A valid passport and business visa are required for travel to Tanzania.
Send these documents to Travisa
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Tanzania, with at least two adjacent blank passport pages available for Tanzania visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for a Tanzanian visa.
Tanzania Visa Application Form:
One Tanzanian visa application form.The Consulate of Tanzania requires a visa application be completed according to strict guidelines. Make sure your documentation is accurately prepared by making use of Document Preparation Service. After placing your order, you will receive an Application Kit which includes an optional form where you can provide simple answers. If you choose this service a Specialist will work with you to ensure the required documents are prepared according to government and consular requirements. Once your application form is complete, we will return it to you via a secure and encrypted email for your signature, keeping your personal information safe.
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 when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
Letter Of Invitation:
New York: 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.
Business Cover 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.The Consulate of Tanzania requires an official business letter to support your application. To generate a Tanzania Business Cover Letter on-line, simply request this service and provide your information using the simple online form in your Visa Application Kit, which you will receive once you place your order.Washington, DC: A letter of invitation from the sponsor (host company or individual) in Tanzania may be provided instead of a business letter from US employer. This letter must explain the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Tanzania and include the length of stay, place of stay, and contact information in Tanzania.
Proof of Travel Arrangements:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets showing round trip travel to Tanzania.
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.
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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.
Register your trip with the US Embassy:
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. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.
A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit Tanzania.
Computer generated itinerary from airline or travel agency, or copy of transportation tickets showing entry and departure from Tanzania.New York: If the applicant is traveling as part of a tour and/or safari they must submit the inland itinerary from that tour/safari organizer.
New York: Copy of confirmed hotel reservations. If staying in various hotels, please provide copies of each reservation.
Applicants Under the Age of 18:
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.
VISA ON ARRIVAL: It is possible for the applicant to obtain a visa upon arrival. Visa requirements and restrictions vary greatly when obtaining an on arrival visa. Tanzania immigration officials hold the right to refuse entry to anyone for any reason. Travisa strongly recommend that the traveler obtain a visa prior to departure. Should the applicant choose to obtain a visa upon arrival, inquire with your airline if boarding is allowed without a visa.
A Tanzanian visa is generally valid for 3 months from date of issuance at the discretion of the Tanzanian Consulate.
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