Tanzania visa requirements for Filipinos

Travel and visa requirements

Tanzanian Visa is not required for Filipinos

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Philippine citizens wanting to visit Tanzania can either apply for its e-visa or visa on arrival for a duration of 90 days.
  • The length of stay in Tanzania will be decided at the port of entry.
  • Tanzania visa costs a sum of $50 to $100.
  • You have to visit the website of the Tanzania Immigration Department. That is, www.immigration.go.tz.
  • Fill your e-visa form and supply all the required documents and information on the form online.
  • Once your e-visa application is approved, it will be mailed to you through your email address.
  • You are to print out the e-visa sent to you and your e-visa application form.
  • All visitors' international passports must be valid for 6 months and beyond the period of intended stay. Two blanked pages at least must be left on your passport for necessary stampings.
  • Do not forget to travel with your national identity card (ID) issued to you in your home country.
  • Travel itinerary should be provided before your embarkation to Tanzania.
  • Hotel bookings or any other proof of accommodation in Tanzania is required.
  • Proof of sufficient fund to cater for you through your stay in Tanzania should be provided.
  • Tanzania government do not levy airport tax on passengers departing the country.
  • The standard time zone of Tanzania is (GMT+3) and that of the Philippines is (GMT+8). This places the Philippines 5 hours above Tanzania.
  • The average time to travel from Manila, Philippines to Dodoma Tanzania is 26 hours.
  • +255 is the Tanzanian international dialling code.
  • Luggage is cleared at your first airport entry in Tanzania.
  • A good health veterinarian and rabies vaccination certificates are required from those travelling to Tanzania with their pets.  
  • Your pets will be examined on arrival and be subjected to being kept in quarantine for some time.
  • An import permit issued by the Tanzanian Police Department is required for the shipping of arms and ammunition.
  • Vaccination against yellow fever and malaria is strongly recommended before you embark on your journey to Tanzania.
  • You are to declare international currency valuing more than $10,000 on both your entry and exit from Tanzania.
  • You can travel with your pets to Tanzania provided you have your pet certificate of ownership with you.
  • If you want to drive around Tanzania, ensure you have a spare gallon of fuel, a map, first-aid kits, water and non-perishable food supplies with you.
  • Lovers of wildlife can visit Tanzania's national parks for as low as $100. This fee covers a private tour and sometimes hotel accommodation for a night. 
  • You are advised to budget about $72.00USD to cover your daily expenses in Tanzania just to cover other expenses mentioned above.
  • The best parks can be found in the North of the country but are regularly filled with tourists.
  • Kilimanjaro is one of Tanzania's main attractions. It is the highest mountain in Africa. Many visitors come to Tanzania to experience this great mountain. The main peak is estimated to be 5895m high making it a real challenge for mountain climbers.
  • June to October is considered the right moment to visit Tanzania when the country is experiencing its dry season.
  • Tanzania is one of the oldest known inhabited country and the largest in East Africa.
  • Tanzania also boasts of having two of the best Stone Age sites in the world: Isimila Gorge (near Iringa) and the earliest known examples of human art among the rock pain. They are around 30,000 years old.
  • The lingua franca of Tanzania is Swahili and 90% of the population are its fluent speakers. English is only used for foreign transactions and means of instruction in schools.
  • The power plugs and sockets used in Tanzania are of type D and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Nyama Choma known as grilled meat, Wali which is rice, Samaki(fish), Pilau that is rice mixed with various spices, etc., are the foods you will never forget how spicy there are when you visit Tanzania.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the duration of Tanzanian e-visa?

The period of stay issued on Tanzanian e-visa for those travelling for either business or tourism is 90 days.


What are the national meals eaten in Tanzania?

Nyama Choma known as grilled meat, Wali which is rice, Samaki(fish), Pilau that is rice mixed with various spices, etc., are the foods you will never forget how spicy there are when you visit Tanzania.


Where can I apply for Tanzanian e-visa?

You have to visit the website of the Tanzania Immigration Department. That is, www.immigration.go.tz.


What are the official languages spoken in Tanzania?

The lingua franca of Tanzania is Swahili and 90% of the population are its fluent speakers. English is only used for foreign transactions and means of instruction in schools.