ONLINE VISA APPLICATION(e-VISA)
This is to inform all Visa applicants and the general public that the United Republic of Tanzania has launched online Visa application system. For those who wish to travel to Tanzania are now advised to make their application for visa online at www.immigration.go.tz
Emergency travelling document is normally issued to Tanzanians who have no passport to enable them travel to Tanzania under emergency circumstances. Such emergency includes need to travel while the passport is expired and the new one has not been issued, a passport is lost while the owner is travelling, and any other situations deemed emergency.
To obtain an emergency travelling document an applicant needs to fill in an online application available on this Website or Tanzania Immigration Depertment. The complete application form is then submitted to the Embassy. Note that a copy of an old passport is mandatory.
The consular section of the embassy provides legalization service of various documents to be used in Tanzania or in countries of representation. For legalisation to be done, applicants are required to send documents to be legalised and include:
A letter stating the reason for legalization.
Copies of the documents to be legalized.
Legalization fee of Euro 11,00 per document to be Legalized. Payments should only be made to:
For Tanzanians who wish to renounce their Tanzanian citizenship are required to submit.
1. Application letter for the renunciation of Tanzanian Citizenship
2. A letter of proof or guarantee of a new citizenship with translation in English or Kiswahili
3. Filled in application form signed by a Lawyer
4. Tanzanian Passport (NOT A COPY)
5. Copy of residence permit or Visa
6. Four (4) passport size photos
7. Renunciation Fee of 60 $ payable online by Use of Control Number provided by the Embassy.
All payments are made online through the link https://epay.gepg.go.tz. For payments to be successful you need to obtain Control Number provided by the Embassy.
Please take note that all fees once payed are Non-refundable
Police Clearance Certificate
For those who require Police Clearance Certificates regarding “Criminal Records”, you are kindly advised to note that this Embassy does not issue Police Clearance Certificates. You are therefore advised to proceed as follows:
Get your local police to fingerprint you and send your fingerprints to the following address: -
9 Ghana Ohio Road
P.O. Box 9094
11483 DAR ES SALAAM
Tel: +255 22 2110006
Fax: +255 22 2118223
Attach a letter requesting a “Certificate of Good Conduct” from the applicant or institution requesting the certificate. The letter should provide details of the place you last resided while in Tanzania showing name of district, name of town, street name (if available) and house number.
The letter and attachments must be sent by DHL, having paid all shipment and return charges or Send by any convenient means, indicating the email address at which the applicant will be notified of the successful issuing of the certificate and communicate on means by which it will be returned to him/her at his/her cost.
Attach a copy of your passport, a photocopy of the page containing personal particulars.
Attach two recent passport size pictures
Attach proof of 25 USD payment (plus overseas charges & Bank clearance charges). This a fee charged by NBC Tanzania, therefore you will be responsible for the overseas & other bank charges.
Payment must be sent to:
NBC Bank A/C No: 011105003888
ACCOUNT NAME: POLICE FORCE RETENTION COLLECTION ACCOUNT
BRANCH NAME: NBC (CORPORATE BRANCH)
SWIFT CODE: NLCBTZTX
Please note: – Don’t forget to send your recent contact details. If you are required to have the police certificate authenticated you should send it with prepaid postage or bring it personally to the Embassy. The Embassy will in turn seek a formal verification from concerned authorities in Tanzania. It may take 2 to 3 working days or even a week, depending on the response from the authorities in Tanzania. You would also be charged a fee of $40. (See also “Authentication Section”).
To obtain a filliming permit all companies, institutions, groups or individuals need to:
Fill in an application form.
Submit letter(s) stating reasons for shooting/ filming in Tanzania.
Attach a synopsis or scripts when forwarding their applications.
All applicants are advised to submit an application at least one month before the commencing date of the assignment, to:
Film Board of Tanzania
Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports
P.O. Box 8031
DAR E SALAAM, TANZANIA
And for Filming to be done in Zanzibar,
P.O Box 2754
There are two application forms; one for import and another one for export
A traveller who wishes to import a pet/dog to Tanzania has to apply to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock Development. An application must be done before arrival in Tanzania and a permit will be offered to bring the dog. Before leaving Tanzania, you will again apply for dog exit from the country and a permit to exit will be issued.
For bringing a pet into Tanzania you will be required pay Tsh. 30,000 and for taking out the animal you will pay Tsh. 20,000 (Total Tsh. 50,000).
Note: Photocopies of the records of the animal when entering and a Tanzanian Veterinarian recommendation when leaving Tanzania are crucial regarding health of the animal.
Guidelines, application forms and permits
PROCEDURES FOR ISSUANCE OF VISA, RESIDENCE AND WORK PERMIT CLASS “A”, “B” AND “C”
- Exemption Certificates (PDF Download)
RESEARCH GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION FORMS
- Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) Research Guidelines (PDF download)
- Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) Application Forms (PDF download)
- Tanzania Commission of Science and Technology (COSTECH website)
- COSTECH application form (PDF download)
- COSTECH Curriculum Vitae form (PDF download)
- National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR website)
RESIDENCY PERMIT INFORMATION AND FORMS
- Tanzania Conservation Resource Centre (CRC) – non-profit crew supporting foreign students and researchers (TCRC Website)
- Residence Permit form (PDF download)
MEDIA PERMIT APPLICATION FORM
- Visa application form (PDF Download)
- Application form to Film in Tanzania (PDF Download)
- Application form to Film in Zanzibar (PDF Download)
RENUNCIATION OF CITIZENSHIP (KUUKANA UTANZANIA)