Permits & Registration

  • Filming Permit Application Form Mainland [PDF]
  • Filming Permit Application Form Zanzibar [PDF]

Research and Journalism

Visas for Journalism/filming and research will only be granted after the applicants obtained a permit from the Tanzania Information Service (MAELEZO) and Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). The application procedure for each permit is as follows:-

[Entry for assignments as journalist, photographers, film/video producer]

  1. Application Form
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Synopsis or Script
  3. Equipment List
  4. List of Crew member and Passport copies of all accompanying members


National Film Censorship Board (For Mainland) Department of Culture Development
P.o Box 8031 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
FAX: +255-22-2121920/2123931/2117819
TEL: +255-22-2110585/2122771/2112860

Zanzibar Information Services (MAELEZO) -- For Zanzibar
P.o Box 2754 Zanzibar, Tanzania
FAX: +255-24-2231011
TEL: +255-24-2231073/2231011

  • All applicants are advised to submit the form at least one month before the commencing date of the assignment.
  • After receiving te permit please apply for a Business Visa (B3) at theTanzania Embassy.

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