Due to an ongoing outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The Tanzanian government has instituted additional travel measures to limit the spread of the virus to the general public as of 23rd march 2020.

  • All travelers whether foreigners or returning residents arriving form COVID-19 most affected countries will be subjected to mandator isolation for 14 days at their own cost at designated facilities identified by the Government.
  • Passengers should fill in Health Surveillance form in the plane, or any other transport means and submit them to Port health authorities upon arrival.
  • All travelers arriving will be subjected to an intensive screening and where necessary COVID-19 rapid testing.
  • All travelers will then be informed of the designated isolation facilities, costs and arrangments in place and access to those facilities.
  • After 14 days of quarantine, passengers who have not developed symptoms of COVID-19 may leave the facilities and will be required to register personal information for future possible tracking purposes.
  • All people residing in Tanzania are advised to avoid non-essential travels to COVID-19 affected countries.
  • In case of any medical emergency while in the united republic of Tanzania, please call the Health Emergency Number 199

NB: This travel Advisory notice will be updated as the situation evolves and more information on the outbreak becomes available.


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