After submitting the Tanzania eVisa application, the Tanzanian government evaluates the profile and request received. The evaluation takes between 1 and 7 days.
Travelers from the United Kingdom can check the status of their eVisa via email updates.
Once approved, UK applicants will receive their eVisa Grant Notice attached as a PDF and notification letter securely via email. Both of these documents are necessary for entry into Tanzania, including Zanzibar.
UK eVisa holders will need to take a printed copy of each document when they travel and present them to Tanzanian Border control officials upon arrival.
They will also be required to complete and submit a Tanzania Entry Arrival declaration form along with these documents.
Travelers from the UK can travel to Tanzania and Zanzibar with the eVisa by air and land. The following are authorized ports of entry with an approved Tanzania eVisa.
- Julius Nyerere International Airport
- Kilimanjaro International Airport
- Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
- Namanga Border Crossing
- Tunduma Border Crossing
Alternatively, tourists from the UK can also arrive in Tanzania and the Zanzibar archipelago by sea.