Consular services

Passport Information:

Important Notice to the Tanzanians Living in INDIA Regarding New Electronic Passport.

Kindly be informed that, the High Commission now receive applications of the new electronic passports and e-emergency travel document. Application forms are accessible online at www.immigration.go.tz under e-services section. We also wish to bring to your attention that the old passports will no longer be valid come January 2020 and applications of the said passports are NO LONGER PROCESSED at the High Commission.

Passport Application Services is by Prior Appointment ONLY.

All passport applicants must complete all required online procedures before contacting the High Commission for submission and appointments. Kindly find summary of the application process here. The following documentation must be uploaded when applying for New Passport, Stolen/Lost Passport, or Emergency Travel Document and submitted with the application form to the High Commission:


New Passport :

(All Applicants must appear in person at the Tanzania High Commission for Finger Prints / Signatures and Photographs).

Requirements:

• One (1) passport size photos to be uploaded online
• Original and Copy of the Old passport
• Original and Copy of the Birth certificate
• Birth Certificate or Affidavit of one of the parent
• Original and Copy of State issued ID like driver’s license, green card, school Identity, state identity etc.
• Original and Copy of State issued ID like driver’s license, green card, school Identity, state identity etc.
• Marriage certificate for married women
• In case of changes on name(s), proof from the court is required
• Passport return Fee ( to Applicant’s residing address in India) by Demand Draft of Rs. 370 from ANY Bank in favour of Tanzania High Commission payable at New Delhi. (To be sent the High Commission by courier ONLY AFTER CONFIRMATION CALL from the Consular Officer).


Stolen/Lost Passport :


Requirements:


• Police incident report
• Newspaper advertisement
• Notarized information of lost passport
• Letter stating reasons for lost passport
• Original and Copy of State issued ID like driver’s license, green card, etc.
• Original and Copy of Birth certificate
• Birth Certificate or Affidavit of one of the parent
• One (1) passport size photos to be uploaded online
• Immigration file DN number
• Fee is 90 first issue paid online while filling application

Passport return Fee ( to Applicant’s residing address in India) by Demand Draft of Rs. 370 from ANY Bank in favour of Tanzania High Commission payable at New Delhi. (To be sent the High Commission by courier ONLY AFTER CONFIRMATION CALL from the Consular Officer).


Emergency Travel Document :


Requirements:

• Original and Copy of Birth certificate
• Birth Certificate or Affidavit of one of the parent
• One (1) passport size photos to be uploaded online
• Complete the Emergency Travel Document (ETD) application form (www.immigration.go.tz)
• Original and Copy of Old Passport
• Letter explaining reasons for applying for travel documentation
• Application Fee is $20 paid online after application approval

Children born in India.


Tanzanian citizens living abroad, are advised to apply Tanzania passport for their children under 18 years who were born in India provided that , at least one of the parent is still holding Tanzania citizenship.


The following documents must be submitted along with application form:

• Child’s birth certificate
• Birth certificate copy of one of the child’s parent who is a citizen of Tanzania
• Tanzania passport copy of one of the child’s parent
• Parental letter to request Tanzania passport for the child
• Passport fee $90
• Child must appear at the Embassy for Fingerprints, signature and Picture.

Procedure for issuance of Emergency Travel Document

The following documents must be submitted when applying for Emergency Travel Documents:
• Three (3) passport size photos
• Copy of old passport.
• Letter explaining reason for applying for travel document
• Police Report If your old passport was stolen/lost.
• Fee is Rs. 2,000, Only in form of Demand Draft.

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