Tanzanian Visa Entry Requirements for Residents in United Kingdom

Thinking of going to Tanzania from United Kingdom and wants to know the latest Tanzanian Visa Requirements for British nationals or permanent residents in United Kingdom? Learn more about the Tanzanian visa requirements including tourist visa, business visa and airport visa from here.

Types of Tanzanian Visas for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the United Kingdom.

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<p itemprop=There are various type of Tanzanian visas are available for you to apply. The type of Tanzanian visa you will need to apply depends on the purpose, length of your trip and the frequency of trips you will be taking to Tanzania. If you require information such as Tanzanian consulate contact details , visa forms for Tanzania, and other travel information please use the dropdown menu, below.

  • Tanzanian tourist visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for a short period of leisure travel in Tanzania and no business activities permitted with the short term tourist visa for Tanzania.
  • Tanzanian visitor visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for a short period of travel to visit friends and family in Tanzania and no business activities are permitted.
  • Tanzanian business visa for British citizens and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for participating in short-term business activity in Tanzania.
  • Tanzanian transit visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued and is generally valid for 3 days or less, for transferring through a port in Tanzania to a third destination.

General Documnets Required to Apply for a Tanzanian Visa for British Nationals and Permant Residents in the United Kingdom

The below items are generally required to apply for any type of Tanzanian visas in the United Kingdom:

  • Fully completed Visa Application Form and essential declaration
  • Passport size photographs
  • Valid national passport

There are other types of Tanzanian visas such as student visas, temporary worker visas, parent visas, spousal visas or partner visas for British nationals which are available to apply. Please contact the Tanzanian Embassy in London or the nearest Tanzanian consulate accredited to the United Kingdom for more information.

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Tanzanian Entry Visa Types Available for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the UK

Single Entry visa for Tanzanian: A single-entry visa allows its holder to enter Tanzanian only once, within the given period of time, as mentioned in the visa sticker affixed to their passport. Once the visa holder exits the territory of Tanzanian or visa region associated with Tanzanian, he or she can no longer go back, even if they have not spend in Tanzanian the number of days as permitted by the Tanzanian embassy that issued them the visa.

Double Entry visa for Tanzanian: In general, a double-entry visa applies the same way as the single-entry visa explained above. The sole difference between a single-entry and a double-entry visa is that the second gives you the chance to go once more back to Tanzanian

Multiple Entry visa for Tanzanian: This type of visa allows the holder of the visa to enter Tanzanian mutiple times with visa validity period.

What Are The Steps to Apply for an Tanzanian Visa for British Nationals?

To apply for an Tanzanian visa in the United Kingdom, then follow the steps given below:

  • Check if you need to apply for a Tanzanian Visa.
  • Know when is the right time to apply for your Tanzania visa!
  • Figure out what type of Tanzanian visa you will need.
  • Find out where you should lodge your Tanzanian visa application.
  • Fill in the right Tanzanian visa form.
  • Collect the documents required for Tanzanian visa.
  • Make a visa appointment and attend the visa interview.
  • Submit your biometrics.
  • Pay the Tanzanian visa fee.

Please Note: Please consult Tanzanian consulate in the United Kingdom as visa regulations for Tanzania can and often change overnight. In individual cases, additional documents required for Tanzanian visa. We accept no responsibility as we have no affiliation with the embassy of Tanzania in the United Kingdom or their visa section.

What are the common questions asked by a Tanzanian visa officer?

Going for a visa interview at the Tanzanian consulate in London? The visa officer at the Tanzanian consulate will look over your application and ask you questions if they wish to clarify anything. It is best to answer these questions honestly.

Typical questions asked at the Tanzanian visa interview include:

  • What is your purpose of your trip to Tanzania?
  • Do you know anyone living in Tanzania?
  • What is your current occupation? How long have you been in your current occupation?
  • If you are a student, when will the studies finish?
  • How will you support yourself whilst in Tanzania?
  • Have you ever travelled to other countries?
  • Who will pay for your trip to Tanzania?
  • What are your plans when you return from your trip from Tanzania?
  • What will you do if your Tanzanian visa application is rejected?

What are the usual reasons for getting your Tanzanian visa denied?

Common reasons why your Tanzanian visa application got rejected include:

  • Lack of funds – you must be able to afford your trip Tanzania and you must provide documents to show that you can.
  • Proof of accommodation not provided – you must be able to show where you will be staying in Tanzania and you can easily do this by providing a hotel reservation in Tanzania.
  • The visa officer thinks you will not return to your home country – you must make it clear that you intend to leave Tanzania and return to your home country before the expiry of your visa. You can do this by providing documents that show you have ties where you live, such as an employment letter or proof that you own your home etc.
  • No proof of residence – you must be able to prove that you can live in the country of your residence legally, so you must provide proof of residence.

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