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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for Tanzania
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Tanzania
    HIGH TRAVEL RISK for Southern border areas within 12 miles (20km) of the Mozambican border and inland up to 93 miles (150km) from the coast


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): Low -

Inbound travel is broadly possible with some inconvenience; restrictions affect a limited range of travellers.

Restrictions in place for a limited range of originating countries / nationalities arriving in country.  Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Very Low -

Health and security constraints to business operations are broadly similar to pre-COVID-19.

The medical systems are at similar operating levels to pre-COVID-19, and the authorities are able to respond to medical and security threats as before. BCP should include response for potential COVID-19 disruption as standard within existing operational planning and clear escalatory indicators.

RestrictionsInboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? Yes
• Are there any entry restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? Yes
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? Yes
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? Yes
(Until further notice)
Border restrictions
• Border closures/restrictions

Flights to and from India are suspended. Diplomatic, medical and humanitarian flights are exempt.
(Until further notice)
Testing requirements

• Who needs to test + Type of test and timeframe?
- All incoming passengers are required to produce a negative COVID-19 PCR test result obtained no more than 72 hours before arrival.
- Upon arrival, all inbound and outbound travellers will be subject to enhanced screening measures, including a Rapid test for those arriving from countries with a higher level of infection as per daily updates from the WHO. The cost of the Rapid tests will be 25 USD per traveller.
(Until further notice)
Quarantine requirements

• Who must quarantine and for how long and where can this be done?
Only travellers departing from India and those who have been in India within the last 14 days, will be required to quarantine at their own cost in a government-mandated facility. Returning residents will be allowed to quarantine at their homes.
(Until further notice)
Documentation required
All travellers arriving to Tanzania must fill in an online Traveler’s Surveillance Form (https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz/travellers/) within 24 hours before arrival to Tanzania.
(Until further notice)
Transit

Travellers transiting through a third country for more than 72 hours will be required to undertake a Rapid test upon arrival in Tanzania.
(Until further notice)
OutboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? Yes
• Are there any exit restrictions? No
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes/No
• Are there any quarantine requirements? No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? No
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required?No
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
Border restrictions

Zambian authorities have closed the Nakonde border crossing with Tanzania to passenger traffic; however, movement of cargo is allowed.
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticSummary
• Is a state of emergency in place? No
• Are curfews/lockdowns in place? No
• Can businesses operate? Yes
• Are there other restrictions on internal travel? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? No
• Are there any vaccination requirements? No
• Are there any other restrictions in place? Yes
(Until further notice)
Restrictions on internal travel
• What restrictions are in place
- Domestic flights are operational, but options continue to be limited.
- Goods and services personnel, whose vehicles must have no more than three passengers, must declare their final destination and are only allowed to stop at specific government-designated locations.
(Until further notice)
Other social distancing measures
• General
Masks and social distancing are now made mandatory on public transports and in public spaces.

• Gatherings
All public gatherings are prohibited.
(Until further notice)

23 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Tanzania

COVID-19 information for Tanzania

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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Crime, social unrest and religious tensions in the cities of Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar have risen in the past few years. Mugging and petty crime remain among the most commonly reported crimes, though there has also been a steady increase in armed robberies and sexual assaults. Crime has similarly increased in the northern city of Arusha, with a marked increase in 2018, and rural districts bordering Kenya, but rarely affects foreigners. Demonstrations and public gatherings most likely to deteriorate into disturbances include those by students, religious groups and low-income communities with localised grievances. However, President John Magufuli has promised to crack down harshly on any demonstrations and has passed laws against them. Particularly pertinent are simmering tensions over issues related to ownership of and access to natural resources and land. There is a latent risk of Islamist terrorism against perceived Western targets, particularly in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar; however, religious tensions usually manifest themselves in acts of targeted violence between rival communities. There is a small risk of an Islamist insurgency in northern Mozambique spilling over into rural communities in southern Tanzania that border Mozambique.

This information is intended as a summary of the travel security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our travel security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Tanzania
CholeraOral vaccination is recommended for travellers
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Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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RabiesConsider for certain travellers, especially: For
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Typhoid feverRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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Yellow feverTanzania has a low risk of yellow fever
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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