Tanzania visa requirements for Cameroonians

Travel and visa requirements

Tanzanian Visa is not required for Cameroonians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Cameroon citizens are granted visas upon arrival to visit Tanzania for a period of 90 days of stay.
  • Facilities to apply for Tanzania electronic visa is made available for Cameroon citizens also.
  • Cameroon passports must have validity for the period of 6 months upon entry into the country.
  • Visitors entering Cameroon must make available at least a blank page on their passports for entry stamps.
  • A Yellow Fever certificate of Vaccination is required from citizens of Cameroon visiting or intending to visit Tanzania.
  • Travellers are required to declare international currency valuing more than $10,000 on both entrance and exit from Tanzania.
  •  It is also illegal to possess any products received as a gift or exchange without the correct documentation at entry and exit from Tanzania.
  • Visitors are expected to provide evidence of travel arrangements by presenting a computer-generated itinerary from airline/travel agency or a copy of transportation tickets showing entry and departure from Tanzania.
  • Additionally, it is prohibited to gather, collect, or remove flora or fauna, including seashells and ebony or mpingo wood while visiting the country.
  • While visiting Tanzania, visitors are advised to dress modestly (upper arms and legs covered and no exposed midriffs) outside of the hotel or resort and when arriving and departing from Zanzibar.
  • Visitors should be very cautious of engaging in seemingly lucrative business opportunities offered by agents based in, or with ties to, Tanzania and neighbouring countries while touring the country.
  • It is recommended to obtain a permit from the police before bringing arms and ammunition into the country.
  • Entry applications for minors under 18 years should be accompanied by a notarized letter, jointly signed by parents or legal guardians approving the minor to travel.
  • Tanzania is mountainous and densely forested in the north-east of the African Continent.
  • In Tanzania, the power plugs and sockets are of type D and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The estimated flight time from Yaounde, Cameroon to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and from Yaounde, Cameroon to Dodoma, Tanzania is 4 hours, 7 minutes.
  • Tanzania uses East Africa Time zone in Tanzania (GMT+3) hence, Tanzania is 2 hours ahead of Cameroon.
  • Tanzania is home to Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro in the north-eastern part of the country.
  • The Menai Bay Conservation Area is Zanzibar's largest marine protected area.
  • The Kalambo Falls, located on the Kalambo River at the Zambian border, is the second-highest uninterrupted waterfall in Africa.
  • The national language of Tanzania is Swahili although there are over 60 languages are spoken in Tanzania, making it the most linguistically diverse country in East Africa.
  • Three of Africa’s Great Lakes- Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Nyasa, are partly within Tanzania.
  • The climate varies greatly within Tanzania and the climate is cool in high mountainous regions.
  • The hottest period extends between November and February while the coldest period occurs between May and August.
  • Tanzania has 16 national parks plus a variety of game and forest reserves, including the Ngorongoro Conservation centre.
  • Tanzania is highly biodiverse and contains a wide variety of animal habitats.
  • Boababs can be seen in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park.
  • Diving or snorkelling off of one of Zanzibar’s islands provide a rich up-close encounter with some of the unique underwater sea creatures found among the coral reefs.
  • The beaches of Zanzibar are infamous for a reason. Featuring white sand, blue waters, and swaying palms, they are regarded as some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
  • The Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous and best-loved parks and is home to more than one million species of large mammals. It’s also a World Heritage Site and has also had the honour of being named a 7th world wonder.
  • On Tanzania's Serengeti’s plain, white-bearded wildebeests other bovids and zebra participate in large-scale annual migration.
  • Most transport in Tanzania is by road closely followed by railways and buses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Tanzania a safe country?

Tanzania is overall, a safe country to visit. As with many third-world countries, theft and muggings are relatively common but most incidents are in cities such as Dar es Salaam and Arusha.

What Tanzania is famous for?

Historically Tanzania is famous for Julius Nyerere who is the founder of Tanganyika in 1961. Tanzania also is a home for a unique and rare mineral in the world known as Tanzanite.

Is Tanzania a poor country?

Tanzania has been spared the internal strife that has blighted many African states. However, domestic stability has not translated into economic prosperity for Tanzanians as many of its people live below the World Bank poverty line, although the country has had some success in wooing donors and investors.

What is the culture like in Tanzania?

The largest ethnic groups include the Sukuma (over three million), Chagga, Haya, and Nyamwezi (over one million each). Despite the numerous cultural diversity represented by all these tribes, they are all united by use of Swahili or Kiswahili - a coastal Bantu language with Arabic influence.

Is Tanzania a democratic country?

The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government.

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