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Zanzibar - Entry Requirements & Consulates
Travelers to Tanzania and Zanzibar may obtain entry visas on arrival at select ports of entry. At present, visas are issued at Dar es Salaam International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, Zanzibar Airport, and the Tanzania-Kenya border post at Namanga and Horo-Horo. It's recommend that travelers obtain visas in advance whenever possible. Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous state within Tanzania. Although you don't need a separate visa to visit Pemba, Mafia or Unguja, you will need to show your passport. Also compulsory is a certificate to show you have been vaccinated against yellow fever. A US $ 30.00 tax is payable by all passengers departing on international flights. Tanzanian Shillings 5,000 tax is payable for local departures from Zanzibar to mainland Tanzania.

Once in Tanzania, a limited extension of stay may be obtained from:
Immigration Department, Ministry of Home Affairs
P.O. Box 512, Dar es Salaam
Telephone: 211-8636, 211-8363, 211-8642

Visa Fees
Single/Multiple entry visa - US $100.00 for US Citizens and US $50.00 for Non US Citizens valid for 6 months. Visa payments are made by cash or money orders; personal checks are not accepted by the embassy.

Nationals exempted from requesting a visa to Tanzania and Zanzibar

Nationals of the following countries do not require visas when intended stay does not exceed three months: Namibia, Romania, Rwanda, Hong Kong and Commonwealth member states except United Kingdom, Canada, Nigeria, South Africa and India. American citizens do require a visa.

Visa Application Forms
You need to contact your respective US or UK - Tanzania consulate and review its website (see links below) for instructions and forms to apply for your visa.

Tanzania Consulate in the United States
Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania
2139 R Street, NW, Washington DC 20008
Telephone: (202) 939-6125
Fax: (202) 797-7408
E-mail:
ubalozi@tanzaniaembassy-us.org
Visit the Tanzania Embassy visa information page at: http://www.tanzaniaembassy-us.org/

Tanzania Consulate in the United Kingdom
43 Hertford Street
London W1Y 8DB
Tel.: (0207) 408 4063
Fax: (0207) 491 9321
E-mail:
visa@tanzania-online.gov.uk or balozi@tanzania-online.gov.uk
Web:
www.tanzania-online.gov.uk

Tanzania consulates around the world
Ethiopia - P. O. Box 1077, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
Tel: (251-1) 511063, 612904, 518155
Fax: (251-1) 517358
E-mail:
tanzania@addisababa_serverl.telecom.net.et

China - No. 53 Dong Liu Jie, Beijing, China;
Tel: (86-1) 532-1419 532-1491, 532-1719
Fax: (86-1) 532-4985
E-mail:
tzbejing@info.iuol.cn.net

Germany - Botschaft der vereinigten Republik Tansania Theaterplatz 26
53177 Bonn Deutschland. Tel:- (+49) 0228-358051. Fax:- (+49) 0228-358226
E-mail:
visa@tanzania-gov.de
Web:
http://www.tanzania-gov.de

Belgium - 363 Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels, Belgium 
Tel: (32-2) 640- 6500, 640- 6527, 647-6749
Fax: (27-12) 646-8026
E-mail:
tanzania@skynet.be

Egypt - 9, Abdel Hamid Loutfy, Street, Dokki-Cairo, 
Arab Republic of Egypt 
Tel: (20-2) 3374286, 704446, 346017
Fax: (20-2) 704446
E-Mail:
tanrepcairo@infinity.com.eg

Switzerland - 47 Avenue Blanc, CH, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland 
Tel.: (004122) 731 8920, Fax:(4122) 732 8255,
Tel.: (045) 412661 
E-mail:
mission.tanzania@itu.ch

Zimbabwe - Ujamaa House, 23 Baines Avenue Harare, Zimbabwe 
Tel: (263-4) 721870, 722627, 882265
Fax: (263-4) 724172
E-mail:
tanrep@icon.co.zw

Uganda - 6 Kagera Road, P. O. 5750, Kampala, Uganda 
Tel: (41)  257357, 242815, 256272
Fax: (041) 242890
E-mail:
tzrepkla@imul.com

Rwanda - 15 Avenue Paul VI, B.P. 3973,
Kigali, Rwanda
E-mail: 
tanzarep@rwandatell.rwandal.com

Congo - 142 Boulevard 30 Jin B. P. 1612, Kinshasa 
Tel.: 34364
Telex: (0982) 21400

Nigeria - 8 Agoro Odiyan Street, Victoria Island,
P .O. Box 6417 Lagos, Nigeria
Tel: (234-2) 610016, 613604
Fax: (234-2) 618908

Zambia - Ujamaa House, No,5200, United Nations Avenue
P. O. Box 31219, 10101 Lusaka, Zambia
Tel.: 227698/227702
Fax: 260-01-254861,
E-mail:
tzreplsk@zamnet.zm

Mozambique - Ujamaa House,
P. O. Box 4515, Maputo, Mozambique, Tel:(263-4) 721870, 722627,882265 
Telex: (263-4) 724172
E-mail:
safina@zebra.uem.mz

Kenya - Continental House, Harambee Avenue/Uhuru Highway
P. O. Box 47790, Nairobi, Kenya 
Tel: 331056/7, 331104, Fax: (054) 2-721874/Tlx: 25351
E-mail:
tanzania@users.africaonline.co.ke

Kenya - Tanzania Consulate,
Mombasa, Kenya.
E-mail:
tancon@users.africaonline.co.ke

Russia - Pyatnitskaya, Ulitsa 33, Moscow, Russia 
Tel.: 231 8126, 231 5431, Fax: 230 2968
Telex: (064) 413352
E-mail:
tanmos@wm.west-call.com

India - 10/1 Sarv Priya Vihar, NEW DELHI 110016, India
Tel.: 6853046/7
Fax: 6968410
Telex: 73095
E-mail:
tanzrep@del2.vsnl.net.in

Canada - 50 Range Road, Ottawa, Ontario KIN 8J4, Canada 
Tel: (613) 232 1500 /232-1509, 
Fax: (613) 232 5184
E-mail:
tzottawa@synapse.net

France - 13 Avenue Raymond, Pointcare, 75116 Paris, France 
Tel.: 00331 4755 0546
Fax: 003315370 6366
E-mail:
tanzanie@infonie.fr

South Africa - P. O. Box 56572, Arcadia, 0007, Pretoria, South Africa 
Tel: 3424371/93
Fax: 002712 434 383
E-mail:
tanzania@cis.co.za

Saudi Arabia - P. O. Box 94320, Riyadh 11693, 
Saudi Arabia 
Tel: 4542839, 4542833
Fax: 00 9661 454 9660
E-mail:
tanzania@mail.gcc.com.bh

Italy - 9,Via Giambattista Vico, 00196,  Rome
Tel.: 06 3610901, Fax: 4549660
E-mail:
tanzarep@pcg.it

Sweden - Oxtorgsgatan 2 - 4, Box 7255, 103-89, 
Stockholm, Sweden 
Tel.: 08 244870
Fax: 00468 109815
E-mail:
mailbox@tanemb.se

Japan - 21-9, Kamiyoga 4, Chome Setagaya - Ku, Tokyo 158, Japan 
Tel.: (03) 425 4531/3, 
Fax: (008133) 425 7844
Telex: (072) J22121 
E-mail:
tzrepjp@japan.co.jp

UAE - No. 56 Al Nasr T Sreet Khalidiya
P.O. Box 43714
TEL: (971-2) 6650226
Fax: (971-2) 6661613
E-mail:
tanrep@emirates.ne.ae