1232 22nd St. NW Washington D.C 20037
ubalozi@tanzaniaembassy-us.org
202-939-6125 202-884-1080 202-884-1083 (Visa)
Embassy of Tanzania, DC

COVID-19 TRAVEL ADVISORY

The government of the United Republic has issued new travel guidelines in order to control spreading of covid-19 infections. Please review the guidelines by clicking here.

IN-PERSON CONSULAR SERVICES FOR TANZANIANS LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO

The Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania in Washington D.C would like to inform Tanzanians living in the United States and Mexico of the resumption of in-person consular services at the Embassy with effect from Monday May 03, 2021.

Due to the prevailing COVID-19 Pandemic and in conformity with the order of our host authorities in-person services will strictly be for biometrics and picture stages only and on appointment basis.

Services will only be offered on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30am to 2:00 pm. Please read here for more information.

All passport applicants must complete all required online procedures before contacting the Embassy for submission and appointments. Kindly find summary of the application process here

Appointment can be booked online through ppappt@tanzaniaembassy-us.org or call 202-884-1080. No walk–in will be accommodated.

All applicants who have received appointment confirmation should read here and take note of all requirements before visiting the Embassy.

Appointment protocol

Applicants are required to adhere all Covid-19 best practice guidelines, including:
  • Social distancing
  • Wear face mask
  • Temperature screening
  • Wash and/or sanitize hands upon admission, before and after biometrics capture
  • Remain seated on the designated area waiting for direction from Embassy Staff.

Please do not come to your appointment if you have been exposed to COVID-19 within the past 14 days or you have any symptoms of COVID-19.

Welcome - Karibu

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 Samia Suluhu Hassan
H.E. Ambassador Wilson Mutagaywa Masilingi

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)
Hours of Operation
General Inquries:
Monday - Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 2.30pm
Saturday & Sunday:
Closed
US & Tanzania Public Holidays:
closed

Diaspora Community

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

Together, regardless of where you are located we can make a difference to our beautiful country of Tanzania. Please use this opportunity to register and stay connected with the diaspora community via Embassy of Tanzania in United States. Once registered you will be able receive any communications intended to be circulated in the Tanzania diaspora community.

Diaspora Registration

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