Tanzania Student visa Requirements And Procedure!!!


Tanzania is home to some of Africa’s most respected institutions including University of Dar es Salaam and International Medical and Technological University. Currently, Tanzania has a total of twenty six universities and this attests to the priority placed on Education, both by the government and investors, in the country.


Tanzania is fast becoming an important center for quality research based learning, innovation and creativity. On a quest to economic and social advancement, it would appear as though Tanzania chose education as her fasted route.

Why study in Tanzania?

These are the top five reasons you should

1- Fine climate, and beautiful topography and beautiful vegetation.

2- Hospitable, warm and friendly people

3- Accredited courses and universities of international standard

4- An atmosphere of peace, devoid of insecurity and crisis

5- An aura of creativity and innovation

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Tanzania visa requirements

In order to apply for Tanzania student visa in Nigeria, the following documents will be required before visa application is approved:

1- A valid international passport

2- An accurately filled Tanzanian visa application form

3- Two recent white background passport sized photograph

4- Tanzanian nonrefundable visa application fees

5- Admission letter from the Tanzanian university stating the applicant has fulfilled all the requirement for admission, and has been offered admission or placement in the institution.

6- Evidence showing adequate financial resources to cover the time of studies in the university. Bank statement of six months can be used.

7- Airline return tickets (optional).

8- A letter stating the reason for your visit to Tanzania, and the address of your accommodation, with additional information regarding the duration of your stay.

9- Travel itinerary, which should contain information like hotel reservation, accommodation, hotel booking etc.

10- Certificate of marriage/ children’s birth certificate (if any)

11- Yellow fever vaccination card

12- Cpies of Registration certificate/ National identity number/ National identity card.

13- Visa rejection note from other embassies (if applicable).

Any other adjunct documents that may be requested for submission at the embassy.

How to apply for Tanzania Student visa 

In order for your application for Tanzania Student visa in Nigeria, to be approved, you will have to know the procedures and the way the visa application process is organized. The information below will guide you in your bid to apply for Tanzania Student visa in Nigeria.


1- Ensure all the required documents listed above, is up to date and accurate enough. This will underscore your eligibility for the visa application.

2- Be prepared, meticulously sort and arrange the needed paperworks, so as to safeguard against any misplacement.

3- Tanzanian visa application form must be duly completed and carefully skimmed through, in case of error. Regardless of whether its at the embassy, or through online application platform.

4- Visa application fees payment is compulsory for all applicants. If you are applying for an eVisa, payment will be made online. Payment at the embassy is also another option.

5- Applicants are not required to book visa appointment.

6- Visa application by proxy is allowed in some cases.

7- Payment of visa fee is not refundable, applicants will not be refunded, regardless of the outcome of the application process.

8- Application for Tanzanian student visa in Nigeria, can no longer be made at the point of entry into Tanzania. Ensure you make visa application in Nigeria before departure.

9- Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications earlier so that visas can be processed in the shortest period possible.


10- Allotted time for visa application is 9.00am – 12noon , Monday to Friday, while submission time is from 2.30pm – 3.00pm.


Tanzania embassy located in Nigeria

Tanzania embassy in Nigeria is situated at: No 21, Yedseram Street, Close to IGP Residence, Maitama, Abuja.

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