All you need on your Trip to Tanzania during Covid-19.

Tanzania has never closed its borders to international travel since the outbreak of covid-19 and announced as a pandemic on 11 March 2020, and on 16 June 2020 Schools were opened after being closed for three months, some countries adopted evaluating which countries were allowed entry, but never the case in Tanzania. Here is everything you need to know when traveling to Tanzania during Covid-19. 

Which Airports and border points are open?

All the airports and border entry points are open for international travelers:

  • Kilimanjaro International Airport {Kilimanjaro}
  • Julius Nyerere International Airport {Dar-es-Salaam}
  • Abeid Amani Karume International Airport. {Zanzibar}
  • Namanga Border
  • Isbania Border Point
What travel requirements are needed to enter Tanzania?
    1.  Travelers entering URT including Tanzanians, returning residents, and those in transit through land borders who are;
    • Fully vaccinated, will be exempted from RT PCR and Rapid Antigen Test requirements. Travelers will be required to present a valid vaccination certificate with a QR code for verification upon arrival. The only accepted vaccines are those approved by the URT and the World Health Organization.
    • Not fully vaccinated, unvaccinated and those not eligible for vaccination due to their country policy will be required to present a negative COVID-19 RT- PCR or NAATs certificate with QR code obtained within 72 hours before departure.
    • If travelers originate from countries listed at www.moh.go.tz or Points of Entry will be tested for COVID 19 upon arrival using a Rapid Antigen Test at their own cost of 10 USD (TZS 23,000) for Tanzania Mainland. If found positive they will be tested with RT- PCR for confirmation, allowed to self-isolate and the results will be sent via email or any other means.
    • Children aged 5 years and below will be exempted from RT PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests requirements.

    2. Travelers to URT eligible for Rapid Antigen Test as in section 1b above are advised to pay online to avoid unnecessary queue upon arrival through an automatically generated control number obtained after filling the online Traveler’s Health Surveillance Form. For those to Tanzania Mainland pay through

    https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz,

    The symptomatic positive Rapid Antigen travelers will be isolated for treatment at designated health facilities as per National COVID-19 Treatment Guideline.

    3. Travelers in transit by air transport are exempted from both vaccination and COVID 19 testing requirements unless stated otherwise by the conveyance to be used or countries of their final destinations.

    4. All departing travelers are advised to seek information before departure from the travel agent regarding COVID-19 requirements of their country of destination or conveyance to be used.

     

    In case of any medical emergency while in the United Republic of Tanzania, please call Toll Free Health Emergency Number: 199 for Tanzania Mainland NB: The Travel Advisory will be reviewed from time to time as the need arises.

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