Tanzania (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Covid-19 test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: If you test positive for COVID-19 on arrival, you will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Fully Open

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 27.09.2021
1. Passengers and airline crew must complete the “Traveler’s Surveillance Form” for Tanzania at https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz/ and for Zanzibar at https://healthtravelznz.mohz.go.tz at most 24 hours before arrival.
2. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 NAAT or RT-PCR test taken at most 96 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
– This does not apply to passengers who are 5 years or younger.
3. Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in or transited through Afghanistan, Brazil, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Egypt, France, India, Indonesia, Malawi, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, South Africa, USA, Uganda or United Kingdom are subject to a COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival at their own expense. The test can be paid before departure at https://zanzibarcovidtesting.co.tz/app/home .
– This does not apply to passengers who are 5 years or younger.


Detailed Tourist Information

International flights have now resumed. Travellers should be prepared for unexpected travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.

Lockdown Details

There are no restrictions on public gatherings or services. Some hotels, bars and restaurants remain closed for the time being. You should continue to practice measures recommended by PHE such as hand washing and social distancing.


Data Source: covidcontrols.co