Tanzania visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Tanzanian Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • South African passport holders can visit Tanzania visa free for a duration of 90 days. 
  • Visitors can stay in Tanzania on a visitor or business visa. 
  • No visa is required for South African nationals to visit Tanzania. 
  • The single entry visitor visa cost $50 while the business visa cost $250.
  • Your visa is valid for 3 months. 
  • Your passport must be valid for 6 months. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Tanzania safe to visit??

Tanzania is generally safe to visit. 

Is English spoken in Tanzania??

English is spoken fluently by the people. 

What can you eat in Tanzania??

Typical Tanzanian foods include wali (rice), ugali (maize porridge), chapati (a kind of bread), nyama choma (grilled meat), mshikaki (marinated beef), samaki (fish), pilau, biriyani, and ndizi-nyama (plantains with meat).

What is Tanzania known for??

Do you need vaccinations to visit Tanzania??

You can get typhoid through contaminated food or water in Tanzania. CDC recommends this vaccine for most travelers, especially if you are staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas.