Tanzania has not recorded any cases of yellow fever and efforts to ensure this excellent record mean that all visitors from countries at risk of yellow fever may be required to present vaccination certificates upon entry. The CDC order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizens traveling to the U.S. is still in effect. For more information, see Requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for passengers. Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 may present proof of recovery to authorized medical personnel to enter Zanzibar/Tanzania. Tanzania`s Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Seniors and Children has details on these requirements here. Fully vaccinated passengers are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements. Passengers must present a valid vaccination certificate with a QR code upon arrival for verification. The EU COVID digital certificate is accepted and travellers are advised to have a printed copy.

The only acceptable vaccines are those approved by the Ministry of Health of Tanzania and WHO. Transit passengers are exempt from both vaccination records and COVID-19 testing requirements, unless otherwise directed by their tour operator or destination country authorities. Travelers may also be asked to ensure they have received the routine vaccinations listed below. Some adults may need a booster for some of these conditions: Consider getting a rabies shot before you travel if your activities mean you`re surrounded by dogs or wildlife. Infants 6 to 11 months of age travelling abroad should receive 1 dose of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine prior to travel. This dose is not part of the routine childhood immunization series. Passengers who are not fully or unvaccinated and who are not eligible for vaccination must present a negative COVID-19 RT PCR (Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction) or NAATs (Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests) certificate with a QR code received within 72 hours prior to departure. A yellow fever vaccine is recommended for guests visiting the island of Zanzibar. The vaccine must be purchased at least 10 days before departure.

All passengers entering Zanzibar will be subject to increased COVID-19 testing, including mandatory rapid testing. Covid-19 vaccinations are highly recommended. Since children are more likely to be bitten or scratched by a dog or other animals, you should consider a rabies vaccination for children traveling to Tanzania. No mandatory vaccinations are required to enter Zanzibar or Tanzania. This may change over time, depending on government medical updates. Certificate of vaccination against yellow fever required for travellers 1 year of age and older arriving from countries at risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers who have travelled for more than 12 hours via an airport located in a country at risk of yellow fever transmission. Check at least eight weeks before your trip what vaccinations you need for your trip. We cannot advise you on vaccinations, but you can get information about vaccinations from your local GP or an international health and travel centre. Fully vaccinated travellers are exempt from all testing requirements. Travelers must present a valid vaccination certificate with QR code upon arrival. The rabies virus is present in Tanzania and can be transmitted by dogs, rats, bats or other mammals.

The rabies vaccine may be recommended for people who spend a lot of time outdoors or work with animals in Tanzania. Children who come into contact with animals or do not report contact with animals may also be at risk. On the rabies page you will find more information about the rabies virus and vaccination. You may need to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination if you are travelling from a country where yellow fever is present. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for all travellers from countries at risk of yellow fever transmission or travelling through countries at risk of yellow fever transmission and will be screened upon arrival in Tanzania. You may also need to present a yellow fever certificate upon arrival in Zanzibar, even if you are travelling there from mainland Tanzania, regardless of the country from which you originally travelled to Tanzania. Travelers who do not have the vaccine or a letter of exemption are usually allowed in and are referred to a health worker to receive the vaccination. Hepatitis A is a liver disease that can be transmitted through contaminated food or water, so it is often recommended to get vaccinated or vaccinated before traveling to Tanzania. * Rabies vaccination is generally only recommended for very high-risk travellers, as it is completely preventable if medical attention is received within 7 to 10 days of an animal bite. Familiarize yourself with recommended vaccines, details HERE A negative COVID-19 test result from Zanzibar is not required by travelers unless required by the airline or destination country. If necessary, please log in to www.zanzibarcovidtesting.co.tz. Download our detailed COVID-19 testing policy, including resort testing option, HERE.

The resort uses third-party providers and is not responsible for matters related to the foregoing. The risk to humanitarian workers is the highest; those working in refugee camps or slums; those who care for people with cholera. For more information, see Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and COVID-19: Health considerations for travel. Check that you have adequate insurance and read the fine print of the vehicle`s rental agreement (especially the waiver that comes into effect if the vehicle is damaged). Drug possession and sale are severely punished in Tanzania. If your doctor has prescribed antimalarial medication for your trip, continue taking the rest of your pills after you return. If you stop your medication too early, you can still get sick. Book taxis, if possible at your hotel reception, or arrange transportation in advance if you arrive at your destination late at night. Always ask for the driver`s ID. The station reserves the right to adapt the above guidelines if necessary due to changing circumstances.