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Steps (27) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
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  (4) 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 OSHA Workplace inspection Report/Certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain WCF certificate of registration  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Public Notary (x 2)
Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) (x 8)
Tanzania Revenue Authority (Ilala regional office)
Tanzania Revenue Authority (x 3)
National Social Security Fund (NSSF) (x 2)
Occupational safety and health authority (x 6)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB)
Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) (x 2)

Results 13 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of compliance
BRELA payment receipt
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Estimate of tax payable
Tax clearance certificate
Business license
VAT certificate
Notification of contributing employer on registration number (form R2)
Processed application for employer's registration (form R1)
OSHA Certificate of Registration
Notification Letter
Certificates of inspections from OSHA
Original WCF Certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Signed return and declaration delivered form (form- 434) (x 2)
Financial statements (x 2)
Certified Memorandum and Articles of Association (x 2)
Notarized return and declaration delivered form- (form 434)
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Control Number (Brela)
TIC Payment Receipt
Estimate of tax payable by installments form
TIN application form (x 2)
Notarized lease agreement
Certified Passport (x 4)
Application letter (tax clearance)
Stamped application letter
Business license application form
Valid Tax clearance certificate
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 2)
Lease agreement
Bank slip (CRDB)
Business license (BRELA) (x 4)
Application and registration form ( VAT 101)
Application for employer's registration -form R1
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Certificate of incorporation (x 3)
Proof of ID (x 2)
Application form for registration of a work place form 1(b)
Certified TIN certificate
NMB Bank slip
OSHA Government Bill (Control Number)
Factory or workplace drawings
List of employees
Names of shareholders
Certificate of Compliance (OSHA)
Value Added Tax Certificate (VAT)
Letter of appointment
Contractors Registration Certificate (CRB)
Copy of Certificate of Registration (WCF)

Estimated cost TZS  30,000 + USD  1,190

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TZS 10,000
notarization fee for lease agreement
TZS 10,000
Notarization fee for form 434
TZS 10,000
notarization fee for form 434
USD 750
For the registration of certified copy of a charter, statute or memorandum and articles of the company, or other instrument constituting or defining the constitution of the company
USD 220
For registration or filing any document required to be delivered to the Registrar under Part XII of the Act/other than the balance sheet
USD 220
For filing of Balance Sheet
USD 0 -
10 %
of 1100 USD as Facilitation fee

Total Duration 5 d - 59 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 5 d 59 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 3h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 30mn 4h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 5 d 58 d

Laws 17 expand_more expand_less

Advocates Act Advocates Act 1955
  articles 15, 16, 17, 18, ss. 14
Business registration Act 2005 Business activities registration Act 2005
  articles 12, 13, ss. 11
Business Licensing Act No 25 of 1972 Business Licencing Act No 25 of 1972
  articles 11, 12, 14, 17, S. 13, ss. 3
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  articles 18, 434, 437, s. 14, s.16, ss. 433, ss.14
Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014 Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014
Finance Act 2015 Finance Act 2015
  Article S. 49
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
  Article s. 133
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
  articles 17, S. 16, S. 17, S.6
OSHA General Administrative (Amendmend) Rules 2018 OSHA General Administrative (Amendmend) Rules 2018
  articles S. 109, S. 3
Social security regulatory authority act 2008 Social Security Regulatory Authority act 2008
  Article s. 23
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
  articles 5, s. 5
Value Added Tax (registration) regulations 1998 Value Added Tax (registration) regulations 1998
Value Added Tax Act, 2014 Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  articles 19, 20, 29, ss. 28
Workers compensation Act 2015 Workers compensation Act 2015
  Section  71
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