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Obtain notarized documents  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of compliance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax Identification number (TIN)  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax clearance certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business licence  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register for VAT  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register for 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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Submit request for value added tax registration
(last modified: 27/06/2019)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

20 mn  -  30 mn
1 day  -  1 day

Contact details

Entity in charge

Tanzania Revenue Authority Upanga Zone (Samora House)

Samora/Algeria Street P.O.Box 11491 , Dar es Salaam
Tel: 0800 750 075 / 0800 780 078
Website: www.tra.go.tz

Unit in charge

Domestic Revenue Department (Mezzanine floor)

Mon: 08:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Edgar Mapunda

Tax officer
Tel: +255 762 682 908
Email: edgar.mapunda@tra.go.tz

Expected results

Appointment

Requirements

1. VAT application and registration form
VAT application and registration form (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identification (Simple copy)
Voter's ID or passport
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business license (BRELA) (Simple copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of compliance (BRELA) (Simple copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Memorandum and articles of association (Simple copy)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport size Photos (2 original )
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Lease agreement (Simple copy)
Must show business location and paid fee
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (Simple copy)
9.
Bank account number
10.
Revenue projections (Simple copy)
For those wishing to register with VAT immediately after registering business

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: min   10mn - max  15mn
Attention at counter: min   10mn - max   15mn
Waiting time until next step: min   1 day - max   1 day

Legal justification

1. Value Added Tax Act, 2014
Value Added Tax Act, 2014
articles ss.28, 29
2. Value Added Tax (registration) regulations 1998
Value Added Tax (registration) regulations 1998
3. Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 2006
Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 2006
Article s.5

Additional information

When submitting a request for VAT the tax officer is obliged to have a short interview with the customer to establish eligibility of VAT Registration . The officer may request to inspect the business premises of the applicant. For any inquiry related to tax payment or complaints dial toll FREE 0800110016 for TTCL and Vodacom subscribers, 0786 800000 for Airtel and 0713800333 for Tigo subscribers

Recourse: Tanzania Revenue Authority Upanga Zone (Samora House)

Entity in charge

Tanzania Revenue Authority Upanga Zone (Samora House)

Samora/Algeria Street P.O.Box 11491 , Dar es Salaam
Tel: 0800 750 075 / 0800 780 078
Website: www.tra.go.tz

Unit in charge

Domestic Revenue Department (Mezzanine floor)

Mon: 08:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Molley Chirwa

Assistant tax officer (supervisor)
Tel: +255 754 262 552
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