Russian visa for Tanzanian citizens

12 July 2017

People are allowed to explore some places of interest only after getting the document that is called ‘a visa’. The term is limited differently. Speaking of a visa to Russia from Tanzania, it is said that four kinds exist. All of them need some documents to have:

  1. valid Tanzanian passport;
  2. completed form that is given in an embassy;
  3. one photography on a light background (3,5x4,5 cm);
  4. health insurance;
  5. invitation.

You should have the duty paid to obtain a Russian visa in Tanzania.

How to get a Russian visa from Tanzania?

You can do it if you have quite reasonable plans of going to Russia:

  1. travelling around the country;
  2. business;
  3. meeting people from Russia;
  4. being admitted to a job.

All the above visas are distinguished by its own duration, so a citizen of Tanzania must learn it by heart.

  • A tourist visa to Russia from Tanzania is the best thing to have for thirty-day tourism and exploring Russian uniqueness and originality. These features make the country the most favourite place to come to.
  • A business visa is got by any person who has plans of finding Russian business partners and having a long-term trip. Its duration does not exceed 5 years.
  • A private visa is often chosen by someone with some acquaintances in Russia, but it would be better to get the first kind. If you still want to have a private one, you must know that this visa is given from 1 to 3 months.
  • As for a work visa, it cannot be obtained without a work permission. People from Tanzania can work in Russia up to 3 years with this visa.

Well, now you know the answer on the main question: ‘Do Tanzanian citizens need a visa to Russia?Just get this document and enjoy your trip!

Visa to Russia from Tanzania

Type of visa The price Processing time Validation period
Tourist visa invitation 149$ 24 hours 1 - 30 Days
Business visa invitation 652$ 15 Days 3 Months
679$ 15 Days 6 Months
706$ 15 Days 12 Months
Private visa to Russia Why We do not recommend using a private visa?

Embassy of the Russian Federation in the United Republic of Tanzania

  • Address: Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Ali Hasan Mwinyi, possession 73 (P.O. Box 1905, Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, Plot No. 73, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania).
  • Phone: (8-10-255-22) 266-60-05, 266-60-06.
  • Fax: (8-10-255-22) 266-68-18.
  • E-mail:
  • Website:

Consular Section of the Embassy

  • Phone: (8-10-255-22) 266-60-46, 266-60-05.
  • Fax: (8-10-255-22) 266-68-18.
  • E-mail: /
  • Reception hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday - from 08.00 to 12.30.
Still have questions?
You can ask on our special site, for questions and answers.