United Republic of Tanzania


The vaccines below are recommended for travellers to this country depending on their individual level of risk. Extended or frequent travel, travel to remote areas and patients visiting friends or relatives are examples of additional risk factors.

Use the risk assessment consultation to determine risk level.

Risk level Vaccines required
All travellers Hepatitis A
Sometimes advised for high risk Diphtheria
Hepatitis B
Highest risk Cholera
Yellow Fever Yes for some areas and may be required for certificate purposes when travelling from a yellow fever area                                                 

Check travel vaccine schedules.

Visit Fit for Travel website for non-vaccine preventable diseases prevalent in area


The information below identifies the risk of malaria and recommended prophylaxis regimens for different geographical regions within this country. View the malaria map to identify localities within risk areas.

Areas of risk Level of risk Recommended regimen Seasonal risk Drug resistance
All areas below 1800m (vast majority of country) inc. Zanzibar island HIGH RISK MAL/DOX/MEF ALL CHLOR
Areas above 1800m e.g. Mount Kilimanjaro, Meru LOW/NO RISK AVOIDANCE ALL CHLOR

Visit Fit for Travel website for more information and malaria maps

For more help contact Information Services.