For entry into Tanzania most foreigners need a visa.The visa fees currently amount to 50 USD or 100 USD for citizens of the United States. The visa is obtained on arrival in Tanzania at the border crossings and at all international airports in Tanzania.


Cash in Tanzania is the Tanzania Shilling (TSH). The current exchange rate you can check under We recommend that you bring enough cash in Euro or USD (in small notes and not older than from the year 2006). You can exchange cash in hotels and exchange offices in every major city. In some hotels you can pay with major credit cards. At ATMs of the larger cities you can withdraw cash with credit cards. Travelers checks are accepted only by a few international hotel chains and banks and are therefore not recommended.