Immigration Tanzania – no matter why you want to emigrate to this beautiful country, we would like to give you some information on the way. Here you can find out about the most important steps that need to be taken before you can start your journey to Tanzania.
The most important step is to apply for a visa and a valid passport if you don’t have one of those.
The different types of visas:
- Single Entry Visa: this visa allows you to enter Tanzania once and stay up to 3 months.
- Multiple Entry Visa: this one allows to enter Tanzania several times, but only in the period of 12 months and each visit must not exceed 3 months.
- Business Visa: this visa is only granted to those who want to enter Tanzania for repairing, installing or performing specialized tasks and can present a letter of employment from your company/company.
- Students/ Volunteer Visa: applies to students and volunteers, also here only 3 months, if this time is exceeded, a work or residence permit must be presented.
In Tanzania there are also different types of residence permits that you must apply for if you want to invest for a longer period of time, if you want to work or if you want to emigrate to Tanzania because of legal activities.
A distinction is made between the following residence permits:
- Residence Permit Class “A”: this is for all those who want to work in Tanzania in trade, business, industry or agriculture, to get this permit you need some documents and proofs, here you can also contact the responsible department for immigration services, they will give you a list where all the documents you need are listed. Furthermore you have to keep in mind that you will have to pay a fee.
- Residence Permit Class “B”: is issued to those who already have a work permit in Tanzania, again you should contact the Immigration Services Department.
- Residence Permit Class “C”: is only issued to those who are either students, trainees, volunteers or researchers.
For these residence permits, you may contact either the Immigration Services Department or the Tanzania Economic Processing Department. You can also resubmit your completed and filled application under the previously mentioned information.
Once you have overcome these hurdles, you will certainly want to get to know the country and its culture a little better. For this purpose, we would like to show you a few of the most beautiful sights that you should definitely visit.
Immigration Tanzania – The sights
- Kilimanjaro National Park, which is located around the highest mountain in Africa and is about 750 square kilometers in size
- Lake Victoria, the third largest lake in the world, it spans 3 states, however half of the water is in Tanzania
- Ngorongoro Crater, which used to be a volcano and is now one of the largest non-flooded caldera craters and is called the eighth wonder of the world
- Zanzibar, the dream island of many people, thanks to its beautiful white beaches
- Serengeti Park, the 30000 square kilometer savannah, with its numerous inhabitants, the special thing about it is that all 3 species of jackals (lion, cheetah and leopard) can be found here.
- Usambara Mountains, which are over 200 million years old, with breathtaking views and many untouched landscapes.
Furthermore, you should get to know Tanzania not only in terms of nature and landscape, but also in terms of its food culture, because here you also have a lot to offer. For those of you who come from Europe, the food culture in Tanzania is rather foreign and has little similarities with some. For this reason, however, it is even more beautiful for you to get to know a completely new culture and to enjoy new flavors.
Immigration Tanzania – The Culinary Arts
The most famous specialties in Tanzania:
- Ugali, a porridge made from cornmeal, usually accompanied by vegetables or meat.
- Chapati, a flat bread, which is roasted and fried, you can eat this everywhere as street food in Tanzania.
- Maandazis, small dough balls, which resemble a donut
- Pilau ya nyama ya ng ombe, this means in German: Oriental rice with beef, in Tanzania this dish is a kind of festive dish and is often served on special occasions in different variations.
- Mchuzi wa kamba, a shrimp sauce with coconut milk
We hope that we could help you a little with these tips and wish you good luck with your move. Try to get to know the country with all its beautiful natural landscapes and its culture, it has a lot to offer. Contact us if you are planning to move to this beautiful country.