Tanzania Visa Cost

1.ENTRY REQUIREMENETS:

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

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).

2.TYPES OF VISA

A visa is a permission granted to a foreigner to enter and remain in the United Republic of Tanzania for a specific period of time. A visa is issued to a visitor who intends to enter into Tanzania for the purpose of visit, tourism, leisure, holiday, business, health treatment, attending conference or any other related activities recognised by Laws of the country.

Note: 

It should be noted that the possession of Visa is not a final authority to enter the United Republic of Tanzania. The Immigration Officer at the Entry point may refuse a holder of visa to enter, if he is satisfied that the holder is unable to fulfil Immigration entry requirements or if the presence of such person or visitors in the United Republic of Tanzania would be contrary to the National Interests. there are various types of Visa as described below:

SINGLE ENTRY VISA (ORDINARY VISA)

 This Visa is issued for a single entry to a visitor for a period not exceeding three months for the purpose of holidays, visiting, leisure, health treatment, studies or any other activity legally recognized by the Law.

MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA

This Visa is issued to persons whose nature of their businesses or circumstances require them to make frequent visits to the United Republic of Tanzania. The maximum validity of this Visa is twelve months. However, the holder of the Multiple Visa cannot stay in the country for 12 consecutive months. They are required to leave the country at least after every three months.

TRANSIT VISA

This Visa may be issued to a person for the purpose of transiting to another destination outside the United Republic for a period not exceeding seven days. The applicant of this visa is required to have a Visa of the destination country.

BUSINESS VISA

Business visa will be issued once to foreigners so as to allow them to enter in the United Republic of Tanzania for the following purposes;

Business visa will be issued at the Immigration Headquarters, Dar Es Salaam, the Immigration Head Office, Zanzibar, Entry Points and Tanzanian Consular Offices abroad. 

Referral Cases

There are some countries which their nationals require special clearance from the Commissioner General of Immigration or the Commissioner of Immigration (Zanzibar) prior to issuance of the Visa. These countries fall under the Referral Visa Category. Applicants whose nationals fall under this category are not advised to book flight tickets or make payments for any reservations in Tanzania before they get approval for their Visa. Applicants of Referral Visa are advised to apply at least two months before their date of travel.

Note: Refugees who hold Vienna Convention documents are also required to obtain referral visa prior to coming to Tanzania.

3.VISA FEES

TYPES OF VISA

VISA FEES IN USD

MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA100
SINGLE ENTRY VISA50
BUSINESS VISA250
TRANSIT VISA30

 

3.REQUIREMENTS FOR VISA:

SINGLE ENTRY VISA

MULTIPLE VISA

TRANSIT VISA

BUSINESS VISA

4.REQUIREMENTS FOR EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE

Exemption Certificate is issued to:

NOTE: No fee is paid for the Exemption Certificate.

REQUIREMENTS FOR EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE

EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE FOR EAST AFRICAN STUDENTS

REQUIREMENTS FOR FAMILY MEMBERS IN EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE

All these information are available on Ministry of home affairs website: http://www.immigration.go.tz/index.php/en/services/visa-information