A passport valid for at least six months beyond the date of entry to
Tanzania is required by all nationals of Australia, USA, Canada, the UK
and other EU countries.
While still part of Tanzania, Zanzibar and the other islands are
administered autonomously; they have their own immigration procedures
and you will be asked to show your passport on entry and exit.
Visas for Tanzania are required by all nationals referred to above, except:
Nationals of Cyprus and Romania, who do not require a visa.
You can obtain single-entry and transit visas on arrival at the port of
entry into Tanzania.
Passport photos are not required; all other
requirements must be in place.
Nationals not mentioned are advised to contact the embassy or high commission to check visa requirements for Tanzania.
Types and cost:
Single-entry tourist visa: US$50 on arrival (the exception is US
citizens for whom a single-entry visa is US$100) or £40 in advance.
Multiple-entry business visa: £80 (six months) or £100 (12 months).
Single-entry tourist visa: up to three months from the date of issue.
You can re-enter Tanzania on the same visa (providing it is still valid)
if coming into Tanzania for a second time from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda or
Tanzania has announced that it will ban single-use polythene bags from June 2019 in the war against plastic pollution.
Travellers bringing plastic bags in the country may face heave fines.
Please do not try to bring in any plastic bags (including zip lock bags
for liquids under 100ml) into the country.
Tanzanian High Commission
3 Stratford Place
W1C 1AS London
Tél. : +44 (0) 207 569 1470