The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has continued to implement measures to contain Covid-19 pandemic, due to the new variants of the virus, especially those with regard to international travel.
These are the new measures:
- All authorities at points of entry should ensure that all the basic hygiene measures are taken such as hand hygiene, use of alcohol-based sanitizers, physical distancing and wearing of face-masks.
- Due to the current situation in India, flights are banned in Tanzania until further notice.
- All travellers coming from India shall be subjected to rapid test at points of entry followed by a 14 days mandatory quarantine at their own cost. Travellers subjected for mandatory quarantine shall choose a place from the list available at the airports or at https://www.moh.go.tz/en/ designated by the Government.
- All travellers will be provided with health information cards with toll free number and advised to self-monitor for symptoms and signs. In case they devolop any sympoms and signs, they will be tested and treated at designated health facilities by the Government at their ouw cost.
- All travellers are required to truthfully fill in an on-line travellers’ surveillance form available at https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz within 24 hours before arrival to Tanzania.
- All travellers, whether foreigners or returning residents, will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test certificate upon arrival. The test should be based on RT-PCR testing using sample collected within 72 hours before arrival to Tanzania.
- All travellers, whether foreigners or returning residents entering the United Republic of Tanzania, will be subjected to enhance screening for Covid-19 infection including rapid test. The cost of rapid test is 25 USD per person.
- Travellers on transit in other countries more than 72 hours will be required to be retested by rapid test upon arrival in Tanzania.
- While in the country, all international travellers should adhere to infection prevention and control measures such as hand hygiene, mask wearing and physical distancing as deemed appropriate.
- In case of any medical emergency while in the United Republic of Tanzania, please call toll free health emergency number 199.