Firearm Import Regulations for Tanzania

Application for your firearm import permit for Tanzania must be made in advance so that it is at the airport on your arrival. If it is not, you will not be allowed to take your firearms out of the airport.

Application will be made on your behalf by the outfitter.

A fee of $250/rifle is payable to obtain a firearm permit

  • Each hunter may import up to 3 firearms into Tanzania.
  • Handguns, semi automatic and automatic firearms are strictly prohibited.
  • Maximum amount of ammunition permitted is 200 rounds per firearm.
  • Minimum calibre allowed for dangerous game (lion, buffalo & elephant)is .375H&H Magnum.
  • Minimum calibre on all other game is .240.