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The visa is permission granted to a foreigner who intends to travel to Tanzania on business, for a holiday, to study or conduct research or for other approved activities. When entering Tanzania, the visitor with a visa may then obtain from the immigration control officer, a pass or any other authority to enter the country.
For entry into the United Republic of Tanzania for tourism purposes it is necessary to have a valid foreign passport with an expiry date of at least six more months at the moment of crossing the border of the Republic. The passport must have two blank pages for seals and stamps on border crossing.
The passport must be presented to the Immigration Control Officer at any entry point: border station, airport and harbor. The passport must be presented along with one of the following:
- A valid visa
- Resident permit
- A pass
A visitor must also present an onward or return ticket together with proof that the visitor has sufficient funds to support himself or herself while in Tanzania.
Ways to get a tourist visa.
Receiving VISA when you arrival to Tanzania:
Tourist visa will be stamped into your passport by the immigration authorities of Tanzania upon arrival to the country. You may receive visa on arrival in one of the following entry points:
- Kilimanjaro International Airport
- Zanzibar International Airport
- Dar es Salaam International Airport
- The border crossings between Kenya and Tanzania (Namanga / Taveta)
Remember that arriving on the territory of Tanzania through other border crossings, you should have a valid visa stamp in your passport.
To avoid potential loss of passports in the mail or delays in visa processing, All weather Adventures recommends that US citizens obtain their visas upon arrival, at Kilimanjaro International Airport. It is an easy and simple process.
The cost of a Tanzanian visa for US citizens is $100, payable in US dollars.
Canadian, Australian, British and most European passport holders can also obtain visas upon arrival at the airport. The cost of a Tanzanian visa is $50, payable in US dollars. Confirm with your embassy.