WORK PERMIT AND RESIDENCE PERMIT share
All foreigners intending to reside in the United Republic of Tanzania for investment, business or employment are required to apply for Work Permit and Residence Permit.
Work permit and Residence permit class 'A' are for business owners (shareholders and Directors of locally registered companies or branch of foreign companies).
Class B and C are for foreign employees employed by a locally registered company, or a branch of a foreign company registered in Tanzania.
Applicants are advised to apply for work permits and residence permits through online system bellow to the labour Commissioner and immigration Department, respectively, prior to the applicant entering Tanzania.
Applicant can apply electronically and select residence permit collection offices such as Immigration headquarters, Zanzibar head office, Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC), Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) and Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority (ZIPA) depending on where he/she qualifies.