tanzania_flag Tourist and Business Visa Requirements


Citizenship: USA

Pre-Check Documents is available.  If you choose to not pre check your documents, and JIDS receives your documents with errors, you will be charged for a representative to assist you with corrections.
Concierge Service is available for this country
Please note these visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

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Business or Tourist Requirements: VISA REQUIRED

As of June 2021 

ELECTRONIC VISA and HEALTH FORM is mandatory.  This must be completed within 24 hours before arrival in to Tanzania and once completed will issue a unique health code which should be presented upon arrival.

CALL JIDS 914-592-2760 for EVISA.

  • All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 test result issued no more than 72 hours before departure

Valid Signed Passport

Valid for a minimum of 6 months from last day of stay.

Applicant must submit their current signed passport.

Applicant must also include a color copy of the information page of the passport.

Note: In order to obtain visas, passport must have at least two blank visa pages side by side. Pages in the passport marked “Amendment” pages are not valid for visas. JIDS recommends your passport is valid for at least six months past the last day of stay from international destination.

JIDS can help you  renew it if you need more validity. If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section.

Photo Requirement

Applicant must submit (2) color, passport style 2 x 2 photograph.The photos must be recent within 6 months, and generally not the same photo as in the passport.

Proof of Travel

Must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online travel site. E-confirmation from an airline or travel company showing departure from the U.S. and arrival/departure to and from your visa destination.    Acceptable with a valid record locator.

  • Copy of flight itinerary and a TOUR confirmation from Safari company if applicable for tourism.  Day to day detailed information.

011_yes-128Justin Document Service – ORDER FORM & copies

Mandatory order form, which must be included with your original documents to JIDS.

  1. ORDER FORM then PRINT to include with documents.
  2. COPIES of all documents included in your package to JIDS.
  3. If copies are not included then a $10.00 copy fee will be applied.

011_yes-128Register with the US Embassy in the countries you will visit.
Give yourself peace of mind !
Simply fill out this form STEP FORM
and let JIDS will do it for you $20.00
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency. Read more…..

If Business Cover Letter from the U.S. Company

  • Note: Self-employed must also submit a copy of a recent bank statement.For business letter please note the following:Applicant must submit a Business letter of support from a U.S. based company.
    • This letter must be on your company letterhead.
    • This letter must be sign by someone other than the applicant.

    Must be an original signed document.

    See example below:

011_yes-128APPLICATION for tourism or business

One Visa Application Form completed and signed


If travel is for business please include business-invitation from the host company in Tanzania. Consulate requires ORIGINAL.  Click for Sample business letter.

011_yes-128Health Requirements:

  • Vaccinations are NOT required unless travel is from or through an infected area.
  • Visit the Center for Disease Control: CDC.GOV for complete health requirements.

011_yes-128Fees and processing time:

  • Tourism Visa Fee for US citizens is $100, (Multiple 1 year)  5 business days from date of submission . Additional Rush fees  $20 is 2 days from date of submission
  • Business Visa Fee for US Citizens is $250.00 (Single entry only 90 day validity) same processing time as above  THIS VISA IS ALSO FOR Certain Volunteers

Applicable fee paid in U.S. Post Office Money Order, only. If you wish to include your own money order

DO NOT WRITE or STAMP any information on your money order.

JIDS can obtain this money order for you.

See our pricing sheet for fees associated with this.

Please NOTE: Embassy fees may change without notice. JIDS does not assume any responsibility for changes. The above fees DO NOT include JIDS service fees, or return mail fees.

If JIDS is paying government fees (consular or passport agency fees) on your behalf a 5.9% processing fee will be added.

011_yes-128For Just-In Document Service, Inc. service fee please refer to our pricing page or call us (914) 592-2760.

NON US CITIZENS:Additional requirements

  • If you’re a United States Alien resident, a copy of your Green Card must be attached to your application.
  • If you’re a United States Visa holder, a copy of your U.S. Visa must be attached to your application.

Accompanying MINORS :

Please include these documents

  1. Copy of birth certificate
  2. Copies of both parents Drivers licenses or passports
  3. A letter of Consent giving the child permission to travel signed and Notarized.

011_yes-128Return Shipping fees:

Federal Express starting at $29.95 for priority Weekday Delivery based on zip code.Special Deliveries of Federal Express VARY (Ex. SATURDAY DELIVERY OR 8AM DELIVERY, call for rates).RESIDENT home deliveries are an additional $3.00 to have signature required.Verify SIGNATURE OR NO SIGNATURE must be selected.
You can include a printed air bill to avoid additional charges.  Account numbers without air bill will be charged $5.00.

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