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Entry regulations


Find all entry regulations for flights to Tanzania in the following table*.

Prior to Travel

The following documents may be required for a visa application: Proof of valid health insurance, proof of sufficient financial means for the duration of the stay, proof of onward travel and accommodation as well as passport photos and an invitation letter. To apply for a visa for minors who travel alone or with only one parent/guardian, a birth certificate and the declaration of consent of the other guardian may be required. Binding information on these matters is provided by the competent diplomatic mission abroad.

You only do not need a transit visa if you are traveling on to a third country on the same calendar day and are only staying in the transit area of the airport until your departure.

There are no known restrictions

Travellers can stay in the country for up to 90 days with an e-visa.

A decision on the e-visa application is usually available within 10 working days.

The processing time specified here implies that all required documents have been submitted, and application fees have been paid.

eVisa application Tanzania

Visa fees

According to the Federal Foreign Office, the issue of a "Visa on Arrival" cannot be guaranteed; longer waiting times are also to be expected. The visa must be paid for on arrival by credit card or in cash in US dollars.

Visa fees

Travellers wishing to extend the duration of stay can apply at the immigration office in Dar es Salaam.

Travellers should ensure they do not exceed the permitted length of stay in the destination country in order to avoid possible sanctions such as fines, custody pending deportation or even entry bans.

The Federal Foreign Office points out that in view of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, there are still risks associated with international travel, especially for people without full vaccination protection as well as vulnerable groups. Regulations on entry or international transport connections can change quickly with the pandemic situation.

Due to security reasons, non-essential travel to the immediate border region of Mozambique (southern part of the Mtwara region) is advised against.

The so called "3G rule" is lifted when entering Germany, there is a recommendation to wear a mask at some airports.

Prior to Entry

There are no COVID-19-related entry restrictions (e.g. border closures, mandatory proof of testing and vaccination) in force at this time.

There are no COVID-19-related mandatory entry forms or online registrations to be completed before travel at this time.

There are no known restrictions

Transit is permitted.

Children and minors are not generally exempt in case testing requirements apply.

Proof of testing is not officially required before or after entry, either on the mainland or in Zanzibar. However, travellers may be asked to take a rapid test at random.

People who show symptoms on arrival must isolate themselves.

Quarantine is not currently required, only travellers with symptoms must self-isolate.

There are no known restrictions

Proof of vaccination is not required at this time.

There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry for completely immunized persons.

Proof of vaccination is not required at this time.

There are no known restrictions

There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry for incompletely vaccinated persons.

There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry for those who have recovered.

On Site

There is no ease of restrictions.

Current value: 1. Previous week: 0

Data source: Our World in Data / European Center for Disease Control. The data is only available at country level and is updated daily.

There are currently no COVID-19 related travel restrictions in the country.

There are no known restrictions

The population is called upon to wear face masks and to observe social distancing rules, but there is no obligation to do so.

Shops and businesses are open.

Bars and catering facilities are open.

Hotels are open.

Events and gatherings may take place without COVID-19 related restrictions.

Sports, cultural and entertainment venues are open.

There is no information on COVID-19-related restrictions.

Travelling at the international airport in Dar es Salaam as well as with domestic flights is possible. Travellers must complete an online traveller's health declaration.

If travellers test positive for COVID-19 during their stay, they may be subject to testing and quarantine requirements.


Some airlines require a negative COVID-19 test upon departure. Tests can be taken at local hospitals or at the National Laboratory. Appointments can be booked online. Travellers should bear in mind that test results are usually not available on time and that only negative results will be communicated.

Entry/return to Germany

For travellers entering from a risk-free area, there are no longer any registration or other requirements.

There are no known restrictions

There is no obligation to test before entering Germany.

Since May 2022, no proof of a negative test, a vaccination or recovery is required, in order to enter Germany.

Further information on the new entry regulation can be found at the Federal Government's website.

There is no obligation to test after entering Germany.

According to the Robert Koch-Institute, it is a risk-free area. There is no quarantine obligation after entry into or return to Germany.

There is no testing or quarantine requirement for completely immunized persons on entry/return.

Vaccinated persons are exempt from national quarantine and testing obligations. (Caution: In Germany, only the vaccines by BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Novavax have been approved so far.) Further information is available from the Federal Government.


There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry/return for incompletely vaccinated persons.


There is no testing or quarantine requirement on entry/return for those who have recovered.

Recovered persons are exempt from quarantine and testing obligations nationwide, area of active circulation of highly contagious virus variants. Those who have recovered need proof of a positive PCR test (or other nucleic acid detection) at least 28 days and no more than 3 months ago. Recovered persons must not have any symptoms of a possible COVID-19 infection. Further information is available from the Federal Government.

*All information is without guarantee and is based exclusively on information provided by external sources, e.g. the German Foreign Office. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of this information. Please inform yourself about the applicable entry requirements before your flight.