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How to Apply

APPLYING

  • Visit our websites and fill out the application form. If you can’t find suitable placement please write the description to the form. You should contact us for the first time about 3 months before coming to Tanzania.
  • Send us your CV and Letter of Motivation, both in English. Tell in short about yourself, about your studies/education, about your previous work experience on that field and also if you have done some previous internships at the field. In the Letter of Motivation you should also mention the dates and the length of the internship/volunteering period.
  • If you are coming to do your internship, you need to send us contact information for the teacher who takes care of international internships in your school. We will contact him/ her about the contract.
  • We will make a contract with the placement of your choice and send it to you to be signed by you (and your school).
  • At latest at this point you need to book your flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport and send us your flight details.
  • Book your flight in such way that you will arrive to Tanzania between Monday and Wednesday at least 3 days before the beginning of your working period for the orientation and language course.​
    • When you book your flights remember that any longer trips are not allowed during your working period.
    • Reserve some extra time in Tanzania after your work period if you are planning to do some longer trips e.g. to Zanzibar or Mount Kilimanjaro
  • We will send you the invoice and instructions for applying the Residence Permit

If your internship/voluntary work/teacher exchange lasts 3 months or less you will follow these instructions:

  • You will enter the country with Tourist Visa which you can purchase from Kilimanjaro International Airport as you arrive. The price is USD 50 (from USA and from Ireland USD 100). You need to have the exact change ready with you in cash.
  • For the Tourist Visa application you need to fill the following information:
    • your address in Tanzania: Foundation For Empowerment & Advocacy ,P.o Box 2355 Arusha –  Tanzania .
    • phone number: Carolyne : +255 767835932
    • purpose of the visit: holiday
  • As soon as you have arrived we will apply the Visitor’s Pass for you. For that you need to bring the following documents with you, all in English:
    • 3 copies of the signed internship/voluntary work/teacher exchange contract
    • 2 copies of your passport
    • 2 copies of the latest study transcription from your school/2 copies of the certification from your work
    • 2 copies of your CV
    • 6 color photos, passport size
  • The Visitor’s Pass for 3  months costs USD 200 (Prepare to have the money in 50/100 dollar notes that are printed in 2006 or later.)

If your internship/voluntary work/teacher exchange lasts more than 3 months you will follow these instructions:

  • You will enter the country with Tourist Visa which you can purchase from Kilimanjaro International Airport as you arrive. The price is USD 50 (from USA and from Ireland USD 100). You need to have the exact change ready with you in cash.
  • For the Tourist Visa application you need to fill the following information:
    • your address in Tanzania: Foundation For Empowerment & Advocacy ,P.o Box 2355 Arusha –  Tanzania .
    • phone number: Carolyne : +255 767835932
    • purpose of the visit: holiday
  • As soon as you arrive we will apply a Residence Permit Class C for you.
  • For the Residence Permit Class C application you need to bring with you the following documents, all in English
    • 3 copies of the signed internship/voluntary work/teacher exchange contract
    • 2 copies of your passport
    • 2 copies of the latest study transcription from your school/2 copies of the certification from your work
    • 2 copies of your CV
    • 6 color passport photos
  • The Residence Permit Class C for more than 3 months costs USD 550 (Prepare to have the money in 50/100 dollar notes that are printed in 2006 or later.)
  • Make sure that your passport is valid 6 months after you trip.
  • Get all the vaccinations needed:
    • A and B hepatitis
    • Yellow fever (you need to show the vaccination certification at the airport)
    • MMR- vaccination
    • Tetanus
    • Cholera
    • Typhoid fever (optional)
  • Get adequate insurance for yourself and your luggage
  • Get malaria prophylaxis

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