yellow Fever vaccination is only mandatory for those travellers who will enter Tanzania from a country that is infected with Yellow Fever. For these travellers you will need to produce an International Certificate of Vaccination upon entry. For further details please view “Vaccinations” in our Visa Services page.

How do I get a business visa?

How do I get a business visa?

If you travel for business you should apply at the Tanzanian border. Ensure that you carry documents or evidence of the nature of your business.