Scammers in the no man's land between the border control offices of Kenya and Tanzania will try several scams, including offering outrageously poor currency exchange rates and pretending to be officials selling Tanzania visa stamps.
Those attempting to sell the Tanzania visa stamps will act official and ask to see your passport, then they will place an item (a small Tanzanian bank note) in your passport, close the passport, and request the visa-on-arrival fee.
Be advised that the wait can be especially long if your flight arrives at the same time as other international flights. can pay US for a rush service, which takes three working days. Tanzania has extra requirements for anyone who is not visiting for tourism purposes.Visas are valid for the duration from the date of issuance. passport can only obtain a US0 multiple-entry visa. Any sort of business visit requires a temporary work permit called a CTA (Carrying on Temporary Assignment). Up to 6 passport sized photos will also be required. Entering Zanzibar for example will be difficult without it if you are not a tourist.However, obtaining a visa before arrival is highly recommended. See the Tanzania Immigration Service web site for more details.A land of geographical extremes, Tanzania houses the highest peak (Mount Kilimanjaro), the lowest point (the lake bed of Lake Tanganyika), and a portion of the largest lake (Lake Victoria, shared with Uganda and Kenya) on the African continent.Tanzania's weather varies from humid and hot in low lying areas, such as Dar es Salaam, to hot during the day and cool at night in Arusha.In 1954, Julius Nyerere transformed an organization into the politically oriented Tanganyika African National Union (TANU).