Tanzania travel advice – GOV.UK

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The FCDO advise against all but essential travel to:

  • any area within 20km of the Tanzanian border with the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique, due to attacks by groups linked with Islamic extremism.

COVID-19 entry restrictions for Tanzania

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Tanzania’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

Travelling from and returning to the UK

Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.

If you’re planning travel to Tanzania, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

There will be a national public holiday on 23 August 2022 to allow the National Bureau of Statistics to perform a population and housing census. The census will include residents and tourists. If you are in Tanzania as a visitor, census officials may ask you to answer a questionnaire and remain in your accommodation until you complete it. Follow the instructions from census officials. For more information, visit the National Bureau of Statistics website (in Swahili) and speak to your accommodation provider.

Around 75,000 British nationals visit Tanzania every year.

Although most visits to Tanzania are trouble-free, violent and armed crime is increasing. Take sensible precautions to protect yourself and your belongings. See Crime

On occasion, demonstrations and political rallies across Tanzania have turned violent and resulted in fatalities. You should avoid all demonstrations and rallies. See Safety and security

During the rainy seasons, end of March till May and October to middle of December, exceptionally heavy rainfall and strong winds can occur.

As of 1 June 2019, plastic bags are banned for environmental reasons. See Local laws and customs

Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Tanzania. See Terrorism

If you need to contact the emergency services, dial 112 and ask for the emergency service you require.

There is a threat of piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. See River and sea travel

In the last few years there have been several ferry disasters in which hundreds of people have died. If you believe a ferry is overloaded or not seaworthy, do not get on. See River and sea travel

Long distance buses are often involved in accidents which can be fatal. See Road travel

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.


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