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Steps (31) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain notarized documents  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of compliance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register notarized lease agreement  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Personal TIN certificate for foreigners  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain company tax identification number (TIN)  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax clearance certiticate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business license  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register for VAT  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register company with social security scheme  (2) expand_more expand_less
Apply for OSHA certificate of registration  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain workplace inspections report/certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) certificate of registration  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 15 expand_more expand_less

Public Notary
BRELA Online Registration System
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development (x 2)
NMB Ministry of land branch
Tanzania Revenue Authority Upanga Zone (Samora House) (x 9)
CRDB Bank Lumumba Branch
Tanzania National Business Portal (x 2)
Customer's premise/workplace (x 2)
National Social Security Fund (NSSF) (x 2)
Occupational safety and health authority (x 4)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB) (x 2)
Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) Online system
Workers Compensation Fund (WCF)

Results 17 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of compliance (BRELA)
Registered lease agreement
Endorsed title deed (for contracts older than 5 years)
Personal TIN Certificate
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Tax clearance certificate
Business license (BRELA)
VAT certificate
Notification of contributing employer on registration number (form R2)
Processed application for employer's registration (form R1)
OSHA Certificate of Registration
Covering letter
Ergonomics inspection report
General and Hygiene inspection report
Electrical safety inspection report
Plant Safety inspection report
WCF registration certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Signed return and declaration delivered form (form- 434)
Passport (x 3)
Power of attorney (x 2)
Payment order
Property registration form (LR 66 form)
Notarized lease agreement
Proof of ID (x 3)
Proof of payment of land rent
Control number (land)
Control number (stamp duty)
Shareholder TIN application form
Tanzania Visa (x 2)
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
TIN application form
Estimate of tax payable by installments form
Introduction letter
Notarized lease agreement
Certificate of incorporation (BRELA) (x 6)
Notarized memorandum and articles of association
TRA EFD receipt
Personal TIN Certificate
Control number (TRA)
Application letter (tax clearance)
Stamped application letter (tax clearance)
Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 2)
Lease agreement (x 2)
Proof of ID of shareholders or business partners
Payment order
VAT application and registration form
Business license (BRELA) (x 4)
Memorandum and articles of association
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 2)
Revenue projections
Application for employer's registration -form R1
Application form for registration of a work place form 1(b)
Factory or workplace drawings
Certified TIN certificate
NMB Bank slip
OSHA Government receipt (x 2)
OSHA Certificate of Registration
List of employees
Names of shareholders
Certificate of Compliance (OSHA)
Value Added Tax Certificate (VAT)
Letter of appointment
Contractors registration certificate (CRB)
Provision certificate of registration (WCF)

Estimated cost TZS  550,000 +USD  1,190 +-1  120

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TZS 10,000
Notarization fee for lease agreement
TZS 10,000
Notarization fee for form 434
USD 1,190
Cost of registering foreign company
TZS 80,000
registration fees for a lease agreement of less than five years
TZS 120 -
1 % yearly lease
stamp duty for lease registration
TZS 50,000 -
10 % contract / transaction amount
The tenant should pay the tax using landlord TIN
500,000 mode_edit
TZS 0 -
1 % contract / transaction amount
stamp duty fee for receipt for any money or any other property
TZS 300,000
Business licence for commission agent
TZS 50,000
Publication fees
TZS 50,000
Publication fees

Total Duration 29d - 67d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 29d 67d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 35mn 3h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 45mn 1d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 28d 65d

Laws 22 expand_more expand_less

Advocates Act Advocates Act 1955
  articles 15, 16, 17, 18, ss. 14
Business Licensing Act No 25 of 1972 Business Licencing Act No 25 of 1972
  Sections 3, 11, 12, tions 3 ,  Article s. 8
Business licencing fees Business licencing fees
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  Section  335 ,  articles s. 14, s.16
Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014 Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014
  Article s. 452
Finance Act 2019 Finance Act 2019
  Article IX
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
  Section  133 ,  articles S. 133, s. 133
Land registration Act cap 344 (revised edition 2002) Land Registration Act cap 344 (revised edition 2002)
  articles 55, 56, ss. 54
Advocates Act Notary Public Act 1928
  Article s. 3
NSSF Act no.28 of 1997 NSSF Act no.28 of 1997
  Article S. 11
OSHA ACT 2003 OSHA ACT no. 5 of 2003
  Sections 16, 17 ,  articles 17, 21, S. 16, S. 17
Registration of documents Act cap 117 (revised edition 2002) Registration of Documents Act cap 117 (revised edition 2002)
  Article s. 8
Social security regulatory authority act 2008 Social Security Regulatory Authority act 2008
  Article S. 23
Stamp duty Act 2006 Stamp duty Act 2006
  Article s. 5
Subsidiary legislation of the Tanzania Investment  Act 1997 Subsidiary legislation of the Tanzania Investment Act 1997
  Article s. 32
Tanzania revenue act 2006 Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 2006
  Section  5 ,  Article s. 5
Tax administration Act, 2015 Tax administration Act, 2015
  Section  43
OSHA General Administrative (Amendmend) Rules 2018 The Occupational Safety and Health (General Administrative) Rules, 2015
  articles S. 109, S. 3, Third and fourth schedules
The Occupational Safety and Health (Amendmend) General Administrative Rules, 2018 The Occupational Safety and Health General Administrative ((Amendment) Rules, 2018
  Article First Schedule
Value Added Tax (registration) regulations 1998 Value Added Tax (registration) regulations 1998
Value Added Tax Act, 2014 Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Sections 19, 20 ,  articles 29, ss. 28
Workers compensation Act 2015 Workers compensation Act 2015
  Section  71
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