Tanzania Immigration DepartmentEffective 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 PassportsWe 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 www.immigration.go.tz under e-services section.
Plastics BagThe 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.