Immigration & Visas

Tourists wishing to enter the United Republic of Tanzania are required to have a passport which is valid for at least 6 months.  As well, you will require a 3 month 'tourist' or ordinary visa, which can be obtained at any Tanzanian embassy or mission before departure or at key entry points to the country.  Click here to view the Visa Issuing Stations

An ordinary Visa is granted to foreigners seeking to enter the United Republic of Tanzania upon application for the purpose of visit, leisure, holiday, business, health treatment, studies, or any other activity legally recognized by the Laws of the United Republic of Tanzania for validity not exceeding three months for a single entry only.

Please check here for countries which require visas.

  • Visa fees for all countries are $50 USD
  • Except the United States which is $100 USD.

When entering Tanzania for a safari, you will not be permitted to do any work..(paid or unpaid). If you are considering volunteering while you are in the country, you must obtain a special temporary permit (CTA -$200 USD)

You will also require a yellow fever vaccination card to be presented at the point of entry into Tanzania.