Updated Tanzania Travel Restrictions Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tanzania – Safe Travels

The World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) endorsing Tanzania to use the Safe Travel Stamp

The Tanzanian government announced on 18 May 2020 that it will lift the ban on international flights arriving and departing from the country. All hotels, lodges, camps and other tourist facilities in the country must go through a COVID-19 certification process, and official documents must be placed at the entrances of all facilities. The government of Tanzanian has also directed all the country’s tourism entities to appoint and adequately train COVID-19 liaison officers to be the point of contact with its Health Ministry.

Open for international travel:

  • 1 June 2020

Health screening and quarantine protocols:

  • If you are travelling with an airline that requires a negative COVID-19 certificate, or if your country of origin requires a negative COVID-19 certificate upon departure, then Tanzania will also request the certificate on arrival. All other visitors do not require a negative COVID-19 certificate, although it is recommended that all travellers have the certificate as a precautionary measure.
  • Arriving guest showing any symptoms or signs of COVID-19 will be required to undergo enhanced health screening and may be tested for COVID-19.
  • While in Tanzania, guests will be expected to adhere to full protective measures against the spread of COVID-19.

Countries allowed to travel to Tanzania:

  • All

Airlines flying into Tanzania:

  • Ethiopian Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Emirates.
  • Air Tanzania could resume operations to other countries that have re-opened for international travel, or for travellers looking to fly with the airline – to be confirmed.

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