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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Tanzania, United Republic of
Data Last Updated: September 16, 2020

General Information

Open (Level 3)

Tanzania is open to travelers from all countries. Visitors do not need to bring a negative Covid-19 test. However, temperature & medical screening is being performed on arrival.

Travelers deemed a risk will be subject to a coronavirus test. Those who test positive will have to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a government-designated facility.


Mask Requirement

Mask requirements differ in different states/regions within this country.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

The Government of Tanzania has announced that it is relaxing the ban on public gatherings, university and school openings, and sporting competitions.

The majority bars and restaurants remain closed for the time being, though many restaurants still offer take away service. 

Free movement within the country is allowed. However, wearing of face mask while in public spaces is recommended.

All tourist facilities will follow the governmental standard operation procedures to ensure the country remains a safe destination.

Airlines & Transport

On August 1, the Government of Tanzania lifted the suspension on international flights to Tanzania and several airlines have scheduled international flights to the country since June.

However, it bars Kenya Airways (KQ) from accessing Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar. The ban was a result of Kenya leaving out Tanzania from the list of countries cleared to access Kenya’s airspace.


Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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More Details

Known for its exotic wildlife, rich culture, and ancient cities, Tanzania has now reopened its borders for tourism. The country has done a good job in controlling the virus so it is now open to welcome all tourists back.

Who Can Enter Tanzania?

The good news is that all tourists from all nations and countries can now travel again to Tanzania. That is to say, the country is back under normal immigration, border rules, and tourism laws. However, you might need a Visa depending on your country of origin. And as of now, there are currently 68 countries that can enter Tanzania Visa-free. Check here if your country is on the list. Certain travelers can also get a visa on arrival.

Are There Testing and/or Quarantine?

There are no mandatory quarantine period is currently in place and travelers are not required to bring a negative COVID-19 test.

Other Entry Rules For Tanzania

  • Temperature and health checks will be present at the airport.
  • Tourists are also asked to give information about their accommodation during their stay.

In addition, travelers deemed at risk will be subject to a coronavirus test. And those who will turn out positive will have to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a government-designated facility.

Safety Measures and Health Protocols

  • Firstly, mask requirements differ in different states/regions within this country.
  • Travelers should stay at least 1-meter away from others.
  • Tourists should also wash their hands frequently.

What's Open in Tanzania?

  • Public transportation in Tanzania is operating.
  • Restaurants, cafes, and bars in Tanzania are open.
  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Tanzania are open.

Check this for the detailed restriction and reopening information for Tanzania.

Sources: U.S. Embassy in Tanzania | gov.uk | Tanzania Tourism


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Information for Non-Tourists

All passengers arriving to Tanzania should fill in a Health Surveillance Form in the plane, or any other transport means and submit them to Port Health authorities upon arrival. All travelers arriving will be subjected to an intensive health screening and those deemed at risk will be asked to undergo COVID-19 rapid testing.

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