Steps for COVID-19 Testing in Dar es Salaam include:
Kindly register for the test at https://pimacovid.moh.go.tz/#/booking no later than 72 hours prior to your departing flight. Upon registration a control number will be provided to be used for step 2 and step 3. Please use a Tanzanian number for registration. (You will need to have your Passport for foreigners or Government ID for locals in hand as they will ask for your ID/passport number when registering to take the test.)
Cost range from $80 and up for the test.
2. Payment for the test
A text message and email will be sent with registration and payment details for the test.
Cost of tests - You'll need to pay between USD 80-160 per person for the test (. This is payable by Visa, MasterCard. or mobile money (Mpesa) are accepted. No cash
3. The Physical test
The control number can be used at the hospital chosen during registration for the physical COVID-19 test.
The results take a minimum of 48hours after the actual physical test. The results will be sent to you via the email address provided at the time of registration for the test. Alternatively, you can check and download in PDF format at https://pimacovid.moh.go.tz/#/booking, under the certificate section.
The Official Test Centers
The official test centers for COVID-19 testing in Dar es Salaam include:
Address: Ruvu Street, International School of Tanganyika Campus,
Dar es Salaam, Masaki, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Tel: +255784783393, +255688783393, +255718783393, +255782783393
Distance from hotel: 13.3km
Aga Khan Hospital (Recommended)
P.O Box: 2289
Address: Ocean Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Tel: +255 22 211 5151/53
Distance from hotel: 15.4km
Muhimbili National Hospital
P.O Box: 65000
Address: Malik Road, Upanga, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Tel: +255 22 2151367-9
Distance from hotel: 16.0km
P.O Box: 55158
Address: Block 'B' Mbezi Temboni kwa Msuguri, Dar es Salaam,
Distance from hotel: 23.5km
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