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The Royal Danish Embassy in Dar es Salaam combines the holidays of Denmark and Tanzania.

Royal Danish Embassy Dar es Salaam

Ghana Avenue 1
P.O. Box 9171
Dar es Salaam

Telephone: +255 (22) 216 5200
Mobile: +255 (0) 784 558 885
Fax: +255 (22) 211 6433

General Office hours
Monday - Thursday 8-16
Friday 8-13

Consular Hours
At the moment, we have no fixed opening hours.

Please contact us by mail at or by phone +255 22 2165200 to make an appointment.

In case of an emergency outside office hours please call the Embassy of Denmark's main phone line and you will be redirected to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24/7 Operations Center.


The embassy is closed on the following days in 2020



Tanzanian holiday                              

Danish holiday          


1 January

New Year's Day


Thursday 9 April Maudy Thursday Skærtorsdag
Friday 10 April Good Friday Langfredag
Monday 13 April Easter Monday 2. påskedag
Friday       1 May

Worker's Day

Monday 25 May Eid El-Fitri*
Friday 31 July       Eid El-Hajj*  
Wednesday 14 October Mwalimu Nyerere Day                 
Monday 30 November Maulid Day
Thursday 24 December Christmas Eve Juleaftens dag
Friday 25 December Christimas Day Juledag


 * Muslim holiday. The exact date depends on the sighting of the moon

The embassy remains open on the following holidays



Tanzanian holiday 

Danish holiday

Sunday 12 January
Zanzibar Revolution Day


Sunday 7 April Karume Day


Sunday 26 April Union Day
Thursday 21 May

Ascention Day

Kr. Himmelfartsdag
Monday 1 June White Monday
2. Pinsedag
Friday 5 June Constitution Day Grundlovsdag
Saturday 8 August Nanenane/Farmers Day


Wednesday 9 December Independence and Republic Day  
Saturday 26 December Boxing Day 2. Juledag
Thursday 31 December New Year's Eve





* Muslim holiday. The exact date depends on the sighting of the moon