As the official representation of the United Republic of Tanzania, the High Commission cover all matters concerning diplomatic relations, and has the responsibility of promoting relations of friendship and co-operation between the governments and the peoples of the United Republic of Tanzania, South Africa, Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Botswana, the Republic of Namibia and Southern African Development Community (SADC)

The High Commission main pre-occupation is to promote Tanzania's economic and other interests. In this regard, the High Commision represents Tanzania’s interests in a range of areas, including, trade, finance, investment, tourism, as well as education, tourism and culture. It reaches out to potential investors, businesses, governmental and non-governmental entities, among others, in the area of accreditation and encouraging them to do business with Tanzania, visit tourist attractions, or do such other things with the aim of strengthening ties with Tanzania.

The High Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania has the responsibility of promoting relations of friendship and co-operation between the governments and the peoples of the United Republic of Tanzania and South Africa and other accredited countries. The Embassy’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

A. Political Matters

Maintenance, promotion and expansion of good political relations between Tanzania and South Africa, Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Botswana, the Republic of Namibia and Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Promotion and defense of the political and economic interests of Tanzania in South Africa, Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Botswana, the Republic of Namibia and Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Promotion and defense of the interests of Tanzanian citizens in South Africa, Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Botswana, the Republic of Namibia and Southern African Development Community (SADC)
B. Consular Matters

Visa issuance
Renewal of passports for Tanzania nationals abroad
Passport replacements for Tanzania national abroad
Issuance of Emergence Travel documents (ETD) to Tanzania nationals in distress abroad
Receiving and forwarding of citizenship renunciation application forms and corresponding certificates
Passport endorsements
Providing advisory services to Tanzania nationals in problems.
B: Commercial activities

Promotion of economic diplomacy
Promotion of investments
Promotion of tourism
D. Other Matters

Facilitating co-operation between NGOs in Tanzania and NGOs in the area of our accreditation
Promoting cultural exchanges between Tanzania and other countries in the area of our accreditation
Educational and Scientific cooperation.