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Obtain notarized declaration of compliance form  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of incorporation online  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain company tax identification number (TIN)  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax clearance certiticate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business licence  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register for VAT  (3) 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 tax identification number
(last modified: 19/08/2019)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

10 mn  -  25 mn
0 days  -  0.5day

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
Jue: 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. TIN application form
TIN application form (original)
Duly filled
2. Estimate of tax payable by installments form
Estimate of tax payable by installments form (original + Simple copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notarized lease agreement (Simple copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Endorsed title deed (for contracts older than 5 years) (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (Simple copy)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of compliance (BRELA) (Simple copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notarized memorandum and articles of association (Simple copy)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
TRA EFD receipt (original)
From advocate for notarization fee
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Power of attorney (original)
From owners to a resident person or a citizen
In addition, for each director
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Personal TIN Certificate (Simple copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identification (Simple copy)
NIDA ID or driving license or voter's card
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (original)
For foreigners

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: min   5mn - max  15mn
Attention at counter: min   5mn - max   10mn
Waiting time until next step: max   0.5day

Legal justification

1. Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
Article s.133

Additional information

Foreign investors who wish to obtain personal Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) but do not qualify to obtain National Identification Number from NIDA can apply TIN at Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) Samora office and Kinondoni TRA office. Those outside Dar es Salaam can visit TRA regional offices to obtain TIN without having NIDA ID. At least one directors of the company must be physically present at the tax office to give their fingerprints. For any enquiry related to tax payment or complaints dial toll free 0800110016 for TTCL and Vodacom subscribers, 0786 800000 for airtel and 0713800333 for Tigo subscribers

Who certified this information ?

Catherine NKELEBE, Assistant manager, Debt department, 24/07/2013

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
Jue: 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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