High Commission of Tanzania, New Delhi

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Tanzanian High Commission - New Delhi
Location New Delhi, India
Address EP-15C, Chanakya Puri, New Delhi, 110021 Delhi, India
Website www.tanzrepdelhi.com

The High Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania in New Delhi is the diplomatic mission of Tanzania in India.[1]

Mission Overview[edit]

The Diplomatic relationship between the United Republic of Tanzania and India dates back from 1961 when the two Nations officially established diplomatic ties between them. Ever since, the Mission in which in 2007 moved to its own Chancery at Chanakyapuri Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi [about 14 km from the Indira Gandhi International Airport ] was profoundly dedicated and continued to promote cordial, friendly responsive relations in every aspect of the diplomatic cooperation including political, economic and cultural relations with peoples and the Government of India and with the peoples and Governments of other countries of accreditation in Asia.[2]

The High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania in New Delhi is also accredited to the Republic of Bangladesh, the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of Sri Lanka.


Among the responsibilities of the High Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania in New Delhi India are


  • Maintenance, promotion and expansion of good political relation between the United Republic of Tanzania and all countries of accreditations [India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Singapore and Sri Lanka]
  • Promotion and defense of the interests of the Tanzanian Citizens in the area of accreditation.


  • Promotion of economic diplomacy
  • Promotion of Investment in Tanzania
  • Promotion of Tourism to Tanzania
  • Coordination with the AALCO and other multilateral Institutions based in the area of accreditation.


  • Visa issuance
  • Dissemination of information and advice to people visiting Tanzania
  • Renewal of Passport for Tanzanian Citizens
  • Passports replacement for Tanzanian Citizens
  • Issuance of Emergency Travel Document for Tanzanian Citizens
  • Providing advisory services for Tanzania Citizens
  • Authentications of Tanzanian government official documents
  • Notarial services for Tanzanian citizens
  • Solemnization of marriage for Tanzanian citizens


  • Facilitating cooperation between NGOs in Tanzania and NGOs in the area of our accreditations
  • Promoting cultural exchanges between Tanzania and other countries in the area of our accreditations
  • Education and scientific cooperation

Tanzania High Commissioners in India Since 1962[edit]

S/No. Name Period
1 Daniel L. Mfinanga 1962 – 1965
2 Salim A. Salim 1965 – 1968
3 Sebastian Chale 1968 – 1971
4 Ahmed H. Diria 1971 – 1978
5 George M. Nhigula 1978 – 1980
6 Mohamed A. Foum 1980 – 1984
7 Mohamed R. Abdiwawa 1984 – 1989
8 Onesiphorus H. Tesha 1989 – 1991
9 Gertrude I. Mongella 1992 – 1993
10 Alfred C. Tandau 1993 – 1995
11 Ahmed Kiwanuka 1996 - 2002
12 Eva L. Nzaro 2002 - 2007
13 John W.H. Kijazi 2007- To Date


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