Information for Tanzania - Zanzibar: medical kit against malaria and negative test for COVID-19 infection recommended
At this time of year, trips to exotic destinations are highly sought after by Romanians. Zanzibar, an island in the Zanzibar archipelago, Tanzania, is one of the most popular tourist attractions.
Before embarking on your dream trip to Zanzibar, the authorities recommend that you take steps to ensure your safety.
A negative test for COVID-19 infection is recommended
It is strongly recommended that Romanian citizens traveling to Zanzibar have a negative test for COVID-19 infection upon arrival in Tanzania.
Regarding the medical part, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs also recommends a series of measures. It is strongly recommended that you take out travel, medical and life insurance if you want to travel to the United Republic of Tanzania.
The medical system in the United Republic of Tanzania is composed of: the state and the private system. Private healthcare provides quality conditions at an adequate level of performance.
The MFA strongly recommends vaccination against yellow fever (and holding a Yellow Vaccination Card against FB) as well as against typhoid fever, A&B hepatitis, diphtheria and polio.
All foreign nationals traveling between CAE (East African Community) countries are required to present a yellow vaccination card against Yellow Fever upon entry into these countries (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi).
The MFA recommends contacting the airlines you want to travel to CAE countries to check if they request the Yellow Card when boarding in Romania to CAE countries and vice versa, given that there have been cases of this kind in the past.
Malaria is quite widespread in the United Republic of Tanzania.
Malaria is quite widespread in the United Republic of Tanzania. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends that you purchase an anti-malarial medical kit beforehand and use mosquito repellents, such as sprays, nets or electrical appliances.
Romanian citizens who wish to travel to the United Republic of Tanzania or are already in the territory of this state, are advised to contact Embassy of Romania in Kenya (Address: Eliud Mathu Street 1119, Runda, PO Box 63240-00619, Nairobi, Kenya).We recommend all Romanian citizens to announce their presence in the region at the Romanian Embassy in Nairobi using email [email protected] (Name, Surname, date of birth and mobile phone number).