News and Events

Tanzania Immigration Department Effective 4th November, 2019, the Tanzania Immigration Department has introduced a new system whereby all visa applications are made online. UK residents can no longer obtain visa stickers from the Tanzania High Commission in London due to this change. Applicants are strongly advised to apply for visa through the Official Tanzania Immigration Services Website ONLY and NOT through any other links.
Tanzanian New Passports We want to bring to your attention that the old passports will no longer be valid come January 31st 2020. All passport applicants must complete all required online procedures before contacting the Embassy for submission and appointments. The Embassy now receive applications of the new electronic passports and e-emergency travel document. Application forms are accessible online at under e-services section.
Plastics Bag The Government of Tanzania wishes to make an official notice to the travelers planning to visit Tanzania that from 1st June 2019 all plastic bags, regardless of their thickness will be prohibited from being imported, exported, manufactured, sold, stored, supplied and used in mainland Tanzania


    Tanzania Immigration Department

    All visa applicants are required to use new electronic system.

    Ministry of Industry and Tradie

    Announcement regarding plastic bag