Tanzanian Visa Application in Nigeria: Requirements, How To Apply
By Jessica Iwu
25 July 2017
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Applying for a Tanzanian Visa
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Types of Tanzanian Visas
Tanzania Visa Requirements For NigeriansDocuments required to apply for a Tanzanian visa in Nigeria Includes:
- A valid Nigerian passport
- A duly filled Tanzanian visa application form
- 2 recent passport sized photos
- Tanzanian Visa application fees
- An Invitation letter (Tanzania Visitor visa applicants)
- An Introduction letter from applicant's employer (Tanzania Working visa applicants)
- Itineraries and Hotel reservation (Tanzania Visitor visa applicants)
- Current bank account statement
- Proof of Yellow fever vaccination
- Marriage certificate
- Children birth certificate (if any)
- Six-months bank statement
- Proof of ownership
- Family pictures
- Tax clearance
Tanzanian Visa TypesThere are several types of Tanzanian visas. The major categories of these visas are the single entry visas and the multiple entry visas. The single entry visas allow a visitor into Tanzania just once. If the visitor leaves before the visa validity expires, the visitor would need to reapply for a new visa. The multiple-entry visa is the reverse of the single entry visa. All the visas explained below fall into one of the two categories.
Tanzanian Business VisaThe Tanzanian business visa is issued to who intend to attend business related meetings,?scientific research, and symposiums in Tanzania. It is also issued to prospective investors and entrepreneurs who intend to start up a business in Tanzania. Applicants for the Tanzanian business visa must submit a business letter addressed to the Tanzanian Embassy.?
Tanzanian Tourist Visa (Holiday Visa)Issued to persons going to Tanzania for vacations, tourism, recreation, or to visit friends and family. Nigerian, Tanzanian visa applicants must provide a copy of their round-trip airline confirmation showing the intended date of entry and exit from Tanzania.
Tanzanian Transit VisaThe Tanzanian transit visa, issued to persons traveling through Tanzania for no longer than 3 days. It is also issued to persons who are traveling to join a ship as a member of the crew. The applicant for this visa should have an onward ticket, money that would suffice the travel expenses, and an entry visa into the third country.
Tanzanian Working VisaIssued to persons who intend to work in Tanzania, the temporary and permanent work visas are the two major types of Tanzanian work visa.
Referred VisaThe Tanzanian referred visa is a type of visa that requires special clearance from the Director of Immigration Services in Dar es Salaam. Nigerians and a few other countries need a referred visa to enter into Tanzania.
Address and Location of Tanzanian Embassy in Nigeria
Tanzania High Commission Nigeria, AbujaAddress: No 21, Yedseram Street, Close to IGP Residence. Maitama, Abuja. Email:[email protected].
Embassy of Tanzania, LagosAddress: No 8, Agoro Odiyan Street. Victoria Island, Lagos. Telephone: +2341613604 Fax: +2341610016, +2341618908
Frequently Asked Questions
Where to Get a Tanzanian Visa Application FormThe Tanzanian visa application forms are available online for download. Once they are downloaded, ?they should fill and submit to the Tanzanian High Commission.
What Countries need a Tanzanian Visa?The table below shows the countries that have visa exemption to Tanzania and can stay for up to 3 months, and also countries that require visas mostly like Tanzanian visas on arrival.? It's important to note also that all "western" passport holders are eligible for a visa on arrival. [table id=52 /]
How to Schedule a Tanzanian Visa AppointmentThere is no need to book appointments for Tanzanian visas. Once the application form has been filled, it should be brought to the commission for verification, and the necessary processing fee should be paid. the applicant would just await approval. Only Tanzanian E-visas do not need physical verification.
How and Where to Pay Tanzanian Visa Processing FeesCash payment could be made at any UBA Bank nationwide into the Tanzanian commission account. All fees paid before visa approval are non-refundable.
How to Submit Tanzanian Visa ApplicationOnce the Tanzanian application form has been filled, the visa applicant is expected to go to the Tanzanian commission with all other supporting documents for verification.
Tanzanian Visa Processing TimeIt takes a minimum of 5 working days to process normal visas and about 6 weeks to process Referred visas. Expedited services are available at an extra cost, and it takes at least 3 working days.
Where to Collect Approved Tanzanian VisaOnce the visa process is completed and the visa application is approved, the applicant would need to go to the Tanzanian High Commission in Abuja to pick it up.
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Kenya VisaThe Republic of Kenya is a fast-rising African country. Kenya?has a number of attractive cities, one of which is Nairobi, the country?s capital. Kenya has several clean beaches and many other admirable tourist attractions. Kenya?s official languages are Swahili and English. There are several African countries whose citizens do not require a visa?to enter Kenya. Nigerian citizens, however, need an appropriate Kenyan visa in order to gain entry into the country, this blog post covers how to go about this and lots more.
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24 March 2018
Please I need Tanzanian working visa how can I get it