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Tips, documentation and requirements to travel to Tanzania

Tanzania is one of the destinations on the planet that still retains part of its territory in its purest form. When we travel to this destination we find nature in virgin state, lush flora and a fauna that has thousands of animals of the most varied species, all adorned by the highest mountain massif of the African continent: Kilimanjaro.

Visa

In order to travel to Tanzania, only citizens of Botswana, Brunei, Cyprus, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Malta, Namibia, Nauru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, should not apply for a visa. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Having the possibility of being in the country for a maximum of three months.

All other visitors must apply for a visa at the airport before entering the country and must have a passport with at least six months of validity and their vaccination card with the yellow fever vaccine registry.

Visa process

If we have met the immigration and health requirements, we must obtain a visa upon arrival in the country and at any of the following authorized points: Dar es Salaam International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, Namanga Entry Point (between Tanzania and Kenya) and Zanzibar International Airport.

It is important to indicate that obtaining a visa does not guarantee us entry to the country since immigration agents may deny us entry. That is why we must take with us all the documentation presented at the time of applying for the visa.

Visa costs

The visa to Tanzania has two prices. If it is the tourist visa we will have to pay 55 euros and if it is for business the price is 75 euros. Once this price has been canceled, there is no refund.

The validity of the visa can be simple entry, which allows us to be in the country for up to three months; and multiple entry, which allows us to be in this destination for up to six months.

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