Chinese Embassy in Tanzania

Ambassador: Ms. Chen Mingjian
Address: No. 2 Kajificheni Close, Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (P.O.Box 1649)
Tel: +255-22-2667475 / 2667105
Fax: +255-22-2666353

Consular Office

Tel: +255-756729947
Office Hours: 
For visa application: 09:00 - 11:00 from Monday to Friday
For collection: 14:30 - 16:30 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Consulate-General of the PRC in Zanzibar

Consul General: Mr. Zhang Zhisheng
Address: P. O. Box 1200, Mazizini Kati, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Tel: +255-24-2232547, 08:30 - 12:00, 14:30 - 17:00 on working days
Fax: +255-24-2237212

Visa Application

Tanzanians holding ordinary passports are requested to get a visa in advance to enter China Mainland, however, they are exempted from visa application to Hong Kong and Macau if staying for no more than 90 days. Diplomatic and official passport holders are eligible for 30-day visa-free entry according to the bilateral agreement of the two countries.

Visa Fees in TZS

Types Tanzanians Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry 112,500 52,500
Double-Entry 90,000
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 105,000
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 157,500
 Validity: Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024.

Public Holidays of the Embassy in Tanzania & Consulate-General in Zanzibar

New Year's Day, Chinese New YearQingming FestivalWorker's Day, Dragon Boat FestivalMid-Autumn FestivalChinese National Day and Christmas Day. The Embassy will issue a holiday notice before each holiday.

Brief Introduction of Tanzania

 People: It has a population of more than 37 million with 126 ethnic minorities.
 Language: Kiswahili and English are the Official Languages of Tanzania. 

 Religion: Residents in Tanganyika embrace Roman Catholicism, Christianity, Protestantism and Islam. Residents in Zanzibar are almost all adherents of Islam. 

 Climate: Tropical Savanna Climate in the eastern coastal areas and in part of lowland in inland; tropical mountain climate (cool, dry) in the western plateau; tropical sea climate in Zanzibar with the average temperature 26 degrees Celsius. 

 Geography: Tanzania is made up of Tanganyika (mainland) and Zanzibar (Island). Occupying 945,000 square kilometers in area, it is in the east of Africa, in the south of equator. Tanzania lies to the south of Kenya and Uganda, to the north of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique, to the east of Congo (Kinshasa), Rwanda and Burundi, to the west of the Indian Ocean. The land descends from northwest to southeast. 

 Tourism: This country abounds in natural and historical wonders. The famous scenic spots on the boundary line include Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyiki and Lake Malawi. The world-famous Kilimanjaro, in northeast Tanzania near the Kenya border, is the highest mountain in Africa with the altitude of 5,895 meters. The snow cap of this mountain is famed in literature by Ernest Hemingway’s 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro'. Other well-known landscapes are the Great Rift Valley, Maniyana Lake, the Slave City in Zanzibar, the site of world's oldest human and the site of Arab merchants. 

 Please contact Embassy of Tanzania in China if Tanzanian citizens have troubles there. 

 Related China Embassies in Africa: Togo, Tunisia, Uganda
- Last updated on Mar. 04, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Tanzania
Asked by kr Links Travel and Tours from TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF | May. 28, 2019 23:52Reply
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I'm a Travel Agent Company located in Dar Es Salaam. I would like to know the procedures if I want to assist my clients travelling to China for Business to obtain visa.
Answers (1)
Answered by Maria from USA | May. 29, 2019 20:11

Hi, you should bring passport, application form and recent photo, and invitation letter from Chinese partner and submit the application at Chinese Embassy in Tanzania.
Asked by Dossi from TANZANIA | May. 28, 2019 08:20Reply
Can I visit the embassy for China government scholarship questions
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Answered by Andy from USA | May. 29, 2019 00:07

For your question, you should contact with Chinese Embassy in Tanzania.
Asked by Masele from TANZANIA | May. 22, 2019 02:14Reply
I just want to apply for visa to visit China on official trip, which type of form do I have to fill?
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Answered by Jhameel from TANZANIA | May. 22, 2019 20:27

Hi, there is only one kind of application from for all types of visa.
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