Tanzania
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Regular $70.00
Rush $99.00
Emergency $159.00
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Student Regular $70.00
Student Rush and Emergency $160.00
Work Visa Service Fees
Work Regular $84.00
Work Rush and Emergency $168.00
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Tanzania Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Friday, August 22, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Tanzanian visa are required for business travel to Tanzania.
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Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Tanzania, with at least one blank visa page available for Tanzania visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for a Tanzanian visa.
2
Tanzanian Visa Application Form:
One signed Tanzania visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Tanzania visa application forms may delay the processing of your Tanzania visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Letter Of Invitation from Tanzania:
A letter of invitation from sponsor (either host company or individual) in Tanzania explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Tanzania. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and contact information in Tanzania.
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Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant’s employment status/position held in the company, clearly stating the purpose of visit to Tanzania, and requesting the Tanzanian visa. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant while in Tanzania and must provide detailed contact information in Tanzania.

To generate a Tanzanian Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
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Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
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Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Tanzania Visa Validity:
A Tanzanian visa is generally valid for 6 months from date of issuance and allows a maximum stay of 3 months at the discretion of the Tanzanian Consulate. The Embassy of Tanzania issues single, double, and multiple entry visas.
Tanzanian Visa Processing Time:
A Tanzania visa is usually processed in 7 to 10 business days. Rush visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our Tanzania Consular Fees and Visa Options page for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Tanzania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Tanzania Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Friday, August 22, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Tanzanian visa are required to visit to Tanzania.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Tanzania, with at least one blank visa page available for Tanzania visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for a Tanzanian visa.
2
Tanzanian Visa Application Form:
One signed Tanzania visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Tanzania visa application forms may delay the processing of your Tanzania visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket.

Inland Itinerary: Applications submitted in New York must also include a day to day itinerary of activities in Tanzania. If joining a tour, provide the tour itinerary. If traveling independently, this can be written by the applicant.
5
Minors:
Visa applications for minors under 18 years, should be accompanied with a notarized letter, jointly signed by parents or legal guardians approving the minor to travel.
6
Financial Requirements:
Applications submitted in New York must include evidence of sufficient funds to support stay in destination such as most recent bank statement.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Tanzania Visa Validity:
A Tanzanian visa is generally valid for 3 months from date of issuance at the discretion of the Tanzanian Consulate.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Tanzania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Tanzania Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens
Friday, August 22, 2014
Email Requirements
If traveler intends to pass through immigration, a transit visa may be required. Please confirm with your travel agent or airline to determine if the itinerary is for direct airside transit. A visa is not required for direct airside transit through this destination. Traveler must be in possession of a valid passport and onward ticket, and must remain in the airport's transit area.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for stamp(s).
2
Proof Of Departure:
Confirmed onward airline ticket.
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Other Requirements:
Valid onward destination visas (if applicable).
4
Special Instructions:
If traveler intends to pass through immigration, a visa may be required. Please confirm with your travel agent or airline to determine if the itinerary is for direct airside transit.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Tanzania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

Tanzania Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Friday, August 22, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Tanzanian student visa are required to enroll as a student in Tanzania.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Tanzania, with at least one blank visa page available for Tanzanian visa. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for student visas.
2
Tanzanian Visa Application Form:
One original Tanzanian visa application form, properly completed and signed, plus one copy. An improperly completed Tanzania visa application may delay the processing of your student visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent, identical, 2 x 2 passport photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Letter Of Invitation from Tanzania:
A letter of invitation from the school or university in Tanzania, explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Tanzania. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and host’s name and contact information. For exchange programs, a letter of support from the US institution is also required.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets showing round trip travel to Tanzania.
6
Minors:
Notarized letter of consent signed by both parents or guardian authorizing the Tanzanian consulate to issue a visa to the minor.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Tanzania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Tanzania Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Friday, August 22, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Tanzanian visa are required for diplomatic or official visits to Tanzania.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Tanzania, with at least one blank visa page available for Tanzania visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for a Tanzanian visa.
2
Tanzanian Visa Application Form:
One signed Tanzania visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Tanzania visa application forms may delay the processing of your Tanzania visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
Official Letter of Support from the US Department of State.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
6
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Tanzania Visa Validity:
A Tanzanian visa is generally valid for 3 months from date of issuance, depending on the US Department of State request and the discretion of the Tanzanian Consulate.
Tanzanian Visa Processing Time:
A Tanzania visa is usually processed in 7 to 10 business days. Rush visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our Tanzania Consular Fees and Visa Options page for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Tanzania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Tanzania Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Tanzania
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Tanzania Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 613-2223
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166