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 CIBTvisas 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 CIBTvisas, 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. Letter of Invitation

    You must upload a letter of invitation from your host in Tanzania. The invitation must:

    • Include your name, gender, and date of birth
    • Provide host's full name, contact information, telephone number, address, and signature
    • Include information regarding the relationship between you and your host
    • Detail the purpose of your trip
    • Specify your arrival and departure dates
    • Include the full address of the intended residence
    • Specify who is financially responsible for the trip

    Once obtained, please upload securely at

  6. eVisa Application Form

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

    Please upload securely at

  7. Proof of Purpose

    You must provide a letter explaining the purpose of your visit. The letter must:

    • State the intent of your visit
    • Specify the duration of your stay

    Once obtained, please upload securely at

  8. CIBTvisas Order Form

    You must provide the CIBTvisas 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.

  9. Minor Applicants

    Minor applicants (18 years or younger) are required to provide the following documents:

    • A copy of valid residence permit/ID of their parents or guardians
    • A letter of consent from their parents or guardians

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

  10. 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

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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