Visiting Tanzania

For Visa requirements

Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of your visa application. For specific visa requirements per country please visit the Ministry of Home Affairs – Immigration Services Department ( UONGOZI Institute can arrange for visa application support letters.

For Consular issues and Embassy contact details (Missions in Tanzania)

For the contact details of foreign missions in Tanzania, please see the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation ( Do let your representative know of your presence and seek any travel advice as required.

Yellow fever vaccination

Yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers who are arriving from, or have transited through, countries with risk of yellow fever transmission (give a link to

For climate/weather information

Tanzania Meteorological Agency ( can provide you with forecasts as you prepare to visit.

Additional Tourism information

Please visit the Tanzania Tourism Board ( for activities in Tanzania.

Electrical Plug/Outlet and Voltage Information for Tanzania

Visitors are reminded to consider bringing adaptors and transforomers (from North America in particular) for fragile electronic equipment. Below are the basic plug/outlet and voltage information for Tanzania.