Foreign person looking for to enter the United Republic of Tanzania should be in possession of a valid passport, at least six months earlier to expiration. The passport is to be presented to the Migration Control Officer at any entry point: border station, airport and harbor. The passport must be presented along with one of the following:
A valid visa
A guest must also present an onward or return ticket together with evidence that the visitor has enough moneys to support himself or herself while in Tanzania.
All foreigners from non-Commonwealth nations are required to have a legal visa except their motherlands have contracts with Tanzania under which the visa requirement is not claim.
Example, Citizens of Commonwealth countries are not required to obtain visas except they are citizens of the United Kingdom, Canada, Nigeria, or India. The visa is permission approved to a foreigner who be going to travel to Tanzania on commercial, for a holiday, to study or behavior research, or for other permitted activities. When entering Tanzania, the guest with a visa may then get from the migration control officer, a permit or any other authority to enter the country.
Visas are issued by the following:
The office of the Director of Migration Services, Dar es Salaam, and the office of the Principal Immigration Officer, Zanzibar.
Visas can be obtained at Tanzanian Embassies and High Commissions, such as the Tanzanian Embassy of the United States.
Entrance points to the United Republic of Tanzania:
Mainly Namanga, Tunduma, Sirari, Horohoro, Kigoma port, Dar es Salaam International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, Zanzibar Harbor and Zanzibar Airport or any other gazetted entry point.
At Kilimanjaro Airport, passengers land their flights outside on the tarmac. Upon entering the airport (which would be from the left side of the photo), there is one line for guests who have their visas and one line for visitors who need to obtaining their visas.
In order to avoid potential loss of passports in the mail or delays of visa processing. Kilimanjaro climbing tours acclaims that US citizens get their visas upon arrival, at Kilimanjaro International Airport. It is a relaxed and simple process.
The price of a Tanzanian visa for US citizens is $100, payable in US dollars. Canadian, Australian, British and most European passport holders can also obtain visas upon arrival at the airport. The cost of a Tanzanian visa is $50, payable in US dollars. Check with your embassy.