Tanzania Visa – How To Apply For A Tanzanian Visa

Is Tanzania next on the bucket list? If so, you will have to obtain a Tanzania visa in order to travel there on tourism, and business purposes. Also, you will need to ensure that your current passport is in order and up to date before you take your trip. Your passport when traveling to Tanzania should have at least 6 months validity left on it, at least (2) blank visa pages, and you should ask about any transit visas that might be needed if you will be joining flights in another country.

Now, regarding a tourist Tanzania Visa, you will have to provide the requested documentation in order to obtain a visa. The documents that should be included are a Tajikistan visa application form, your current, signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, (1) passport photograph, and an itinerary of your trip. Also, you should provide a copy of your hotel reservations with the applicant’s name on the reservation for the hotel.

If you wish to obtain a business visa, you will have to provide a business letter in addition to the documentation needed for a tourist visa. A business letter should be written on the company’s letterhead that is sponsoring your trip, signed by a senior manager, and be addressed to the Embassy of Tanzania. Also, the letter should entail an introduction of the applicant, the type of business that will be conducted on the trip, and determine the type of visa needed along with validity length. Also, you will have to prove that you have ample funds for your traveling purposes.

Tanzania Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & Consulate Address Phone Number
Embassy of Tanzania
1232 22nd St. NW
Washington, D.C
Consulate of Tanzania New York
205 East 42nd St.
New York,
NY 10017

Additional Tanzania Information

Capital Dar es Salaam  is the nations largest city
Currency Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Language Swahili, English
Electricity Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type D / G
Country Code +255
Time Zone EAT (UTC+3)