1232 22nd St. NW Washington D.C 20037
202-939-6125 202-884-1080 202-884-1083 (Visa) 202-330-2718 (Emergency)
Embassy of Tanzania, DC
Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam (the abode of peace) is the largest city of Tanzania and the largest city in eastern Africa by population, as well as a regionally important economic centre.
Serengeti hosts the largest terrestrial mammal migration in the world, which helps secure it as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and one of the ten natural travel wonders of the world.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is a protected area and a World Heritage Site located 180 km (110 mi) west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. The area is named after Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area.
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, "Kibo", "Mawenzi", and "Shira", is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 m (16,000 ft) from its base to 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level.

Welcome - Karibu

H.E. Ambassador Wilson Mutagaywa Masilingi

Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. They include the plains of Serengeti National Park, a safari mecca populated by the “big five” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino), and Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain. Offshore lie the tropical islands of Zanzibar, with Arabic influences, and Mafia, with a marine park home to whale sharks and coral reefs.

The Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania in the United States welcomes you to our official website. Here you will find information about visas, tourism, events and much more. We hope you will find our website informative and helpful. Please do not hesitate to contact us and/or complete the Client Satisfaction Survey. We are here to assist you.

H.E.President Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli

Contact Information & Hours of Operation

Physical Address
1232 22nd St. NW Washington D.C 20037
Phone Numbers
202-939-6125 202-884-1080 202-884-1083 (Visa) 202-330-2718 (Emergency)
Hours of Operation
General Inquries:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Consular Services:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 2:30pm
Visa pick-up/drop-off:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 2:30pm
Saturday & Sunday:
US & Tanzania Public Holidays:

Diaspora Community

Umoja ni nguvu, utengano ni udhaifu. - (Unity is strength, division is weakness)

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News and Events

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H.E. Ambassador Wilson Masilingi Meets with the Friedkin group, inc. at the Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania, Washington, D.C.

On March 6th, 2017 H.E. Ambassador Wilson M. Masilingi met with officials from the Friedkin Group, Mr. Robert K. Kimmitt, Senior International Counsel; Mr. Laid M. Doran, Director of Government Relations and Senior Counsel; and Mr.George Hartley, Legendary Adventures, Inc. The Friedkin Group is a privately held consortium of businesses and investments primarily in the

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Farewell Lunch for Mr. Abbas Missana

On February 9th, 2017, the Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania had a farewell lunch for Mr. Abbas Missana, Minister Plenipotentiary of Consular Affairs. Mr. Missana has completed his tour of duty in Washington D.C. and will be proceeding back to Tanzania to continue with further service. H.E. Ambassador Wilson M. Masilingi thanked Mr.

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University of Pittsburgh Students Visit Tanzania House

On February 23rd 2017, the Embassy of The United Republic of Tanzania welcomed a group of students from the University of Pittsburgh for a briefing on Tanzania. These students were in Washington D.C. representing Tanzania at the Model African Union at Howard University. Ms. Swahiba Mndeme alongside Mr. Dismas Assenga led the discussion addressing issues

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Tourism and Travel

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5 Reasons Why Zanzibar Might Just Be Better Than Hawaii

When it comes to a relaxing holiday, Hawaii and Zanzibar are both known as top beach destinations with amazing places to stay. Even though, both destinations are great vacation destinations, they are similar in many ways but are quite different in many other ways. We have complied 5 reasons why Zanzibar might just be better

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Best Places to Travel in 2016 – Tanzania

A safari trip through Tanzania’s more remote parks used to mean staying in low-key camps. That’s about to change, as this year Asilia will open the first truly luxurious lodge in Ruaha National Park, a seldom-visited area teeming with wildlife like elephants, leopards, and lions. Set on a hill overlooking a savanna with baobab trees,

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Best Places to Travel in 2016 – Zanzibar

Zanzibar’s allure is hardly a secret. For centuries, waves of Swahili, Portuguese, Omani, and Chinese traders have left their cultural marks on the archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. But it’s only recently that the gleaming beaches have received an influx of attention from big-name hotel brands, giving new reasons to visit the Spice Islands.

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