Tanzania Visit Visa Requirements


Tanzania is home to some of the most popular national parks, and is also home to the highest mountain in Africa Mt. Kilimanjaro, no surprise its a major tourist hotspot .The purpose of this article or post is to provide a guide to every reader in getting needed assistance, requirements, forms, fees, access to consultants and so much more towards their UK visa. 

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Category of visa

This post covers the basic Requirements needed to process:

Single-Entry Visa – This visa allows you entry into Tanzania once for the purpose of visiting, leisure, medical treatment, studies or any other activity considered legal by the Tanzanian government. You may stay in the country for a maximum of 90 days.

Multiple-Entry Visa – This visa is ideal for people who need to make frequent visits to Tanzania. The maximum validity of the multiple-entry visa is 12 months. Each visit has a maximum stay of up to 90 days.

Business Visa – The Tanzanian business visa will only be granted entry once into Tanzania for the following purposes:

  • To conduct special assignments, including fixing/repairing machines or to run short-term training etc.
  • For professional roles such as auditing accounts etc.
  • In order to conduct lawful business according to the laws of the country

Visa Requirements

This section contains a list of all requirements needed to successfully process a Tanzania visa application:

  • Completed visa application form
  • A valid passport (valid for at least six months from the date of your application)
  • Two recent passport sized photographs (on white background)
  • Visa fee (cash)
  • An invitation letter (if you are being invited over)
  • Hotel reservation
  • Six-months bank statement
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate
  • Copy of certificate of registration and official Identity Card
  • Any refusal notice from other embassies is required.

Important sections of Self Service Document to be Uploaded before Biometrics appointment Day

  1. Find all documents under each category.
  2. Scan all documents under each category.
  3. Email all documents under each category to us.

Needed document types

Residency: This is country residency document, if you are not applying in your country of nationality

Employment evidence: this might include a work certificate, letter or contract, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation.

Financial evidence: this might include a bank statement, savings certificate or payslips, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Sponsor evidence: this might include your sponsor’s passport and residency or an invitation letter, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Studies evidence: this might include your offer letter, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Family evidence: this might include birth and marriage certificates, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Accommodation: temporary or permanent this might include a rental or house, mortgage statement or house deed, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Travel and residency documents: we always recommend that you do not book and pay for travel and accommodation until the outcome of your visa is known

Other evidence: Any other valuable information.

It should end with a Link to download the visa application form. A sub section should contain the requirements for minors.

Application fees to Tanzanian High Commission:

  • Single Entry Visa- 50USD
  • Multiple Entry Visa – 100USD
  • Business Visa    – 250USD

Processing time

Once you have submitted your application form and documents it will take two working days to process your application. However, it is best to apply at least 15 days before your departure date, in order to avoid delays or disappointment in the event that additional documents are required.

Visa Collection

When your Tanzania visa has been approved, you will need to collect it at the Tanzanian High Commission in Abuja. You will be contacted via email and telephonically to let you know that your visa is ready for collection.

Biometrics collection/submission addresses

Tanzania High Commission, Abuja:

No. 21, Yedseram Street, Close to IGP Residence, Maitama, Abuja

Office hours: Monday to Friday – 8.00 a.m to 3.00 p.m

How to apply

Step 1: Fill all forms Online or Offline. 

Step 2: Pay application fees. 

Step 3: Select Biometrics Appointment Date. 

Step 4: Upload All Support Documents

Step 5: Print out all submission documents. 

Step 6: Visit TLS Centre for Submission.

Download your Visa application form here - fill it and scan it to our email for consultation purposes.

Consultation - Be Sure of your Visa approval chances!

Contact our Visa experts on 08100070067 or send us a mail at info@flydestinations.ng.

Get Expert advice from our Visa consultants. Yes! You can DIY but with guidance from our visa experts. Below are the benefits of our consultation services.

  • Bank Account Audit and Reporting: We will audit your application statement of account to know it will be suitable for the kind of application being made.
  • Letters of Support: We will check your letters and advise on how you should rewrite them to be better suited to your application. 
  • Complete Consultation/Advisory services: We will ask all relevant questions regarding your application and advice on the best approach. 
  • Save Money and Time: Avoid waste of valuable resources on visa applications that lack the merit required to get the visa granted. We scrutinize all applications based on years of experience and make sure every penny spent on a visa yields the desired outcome. 
  • Huge Convenience: We make your life simple by providing you with all the information you need in a specific way to your unique application. 
  • Expertise: We have treated many applications over the years and we have a better understanding of what entry clearance officers want. 
  • Transparency: We provide clear processes and application details that help build reliable travel history for all clients, no forms or contents are hidden. 
  • Privacy: All applications are done confidentially as vital documents relating to finance and social life are kept private. 

Consultation Fee Per Applicant: N15,000 Only per Session.

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