We develop and maintain relations between the United Kingdom and Tanzania.

We deal with a wide range of political, commercial, security and economic questions of interest to the UK and Tanzania. We provide consular assistance to British nationals in Tanzania, both on the mainland and Zanzibar.

Our services


For information on whether you require a visa for the United Kingdom and how to apply go to the UK Border Agency website

Births, deaths and marriages

Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas, and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.

Passports and emergency travel documents

How to renew or replace your British passport when visiting the UK and information on getting replacement travel documents if your passport is lost or stolen.

Travel advice

Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when living or travelling abroad, with links to our embassies, high commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world.

You no longer need to register with us. You can access to up-to-date country specific travel advice.
We would encourage you subscribe to email travel advice alerts on the website. You can also follow us on Twitter and on Facebook .

Legalisation Service

How to get official confirmation that your UK public documentation is genuine so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Our people

Dianna Patricia Melrose

Dianna Patricia Melrose

British High Commissioner to Tanzania

    Contact us

    British High Commission Dar es Salaam

    Umoja House,
    Garden Avenue, P.O. Box 9200
    Dar es Salaam

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