Covid-19 Test

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