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INFORMATION FOR TANZANAIA TOURIST VISA AND ZANZIBAR ISLAND

Al tourist viisitors to Tanzania must have a visa which can be obtained online or from one of the Tanzanian embassies and diplomatic missions across the work. Some nationalities  can still get their Tanzania tourist visa on arrival at Tanzania borders.

To get the visa, you will be required to visit the website https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa/ from where you will fill in the online Tanzania visa application form. After you will be required to make payment. The form will be reviewed and processed and you will be issued with a visa afterwards.

Entry Requirements for the Tanzania Visa

If you are not a Tanzanian, you will definitely need a visa to enter Tanzania. Besides the visa, you can also present a resident permit or a pass to enter Tanzania. Foreigners intending to enter Tanzania should be in the possession of valid passports or any other travel document which must be in addition to evidence of onward travel arrangements (like flight tickets), evidence of enough funds to support your stay in Tanzania.

TIPS FOR ONLINE TANZANIA VISA APPLICATION

  • Applicants of Tanzania Visa are strongly advised to apply for Visa through the Official Tanzania Immigration Services Website (www.immigration.go.tz) ONLY and NOT through any other Internet sites;
  • Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months and has a blank page where your visa will be printed.
  • Ensure your apply for the right visa. If you are going for a safari in Tanzania, the standard visa is the one for you. If you are not so sure about the visa you need, it is best to first email info@visatanzania.go.tz.
  • Your visa application should normally be processed within 10 working days. This could be shorter or longer depending on the verifications being conducted on your application.
  • If your application lacks enough support documentation, it could be rejected upon which you can re-apply with fresh support documentation. But there will be no refund if your Tanzania visa application is rejected.
  • Please note that even though you might have a confirmed Tanzania visa, the immigration office still has all rights to deny you entry into Tanzania or cancel your visa.
  • Not all countries are required to apply for Tanzania visa in advance before arrival. Please look through the list of those countries (listed below this page) of those nationalities that do not need advance visas application for Tanzania.

You are required to fill in the online form, make payment, and submit your application online. Your form will be internally reviewed and processed.

Applicants will be notified through their e-mails whether their applications have been accepted or rejected. They may also TRACK their application statuses through the online system. Applicants may as well be required to visit the nearest Tanzanian Embassies or Consular Offices for interviews.

How to Apply for the Tanzania Visa Online

  • Visit the Immigration Services Website ()
  • Click “e-services” button;
  • Select and click “e-Visa Application Form”;
  • Fill all required details in the form;
  • Upload and attach the applicant’s scanned relevant documents for the Visa;
  • Then, the applicant will receive an e-mail message containing User Identification Number (that may be used to track the application online);
  • After completion of filling an online visa application form, the applicant will have to pay for a for respective visa fee;
  • Upon successful payment, the applicant will submit his application;
  • Lastly, the applicant will receive a message of confirmation of his application being received.

TANZANIA VISA FEES

TYPES OF VISA

VISA FEES IN USD

ORDINARY VISA (SINGLE ENTRY)

50

MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA

100

BUSINESS VISA

250

TRANSIT VISA

30

STUDENT VISA

250

GRATIS

NONE

Tanzania Visa Payment Method

You can make payment for your Tanzania visa fee online through one of the following methods:

  1. By Visa card/By Master card; and
  2. By Swift transfer (i.e. depositing money directly into bank account at the bank counter).

After making fee payment, an you will receive a notification that his payment has been received.

Online visa application tips:

Please be sure that you have all the required information ready to upload on to the websites when prompted.

  • Please ensure that you enter your e-mail address correctly as this will be used as the primary sources of contact between immigration department and the applicant.
  • Please note that if you do not get a response from the immigration department within the stated allotted time do contact your travel agent for assistance.
  • Please always check with your countries embassy first to check if you are required to apply for a visa to enter Uganda.
  • Please note that you are still able to apply for a visa on arrival to all the above countries but this option is being phased out over the up coming months.
  • Please make sure you print off your visa, once received so that it can be handed immigration

COUNTRIES WHICH ARE NOT REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR TANZANIA VISA 

The following countries' nationals are not required to apply for visa to enter Tanzania. They will undergo immigration formalities at the entry point upon arrival. The list of such countries is shown below:

  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Anguilla
  • Ashmore & Certie Island
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Belize
  • Brunei
  • British Virgin Island
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Botswana
  • Cyprus
  • Cayman Island
  • Channel Island
  • Cocoas Island
  • Cook Island
  • Christmas Island
  • Dominica
  • Falkland Island
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guernsey
  • Guyana
  • Heard Island
  • Isle of man
  • Jamaica
  • Jersey
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Montserrat
  • Malaysia
  • Madagascar
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Nauru
  • Naue Island
  • Norfolk Island
  • Namibia
  • Papua new Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Romania
  • Ross Dependency
  • Samoa
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Island
  • South Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • St. Kitts&Navis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vicent
  • St. Helana
  • South African Republic
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Tokelan
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

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.

For information on obtaining a residence permit, please contact the Tanzanian Immigration Department's Ministry for Home Affairs website  or by telephone.

Dar es Salaam: +255 (0) 22 2850575/6
Zanzibar: +255 (0) 24 223 9148

Email: visatanzania@immigration.go.tz or info@immigration.go.tz or if you are going to Zanzibar proznz@immigration.go.tz. 

Yellow fever vaccination Certificates for Tanzania Entry

Yellow fever vaccination is required for all travelers arriving from, or having transited through, countries where yellow fever is endemic.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides additional information about recommended vaccines and medications for travelers going to Tanzania. The CDC notes there are reports that unless a traveler has a medical exemption letter from a physician, some immigration officials require evidence of the vaccine for entry in Tanzania – particularly entry via Zanzibar – from all travelers. Travelers with neither the shot nor an exemption letter are usually allowed entry and directed to a health officer to obtain the vaccine.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TANZANIA VISA

QUESTION 1:

I WAS LOOKING FOR A WAY TO APPLY FOR YOUR VISA. BUT I HAVE COME ACROSS SEVERAL LINKS WHICH SAY THEY CAN PROVIDE TANZANIAN VISA SERVICE. I AM NOT SURE WHICH LINK CAN I USE?

ANSWER:

THERE ARE SEVERAL LINKS/AGENTS WHO CLAIM TO DO THE VISA PROCESSES IN FAVOUR OF TANZANIA IMMIGRATION SERVICES DEPARTMENT. INDEED, THESE LINKS/AGENTS ARE NEITHER RECOGNISED NOR ACCEPTED TO DO THE VISA PROCESS ON BEHALF OF TANZANIA IMMIGRATION SEVICES DPARTMENT. APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO APPLY THEIR VISA DIRECT THROUGH THE OFFICIAL IMMIGRATION WEBSITE. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE (www.immigration.go.tz) THEN GO TO E-SERVICESTHEN SELECT ONLINE VISA APPLICATION

QUESTION 2:

I WANT TO VISIT YOUR BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY. I NEED TO FILL AN ONLINE VISA, HOW SHOULD I GO ABOUT?

ANSWER:
PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE (www.immigration.go.tz) then GO TO E-SERVICES THEN SELECT ONLINE VISA APPLICATION.

QUESTION 3:

I HAVE COMPLETED MY VISA APPLICATION FIVE DAYS AGO, AND I WAS ISUED WITH APPLICANT ID. IF I SEND YOU MY APPLICATION ID CAN YOU CHECK IF MY VISA HAS BEEN APPROVED?

ANSWER:

ONCE YOU HAVE SUCCESFULLY PAID FOR YOUR VISA AND SUBMIT IT, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF YOUR VISA HAS BEEN APPROVED WITHIN TEN DAYS. HOWEVER, YOU DON’T NEED TO WAIT FOR THIS MESSAGE, YOU MAY BE CHECKING YOURSELF THE STATUS OF YOUR VISA PERIODICALLY. JUST GO BACK TO THE VISA SYSTEM AND GO TO THE VISA STATUS, ENTER YOUR CREDENTIALS AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CHECK YOUR VISA STATUS.

QUESTION 4:

IF I NEED TO TRAVEL TO TANZANIA IN TWO DAYS TIME, AND YOUR VISA PROCESS IS FINALISED WITHIN TEN DAYS, WHICH I MIGHT NOT CATCH-UP WITH, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

ANSWER:

IN THE MEAN TIME, WHILE THE EXPRESS VISA IS NOT LAUNCHED YET, YOU MAY USE VISA ON ARRIVAL FACILITY, PROVIDED YOUR NATIONALITY DOES NOT FALL UNDER REFERRAL VISA CATEGORY. YOU CAN CHECK THIS LIST ON OUR WEBSITE.

QUESTION 5:

HOW MUCH IN ADVANCE CAN I APPLY FOR AN ONLINE VISA?

ANSWER:

YOU MAY APPLY YOUR VISA ONLINE SIX MONTHS IN ADVANCE BEFORE THE DATE OF YOUR TRIP.

QUESTION 6:

AFTER SUBMISSION OF MY APPLICATION, HOW CAN I KNOW THAT MY VISA HAS BEEN APPROVED OR REJECTED?

ANSWER:

ONCE YOU HAVE SUCCESFULLY PAID FOR YOUR VISA AND SUBMIT IT, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF YOUR VISA HAS BEEN APPROVED WITHIN TEN DAYS. HOWEVER, YOU DON’T NEED TO WAIT FOR THIS MESSAGE, YOU MAY BE CHECKING YOURSELF THE STATUS OF YOUR VISA PERIODICALLY. JUST GO BACK TO THE VISA SYSTEM AND GO TO THE VISA STATUS, ENTER YOUR CREDENTIALS AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CHECK YOUR VISA STATUS.

QUESTION 7:

IF I HAVE SUCCESFULLY SUBMITTED MY VISA APPLICATION, CAN I START MY JOURNEY TO TANZANIA OUTRIGHT?

ANSWER:

UPON SUCCESFULLY SUBMISSION OF VISA APPLICATION, APPLICANT IS NOT ADVISED TO START HIS/HER TRIP UNTIL HE/SHE IS NOTIFIED THROUGH E-MAIL THAT HIS/HER VISA IS APPROVED. ALTERNATIVELY HE/SHE MAY CHECK ONLINE THE STATUS OF THE VISA. HE/SHE WILL THEN DOWNLOAD THE VISA GRANT NOTICE, WHICH SHOULD BE SHOWN UPON ARRIVAL SO AS TO GET AN ENTRY STAMP.

QUESTION 8:

I AM APPLYING FOR A VISA ONLINE, AND WOULD LIKE TO VISIT TANZANIA FOR TOURISM JUST ONCE, BUT I CANNOT SEE THE OPTION FOR ORDINARY VISA (SINGLE ENTRY VISA), WHAT SHOULD I DO?

ANSWER:

KINDLY BE INFORMED THAT AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ORDINARY VISA (SINGLE ENTRY). RATHER, THEY ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA IF THEY ARE COMING FOR A VISIT, HOLIDAY OR TOURISM. BUT IF YOUR NATIONALITY IS NOT AMERICAN, AND STILL YOU CANNOT FIND THE ORDINARY VISA IN THE LIST PLEASE LET US KNOW..

QUESTION 9:

I AM APPLYING FOR A VISA ONLINE, AND WOULD LIKE TO VISIT BOTH TANZANIA MAINLAND AND ZANZIBAR. WHAT DO I FILL ON THE DESTINATION FIELD?

ANSWER:

KINDLY SELECT YOUR FIRST POINT OF ENTRY TO BE YOUR DESTINATION, AND THE ADDRESS WHICH YOU HAVE TO FILL IS THAT OF YOUR FIRST ENTRY, EVEN THOUGH YOU WILL VISIT BOTH MAINLAND AND ZANZIBAR.

QUESTION 10:

I WANT TO GO TO ZANZIBAR; CAN I APPLY FOR TRANSIT VISA?

ANSWER:

PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT ZANZIBAR IS PART OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA, SO YOU CANNOT APPLY FOR TRANSIT VISA TO GO TO ZANZIBAR. TRANSIT VISA IS FOR APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO PASS THROUGH TANZANIA TO OTHER COUNTRIES OUTSIDE TANZANIA.

QUESTION 11:

I WOULD LIKE TO COME TO TANZANIA FOR TWO MONTHS TO DO VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES IN AN INSTITUTION X. WHAT KIND OF VISA WILL BE APPROPRIATE FOR ME?

ANSWER:

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR ORDINARY VISA (A6) WHICH IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED FOR APPLICANTS HO WISH TO DO CHARITY AND HUMANITARIAN ACTIVITIES FOR A PERIOD NOT EXCEEDING 3 MONTHS. ITS FEE IS 50 USD

QUESTION 12:

I AM A STUDENT AND WOULD LIKE TO COME TO TANZANIA FOR 45 DAYS AS A VOLUNTEER IN AN INSTITUTION NAMED XYZ. WHAT KIND OF VISA WILL BE APPROPRIATE FOR ME?

ANSWER:

IF YOU WISH TO VOLUNTEER AS A STUDENT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR STUDENT VISA (C2) WHICH IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED FOR VOLUNTEER STUDENTS FOR A PERIOD NOT EXCEEDING 3 MONTHS. ITS FEE IS 50 USD.

QUESTION 13:

I WOULD LIKE TO COME TO TANZANIA FOR TWO MONTHS AS AN INTERN IN AN INSTITUTION NAMED PQR. WHAT KIND OF VISA WILL BE APPROPRIATE FOR ME?

ANSWER:

STUDENTS WHO WISH TO PERFORM THEIR ACTIVITIES AS INTERNS IN TANZANIA ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR STUDENT VISA (C1) WHICH IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED FOR INTERNS STAYING FOR A PERIOD NOT EXCEEDING 3 MONTHS. ITS FEE IS 50 USD. THEY ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN AN INVITATION LETTER FROM THEIR HOST INSTITUTION AND AN APPROVAL LETTER FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, WHICH IS MANDATED TO REGULATE ON ALL STUDENTS ISSUES.

QUESTION 14:

I WOULD LIKE TO COME TO TANZANIA TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE. WHICH TYPE OF VISA SHOULD I APPLY FOR?

ANSWER:
THE APPROPRIATE VISA TO ATTEND CONFERENCE IS AN ORDINARY VISA (A4). ITS FEE IS 50 USD, AND IS GIVEN FOR A MAXIMUM PERIOD OF 90 DAYS. YOU ARE ADVISED TO ATTACH THE INVITATION LETTER FROM THE INSTITUTION WHICH ORGANISES THE MEETING.

QUESTION 15:

I WILL BE COMING TO TANZANIA FROM MOMBASA KENYA THROUGH HOLILI BORDER, IS THE ONLINE VISA SERVICE AVAILBALE AT HOLILI?

ANSWER:

CURRENTLY, ONLY FIVE PORTS OF ENTRY ARE FUNCTIONAL WITH REGARD TO E-VISA FACILITY. THESE ARE JULIUS NYERERE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ABEID AMANI KARUME INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ZANZIBAR), NAMANGA (ARUSHA) AND TUNDUMA (MBEYA). IF YOU WISH TO PASS THROUGH OTHER PORTS OF ENTRIES OUTSIDE THOSE LISTED ABOVE, WE ADVISE YOU TO OBTAIN VISA ON ARRIVAL AT PRESENT.

QUESTION 16:

I HAVE COMPLETED MY VISA APPLICATION ONLINE. BUT I AM HAVIING PROBLEM MAKING PAYMENT USING MY MASTER CARD. I HAVE TRIED SEVERAL TIMES BUT THE TRANSACTION DOESN’T GET THROUGH. HOW CAN I PROCEED?

ANSWER,
THE PROBLEM MIGHT BE DUE TO THE FACT THAT YOUR BANK DOES NOT USE 3D VERIFICATION FEATURE, WHICH IS A SECURITY TOOL FOR ONLINE PAYMENT; OR THERE MIGHT BE SOME COMPARTIBILITY ISSUES WITH THE VERSION OF THE MASTERCARD YOU ARE USING. IN THIS CASE, IN ORDER TO PROCEED, YOU MAY TRY TO USE A DIFFERENT MASTERCARD, AND IF THE PROBLEM STILL PERSISTS, THEN YOU CAN GO FOR AN ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT METHOD, WHICH IS SWIFT TRANSFER. BUT IF YOU USE THIS METHOD, MAKE SURE YOU MAKE YOUR TRANSACTION USING THE CORRECT ACCOUNT NUMBER AND CONTROL NUMBER GIVEN IN YOUR PAYMENT BILL DURING THE APPLICATION. PLEASE DO NOT MAKE ANY PAYMENT WITHOUT USING THE CONTROL NUMBER.

QUESTION 17:

I HAVE SUCCESFULLY SUBMITTED MY VISA APPLICATION. HOW LONG SHOULD I WAIT FOR MY VISA AND HOW WILL I KNOW IF MY VISA HAS BEEN APPROVED?

ANSWER

KINDLY BE INFORMED THAT ONCE YOUR VISA IS APPROVED, YOU WILL IMMEDIATELY RECEIVE A NOTIFICATION MESSAGE THROUGH YOUR E-MAIL. YOU CAN ALSO CHECK YOUR VISA STATUS PERIODICALLY WITHIN A PERIOD OF TEN DAYS. IF IT IS APPROVED, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO DOWNLOAD A VISA GRANT NOTICE WHICH YOU WILL SHOW UPON ARRIVA SO AS TO OBTAIN AN ENTRY STAMP.

QUESTION 18:

I WANT TO TRAVEL WITH MY WIFE AND THREE KIDS. IF I HAVE FILLED MY KIDS AS MINORS IN MY APPLICATION, DO I HAVE TO FILL AGAIN FOR THEIR VISA SEPARATELY?

ANSWER:

KINDLY NOTE THAT EVERY APPLICANT IN YOUR GROUP/FAMILY MUST HAVE HIS/HER FORM FILLED AND PAID FOR SEPARATELY. THE NEED FOR FILLING THE ACCOMPANYING MINORS IS JUST TO EASE THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS FOR SUCH MINORS.

QUESTION 19:

I WOULD LIKE TO COME O TANZANIA FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES. WHAT KIND OF VISA SHOULD I APPLY FOR?

ANSWER:

APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO COME FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR A BUSINESS VISA; THIS VISA IS CHARGED 250 USD AND IS GIVEN FOR A PERIOD NOT EXCEEDING 90 DAYS. HOWEVER, YOU NEED TO OBTAIN AND UPLOAD AN INVITATION LETTER FROM YOUR HOST INSTITUTION. IF YOU ARE NOT SURE WHETHER OR NOT THE BUSINESS YOU ARE COMING TO DO REQUIRES BUSINESS VISA, PLEASE READ THE VISA MATRIX IN THE VISA PORTAL OR FROM OUR WEBSITE. OR YOU CAN CONSULT US THROUGH OUR E-MAILS: visatanzania@immigation.go.tz OR info@immigration.go.tz

QUESTION 20:

I AM TOLD THAT MY NATIONALITY FALLS UNDER REFERRAL VISA CATEGORY, HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO APPLY FOR VISA? CAN I DO IT ONLINE?

ANSWER:
KINDLY BE INORMED THAT, ALL NATIONALITIES WHICH FALL UNDER REFERRAL VISA CATEGORY (CHECK THE LIST FROM OUR WEBSITE) CANNOT OBTAIN VISA ON ARRIVAL. THUS, THEY ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR A REFERRAL VISA ONLINE. THEY ARE ADVISED TO ATTACH AN INVITATION LETTER AND REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS OF THEIR HOST INSTITUTION IN TANZANIA. THE LETTER MUST HAVE FULL ADDRESS AND CONTACTS OF THE HOST FOR CORRESPONNDENCE PURPOSES. APPLICANTS IN THIS CATEGORY ARE ADVISED TO APPLY THEIR VISA AT LEAST 6 WEEKS BEFORE THE DATE OF TRAVEL AND THEY ARE NOT ADVISED TO MAKE PAYMENTS FOR ANY BOOKING OR RESERVATIONS MADE BEFORE THEIR PERMISSION IS GRANTED.

QUESTION 21:

I HAVE APPLIED MY VISA MORE THAN A WEEK AGO, BUT I HAVE NOT BEEN INFORMED IF MY VISA HAS BEEN APPROVED OR NOT. CAN YOU CHECK IT FOR ME?

ANSWER:

YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED A VISA GRANT NOTIFICATION THROUGH YOUR E-MAIL. IF YOU DIDN'T PLEASE, GO BACK TO THE VISA SYSTEM AND CHECK VISA STATUS. YOU WILL GET AN ACCESS TO DOWNLOAD YOUR VISA GRANT NOTICE. IN ORDER TO DOWNLOAD IT, MAKE SURE YOU FILL YOUR CORRECT CREDENTIALS AS YOU FILLED DURING YOUR APPLICATION (E-MAIL AND SECURITY QUESTION). MIND YOU THAT, THE ANSWER TO THE SECURITY QUESTION IS CASE SENSITIVE.

QUSTION 22:

I HAV APPLIED 5 DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS FOR ME, MY WIFE AND MY 3 CHILDREN. CAN I MAKE PAYMENT TRANSACTION FOR THE GROUP?

ANSWER

AT PRESENT, WHILE THE GROUP VISA FACILITY IS NOT ENABLED, TECHNICALLY, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO MAKE PAYMENT FOR EACH TRANSACTION SEPARATELY. HOWEVER, IF YOU WISH TO PERFORM ONE SWIFT TRANSFER TRANSACTION, YOU WILL HAVE TO MAKE SURE THAT THE FIELD 70 IN YOUR PAYMENT BILL WHICH CONCERNS CONTROL NUMBER, IS FILLED WITH ALL CONTROL NUMBERS OF YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS (APPLICANTS) SO THAT WE CAN PROCESS AND ENTER THEM IN TO THEIR RESPECTIVE APPLICATIONS LATER. ALSO MAKE SURE THAT THE PAYMENT IS BEING MADE BY USING CONTROL NUMBER OF ALL APPLICANTS TRANSACTIONS, NOT JUST ONE APPLICANT, AS ADVISED ABOVE.

QUESTION 23:

I AM ATTEMPTING TO COMPLETE THE E-VISA APPLICATION. BUT I CAN'T FIND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN THE FIELD OF NATIONALITY AT BIRTH AND PRESENT NATIONALITY. THE ONLY OPTION UNDER NATIONALITY AT BIRTH AND PRESENT NATIONALITY IS UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS. I AM NOT ABLE TO SELECT MY CORRECT NATIONALITY OF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

ANSWER:
KINDLY NOTE THAT IN THE FIELD OF NATIONALITY AT BIRTH AND PRESENT NATIONALITY YOU WILL FIND AMERICAN; WHILE IN THE FIELD OF COUNTRY OF BIRTH THERE YOU WILL FIND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

QUESTION 24:

GOOD MORNING - I HAVE STARTED MY VISA PROCESSING THROUGH YOUR NEW E-VISA SYSTEM. ALTHOUGH I HAVE STARTED NOW, APRIL 18, I CAN NOT APPLY OFFICIALLY UNTIL EARLY MAY SINCE I NEED A MAXIMUM OF 90 DAYS FROM ISSUE DATE TO THE TIME I LEAVE TANZANIA - JULY 31.
IF I SAVE THE INFORMATION AND DO NOT DO FINAL PROCESS UNTIL EARLY MAY, WILL THE 90 DAY PERIOD START FROM THAT DATE IN MAY OR THE APRIL 18TH DATE?

ANSWER:

 

KINDLY BE INFORMED THAT THE VISA VALIDITY STARTS FROM THE EXPECTED DATE OF YOUR ARRIVAL, AND NOT THE DATE YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION. SO FEEL FREE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION NOW. MAKE SURE YOU REQUEST THE CORRECT NUMBER OF DAYS YOU WISH TO STAY IN TANZANIA, KNOWING THAT, THE MAXIMUM VALIDITY IS 90 DAYS.

QUESTION 25:

My name is Robert. Currently, I am filling my e-visa form. As I understand, the process is I Fill form online, make Payment and waiting for granted letter ( if visa approve ). I do not see WHAT NEXT after received visa approved. As far as I know at the moment, after receiving VISA GRANT NOTICE, I will fly to Tanzania and at the airport the officer will let me in after seeing my Visa Grant Notice?  Please let me know if I understand it right ? And please correct me if I am wrong.

ANSWER:
Yes, your understanding is correct, after being granted a Visa, you will download your VISA GRANT NOTICE, which you will show upon arrival so that to get an entry stamp.