The British High Commission in Tanzania maintains and develops relations between the UK and Tanzania.

Find out more on our UK and Tanzania news page. we provide services to British Nationals living in and visiting Tanzania. You can access UK government services while in Tanzania

If you’re travelling in Tanzania, see our Tanzania travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you’re in Tanzania and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

Information about the notarial and documentary services available at the British High Commission in Dar es Salaam.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Tanzania.

Development work in Tanzania

UK is the largest provider of Foreign Direct Investment in Tanzania, our work to strengthen the economy will create further investment opportunities for British business. At the same time, a stronger economy will help to manage the stability, migration and security risks associated with a large, young and disillusioned population.

Find out more in the country profile for Tanzania.

Our people

David Concar

British High Commissioner to Tanzania

  • Rick Shearn

    British Deputy High Commissioner to Tanzania

Contact us

British High Commission Dar es Salaam

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

General Enquiries
+255 (0) 22 229 0000 / +44 1908 51 6666

Consular Enquiries
+255 (0) 22 229 0000 / +44 1908 51 6666

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email

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