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Transit visa needed

Felsberg, Germany
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Transit visa needed

Hi, I have a flight from Addis Ababa to Johannesburg via Dar es Salaam in October.

I have a transfer time of less than 2 hours in Dar; do I need a transit visa for this.

I can't seem to find any definitive answers to this but knowing in advance would be helpful.

Can anybody help? I'd be very grateful for information.

Thanks in advance.

Findlay, Ohio
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1. Re: Transit visa needed

As long as you don't leave the airport you don't need a visa.

Felsberg, Germany
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2. Re: Transit visa needed

Thanks :-)

Is this true even if they direct us through immigration?

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3. Re: Transit visa needed

They might direct you through immigration, but I would tell them that you are transferring to another flight so that they can direct you to the flightside terminal. If that is the case you might need to get your luggage if it has not been checked through, and for that you need to go through immigration.

I would ask a flight attendant how to get to the flight you are transferring to.

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Thanks :-)

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