Tanzania Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Tanzania
Capital city: Dodoma
Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 255
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import for persons of 19 years or older:1. 250 grams of tobacco or 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars;2. 1 bottle of alcoholic beverages;... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

It is advisable to obtain an import permit from the police in advance. ... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

For plants and plant products a phytosanitary certificate is required. For fruits an additional declaration that Xanthomonas citri (Hasse) Dowson d... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of a reasonable quantity of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages.... More information


Health Certificate of competent veterinary surgeon is required. All live animals are subject to inspection on arrival and will be kept in quarantin... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Tanzania. Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outs... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport. ... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Residents of Tanzania, Kenya or Uganda may i... More information

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