Travellers to Tanzania
are now being asked to complete a health questionnaire online before arrival. This questionnaire can only be completed within 24 hours of intended arrival in the country. Questions include details of your travel to Tanzania (e.g. flight, seat number), details of other countries you have recently transited, and questions about your health and whether you have been in contact with a sick person. The questionnaire is available at:
Most people will not be asked for a COVID-19 test result, unless they are considered to be a high risk. There is no compulsory quarantine or self-isolation required for travellers to Tanzania.
As at 1 May 2021, travellers from India are additionally required to have a RT-PCR COVID-19 test within 72 hours of departure for Tanzania, and will also be expected to take a Rapid Antigen Test on arrival in Tanzania ($25).
Due to the current occasion we would like to point out the dress code on Zanzibar.
Travel Tips Zanzibar
Lela Muhamed Mussa - Zanzibar's tourism minister - said recent incidents of public nudity had prompted her to reiterate rules that, if breached, may see fines.
Most countries now require travellers coming from Tanzania to have received a valid negative Covid-19 test issued not more than 96 or 72 hours before departure from Tanzania. The Tanzania Ministry of Health offers a service to obtain this Covid-19 test certificate. Register at:
Local Testing Centres are listed as KCMC, Mawenzi Hospital, Hai District Hospital and Mount Meru Hospital. The test costs US$100 and the Ministry statement says that results will be available within 48 hours.
Details on requirements for international travel are also available from the Africa CDC website for Trusted Travel at
Feb 27, 2021: Testing at the National Laboratory
Jan 4, 2021: Testing Guide for Travellers
Tanzania Travel Advisories
TANZANIA TRAVEL ADVISORY NO. 5, published 5th August 2020
All travellers whose airline or country of departure requires a negative COVID-19 test result as a condition for departure must also present this test result on entry into Tanzania. Travellers from other countries who show COVID-19 symptoms will be subjected to an extended examination and if necessary a PCR test. A quarantine obligation no longer exists.
THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA TRAVEL ADVISORY N0.4
was published on 20th July 2020. The main features state that there is no quarantine for arrivals in Tanzania unless you display symptoms of coronavirus upon arrival. All travellers must carry an official COVID-19 clearance certificate issued within 72 hours of travel. Screening procedures will be conducted on arrival.
Video from the Tanzania Tourist Board:
As COVID-19 continues to spread. This COVID-19 assessment and screener wants to help you and your loved ones to check symptoms and find out what to do next.
TANZANIA TRAVEL ADVISORY NO. 3 of 18th May 2020
On 18th May the Ministry of Health has removed the requirement for travellers entering Tanzania to undergo 14 days quarantine.
TANZANIA TRAVEL ADVISORY NO. 2 of 4th April 2020
Helpful to check potential COVID-19 symptoms and understand what to do next.
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