Nonimmigrant Visas

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam is responsible for providing visa services to those seeking to enter the United States for a temporary period and for those wishing to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the United States.

Please visit our Global Support Services (GSS) website for complete information on applying for a nonimmigrant U.S. visa, including a directory of nonimmigrant visa categories.

To contact a customer service representative, please visit the GSS Contact Us page for full information or use contact information below:

  • Email: To reach a customer service representative via email, please write to DRSNIV@state.gov.
  • Telephone: Please contact a customer service representative using one of these telephone numbers:
    • Callers Outside the U.S. : Call +255 22 2194 300.
    • Callers in the United States: Call 1 703 249 4600.

    Skype: To use Skype to speak to a customer service representative during regular hours of operation, add a new contact to your Skype account with the Skype name USVISATANZANIA.

The U.S. Embassy in Dar Es Salaam does not provide parking facilities to members of the public seeking consular services. The Embassy strongly recommends that those seeking consular services plan to utilize public parking, arrive by taxi, or use the passenger drop-off point located in front of the consular entrance to the Embassy compound.