Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for a Tanzania Visa for Australian Citizens

  1. What To Do On Arrival

    Business applicants will be issued an entry visa and are required to carry a copy of their business letter and a letter of invitation from the Tanzanian host company for presentation to Tanzanian authorities on arrival. They will then need to pay USD $200 to Tanazanian Immigration.

  2. Visa Validity

    Visa is valid for up to 3 months from the date of issue. Entry and exit from the country must be made within that timeframe.

    The validity of the issued visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

  3. Duration of Stay

    The maximum duration of stay is 90 days.

    The duration of stay issued on the visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

  4. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must: 

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have two blank facing visa pages

  5. Photograph(s)

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://cibtvisas.com.au/photo-service.php to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide two colour, passport-type photographs that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against an all-white background and printed on high-quality photo paper; be 45mm (h) by 35mm (w); provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photos should be glued to the designated section of the visa application form (in the absence of a designated area, affix to the top right or top left corner).

  6. Business Introduction Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Introduction Letter from your Australian-based company. Be certain your letter meets the specific requirements of the consulate by using our Digital Introduction Cover Letter. Visit http://cibtvisas.com.au/bcl-order to get started.

    Alternatively, please use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at http://cibtvisas.com.au/forms?formname=Business-Introduction-Letter-Sample.pdf using the exact language and format provided in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request.

  7. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form (do not print double sided)

  8. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. These must be provided as a copy of the flight confirmation showing exact entry and exit dates and locations.

  9. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

  10. Visa Conditions

    Multiple entry visas are not issued, however, a single entry visa will allow a traveller to re-enter Tanzania if they visit a member country of the East Africa Community (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi), after their initial entry into Tanzania as long as the visa is still valid.

  11. Journalism, Filming and Research Permit

    Visas for Journalism/Filming and Research will only be granted after the applicant has obtained a permit from the Tanzania Information Service (MAELEZO) and the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH).

    The application procedure for each permit is as follows:

    Entry for assignments as journalists, photographers, film/video producers

    Please prepare the following items and submit them to the Embassy for authorization:

    • Application Form
    • Filming Permit Application Form (Mainland) 
    • Filming Permit Application Form (Zanzibar)
    • Cover letter
    • Synopsis or Script
    • Equipment list
    • List of crew member

    Please submit the authorized documents to the following address:

    National Film Censorship Board(For Mainland)
    Department of Culture Development
    P.O.Box 8031 Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
    FAX : 255-22-2121920/2123931/2117819
    TEL : 255-22-2110585/2122771/2112860

    Zanzibar Information Services (MAELEZO) (For Zanzibar)
    P.O.Box 2754 Zanzibar TANZANIA
    Fax : 255-24-2231011
    Tel : 255-24-2231073/2231011

    All applicants are advised to submit the form at least one month before the commencing date of the assignment. 

    After receiving the permit please apply for a Business purpose visa - B3

    Entry for assignments Research

    Please submit the application to the following address:

    Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)
    P.O. Box 4302, Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, Kijitonyama (Sayansi )
    COSTECH Building,Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
    FAX : 255-22-2775313/4
    TEL : 255-22-2700745/46
    Website: http://www.costech.or.tz

    All applicants are advised to submit the form at least one month before the commencing date of the assignment.

    After receiving the permit please apply for a Business purpose visa - B3

  12. Traveller Registration (highly recommended)

    CIBTvisas recommends that Australian citizens register with the Traveller Registration Service. CIBTvisas will register your overseas trip(s) with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT). Registering your trip details enables the DFAT to easily contact and locate you in the event of an emergency or crisis, and provide you with consular assistance where deemed necessary. Registration enrols you in the Smart Traveller program. Stay informed and safe by having CIBTvisas subscribe you to the Traveller Registration Service. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form included in the CIBTvisas Application Pack and send it to us with the rest of your documents

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for a Tanzania Visa for Australian Citizens

  1. Visa Validity

    Visa is valid for up to 3 months from the date of issue. Entry and exit from the country must be made within that timeframe.

    The validity of the issued visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

  2. Duration of Stay

    The maximum duration of stay is 90 days.

    The duration of stay issued on the visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

  3. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must: 

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have two blank facing visa pages

  4. Photograph(s)

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://cibtvisas.com.au/photo-service.php to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide two colour, passport-type photographs that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against an all-white background and printed on high-quality photo paper; be 45mm (h) by 35mm (w); provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photos should be glued to the designated section of the visa application form (in the absence of a designated area, affix to the top right or top left corner).

  5. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form (do not print double sided)

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. These must be provided as a copy of the flight confirmation showing exact entry and exit dates and locations.

  7. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

  8. Visa Conditions

    Multiple entry visas are not issued, however, a single entry visa will allow a traveller to re-enter Tanzania if they visit a member country of the East Africa Community (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi), after their initial entry into Tanzania as long as the visa is still valid.

  9. Traveller Registration (highly recommended)

    CIBTvisas recommends that Australian citizens register with the Traveller Registration Service. CIBTvisas will register your overseas trip(s) with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT). Registering your trip details enables the DFAT to easily contact and locate you in the event of an emergency or crisis, and provide you with consular assistance where deemed necessary. Registration enrols you in the Smart Traveller program. Stay informed and safe by having CIBTvisas subscribe you to the Traveller Registration Service. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form included in the CIBTvisas Application Pack and send it to us with the rest of your documents

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