FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

General Visa Information:

Where can I get a visa application form?
How can I obtain a visa?
How can I send my application as mail by post?
When sending my passport to your Embassy, do I need to include another secured envelope so that you can send my passport back?
Which registered mail stamp is required so that the Embassy can send my passport back?
How can I get my passport back if I send my visa application as mail by post?
What are the requirements for visa application?
How long does the issuance of a visa take?
How long will it take if I send my passport visa application as mail by post?
How long does my passport have to be valid for in order to apply for a visa?
What is the fee for a visa?
How can I pay for a visa?
Can I pay the visa fee through a bankcard?
Do all applicants have to come to the Embassy?
Can I apply for the visa online?
Is it possible for someone else to pick up my passport?
What are the visa application hours?
Can I apply for a visa on Saturday, Sunday and/or public holiday?

Students/Volunteers/Researchers

What type of visa do I need?
How long is this visa valid for?
My visa is valid for only 90 days and I will be staying in Tanzania for more than 90 days, what should I do after that?
In the scenario that I have stayed more than 90 days and I did not extend my visa, what can happen?
Do I need any permit in order to conduct my research/volunteer work/internship in Tanzania?

Business

Can I get a multiple entry visa for business purposes?
What are the requirements for a business visa?
What is the fee for the business visa?
How long does the issuance of a business visa take?