Updated African Travel Restrictions Do to COVID-19 – Tanzania – Updated 16 September 2020 –
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The government of Tanzania announced on 18 May 2020 that it will lift the ban on international flights arriving and departing from the country. All hotels and other tourist facilities in the country must go through a COVID-19 certification process, and official documents must be placed at the entrances of all facilities. The Tanzanian government has also directed all the country’s tourism entities to appoint and adequately train COVID-19 liaison officers to be the point of contact with its Health Ministry.
Open for international travel
Health screening and COVID-19 protocols
- If you are travelling with an airline that requires a negative COVID-19 certificate, or if your country of origin requires a negative COVID-19 certificate upon departure, then Tanzania will also request the certificate on arrival. All other travellers do not require a negative COVID-19 certificate, although it is recommended that all travellers have the certificate as a precautionary measure.
- Arriving passengers showing any symptoms or signs of COVID-19 will be required to undergo enhanced health screening and may be tested for COVID-19.
- While in Tanzania, visitors will be expected to adhere to full protective measures against the spread of COVID-19.
- Not required.
Countries allowed to travel to the destination
Airlines flying into the destination
- Ethiopian Airlines
- Qatar Airways
- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
- Air Tanzania could resume operations to other countries that have re-opened for international travel, or for passengers looking to fly with the airline – to be confirmed.