The German Embassy in Dar es Salaam and the Visa Section will be closed from:
03 - 06.02.2015
In case of an emergency, the Embassy can be reached by phone 0786-971692
Measures taken by Tanzanian Government on Ebola Virus Disease
Not a single case of Ebola has been confirmed in Tanzania. The government of Tanzania has put a number of measures in place to prevent the virus from entering the country and to make sure health authorities can react swiftly in case Ebola is detected in Tanzania: Surveillance is on-going at Tanzania’s three major international airports, where screening desks are in place. Screening of passengers is made through the use of surveillance forms which are filled before landing and checked by Health Officers upon arrival. The Government has in use thermo-scanners at international points of entry. A National Task Force led by the Ministry of Health has been put in place to monitor the situation and coordinate measures.
Important Information for Visa Applicants
You have toarrange for an appointment to personally hand in your visa application forms and documents at the embassy’s counter –it is obigatory to follow the procedure no matter what type of visa you wish to apply for
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Financing for SME in Africa
Germany is providing finance for GroFin, a pioneering SME development financier assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to access tailored finance and experienced business support to start and grow successful businesses, creating jobs and driving socio-economic development. GroFin finances and supports small, growing businesses that require medium term (4-7 years) finance of between US$100,000 and US$1,500,000 (or local currency equivalent). More information at
Climate Change and Water Resources Management - Study Tour to Germany
From October 19th to 26th representatives of the Ministry of Water’s Water Resources Division as well as Basin Water Officers from Lake Nyasa and Lake Rukwa Basin Water Boards were invited by the German Government to a study tripto Germany. The training that was organised by GIZ focused on how Climate Change is integrated into the Water Resources Planning.Visits comprised amongst others the International Commission for the Protection of Elbe River in Magdeburg, the State Reservoir Authority for Saxony in Klingenberg, the State Centre for Flood Protection in Dresden, the Technical University of Dresden and the Federal Agency for the Environment in Berlin.
German presidency of the G7
Germany assumed the presidency of the G7 at the G7 summit in Brussels at the beginning of June 2014. On 7 and 8 June 2015, Germany will host the meeting of the heads of state and government. The summit will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to make progress on new topics in the international context.
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GIZ and Allianz Global Investors are training East African Central Banks
Commissioned by the German Government under its public private partnership program, GIZ and Allianz Global Investors are training East African Central Banks on state of the art investment standards and techniques. In July 2014 the first workshop was held on Zanzibar, inaugurated by Deputy Governor Dr. Mwamba.
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German businesses, including several leading companies in their respective sectors, are making a stance for Africa, with their ‘Afrika kommt!’ initiative. They are offering young African managers an insight into their operations and management methods. GIZ plans, organises and evaluates the programme.
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Training for African Central Banks
Commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development under its public private partnership program develoPPP. de, GIZ and AllianzGI are compiling a capacity building program focusing on knowledge transfer and training on state of the art investment standards and techniques for an exclusive group of African Central Banks. The first training is due to take place in August in Daressalam.
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Fight against international terrorism, drugs and piracy – German and Tanzanian police forces strengthen their cooperation
The German Federal Criminal Police Office and the Tanzanian Police strengthen their cooperation in the mutual fight against international crime. For this the German Federal Criminal Police Office conducts an education and training project in cooperation with the Police Acadamy of Daressalam.
German and Tanzanian police forces strengthen their cooperation
Tanzanian government gives warm welcome to Ambassador Kochanke
Freshly arrived in Tanzania, Ambassador Egon Kochanke has been lucky to have already met a good part of the Tanzanian government during his first weeks in office. Among his encounters have been Vice-President Mohamed Galil Bilal, Minister of Finance, Hon. Saada Mkuya Salum, Home Affairs Minister Mathias Chikawe and Minister of Defence, Mwinyi. On the agenda: Tanzania’s and Germany’s close cooperation to strengthen democracy and justice and to seek peaceful solutions to Africa’s regional conflicts. Ambassador Kochanke has also had the privilege to meet with the Speaker of the Tanzanian Parliament, Hon. Anne Makinda, to discuss the constitutional reform process. The mayor of Dar es Salaam welcomed the Ambassador as a new citizen of the capital and symbolically handed over a “key to Dar es Salaam”.
Goethe Institut in Tanzania
The Goethe-Institut in Dar es Salaam offers German language classes, promotes the intercultural exchange, organizes and supports a broad spectrum of cultural events to present German culture in Tanzania.
German Information Centre brings Germany to Africa
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