Application for passports

All Tanzanians living in countries which the Embassy of Tanzania in Berlin is accredited to, may come to the Embassy for renewal of passports which their validity is due to expire or lost. For renewal of expired or lost passports the following documents are required.

A copy of passport to be renewed or changed. An applicant must prove that he owns a passport by presenting it at the Embassy.
Filled in application form which can be obtained at the Embassy.
Passport size photos with blue background
Other identification documents such as Birth certificate, National Identity Card, Voters registration Card and Shekha Identity Card for the case of Zanzibar.
Police loss report for the case of lost Passport
For children applying for a passport for the first time, a birth certificate is required together with copies of passports of the parents.
All applicants must visit the Embassy on working days to complete the application.
Proof of payment of an application fee of Euros 50 for renewal of passport and Euros 100 for replacement of a lost passport, payable only through the Bank. 

It is important to note that passports are issued by the Immigration Office Headquarters in Dar es salaam and that the process may take long time. Applicants are therefore advised to make application as early as possible before passports expire.