us your original, signed
for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page
available for visa stamp(s). The Amendment pages in the back of
the passport can't be used for visa stamp.
Visa Application Form:
Application Forms per applicant properly completed and
signed. Signature must be original on each application.
Improperly completed forms may delay the processing of your
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view
and with a plain/light background. (snapshots are not accepted).
Proof of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel
agency, copy of airline ticket or a corporate letter stating
travel plans. A signed letter on the travel agency’s letterhead
confirming round-trip booking may also be submitted.
Evidence of sufficient funds to support stay in destination such
as pay stubs, traveler’s checks, and/or most recent bank
Effective Monday, September 10, 2007, the Embassy of Tanzania
will not allow pick up of completed visas/documents on Fridays.
Pick up of completed visas/documents will occur from Monday
through Thursday. Submission of visas/documents will occur from
Monday through Friday.
For Business Travelers:
Business Letter - Letter from employer or sponsoring
company, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant,
indicating the applicant’s employment status/position held in
the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to
Tanzania. The business letter must also indicate who will be
financially responsible for the applicant and must provide
detailed contact information in host country.
Complete the Passport Rush
Service Order Form. You must include a copy of this form
with all other supporting documents. (NOTE: Consular fees are
NON-refundable. If visa is rejected and resubmitted new consular
fees will apply).
( 7 day) Processing
(24 Hours) Processing
(Same Day) Processing
Visas are usually valid for
6 months from date of issuance and allow a maximum stay of 3
months. The Embassy of Tanzania issues single, double, and
multiple entry visas.
Visa Processing Time
Visas are usually processed
in 7 working days. Rush and Emergency service may be
available for additional fees. Please visit our
Consular Fees page for details. Rush and Emergency service is
defined as any attempt made by Passport Rush to retrieve the
visa in less time than the amount required by the embassy to
process the visa.
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased
until all visas and passports are secured and in your