SAFARI DESTINATION PLANNER 2011 FOR YOUR UPCOMING SAFARI WITH CONTACT INFORMATION Tanzania Adventures Inc. (TAI) Contacts: Jaimey Honea, Marketing Manager Address: 609-B East Clinton Ave. Athens, Texas 75751 Telephone: 903-677-2155 Mobile: 509-679-3456 Fax: 903-677-2211 Email: Amy firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.tanzaniaquest.com Tanzania Wildlife Company Ltd. (TWC) Contacts: Peter Dafner, Managing Director Eliab Orio, Community Liaison Officer Address: Plot 604, Kiranyi, Arusha PO Box 1144, Arusha, Tanzania Mobile (Leon): 011 255 787 787 459 Mobile (Eliab): 011 255 754 218 117 Email: Leon email@example.com Email: Eliab firstname.lastname@example.org Embassies of the United Republic of Tanzania Website: http://www.tanzania.go.tz/tanzaniaembassiesf.html US Embassy - Tanzania PO Box 9123, 686 Old Bagamoyo Road, Msasani Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Phone: 011 255 22 266 8001 Fax: 011 255 22 266 8238 http://tanzania.usembassy.gov/ CITES, Department of the Interior U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (If you are a US citizen and will be hunting Leopard or Elephant, this application must be completed and returned to the USFWS) Website http://www.fws.gov/forms/3-200-19.pdf US Customs and Borders Protection Website : http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/home.xml Customs Form 4457: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_4457.pdf GENERAL INFORMATION Getting Started Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) is the preferred airport for hunts in Lake Natron South, Rungwa Ikili and Combination Area hunts. The Outfitter’s base office is located in Arusha and is an hour’s drive away. Due to the high charter cost in Tanzania, the preferred airport for any hunts in the Selous will be Dar es Salaam (DAR). Due to the potential for delayed arrival of your baggage off the international flights, we highly recommend arranging your flights to arrive a full 24 or more hours in advance of the date listed for your first day of safari. Please note the information listed on your invoice & Safari Notes for these dates, or contact the TAI office for assistance. Hotels will be reserved depending on your arrival date into JRO or DAR. TWC is not responsible for any baggage delays, and the hiring of a special charter to deliver baggage and firearms into camp is very expensive and causes delays in your safari. KLM and British Airways (BA) have daily flights from Europe. In addition, flights are also offered by Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airlines, and Kenyan Airlines. Most flights arrive in Tanzania in the evening. You will spend the night in Arusha or Dar Es Salaam, before departing for the hunting area the following day. Hotel accommodation will be arranged by our Tanzanian office for your hunting party. Please be aware that any cost incurred for accommodation is the responsibility of the client / group. The current rate per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast) is estimated at US$ 250-350 depending on city of arrival. International flights normally depart in the late evenings and you should have enough time to connect to your International Flight on the same day as your charter from the hunting area. Meet & Greet A TWC agent/licensing officer will meet you and your hunting party at JRO or DAR airports to assist with clearing through customs, collection of baggage, and transport to and from the hotel and charter area. These agents will be recognizable by their TWC logo shirts and/or caps, and/or will be holding a sign with your party’s names listed. Clients arriving at JRO will be met by agent Julius Saitoti; DAR clients will be assisted by Ashura Mkogorosa. Travel Agent You will be competing with all other tourist and hunting clients entering the country of Tanzania between the dates of 1 July to 31 December. Please make reservations as far in advance as possible to ensure that your arrival and departure flights coincide with your contracted safari dates. Also, if you are bringing your own firearms, remind your travel agent to certify that the airline of choice allows firearms and/or ammunition aboard their flights. We recommend Falcon Travel Inc. for all your flight reservations and travel information needs. A Personal Profile form is included in the document section of this packet. You may fill out this form and return by fax, or contact Stacey Gibson with Falcon Travel: Phone-210-492-6933/ Fax-210-493-1217 / or Email- email@example.com VISAS & PASSPORTS A Tourist VISA is required for entry into Tanzania. Fill out the attached VISA form located in the document section of this packet or obtain these prior to departure from your nearest Tanzanian High Commission. They are usually issued within 24 hours and require 2 passport photos and a cash payment. Visitors may also obtain VISAS upon arrival at any point of entry in Tanzania by presenting a completed application form, passport, and cash payment, but it is highly advisable to secure VISAS before commencing journey whenever possible. When completing the VISA form, please put as your reference/contact in Tanzania, “Tanzania Wildlife Company Ltd. P.O. Box 1144/ Plot 604, Kiranyi , Arusha, Tanzania.” Contact Phone: +255 753 453 417 Please note that your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from date of entry into Tanzania. If your passport is near expiration, apply for renewal immediately and choose the “Expedited Service” option for quick turn-around. For more information about obtaining or renewing your US Passport visit: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html. Another option is VIP Passports & Visa Services, a private company used by many past clients: www.VIPpassports.com. Medical Emergency Evacuation Coverage Your safety while on safari is our primary concern. As part of your safari price, we offer a complimentary “short-term” membership for the duration of your safari with the emergency medical evacuation company, GLOBAL RESCUE LLC. This membership includes medical evacuation straight from the outfitter’s bush camps to the nearest major medical facility such as those in Nairobi, Kenya, Arusha or Dar es Salaam. If you are already a Global Rescue member, we will inform Global Rescue of your upcoming safari with Tanzania Wildlife Company, and ensure that your coverage extends the length of your safari. Security Evacuation Membership option: Global Rescue members can upgrade their standard medical membership to include evacuations for security emergencies. If an official of the traveler’s home or host country declares the member should leave the area, or there is a threat of imminent grievous bodily harm, evacuations are provided at no cost to these members. Tanzania Adventures Inc. receives discount membership programs from Global Rescue. We will gladly pass along our discount program to you if you wish to upgrade your membership to include security options, travel/trip insurance, family insurance, or extended stay programs. Please review the GLOBAL RESCUE literature included in this packet and inform us if you wish to add services to your current membership. Again, for those who are not currently covered by a medical evacuation program, we provide you and all members of your safari with a complimentary membership which covers you for the duration of your safari. For additional information, please visit www.GlobalRescue.com Travelling with Firearms and Ammunition You must notify the airlines in advance that you will have firearms and/or ammunition in your possession. Confirm their policies and regulations on travelling with firearms. Note the following for Commercial and International Airline Regulation: - All firearms must be unloaded, bolt removed and stored in the gun case. - Pack ammunition separate from firearms. Currently most airlines allow a maximum of 5kgs (approx. 11 lbs) of combined weight for ammunition per person and the ammunition case. The outfitter’s office of Tanzania Wildlife Company Ltd. will arrange for all the firearm import documentation prior to your arrival. Therefore, it is essential for you to ensure that the correct serial numbers are provided with the General Questionnaire Form in the document section of this packet. Transit through the Netherlands with Firearms and Ammunition If your flight itinerary includes a stop in Amsterdam (AMS) or other city in the Netherlands, it is mandatory to file a consent application form for each transit through the Netherlands if you are carrying rifles/weapons and ammunition. If you are traveling round-trip you will need to complete 2 forms – one for the way over and one for the way back (reverse the information for the return trip). Please see the consent form application and sample in the document section of this packet. Your travel agent will be able to assist you in this process. Please check with your agent for any changes or updates to this form. Complete and sign two application forms and fax them to the Central Customs Office in Netherlands together with copy of your information page of passport (ensure that this is readable) as well as a completed and authorized US Customs Form 4457 (or other document proving ownership of firearms). US Customs form 4457 is submitted in lieu of a firearm license. If you do not have this form, you will need to include a letter from your local Sheriff or police authority confirming that you are the legal owner of the firearms. We have included a copy of US Customs Form 4457 in the document section of this packet FAX # FOR AMS Central Customs Office: 011-31-50-523-2183. PHONE# FOR AMS Central Customs Office: 011-31-50-523-2600 Depending on your travel date, an authorized consent form will be faxed back to you. Without this authorized form, you will not be able to take your firearms on the plane. Please allow ample time for processing your application. Make sure your fax number is legible on the form. Climate Being so close to the equator, temperatures in Tanzania are fairly constant throughout the year, differentiating between wet and dry season. The wet season consists of 2 rainy seasons: Long rains will occur from late March until June and the Short rain takes place through November. Temperatures for July and August are generally lower than other months. Mornings and evenings may be chilly so light fleece or sweaters are appropriate. Clients hunting in Lake Natron should note that due to the high altitude, nights are very cold and a thick sweater or fleece is advisable. Afternoon temperatures in late August through November in all areas, especially Rungwa and the Selous camps, can be quite warm. Lightweight, long-sleeved shirts and trousers are advisable for protection from the sun and tsetse flies as well as in the evenings to lessen the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes. Time Zone GMT plus 3 hours (2 hours daylight savings time) US EST plus 8 hours (7 hours during daylight savings time) Currency Tanzania’s currency is Tanzanian shillings. There are no currency exchange controls in Tanzania. US dollars (cash or travellers checks) are preferred, but other foreign currency is also accepted. Health Factors Travelling to Africa, especially Tanzania requires a visit to your local travel clinic, personal physician or public health facility to find out what immunizations are required and suggested for your planned trip. Please bring adequate medical supplies of your own medicines. First Aid kits are carried in the safari vehicle and each camp is equipped with a comprehensive first aid box. Yellow Fever Vaccination: All Travellers coming into Tanzania must carry a valid Yellow Fever vaccination certificate. You might be asked to show the certificate at your arrival. The Yellow Fever vaccine is for your own protection. Typhoid & Hepatitis vaccinations: Preventative measures for these illnesses are highly recommended for any foreign travel, especially travel to or within any countries in Africa. Malaria: Malaria is endemic throughout our areas. There are a number of prophylactics available. Be sure to obtain one from your physician. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a very informative website: wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinationTanzania.aspx or contact them at 1-877-394-8447. Vaccines On the Go: www.vaccinesonthego.com is a company that will travel to the clients home to administer the vaccines and has been used by our owner Mr. Jack Brittingham. Voltage Most of Africa is on 220 – 240 Volt alternating current. In Tanzania the plug points are three-pin square sockets as used in Britain. We have electrical strips in the hunting camps and tents for both European 220V and US 110V standards, but we advise bringing an international / universal plug adapter for use of your devices at other facilities. Power in all the hunting camps is provided by generators. Communication All of our camps and vehicles are equipped with satellite phones for emergency use. We recommend you bring your own satellite phone (rent/purchase) for personal use. Limited internet access via satellite is available in most of the camps. Use of the phone and internet service incurs charges by the minute or Kb/Mb and will be billed to your account at the end of your safari. You should not rely on this service to conduct business while on safari. Shooting Practice It is essential to practice before coming on safari. Know your rifle or bow and your personal limitations. Distance: Dangerous game is seldom hunted at distances further than 50 yards but practice up to 100 yards is recommended. On the open plains of Maasailand shots up to 200 yards can sometimes be expected. Archery hunters: every effort will be made to get you within your comfortable bow range. Please inform your guide of these distances when you arrive. Trophy Handling The outfitter, Tanzania Wildlife Company, is responsible for the field preparation, dipping and packing of your trophies. After the completion of your hunt all the necessary Tanzanian Government documentation will be obtained and this documentation will accompany your trophies once the trophies are ready for export. As per standard, the responsibility of trophies will not be in our hands once the trophies are shipped. Any shipping cost is the responsibility of the client. Cost for trophy shipments arriving into the USA will be billed to the client by your Customs Broker/Clearing Agent following clearance through US Customs or delivery to your taxidermist. To ensure that your trophies arrive in a timely fashion and to the address requested, please complete in entirety the Taxidermist & Customs Broker section of your questionnaire. Please bring taxidermy shipping tags with you on safari and present them to your camp manager on arrival. Shipping tags are available through your taxidermist. The tags/labels are used by the outfitter to identify your individual trophies during the preparation and shipping process Taxidermy: shipping your trophies from Tanzania to the US or Europe for taxidermy work is highly recommended because shipping to any other African countries might cause delays in delivery. For US clients we recommend the expert services of the following taxidermist: The Wildlife Gallery by Brad Eldred, Blanchard, Michigan. Phone: (989) 561-5369. Website: www.thewildlifegallery.com . Customs Broker/Clearinghouse: many of our clients have utilized the customs brokerage service of Coppersmith Inc. for accepting and clearing trophy shipments from Tanzania. Coppersmith Inc. can be reached at 1-888-827-4388, or www.coppersmith.com . You will need to complete their forms before trophies are exported from Tanzania. Trophy Fees & Safari Invoices Full payment of the remaining balance is due 90 days prior to the commencement of your safari. As part of your pre-safari invoice, a deposit towards estimated trophy fees has already been included in your invoice. This year we are offering clients the opportunity to apply a portion of their total trophy fees (part 2 on your Trophy Fee list) as a tax-deductible contribution to our conservation organization in Tanzania, Tembo Foundation (see below). The Tanzanian Government License Fee (part 1 of trophy fee list) is due to the government within 30 days of the end of your safari. For this reason we request that any total license fees in excess of your initial deposit be paid directly to the Outfitter, Tanzania Wildlife Company Ltd, prior to departure from Tanzania. We strongly recommend that review the list of animals available for your safari and total up the cost of all government license fees (part 1) so that you have a general idea of how much additional cash you must bring for these fees. You may also deposit more into your “safari account” by sending an extra amount of funds up front to the TAI office in Texas. We will hold these funds until billed by TWC. This prevents you from carrying excess amounts of cash in addition to that which you are already planning to bring for tips. Any miscellaneous charges incurred during your safari - including company gun rental, hotels, satellite email or phone use, etc - will be billed to you by TAI within 45 days of your return home. We do not accept credit cards; payment is by wire funds transfer or in the form of personal check or money order. In the case of a credit balance you will be refunded. Trophies will not be released for export until your account with TAI is paid in full. Tembo Foundation Limited (TFL) The Tembo Foundation Ltd. (TFL) is a non-profit charitable organization recognized by the government of Tanzania, and was established primarily to achieve the goals of wildlife and habitat preservation in Tanzania. As a hunting client, you contribute to the efforts of TFL through a surcharge or “anti-poaching & conservation fee,” which is part of the TOTAL TROPHY FEE for animals hunted during your safari. Your contribution is tax-deductible (US Citizens). Instructions for payment of the Tembo Foundation portion of your trophy fees will be given to you post-safari. These funds help finance year-round anti-poaching operations and various community development projects aimed at facilitating the self-development and education of communities to promote long-term sustainable conservation and the protection of Tanzania’s wildlife, and ultimately hunting itself. Additional funding for the ongoing efforts of TFL is in the form of donations from clients and outside organizations around the globe. To learn more about TFL and donate further to their ongoing conservation efforts visit www.tembofoundation.org. Tips/Gratuities Gratuities for professional hunters (PH), professional guides and camp staff in Tanzania are not required but always welcomed and appreciated and in most cases serve as an important supplemental income source. Gratuities for professional hunters can be handled directly between you and your professional hunter or guide. Typical gratuities/tips are 15-20% of your Daily Rates (see Safari Invoice), split between PH and camp staff at your discretion. Cash is the preferred form of tip; local banks impose a surcharge to cash Traveler’s Checks. A “Tipping Guidelines” worksheet is included in this Safari Planner packet; this document details the number of staff in each camp and provides examples of gratuities left by previous clients. A copy of this informative handout will also be available to you in camp. WHAT TO BRING – PACKING LIST To assist in planning your safari we have prepared a suggested packing list. Please see this as a guideline only and remember that Military-style camouflage is not allowed in Tanzania. Hat or cap (large brimmed is the best for the African sun) Lightweight cotton trousers (Zip off pants are the best for hot days) Bush Jacket or lightweight Windbreaker Lightweight cotton shirts (1 long, 2 short-sleeved). Comfortable walking boots, thorn proof but lightweight, ankle height normally the best Ankle gaiters (one set per hunter is provided by TAI, or order more at www.boytharness.com ) Knee-high gaiters (Natron leopard & buffalo hunters) – highly recommended for those who will be hunting the nettle- infested Kitumbeine mountain. Recommend Cabela's GORE-TEX® Ultimate Gaiter Comfortable shoes for the evening Sweater or fleece for early mornings and evenings Socks and underwear Warm jacket Toiletries Toothbrush & Toothpaste Small Brush Moisturizer Shaving Kit Sunscreen Antiseptic Cream Deodorant *Repellant Anti-histamine/allergy medication Shampoo Band Aids Anti-Malarial Prophylaxes Nail Clipper Anti-diarrhea medication Personal medical prescriptions Lip Balm Accessories Sunglasses (2 pairs) Reading Material Journal Extra Reading Glasses or contacts Good Binoculars (8 to 10 power) Camera (film or digital) Small Flashlights Spare Batteries Film (64 & 100/200 ASA) Extra Memory Cards Tools to secure scope mountings and Ammo Pouch Bow hunting gear *For those clients hunting in our Rungwa and Selous blocks, it is recommended to bring bug repellent. A variety of products that contain DEET will work against mosquitoes, and several previous clients have found relief from both mosquitoes and Tsetse flies by using the AVON™ brand product “Skin So Soft,” and ULTRATHON™ insect repellents. These products will NOT prevent malaria. Documents to pack It is advisable to have certified copies of all your documentation. One copy should remain at home where it is safe yet accessible if needed (i.e. Lawyer or family friend), the second copy can travel with you – separate from your other documentation – should you encounter theft or loss of documentation. Please pack all original documentation, medications, and personal belongings such as cameras and optics in your carry-on luggage. You should request to have Airport Security officials either lock (please purchase airline/security approved locks) or zip-tie your checked luggage at your departure airport. All gun cases must be locked following inspection at airport security. Checklist: Passport/ Visa and Airline tickets Proof of Yellow Fever inoculation (See health section) Customs Certificate of Registration Form 4457 for personal effects taken abroad (firearms, cameras, binoculars) Taxidermy Shipping tags (enough for one per animal on your “wish list.”) Travel Agent contact details Copy of CITES permit (if applicable) Luggage ** Please pack light; we have daily laundry service in camp. Space on the charter planes is limited. Soft-sided duffle bags are preferred to the normal hard suitcases. ** Due to the remoteness of the areas, transfers between the areas and the major cities are done by private air charters organized by the Outfitter, TWC. Perishable supplies for each safari will also be transferred with the air charters. Due to this, there is a baggage limit allowed on the charter planes. The maximum allowable weight per client is 300lbs or 135 kilograms (includes client, firearms and baggage). Please adhere to this baggage weight policy. If you bring excess baggage, there are two options: (1) you will be asked to leave excess baggage at the outfitter’s headquarters, or (2) if you require all of your baggage, an additional plane will have to be chartered at your expense in order to deliver your bags to camp. TWC has to reserve these planes well in advance in order to have them available for the day of your charter. If you feel you will be bringing extreme amounts of gear, please inform us immediately so that we may reserve your second charter or upgrade the size of your aircraft. Keep in mind, you will not be “roughing it” in these camps. Three changes of clothing are more than enough for the duration of your safari as laundry is done on a daily basis. For those of you going on photographic safari either before or after, the same rule applies. Daily laundry service is also available in the photographic camps, so please pack as light as possible. Photographic & Video Equipment Bring equipment that you know and are comfortable using. Be sure to test and know how to use all the equipment at home prior to departure. We recommend bringing a small digital or film camera for hunting days, one that is easy to pack and carry in the daypacks. Should you wish to bring another camera (preferably a SLR, film or digital) we suggest one with a zoom lens capability of 80–300mm. Buy (or borrow) as many digital memory cards as you can. You may want to use multiple smaller memory cards to minimize the risk of losing dozens of images. And, as always, bring extra batteries. We strongly recommend that you bring sufficient film and/or video tapes for the duration of your trip. Film choice is personal preference; just remember slow film for fast lenses. Otherwise any ASA 200- 400 will suffice. Because of the dust, you should keep all electronic equipment protected in Ziploc-type bags or any other protective bag while on safari. Travel with all your photographic equipment as hand luggage in a good quality soft sided case. We recommend completing a US Customs Form 4457 to register personal items such as photographic and video equipment, as well optics (binoculars). OTHER IMPORTANT LINKS: We recommend that all clients obtain some form of trip insurance for any of their travels or hunting trips around the world. Safari Club International (SCI) Members: Trip/Travel Cancellation Insurance, Gun & Trophy Insurance: http://www.huntandtravel.com/index.html Become a member of SCI: http://www.safariclub.org/ NON-SCI Members (USA): Sportsman Travel Insurance – 1-866-877-3241 http://www.sportsmanstravelinsurance.com/ Trip Insurance through GLOBAL RESCUE Please inquire with TAI office. If you have any further questions or need assistance in planning for your safari, please contact TAI. Please continue to the next section of this SAFARI DESTINATION PLANNER for important documents and forms requiring your attention. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL COMPLETE, SIGN, & RETURN TO TAI OFFICE (Required) The next section of this Safari Planner contains the following important documents which you must complete, sign and/or initial where indicated, and return to Tanzania Adventures Inc no later than 90 days prior to safari commencement. US Clients: please return original signature pages to the TAI office by mail. International clients may fax the forms or scan & email to TAI. o Safari Hunting Client Questionnaire – this is an Excel formatted file which will be sent to you by email for completion. Please complete the form (one for each hunter in group), save, and send back to TAI by email. o Safari Client Questionnaire for Non-hunting Observers– this is an Excel formatted file which will be sent to you by email for completion. Please complete the form (one for each observer in group), save, and send back to TAI by email o Terms & Conditions, Restrictions & Expectations – one for each hunter in group o Release of Liability, Indemnification, & Assumption of Risk Form – one per safari client o Parent/Guardian Release of Liability, Indemnification, & Assumption of Risk Form – one per family, or as needed to release each child in group. Each client must also send ONE passport-size color photograph of themselves to TAI. The photo can either be mailed to the TAI office, or scanned and emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org Additional copies of this Planner and other documents are available on the TAI website: http://www.tanzaniaquest.com/documents/ DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL The following documents must be completed and returned to the third-party organizations involved: COMPLETE & RETURN TO APPLICABLE PARTIES: o Tanzania Tourist VISA – required for entry into Tanzania. Complete & return to your nearest Tanzania embassy, or present completed form to officials upon arrival into Tanzania. o USFWS CITES Permit Application – required for all U.S. clients hunting leopard and/or elephant. Return to USFWS office, per information listed on application. International clients – please check with your Wildlife Authority for any permits which may be required to import African sport-hunted animals. o AMS (Netherlands) Firearm & Ammunition Application Form – required for travel through Amsterdam/Netherlands. Complete form and return to AMS Customs Office. o US Customs Form 4457 –Registration of Personal Effects Taken Abroad. US Clients only. International clients travelling through AMS will need to provide another form proving ownership of their firearms. THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA. 2139 R Street, NW Washington, DC, 20008. Tel. (202) 939.6125 and (202) 884.1080; Fax (202) 797.7408. FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY VISA APPLICATION FORM. Please Affix GRR NO.___________________ (Visa Regulations on the next page). Passport Size VISA NO.___________________ Photograph here. Ref. NO.____________________ 1. Surname or Family Name (Mr./Mrs./Miss/Ms/Dr./Prof.)___________________________________ First Names in Full_______________________________________________________________ Former or Maiden Name (if different from above) _______________________________________ 2. Date of Birth (DD/MM/YY)_______________________________________Sex (M/F)___________ 3. Place of Birth____________________________Country of Birth___________________________ Current Nationality (State if Dual Nationality) ___________________________________________ Nationality at Birth________________________________________________________________ 4. Marital Status (Mark): Single Married Divorced Widowed Legally Separated. 5. Passport No _________________Date Issued ______________Valid Until ___________________ Issued At ___________________Issuing Authority______________________________________ 6. Profession/Occupation_____________________________________________________________ Employer Address: _______________________________________________________________ 7. Current Address__________________________________________________________________ Tel.__________________Fax__________________E-mail________________________________ 8. Name of Travel Agent/Tour Operator Tanzania Wildlife Company Ltd 9. Contact Person(s) in Tanzania Christelle Lamprecht 10. Address Box 1144 / Plot 604, Kiranyi , Arusha, Tanzania 10. Date of Entry___________________________Departure Date______________________________ Duration of Stay_________________________ (Max. 90 Days) Type of Visa Requested x Travel Visa Transit Visa 11. Purpose of visit X Leisure, Holiday Other Business Various Visiting friends, relatives Study Diplomatic Mission Transit Official Meeting, Conference Health Treatment Same day visitor 12. Requested Number of Entries: X Single Double Multiple. 13. In Case Of Transit: Do you have an Entry Permit for the Final Country of Destination? No Yes Valid Until: 14. Budget Available For Your Stay_________________________________ 15. I Hereby Declare That The Information Stated Above Is True And Correct : Signature of Applicant___________________________________________Date________________________________ IMPORTANT NOTICE & INSTRUCTIONS FOR TANZANIA VISA APPLICANTS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, WITH EFFECT FROM THE 1 st OF JUNE, 2006, ALL INCOMPLETE VISA APPLICATION FORMS SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ALL APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO OBSERVE AND COMPLY WITH ALL VISA REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED BELOW BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. 1. A VISA FORM SHOULD BE SUBMITTED WITH A VALID PASSPORT – AT LEAST SIX MONTHS BEFORE EXPIRY. 2. APPLICATION FORMS SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY ONE (1) RECENTLY TAKEN PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOGRAPH AND A SUFFICIENTLY STAMPED SELF-ADDRESSED ENVELOPE TO FACILITATE RETURN OF PASSPORT BY THE MOST SECURE MAIL. 3. VISA COST FOR US PASSPORT HOLDERS IS USD 100.00 FOR SIX MONTHS SINGLE ENTRY, AND USD 100.00 FOR SIX MONTHS DOUBLE ENTRY. VISAS ARE VALID FOR THE DURATION FROM THE DATE OF ISSUANCE. AN EXTRA USD 20.00 IS CHARGED FOR RUSH SERVICE, WHICH TAKES THREE (3) WORKING DAYS. VISA COST FOR NON-U.S. PASSPORT HOLDERS IS USD 50.00 FOR SIX MONTHS SINGLE ENTRY. 4. SINGLE AND DOUBLE TOURIST VISAS ARE VALID FOR STAY OF UP TO THREE MONTHS. FOR A STAY OF MORE THAN THREE MONTHS, SPECIAL PASS WILL BE ISSUED AT ANY IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN THE COUNTRY. 5. VISA PAYMENTS IS BY MONEY ORDER MADE PAYABLE TO TANZANIA EMBASSY. WALK-INS APPLICANTS CAN PAY BY CASH OR MONEY ORDER. 6. VISA PROCESSING TAKES MINIMUM OF FIVE (5) WORKING DAYS. 7. PROVIDE PROOF OF PURCHASE OF TICKET TO AND FROM TANZANIA. ALSO, PROVIDE PROOF OF HAVING SUFFICIENT FUNDS TO MAINTAIN THE APPLICANT WHILE IN TANZANIA. 8. SUPPORT AN APPLICATION FOR A BUSINESS OR PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT VISA WITH A LETTER OF INVITATION FROM A TANZANIAN COUNTERPART OR LETTER OF INTENT FOR THE SAME BY THE SENDING INSTITUTION. 9. VISAS FOR RESEARCH AND JOURNALISM WILL ONLY BE GRANTED AFTER THE APPLICANT HAVE BEEN CLEARED BY THE COMMISSION FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (COSTECH), P.O. BOX 4302, DAR ES SALAAM TEL. NO. 255-22-27O.0750 OR 270.0745, FAX NO. 255-22-275313, AND THE TANZANIA INFORMATION SERVICES (MAELEZO): P.O. BOX 9142, DAR ES SALAAM, TEL. NO. 255-22-211-0585 OR 212.2771 OR 211.2860, FAX NO. 255-22-211-3814 OR 211-6474, RESPECTIVELY. 10. A VISA IS VALID FOR SIX MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF ISSUANCE. IN THE EVENT THE VISA EXPIRES BEFORE IT IS UTILIZED, THE APPLICANT WILL HAVE TO RE-APPLY FOR A NEW ONE. 11. NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES DO NOT REQUIRE VISAS WHEN INTENDED STAY DOES NOT EXCEED THREE MONTHS: NAMIBIA, ROMANIA, RWANDA, HONG KONG AND COMMONWEALTH MEMBER STATES EXCEPT UNITED KINGDOM, CANADA, BANGLADESH, NEW ZEALAND, NIGERIA, INDIA AND SOUTH AFRICA. 12. NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES MUST HAVE THEIR REQUEST FOR VISAS REFERRED TO DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA: SOMALIA, LEBANON, BANGLADESH, SUDAN, ERITREA, ETHIOPIA, IRAN, IRAQ, TURKEY, PAKISTANI, SRI LANKA, SYRIA, EGYPT, JORDAN, YEMEN, MOROCCO, TUNISIA, U.A.E., SAUDI ARABIA, AFGHANISTAN, NIGERIA AND WEST AFRICAN NATIONALS, ALL REFUGEES AND ALL STATELESS PERSONS. IT IS EMPHASIZED THAT NATIONALS AND PERSONS OF THE MENTIONED CATEGORIES MAY NOT BE ALLOWED ENTRY INTO TANZANIA WITHOUT BEING IN POSSESSION OF REFEREED VISAS. 13. IMMUNIZATION AGAINST CHOLERA AND ANTI-MALARIA PILLS IS RECOMMENDED. 14. YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS NOT A REQUIREMENT FOR ENTERING TANZANIA. 15. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE FOR PETS IS REQUIRED IF TRAVELING WITH PETS. 16. VISAS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM ANY TANZANIAN DIPLOMATIC MISSION ABROAD. VISITORS MAY ALSO OBTAIN VISAS UPON ARRIVAL AT ANY POINT OF ENTRY IN TANZANIA, BUT IT IS ADVISABLE TO SECURE VISAS BEFORE COMMENCING JOURNEY WHENEVER POSSIBLE. IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA VISAS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE FOLLOWING ADDRESSES: EMBASSY OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA- 2139 R STREET, NW WASHINGTON DC, 20008. TEL 202-884-1080 OR 202-939-6125. FAX 202-797-7408. THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA TO THE UNITED NATIONS- 201 EAST 42ND STREET, SUITE 1700, NEW YORK, NY, 10017 TEL. 212-972-9160 ; FAX 212-682-5232. If you are seeking a travel agent who specializes in international travel for hunters, please complete this form and fax to or contact Falcon Travel Inc. FALCON TRAVEL, INC. Stacey Gibson 3010 Panzano Pl. PHONE (210) 492-6933 San Antonio, TX. 78258 FAX 210-493-1217 email@example.com PERSONAL PROFILE Name on Passport: Nationality: Country of Birth: Passport Number: Expiration Date: Date of Birth: Company Name: Business Address: Tel: Fax: E-mail: Home Address: Tel: Fax: E-mail: Cell: Frequent Flyer Account #: Delta- Northwest- Alaska air- Continental- Seat Preference: Window: Aisle: Check address for UPS, Business: Home: NO PO BOXES PLEASE Are you taking firearms? Yes: No: Are you taking hand gun? Yes: No: Mandatory for International Travelers, contact person not traveling with you. Name: Home Tel: Business Tel: E-mail: Credit card number with expiration date for: Ticketing, UPS or hotel guarantee. Signature: Exp date: US CUSTOMS FORM 4457 AMS/NETHERLANDS TRANSIT FIREARM PERMIT APPLICATION FORM INSTRUCTIONS Dear Hunter, Please see the following copy of the “Consent” form required by Dutch Customs for all passengers transiting through the Netherlands with firearms. This consent form is most definitely required and has been confirmed by both the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington, DC and by Customs Head Office in Groningen in the Netherlands. If you are traveling round-trip you will need to complete 2 forms – one for the way over and one for the way back. See attached a sample copy of a completed form. In order to process the application you will need to do the following: Complete and sign two application forms and fax together with copy of your information page of passport (ensure that this is readable) as well as Customs Form 4457 (or other document proving ownership of firearms) to the Central Customs Office in Groningen. Fax number 011 31 50 5232183 Telephone number 011 31 50 5232600 Depending on your travel date, an authorized consent form will be faxed back to you or sent via postal mail. Without this authorized form, you will not be able to take your firearms on the plane. If faxed to them the original form will be sent to the airport customs office. The Embassy has advised that a faxed copy will be sent to you within a week’s time. Make sure your fax number is legible on the form. Please work with your travel agent to ensure proper completion of the form if you have any questions, or contact TAI office for further assistance. SAMPLE DUTCH “CUSTOMS” FORM - Reverse info for the Return trip authorization form.
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