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Tanzania Travel Restrictions

0.57% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.57% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Tanzania.

Tanzania entry details and exceptions

Most travelers can enter Tanzania, but there are restrictions. Temperature and health screening are required for all travelers on arrival in Tanzania


Outgoing travel to TanzaniaTravelling from New Zealand to Tanzania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Tanzania.

Details and exceptions

Travelers in transit and travelers aged 5 years and under are exempted from this requirement.

Travelers arriving from or who have traveled through United States, Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, France, India, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, or United Kingdom in the 14 days before arriving in Tanzania must take a COVID-19 rapid test on arrival at their own expense. This requirement does not apply to travelers in transit and travelers aged 5 years and under.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Tanzania.

Details and exceptions

Travelers arriving from United States, Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, France, India, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, or United Kingdom will be required to take a COVID-19 rapid test on arrival. If they test positive, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days or more until they test negative using a RT-PCR test.

Documents
Health Surveillance Form

Travelers are required to complete an online Health Surveillance Form a maximum of 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania. Travelers will then receive a Unique Health Code (UHC), which they will present to health officials upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Tanzania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Tanzania must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Tanzania will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Tanzania

Masks:Recommended in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Tanzania.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Tanzania with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Tanzania with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Tanzania is recommended in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Tanzania are closed. Bars in Tanzania are closed.