Current travel advisories for Tanzania

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

We advice caution when travelling to Tanzania.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.4 / 5

Tanzania is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with around 41 million citizens and a land mass of 945,087 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.7 / 5

Tanzania shares land borders with 8 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.7 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Burundi (4.7), Democratic Republic of the Congo (3.8), Kenya (2.6), Uganda (2.6), Mozambique (2.2), Zambia (2.2), Rwanda with (2.0) and Malawi with (1.5 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/tanzania-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Tanzania due to crime, terrorism, and targeting of LGBTI persons. Violent crime, such as assault, sexual assault, express kidnapping, mugging, and carjacking, is common. Local police may lack the resources to respond effectively to serious crime. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Tanzania. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting embassies, police stations, mosques, and other places frequented by Westerners. Members of the LGBTI community have been arrested, targeted, harassed, and/or charged with unrelated offenses. Individuals detained under suspicion of same-sex sexual conduct could be subject to forced anal examinations. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/tanzania

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Tanzania due to violent crime, the threat of terrorism and the potential for civil unrest.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to exercise caution. The administrative chief of Tanzania’s most populous city, Dar es Salaam, spoke of a special committee that would seek to identify and punish homosexuals. Even though the Tanzanian Foreign Ministry stated that this view is not the Government’s position, travellers in the area should exercise discretion and utmost caution. Homosexuality remains illegal in the country, and public displays of homosexuality could lead to arrest and imprisonment.

Danger level: 2

Exercise vigilance.

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/tanzania

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a high degree of caution.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/tanzania/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Basic facts

Citizens
around 41 million
Covering landmass
945,087 km²
Currency
Shilling (TZS)
ISO 2-Letter Code
TZ
Phone prefix
+255
Top Level Domain
.tz

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.