Visa for Tanzania? Better not on arrival at Kilimanjaro airport

Visa for Tanzania? Better not on arrival at Kilimanjaro airport

Tour operators in Tanzania are warning their guests about a change in the process of obtaining a visa on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport.

With immediate effect foreign visitors arriving in Kilimanjaro without a visa need to complete the following processes:
• Queue for a Government Control Number
• Queue to pay for this at the bank
• Queue for Immigration to check and issue the visa

Therefore tanzaina travel professionals recommend to their guest to complete a Tanzania visa application online at www.immigration.go.tz  This process takes 2-3 weeks.

The changes at Kilimanjaro has meant that the visa on arrival process can take in excess of two hours,

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According to local authorites measures are being put in place to make this process quicker.