The information provided should be used as a guideline only

Dialling Code (00255) Contact Details
Tanzania High Commission +27 (012) 342-4393 / 4371
Tanzania Tourist Board Tel: +255 211 1244
Web: www.tanzaniatouristboard.com
SA Representative Tel: +255 22 260 1800
Email: highcomm@sahc-tz.com

Visas are NOT required by SA passport holders for stay of up to 90 days if travelling for tourism, business or in transit.

For more information regarding;

  • food restrictions,
  • passports/visa and,
  • pet travel enquiries,

Please contact the consulate/embassy – contact details above.


Health Requirements Compulsory Vaccinations Yellow Fever
Recommended Vaccinations  

  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Tetanus
  • Polio
  • Meningitis
  • Rabies


Precautions Malaria risk
Documents Required  

Valid passport of the driver

Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver

Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver

If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.

Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory – obtained at border post

Carnet de Passage: Highly recommended. Applications forms can be downloaded here; if you do not have a Carnet, a TIP will be issued at a fee of USD 150

Fuel Levy: USD 5 for each entry

FVP Levy: USD 20

ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store

International Driving Permit: Recommended


AA Club AA Tanzania  

Morogoro Road (opposite Oryx Petrol Station), Ground Floor, Flat no 3, Block 186 175, Parcel no 33, Dar Es Salaam

+255 2221 51837



Currency Tanzania Shilling (TZS)