Rules of concern to citizens

Any foreigner seeking to enter the United Republic of Tanzania is subject to the following entry requirements:

  1. A passport or Travel Document which is valid for not less than six months;
  2. A residence Permit or a Pass or his name is endorsed upon the same;
  3. A valid Visa (where applicable) from any Tanzanian Mission abroad or on arrival at any designated entry points. Visa issuing centres.

Entry authorization

Upon complying with the entry requirements, a visitor is issued with a Visitor's Pass with validity not exceeding three months (and not exceeding six months for citizens of EAC Member States).  

Types of Visa

Visa Fees in US Dollar

Multiple Entry Visa


Single Entry Visa


Business Visa


Transit Visa


For more information please visit Tanzania Immigration Department website:

Do and Don’ts:

  1. To comply fully with Tanzanian laws on hunting and wildlife regulations and national parks and game reserves. For more details please visit:
  2. Traffic in the United Republic of Tanzania drives to the left, and those wishing to spend a short time and drive in the United Republic of Tanzania must obtain an international driving license before arrival.