Business Visa Application Requirements for a Tanzania Visa

  1. eVisa Eligibility

    The Tanzanian Government has introduced a web-based visa issuance system. Travelers will receive an electronic authorization from the government to enter Tanzania. It is the equivalent to a visa, but no stamp or label is placed in the passport.

    To be eligible the traveler must:

    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds
    • Hold proof of onward/return travel
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination

    In order to facilitate this, please complete the VisaCentral Tanzania visa application included in this kit and upload securely, along with all other required documents, at

  2. Photographs

    One digital passport sized color photograph. The photograph must:

    • Have a white background
    • Be taken with no glasses being worn
    • Be taken within the last six months
    • Be uploaded into a jpg file

    Once you have placed your order with VisaCentral, please upload securely at

  3. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    You must provide one clear color copy of the information pages of your passport. Please securely upload to

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide a copy of the flight confirmation showing onward or return travel. Please securely upload to

  5. Certificate of Incorporation

    You must provide a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation of the Tanzanian company. Please upload securely at

  6. Proof of Registration

    You are required to submit a proof of registration of the inviting organization in Tanzania. This must be provided as a copy of the business license of the inviting company in Tanzania.

    Please upload securely at

  7. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the Tanzanian company. The letter must include the company's TIN number (Tax Identification Number).

    Please upload this document securely to

  8. eVisa Application Form

    One fully completed Tanzania eVisa Application Form, which can be found within the VisaCentral Application Kit.

    Please upload securely at

  9. Proof of Purpose

    Applicants traveling to Tanzania to attend a company's/institution's/NGO's meeting must provide the following documents:

    • A copy of the passport or national ID if the host is a Tanzanian citizen


    • A copy of the resident permit if the host is a Tanzanian resident


    Applicants traveling to Tanzania for Mission Activities must provide evidence from a respective organization.


    Applicants traveling to Tanzania for Humanitarian and Charity activities must provide the NGO's registration certificate.


    Once obtained, please upload securely at

  10. VisaCentral Order Form

    You must provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit. Please upload securely at

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process.

  11. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate

    Applicants arriving from a yellow fever risk area or applicants who transited through such an area for more than 12 hours must provide a yellow fever certificate.

    If applicable, please securely upload to

  12. U.S. Embassy Registration (Recommended)

    The U.S. State Department recommends U.S. citizens register with the U.S. Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Feel more secure about your international travels by having VisaCentral register your trip with the U.S. Department of State. Registration notifies the U.S. Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form in this kit and send it to us with the rest of your documents.

View A Tanzania Visa

Want to see what a visa to Tanzania looks like? You can view a sample visa for Tanzania and see what information it contains.

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