Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Tanzania Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least three consecutive blank visa pages
    • Be valid for one year beyond entry date

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • 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 spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Business Introduction Letter

    A letter of introduction from the applicant's UK employer. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be addressed to the High Commission
    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey as business discussions only
    • Specify the exact nature of the business discussions which must include all topics on the agenda
    • Specify who is attending
    • Specify the exact duration of the business meetings
    • Include the name of the organisation(s) to be visited
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financial and immigration responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed by the applicant's supervisor or the company's HR department

    A sample Business Introduction Letter can be found within the VisaExpress Application Pack

  4. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form

  5. VisaExpress Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaExpress website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaExpress Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaExpress Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  6. Visa Conditions

    Applicants who state anything other than "business discussions" on the documentation supplied risk being asked to get a "Carrying on Temporary Assignment" permit costing US$200.00 by immigration upon arrival.   

    A CTA is required by all those who intend to visit Tanzania for purposes of making feasibility studies, establishing professional and business contacts and making arrangements for investments during the start-up period.    

    There are no specific guidelines issued by the High Commission regarding the issuance of business visas that do not require a CTA on arrival, it is on a case by case scenario and the High Commission's decision will be final and cannot be contested by VisaExpress. 

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Tanzania Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least three consecutive blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • 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 spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    This must be provided as a copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  4. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form

  5. VisaExpress Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaExpress website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaExpress Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaExpress Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  6. Double Entry Applicants

    A copy of the flight confirmation showing both dates of entry and exit for those requiring a double entry visa

    A clear copy of the booking confirmation which shows the full travel and accommodation arrangements for every day of the trip.  Each traveller's full name should be shown on the document.

     

Tanzania Visa

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