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Tanzania’s Travel Advisory No. 1 on Covid – 19

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Update from our Immigration Services Practice
Travel Advisory No.1 of 23rd March, 2020
Update on Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in Tanzania


In light of the outbreak of COVID–19, effective 23 March 2020, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has instituted additional travel measures to limit the spread of the virus to the general public of Tanzania.

Additional Travel Measures are as follows:

  • All travelers whether foreigners or returning residents arriving from COVID-19 most affected countries, will be subjected to mandatory isolation for 14 days at their own cost at designated facilities identified by the Government.
  • Passengers should fill in Health Surveillance Form in the plane, or any other transport means and submit them to Port Health authorities upon arrival.
  • All arriving travelers will be subjected to an intensive screening and where necessary COVID-19 rapid testing.
  • All travelers will then be informed of their designated isolation facilities, costs and arrangements in place and access to those facilities.
  • After 14 days quarantine, passengers who have not developed symptoms of COVID-19 may leave the facilities and will be required to register personal information for future possible tracking purpose.
  • All people residing in Tanzania are advised to avoid non- essential travels to COVID-19 affected countries.
  • In case of any medical emergency while in the United Republic of Tanzania, please call the Health Emergency Number 199.

Note: The Government has not imposed any additional visa requirements.

Should you require our services on any of the above, kindly contact us.


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