Tanzania Health Surveillance Form

The Tanzania Health SurveillanceForm is an obligatory short questionnaire needed for all travelers entering Tanzania. It is a formal document that must be completed to confirm that a person is not suffering from any symptoms of COVID-19 virus or any other contagious illness.

Health SurveillanceForm was introduced by Tanzanian government in order to minimize the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in the country and ensure the safer environment both for international travelers and citizens of Tanzania.

The health declaration is mandatory to be filled out by every traveler visiting Tanzania within 24 hours before planned entry to the country in order to assure that the data will be as relevant as possible.

Those who plan to visit Tanzania should follow a quick online application process that involves providing some personal, travel, and health-related information to receive confirmation of a health form completion via email. The Health SurveillanceForm is necessary to enter Tanzania and will be checked upon arrival.

Important! Currently, from May 1, 2022, and until official notice is issued, the Health Surveillance System is suspended, as it is undergoing maintenance to improve its efficiency in detecting and notifying ill passengers.

How to apply for the Tanzanian Health Surveillance Form

The process of applying for the health surveillance form is simple and doesn't take much time.

In order to complete the declaration, you should:

  1. Provide the requested data including basic personal details, as well as travel and health information.
  2. Double-check the information to avoid any errors.
  3. Cover the fees using the preferred method of online payment.
  4. Check the inbox, as the health form will be delivered to your email address.

What happens after applying?

After the application process is finished, each applicant receives a PDF confirmation of completing the Tanzania Health SurveillanceForm at their email address. Save it to your device or make a paper copy to have it on hand and to enter Tanzania without any issues.

Requirements to complete the Health Surveillance Form

As the application process is entirely online, you must have:

  • a working device to fill out the form
  • a stable internet connection
  • an active email address you have access to
  • a valid passport

You are also required to provide some information:

  • basic personal details (name, nationality, age, gender, country of origin, etc.)
  • travel data (mode of transportation, seat and flight number. date of arrival in Tanzania, point of entry, travel purpose)
  • a list of countries where have you been within the last three weeks
  • health-related details (which symptoms you have if any)

COVID-19 restrictions in Tanzania

International travel to Tanzania is now open, but on arrival, all passengers must take a test quarantine until they get a negative result. A traveler can omit this process if they have: a COVID-19 vaccine certificate showing full vaccination; a negative COVID-19 NAAT or RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure; or a recovery certificate issued between 10 and 180 days before arrival.

The new mandatory measure involves completing an online Health Surveillance Form. Those who plan to visit Zanzibar also need to fill out another Health Form made specifically for Zanzibar. Both forms should be completed 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania.

Passengers from countries defined as high risk in terms of reported coronavirus cases must also take antigen testing at own their expense. If the result is positive, they will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine until another testing will show a negative result.

All COVID-19 test requirements do not apply to children aged five years or younger.

Frequently asked questions

  • Is the Tanzania Health Surveillance Form mandatory to complete?

    Tanzania Health Form is mandatory paperwork for every traveler that needs to enter Tanzania, as it is a part of safety measures during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The declaration ensures that every incoming visitor does not put at risk the citizens and residents of the country, as well as other travelers.
    Through the form, the Tanzanian authorities also get the necessary data in case they would need to contact anyone possibly infected with COVID-19. This will eliminate the further spread of the virus, as an infected traveler will be quarantined.

  • Do children need to fill out their own Health Surveillance Form?

    All travelers entering Tanzania must fill out the form, including children traveling with a guardian or parent. However, children aged 5 and under are exempt from all COVID-19 test requirements.

  • How to apply for the Health Surveillance Form online?

    Applying for the health declaration doesn't require much effort as you do it online. You should fill out the form providing some personal information, cover the fee via the available payment method, and wait for the form to arrive at your email. Then you can save it to your gadget or print it out.

  • What are the requirements for the Health Surveillance Form for Tanzania?

    In order to complete the online form, you need a valid passport, a working device with internet access, and an active email address. In addition, you must enter the required data, such as personal, travel, and health-related information.

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