How to submit visa application at the Tanzania embassy Washington dc

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The applicant can visit visa application center for submission of documents; they must be submitted by visiting the Tanzania visa application center in Washington DC, In the case of an Tanzania e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Tanzania authorized visa agent.

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The Tanzania Embassy is in Washington DC, with Wilson Mutagaywa Kajumula Masilingi serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy of Tanzania offers many services to the Tanzania Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Tanzania passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Tanzania visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

1232 22nd St. NW, Washington D.C 20037
Tel: 202-884-1083, 202-939-6125, 202-884-1080

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To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Tanzania located in Washington DC, USA? 

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Tanzania, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Tanzania government. 

What are the other services offered by the Tanzania Consulate/ Embassy in Washington DC?

Community Services: Embassy dealing with aiding the distressed the Tanzania woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Tanzania diaspora, registration of new organization with the Tanzania Embassy, transportation of mortal remains to Tanzania with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Embassy

Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities, promotion of Tanzania exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Tanzania, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Tanzania 

Education: Publishing Tanzania centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Tanzania, registration of Tanzania student aboard, study in Tanzania promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations        

What type of passport services are provided by the Tanzania Embassy/Consulate? 

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Tanzania nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency Tanzania passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many Tanzania Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers? 

The Tanzania Embassy in Washington DC (address listed above) along with seven Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travelers to and from Tanzania.

Address of Tanzanian Honorary Consulate in Albuquerque

Honorary Consulate of Tanzania – Albuquerque  

7901 Mountain Road, Suite A, and B

Albuquerque, NM 87110 

Address of Tanzanian Honorary Consulate in Atlanta

Honorary Consulate of Tanzania – Atlanta 

591 North Main Street, Suite 100

Alpharetta, GA 30009

Address of Tanzanian Honorary Consulate in Detroit

Honorary Consulate of Tanzania – Detroit 

18530 Mack Avenue, Suite 339

Gross Points, MI 48236

Address of Tanzanian Honorary Consulate in New Orleans

Honorary Consulate of Tanzania – New Orleans 

701 Poydras St., Suite 310

New Orleans, LA 70139

Address of Tanzanian Honorary Consulate in Philadelphia

Honorary Consulate of Tanzania – Philadelphia 

P.O. Box 2302

Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Address of Tanzanian Honorary Consulate in San Francisco

Honorary Consulate of Tanzania – San Francisco 

San Rafael, CA

United States

Address of Tanzanian Honorary Consulate in St. Louis

Honorary Consulate of Tanzania – St. Louis 

937 Whippoorwill Way

Edwardsville, IL 62025

Does a Consulate operate out of Washington DC Consulate/Embassy? 

There is no separate Consular address in Washington DC. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Tanzania Embassy/Consulate in Washington DC?

Yes, you must visit the Tanzania Embassy/Consulate in Washington DC to collect the documents. For Tanzania electronic visa, you don’t require to visit. 

What are the hours of operation of the Tanzania Embassy/Consulate in Washington DC?

Tanzania Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Monday-Thursday), and 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (Friday). Consular Service Hours are 09:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Monday-Thursday), 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Friday)

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Tanzania Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Embassy from time to time.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Tanzania Embassy in Washington DC observes can be found at the link below.

Is there a FAQ related to the Embassy and Consulates?

Visa Related FAQ:

What are the Tanzania visas you can apply with Click2Visas?

Apply Tourist E-visa Multiple Entry to Tanzania
Tourist E-visa multiple Entry is mainly for sight-seeing and holidays. Most of these visas do not give the holder the right to work or start engaging in any business activity in the Tanzania.

Apply Transit E-Visa to Tanzania
Transit E-visa is indeed a non-immigrant visa for persons travelling in immediate and continuous transit through Tanzania on their way to another country.

Apply Business E-visa Single Entry to Tanzania
Business E-visa Single Entry is mostly a short-stay visa, which allows the holder to enter the Tanzania and engage in business activities without entering the labour market of that country.

Apply Tourist E-Visa Single Entry to Tanzania
Tourist E-visa Single Entry is a valid traveller permit to enter and stay in a Tanzania for a period of time, which predetermined for tourism and Holiday purposes.

What does Visa-Free Score for Tanzania Passport mean? 

To visit visa-free countries, Tanzania passport accumulates points that decide the visit without a visa or to obtain a visa on arrival.

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