To travel from Nairobi, Kenya, to Zanzibar, Tanzania, you will need a valid passport. As a semi-autonomous province of Tanzania, Zanzibar has its own immigration procedures.
When traveling between nations, you must pass through immigration and customs at both the departure and arrival ports. At their separate immigration checkpoints, Kenya and Tanzania both require tourists to display a valid passport.
Ensure that your passport meets the following requirements:
- Validity: Your passport should have at least six months of validity beyond your planned date of departure from Zanzibar.
- Blank Pages: Your passport should have sufficient blank pages for entry and exit stamps.
- Visa Requirements: Depending on your nationality, you may need to apply for a visa in advance to enter Tanzania, including Zanzibar. Some nationalities are eligible for a visa on arrival, while others may need to obtain a visa from the Tanzanian embassy or consulate in their country of residence.