Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement is the responsibility of the traveller and not On The Go Tours. Please also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure from Tanzania.
African countries are in a continual state of political flux and visa requirements can change overnight. It is essential that you check visa requirements of every country you will be visiting in Africa with the local embassy, consulate or a reputable visa handling company for the most up to date visa information before you travel.
Tanzania visa requirements
Most nationalities require a visa to enter Tanzania and this includes UK, USA, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand and South African passport holders. For these nationalities it's possible to get a visa, which is valid for 3 months, upon arrival or in advance from the Tanzania embassy. The cost of the visa is around USD $50 and it's best to pay for the visa with USD cash, if applying at arrival at an international airport or at land borders. For passport holders of other nationalities, check Project Visa for more information.
Zanzibar visa requirements
The archipelago of Zanzibar is part of the country of Tanzania and therefore the same visa regulations and procedures apply. For those flying straight into Zanzibar, it's possible to obtain a visa on arrival at the airport. Ensure you have cash with you to pay for the visa as card payments are not always accepted.
For more useful information to help plan your visit to Tanzania check out our handy Travel Guide resources below: