Tanzania visa

e-Visa for Tanzania - Electronic Application System

Apply for Tanzania eVisa

How to get an electronic Tanzania visa ?

1
Apply online

Enter information from your passport into your eVisa application

2
Make an online payment

We accept credit, debit, and other secure payment methods.

3
Check your e-mail

Once your payment is confirmed, your eVisa will be sent to your e-mail.

This website allows you to apply for and register your obligatory eVisa before travelling to Tanzania. Our service assists you through the eVisa process, including any questions you may have regarding the form and related issues. Our agency is not affiliated to any Government website. Our agency helps individuals and legal entities with their administrative travel paperwork.

What is the electronic Tanzania visa (e-Visa ) ?

Tanzania VisaElectronic visa to Tanzania allows its holders to travel to Tanzania for 30 days. It is a single-entry visa that can be handled entirely online, even from home! Check if your country is listed as eligible to apply online for a Tanzania visa and get your permit within 10 business days.

There are two types of visa permits for Tanzania. All travellers can choose between one of the following options:

Both are single-entry visas and cost 99 Euro. Please note! Tanzania visa is not a business visa; it's not issued for any business or work-related purposes.

Visa applicants do not need to visit the Embassy, nor a Consulate. Read on to learn what are the requirements to meet and how to file an application online.

How to apply for Tanzania Visa online?

To make your visa application successful, each applicant should first prepare the necessary documents that need to be attached to the form. There are three requirements to meet for all visa applicants. Please make sure that you have the following documents before applying:

Please check if your passport will not expire for the next 6 months from the planned arrival in Tanzania date. That is crucial not to have issues with the entrance.

3-step application process:

Now that you are prepared with the required documents on hand, you may start the application process. This part should take you less than 15 minutes to complete.

  1. Fill in the application form with your data, such as your name, address, e-mail address, the purpose of your travel. Attach the documents described earlier and make sure that each piece of information provided is correct.
  2. Make an online payment to pay the 99 Euro fee. There are numerous secure methods of online payment on our website to choose from when using our services.
  3. Check your inbox for your personal confirmation number that you can use later on to check your visa status while it's processing. Within a maximum of 10 business days, an e-Visa is delivered to your e-mail box.
Once you receive the visa PDF version, print it out and take it with you to the airport. The customs officials will check your valid passport and the printed visa. You will get a stamp stating the date of returning to your home country.

Who needs an e-Visa to Tanzania?

Every traveller who wants to enter the United Republic of Tanzania must have a valid electronic visa permit. Each visitor needs to have a separate visa permit. Children are also obliged to have one; their parents/guardians should file an application for them.

A note for all US citizens! If you are a United States citizen, you have to apply for a multiple-entry visa, available only if you are a US citizen. This type of permit is valid for one year, and the fee is 149 Euro. As a US citizen, you can enter Tanzania numerous times within 12 months of visa validity and it allows 90 days of stay.

No matter what type of permit you will apply for, the tourist visa, or the transit one, it has to be printed out and taken to the airport on the travel for control of the customs officials.

Tanzania e-Visa FAQ

Visa application for Tanzania takes only a couple of minutes. However, the processing time is a bit longer. Tanzania visa processing time may take up to 10 business days from applying. Our service has an average processing time of only 7 days. Make sure to apply in advance to avoid issues upon entry to Tanzania.

Yes, it is possible to obtain a Tanzania visa on arrival. However, it is far safer to obtain your visa permit in advance. To avoid stressful situations, issues with approval on arrival, long queues at the airport, apply online a few days before your trip to Tanzania.

Tanzania visa costs 99 Euro for a single-entry visa permit that allows a 30-day stay. Our services provide several methods of online payment to choose from on our website. Suppose you are a United States citizen that wants to travel to Tanzania. In that case, you need to apply for a multiple-entry visa (designated only for US citizens) for a fee of 149 Euro.

All applicants will receive their e-Visa permit at the e-mail address they have provided in the application form. Make sure to put one that you have access to. Otherwise, there may be issues with obtaining your permit.

Tanzania visa online is valid for 30 days from the date of arrival into the country (the single-entry tourist visa). If you should travel to Tanzania with a transit permit, it is valid for 4 days (96 hours) starting on the date of arrival. The multiple-entry permit (for US citizens) is valid for a whole year and allows numerous entries to Tanzania.

Tanzania travel visas are extremely easy to obtain. All applicants have to do is to file a visa application using our website. Applying online takes a few moments and can be done from anywhere you want! There are no visits to the Embassy needed, no waiting in long queues.

The visa required documents differ depending on which type of permit you're applying for. To visit Tanzania and have an issue-free entry, prepare the following:

  • A valid passport
  • A recent photograph of yourself
  • A return ticket/or onward ticket (if applying for a transit visa)

Every traveller who wants to visit Tanzania has to have a separate e-Visa permit, including children. For all underage travellers, the application should be made by their parents/guardians. You can file an online application using our website in just a few minutes from home!

Should your electronic permit to Tanzania fail to be approved, we grant reimbursement. Ensure all the data you provided in the application form were correct and that all of your documents were complete and valid. If you met the visa requirements and your data was error-free, contact our visa services support team to resolve the issue.

All holders of the electronic visa can visit Tanzania for 30 days. If you would travel only for transit purposes, the stay can be 4 days long. All US citizens can stay in Tanzania for 90 days.

It is not possible to extend the stay in Tanzania, holding an electronic permit. Do not overstay during your travel to avoid problems.

Yes. All Tanzania e-Visa holders may enter Zanzibar as well. Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region located in Tanzania. Thus, all e-Visa to Tanzania holders may also visit Zanzibar. Ensure to use one of the specified points of entry that accepts electronic visas.

Every traveller that has an electronic visa permit to Tanzania needs to choose one of the stipulated points of entry to cross the Tanzania border. One of the points of entry is located in Zanzibar. All visitors may use the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar to cross the border with an e-Visa.

Types of eVisa:

Tourist eVisa

Single entry eVisa for tourist purposes (a holiday, visiting friends or relatives, etc.) Valid 30 days, starting from the date of arrival.

Note: Citizens of the United States of America can travel to Tanzania and Zanzibar with a multiple-entry visa only, valid for 12 months, which allows stays up to 90 days.

Transit eVisa

Single entry eVisa for purposes of transit through Tanzania to another destination. The maximum allowed stay in Tanzania on a Transit eVisa is 7 days. The transit eVisa is strictly intended for those travellers whose purpose of entry is to pass through Tanzania on their way to another destination, and cannot be used for tourism purposes.

Required documents

Tourist eVisa

Citizens of eligible countries must provide:

  • Scan or digital photo of the bio-data page of the applicant's passport
  • Photograph of the applicant (digital)
  • Copy of return ticket
Transit eVisa

Citizens of eligible countries must provide:

  • Scan or digital photo of the bio-data page of the applicant's passport
  • Photograph of the applicant (digital)
  • An entry visa or onward ticket to the intended country of destination.

Important things to know before you apply for a visa to Tanzania

If you want to apply for an online visa to enter the United Republic of Tanzania; here is some additional information relevant to all applicants:

  • your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the planned entry to Tanzania date
  • each traveller has to have a separate permit (including children)
  • e-Visa to Tanzania is not a business visa, nor a working permit
  • you cannot extend your stay in Tanzania with an electronic permit
  • filling the application form correctly can save you from delays or issues with the visa approval
Apply online

Citizens from the following countries are eligible to apply for an online eVisa:

Åland
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belarus
Belgium
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Croatia
Cuba
Curaçao
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gabon
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Greenland
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Korea, North
Korea, South
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Myanmar [Burma]
Nepal
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
North Macedonia
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Oman
Palau
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Pitcairn Islands
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Russian Federation
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Sint Maarten
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
South Sudan
Spain
Sudan
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tunisia
Turkey
U.S. Virgin Islands
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Vatican City
Venezuela
Vietnam

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Entry points

eVisas are accepted at the following entry points:

Tanzania International Airports:
Tanzania Landports:
Note: You are also entitled to enter the country through a seaport.

Benefits of applying online

The main benefit of applying for a visa permit online is that no visits to the Embassy are necessary. You can complete the application process in a few minutes from home. Use any working device with a stable internet connection and file your application.

Applying online using our visa services can guarantee:

Contact Information

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+44 2031 293 603 (English)

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