It’s important that you get the latest information from reputable sources. The World Health Organisation’s Situation Reports are our resources for all things COVID-19 related.
TRAVEL READY DESTINATIONS
Follow the below to keep tabs on which of our destinations of operation are open to international travellers.
Additionally, bookmark the following useful reference for the latest Travel Advisories from Global Rescue – our travel insurance provider.
When humankind rallies in the face of adversity; we have proved our resourcefulness, our courage and, most of all, the ability to showcase the empathy that defines our humanity.
The spread of COVID-19 (the coronavirus) has once again tested our resilience, and we would like to take this opportunity to extend our thoughts to those who have been affected. The rapidly changing situation with regards to COVID-19 has affected people, businesses and economies everywhere. It is difficult not to be overwhelmed with impact on such a massive scale and our thoughts go out to all those affected, whether in terms of health or their daily income.
In troubling times such as this, we can take to heart that we have faced challenges like coronavirus before – and we have prevailed.
TANZANIA & ZANZIBAR
✅ INTERNATIONAL BORDERS OPEN WITH RESTRICTIONS
In addition to all current entry requirements, on arrival into Tanzania & Zanzibar the latest information that has been furnished to us by the Tanzanian government officials is as follows:
- All guests are required to truthfully fill in an online Traveller’s Health Surveillance Form available at https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz/ (Mainland) and https://healthtravelznz.mohz.go.tz/traveller/#/home (Zanzibar)
- Fully vaccinated guests will be exempted from both RT PCR and Rapid Antigen Test requirements. Guests will be required to present a valid vaccination certificate with QR code for verification upon arrival. The only accepted vaccines are those which have been approved by the United Republic of Tanzania and the World Health Organization
- Fully Vaccinated means one dose of a single-dose vaccine or both doses of a two-dose vaccine. Please check whether your vaccine is a single-dose or multi-dose vaccine
- Guests not fully vaccinated, unvaccinated and those not eligible for vaccination due to their country policy will be required to present a negative COVID-19 RT- PCR or NAATs certificate with QR code obtained within 72 hours before departure. Guests may be tested on arrival per www.moh.go.tz using a Rapid Antigen Test at their own cost of 10 USD (TZS 23,000) for Tanzania Mainland. If found positive they will be tested with RT- PCR for confirmation, allowed to self-isolate and the results will be sent via email or any other means
- Guests to Tanzania who are eligible for Rapid Antigen Test per the above are advised to pay online to avoid unnecessary queues upon arrival, through an automatically generated control number obtained after filling the online Traveller’s Health Surveillance Form
- Guests in transit by air transport are exempted from both vaccination and COVID 19 testing requirements unless stated otherwise by the conveyance to be used or countries of their final destinations.
- All departing guests are advised to seek information prior to departure from travel agent regarding COVID-19 requirements of their country of destination or conveyance to be used
The following are required to complete the Travellers Surveillance Form:
- Your passport information
- Your travel details, including times and dates
- You will receive a confirmation notification – the notification will contain your Unique Health Code (UHC) which you will present upon arriving in Tanzania at the health desk
- Some mobile devices may not display the QR codes or forms correctly – we recommend obtaining a different browser app or using an alternative device as a workaround to this.