This Visa is issued for a single entry to a visitor for a period not exceeding three months for the purpose of holidays, tourism, visiting, leisure, short time health treatment or any other activity legally recognized by the Law of the United Republic of Tanzania.
MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA
This Visa is issued to persons whose nature of their businesses or circumstances require them to make frequent visits to the United Republic of Tanzania. The maximum validity of this Visa is twelve months. However, the holder of the Multiple Visa cannot stay in the country for 12 consecutive months. They are required to leave the country at least after every three months.
This visa may be issued to a person for the purpose of transiting to another destination outside the United Republic of Tanzania for a period not exceeding seven days. The applicant of this visa is required to hold a visa of the destination country.
Business visa will be issued once to foreigners so as to allow them to enter in the United Republic of Tanzania for the following purposes such as to:
To conduct special assignments such as fixing/repairing machines or to run short term training, etc.
To conduct professional roles such as auditing accounts etc.
To conduct lawful business according to the laws of the country.
There are some countries which their nationals require special clearance from the Commissioner General of Immigration or the Commissioner of Immigration (Zanzibar) prior to issuance of the Visa. These countries fall under the referral visa category. Applicants whose nationals fall under referral visa category are not advised to book flight tickets or make any reservations before they get their visa.
Note: Possession of a Visa for United Republic of Tanzania does not provide automatic right of entry for the holder into the Country. The Immigration Officer at the port of entry may refuse entry to any person, if he is satisfied that such a person is unable to fulfil the immigration requirements or that such person's presence in the United Republic of Tanzania would be contrary to national interests or security.
Documents of the Company like TIN, VAT, Registration Certificate, Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum etc
Any other evidence to prove that the applicant is bound to travel frequently into the United Republic of Tanzania.
Copy of the applicant’s valid passport;
An entry visa or onward ticket to the intended country of destination;
Respective visa fee;
1 passport size photograph
A valid passport
A work contract or any proof of the work/assignment to be performed within a period not exceeding three months;
Respective visa fee;
1 passport size photograph.
There are some countries which their nationals require special clearance from the Commissioner General of Immigration or the Commissioner of Immigration (Zanzibar) prior to issuance of the Visa. These countries fall under the Referral Visa Category.
Applicants whose nationals fall under this category are not advised to book flight tickets or make payments for any reservations in Tanzania before they get approval for their Visa. Applicants of Referral Visa are advised to apply at least two months before their date of travel.
Stateless persons and Refugees who hold Vienna Convention documents are also required to obtain referral visa prior to coming to United Republic of Tanzania.
Security Bond form dully filled (attached with stamp duty worth 500 TSH) form Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA);
Copy of applicant’s valid passport;
Passport copy of the dependant;
Copy of marriage certificate for dependant wife;
Five passport size photographs;
In case of renewal- previous Dependant Pass should be attached;
Copy of Birth Certificate for dependent children
Copy of Birth Certificate if the dependant is a parent;
NOTE: A male child who is above 18 years old is not entitled to be dependent.
IN TRANSIT PASS
This pass may be issued to a foreigner for the purpose of passing through the United Republic of Tanzania to a destination outside the United Republic. Validity of the In-transit Pass shall not exceed seven days.
A SPECIAL PASS
This Pass may be issued to a foreigner living in or entering the United Republic of Tanzania in order to afford him an opportunity to apply for and obtain a Residence Permit or Pass or complete any immigration formality.
A VISITORS PASS
This Pass may be issued to a prospective visitor to the United Republic of Tanzania for the purpose of:-
Obtaining medical treatment or
Any other sufficient reasons.
NOTE: The validity of Visitors pass shall not exceed 90 days or six months for citizens of the EAC Member States.
Re- entry pass may be issued to any person lawfully entitled to re- enter the United Republic of Tanzania after a journey to any place outside Tanzania.
A Re-entry Pass shall be valid for such period not exceeding the period of the validity of Residence Permit.
Business Pass may be issued for single or multiple entries to a person from the country whose nationals do not require Visa to enter the United Republic of Tanzania for the purpose of temporarily conducting business, trade, profession or assignment. The validity of Business Visa is three months and it is non- extendable.
Migrant Pass is issued to persons of African descent from neighbouring countries who migrated into the United Republic before 1972 and continues to reside without having a passport or identification from their countries of origin.
STUDENT’S PASS 1
Student’s Pass 1 is issued to any person studying in approved training establishments in the country including children of persons legally residing in the country who are above the age of 18 years.
STUDENT’S PASS 2
Student’s Pass 2 is issued to children of persons legally residing in the country who are below the age of 18 years and have not been endorsed in their parents Residence Permits.
Fees in USD
Fees for E.A countries
Fees in TSH
Dependant pass for foreigner wife married to Tanzanian husband
Re- entry pass
Student Pass 1
Student Pass 2
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