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Apply for work and residence permits (Expatriates)  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority (ZIPA) (x 4)
People's Bank of Zanzibar (PBZ)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Work permit (ZNZ)
Residence permit

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Immigration form TIF 1(znz)
Residence permit Data sheet
Immigration form TIF 12 (x 2)
Academic/professional certificates
Curriculum vitae (C.V)
Passport (x 2)
Police clearance Certificate
Employment contract
Job description
Sectoral approval/permit/licence from relevant Ministry
Medical report
Special pass/business visa
Evidence of unavailability of local personnel
Work permit (ZNZ)
Residence permit
Evidence of relationship
Birth certificate (foreign)
Immigration form TIF2
Filled PBZ bank slip (x 3)

Estimated cost USD  2,350

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TZS expand_more expand_less
  • TZS Add Name Here
USD 300
Work permit application fees for expatriates
USD 2,050
Residence permit application fees for expatriates

Total Duration 8d - 15d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 8d 15d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 30mn
Attention at counter: 15mn 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 7d 14d

Laws 3 expand_more expand_less

Employment Act No. 11of 2005 Employment Act No. 11of 2005
  Sections 36, 37
Immigration act 1995 Immigration act 1995
  Sections 19, 20
Immigration Act cap 54 of 2016 Immigration Act no. 7 cap 54 of 2016
  Section  30
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