COVID-19 travel restrictions: Tanzania

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This article has been written on the June 3, 2022 and contains accurate information. However, we highly recommend you check the latest travel requirements before you book a trip since covid regulations are constantly updating.

Can I enter Tanzania?

You can enter Tanzania currently. Nevertheless, please note that some local COVID-19 restrictions are in place. Please be aware that all travelers must complete the Public Health Surveillance Form online within 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania.

Zanzibar City, Tanzania — ShutterstockZanzibar City — Shutterstock

Can I enter Tanzania if I am vaccinated?

You can enter Tanzania if you are vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the last dose of your vaccination schedule.

 As of April 2022, all vaccine drugs approved by the WHO are accepted in Tanzania, namely:

  • Novavax
  • Covovax
  • Moderna
  • Pfizer/BioNTech
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) 
  • Oxford/AstraZeneca
  • Covishield 
  • Covaxin
  • Covilo
  • CoronaVac

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A document confirming your vaccination status

Can I enter Tanzania if I am unvaccinated?

You can enter Tanzania if you are unvaccinated.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • The result of a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival

In addition, please note that you must undergo a rapid antigen test upon arrival in Tanzania if you originate from the following countries:

  • Congo 
  • Egypt
  • France
  • India
  • Malawi
  • Rwanda
  • South Africa
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America

Can I leave Tanzania?

You can leave Tanzania regardless of your vaccination status. Please take your time to learn the entry requirements of your destination country. Please note that returning COVID-19 conditions are the same as the entry ones for all travelers, including Tanzanians.

Can I leave Tanzania if I am vaccinated?

Vaccinated travelers can leave Tanzania.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19 in paper or electronic format

Please ensure you learn the requirements concerning a negative test result for your destination in advance. 

Can I leave Tanzania if I am unvaccinated?

Unvaccinated travelers can leave Tanzania.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in Tanzania currently

The COVID-19 situation is moderate in Tanzania. 

A game drive Safari in Serengeti national park,Tanzania — ShutterstockSerengeti National Park — Shutterstock

FAQs

Is it safe to travel to Tanzania right now?

Your trip to Tanzania will be safe if you follow certain basic regulations:

  • Wearing masks indoors
  • Maintaining social distance in public places is mandatory 

Is Dodoma open for travel?

Currently, Dodoma is open for travelers. Covid-related restrictions in the capital are the same as in the rest of the country.

Do I have to go into quarantine if I go to Tanzania?

As of April 2022, you are not obliged to undergo quarantine upon arrival in Tanzania if you have fulfilled all the requirements listed above.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Tanzania?

Currently, all arrivals in Tanzania have to complete the Public Health Surveillance Form that can be used as a health pass.

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