Passport and Visa Information

Passport and Visa Requirements

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ECUADOR PARTICIPANTS

Citizens of any country in the world can enter Ecuador for a period of up to 90 days. A passport valid at least six months longer than you intend to stay in Ecuador is enough to get a Tourist Visa (which you receive in Ecuador at the border or at the airport).

PERU PARTICIPANTS

Citizens of the countries in the listing below do NOT need to get a visa at an embassy or consulate before entering Peru. A passport valid at least six months longer than you intend to stay in Peru is enough to get a Tourist Visa (which you receive in Peru at the border or at the airport):

  • North America: Citizens of the United States and Canada
  • Central America: Citizens of most Central American countries (exception Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama)
  • South America: Citizens of all South American countries
  • Europe: Citizens of all countries within the European Union and Switzerland
  • Africa: Only citizens of South Africa
  • Asia: Citizens of Brunei, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea and Taiwan
  • Oceania: Citizens of Australia and New Zealand

If you are not a citizen of one of the countries listed above, you will need a visa to enter Peru. Please check with the Peruvian embassy or consulate nearest to your place of residence.

*Note: As Visa and Entry Requirements can change without prior notice, we recommend to check the current regulations before your trip to Peru with the nearest Peruvian Consulate or Embassies

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TANZANIA PARTICIPANTS

Citizens of any country in the world can enter Tanzania for a period of up to 90 days. A passport valid at least six months longer than you intend to stay in Tanzania is enough to get a Tourist Visa which you receive in Tanzania at the border or at the airport.  If you carry a passport from another country check with your local embassy to see if you require a sponsor to enter the country.

After entering Tanzania with a tourist VISA, MEDLIFE will have pre-applied for your CTA (Conducting a Temporary Assignment) Permit.  This permit costs around $200.  This permit gives the MEDLIFE participant the permission of the Tanzanian government to conduct volunteer work within Tanzania.