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


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.


The Embassy of United Republic of Tanzania to the United States of America and Mexico, is fully open at normal schedule from Monday, June 28th, 2021, after a long closure due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. All Consular Services will now be available on Mondays to Thursdays from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Please read attached RE-OPENING NOTICE for more details.


Tunapenda kuwajulisha kuwa huduma za Kikonseli kwa waombaji wa hati za kusafiria (Pasipoti) zitatolewa kwa siku 4 kwa wiki (Jumatatu, Jumanne, Jumatano na Alhamisi) kuanzia tarehe 28 Juni, 2021 kwa wale watakaopatiwa miadi. Huduma hizo zitatolewa kuanzia saa 3:30 asubuhi hadi saa 6:30 mchana na ni kwa ajili ya hatua za kuchukuliwa alama za vidole, picha na kuchukua pasipoti tu. Kwa maelezo zaidi fungua hapa.

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

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:
US & Tanzania Public Holidays:

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

News and Events

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Tanzania Investment Opportunities

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Government of the United Republic of Tanzania is Seeking Partnership on Manufacturing of Tires

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania is seeking an experienced and competent investor in tire manufacturing industry. The potential investor will form partnership with “National Development Corporation” on behalf of the United Republic of Tanzania. National Development Corporation (NDC) is mandated by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania to stimulate development

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Tourism and Travel

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National Standard Operating Procedures for the Management of Covid-19 in the Tourism Business Operations

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Will Smith Visits Tanzania

Hollywood actor Will Smith was in Tanzania as he continued his tour in the continent of Africa. The actor was spotted by a few fans upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport in Arusha, Tanzania where he posed for a few pictures with airport staff. Mr. Smith then went on to enjoy the African Safari experience at

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