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Temporary Entry Restrictions

Amid the spread of the new SARS-CoV-2 variant “Omicron” (B.1.1.529), since November 28, 2021, the Government of the Russian Federation has temporary restricted entry into the country for citizens, residents and visitors (excluding Russian nationals) from the United Republic of Tanzania.

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In view of the above, the Embassy has temporary suspended the issue of all types of visas to the citizens and residence of Tanzania until further instructions of the Government of the Russian Federation.  

Please, check our website site for updates.

Relevant Information for Foreign Citizens and Stateless Persons Planning to Visit Russia

According to the revised Decree of July 21, 2020, issued by the Chief State Sanitary Physician of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens and stateless persons entering or transiting the Russian Federation are required to provide a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result based on RT-PCR method in either Russian or English, obtained no earlier than three days before the day of arrival in the Russian Federation.

Besides, foreign citizens and stateless persons have to complete the Arriving Passenger Card before they enter the territory of the Russian Federation in order to ensure sanitary control at border checkpoints.

Should foreign citizens and stateless persons be not able to provide a medical certificate in Russian or English they may present it in the official language of the state where the organization authorized the document was registered. Such a medical certificate should be presented with translation into Russian and authenticity of its translation is required to be confirmed by a consular official of the Russian Federation.

Foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in Russia for the purpose of employment have to undergo 14-days self-isolation.

Publications on Russia

60 Years of Cultural Relations Between Russia and Tanzania

Today we note with great pleasure that 60 years of relations between Russia and Tanzania have been truly friendly, with open cooperation and mutual understanding. And half of this period exists...

Guardian Interview with Russian Ambassador to Tanzania

Prior to marking 60 years Anniversary of the establishment of Russia-Tanzania diplomatic relations the Guardian Newspaper had an opportunity to interview Mr. Yuri Popov, Ambassador of the Russian...

Current Russian-Tanzanian Cooperation

Diplomatic relations between Russia (USSR at the time) and Tanzania were established on December 11, 1961. Through Dar es Salaam, which became the second home for freedom fighters all over the...

We Are Ready to Support Government Development Projects - Russian Envoy

The Tanzanian government’s move in pushing up the economy by initiating various ambitious development plans including the hydro power project, Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), revival of the state...

Nyerere in Our Memory

JULIUS Kambarage Nyerere will be remembered not only by millions of Tanzanians in the country, which he officially ruled for almost three decades and for which he remained a moral authority until...