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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 certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business licence  (5) 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 general inspection 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 9 expand_more expand_less

Public Notary
CRDB Bank (x 2)
Tanzania Revenue Authority Upanga Zone (Samora House) (x 8)
CRDB Bank Lumumba Branch
Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) (x 4)
National Social Security Fund (NSSF) (x 2)
Occupational safety and health authority (x 6)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB)
Workers Compensation Fund (WCF)

Results 11 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
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
Certificate of inspections from OSHA
WCF registration certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Declaration of compliance form (form14b)
Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
Lease agreement (x 5)
Passport (x 2)
Power of attorney (x 4)
Proof of ID (x 4)
National Identification Authority (NIDA) ID number
Signed BRELA Consolidated form
Signed ethics and integrity pledge form
Notarized declaration of compliance (form14b)
Notarized memorandum and articles of association (x 2)
Control number (Brela) (x 2)
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 4)
Control number (TRA)
TIN application form (x 2)
Estimate of tax payable by installments form
Notarized lease agreement
Certificate of incorporation (x 6)
TRA EFD receipt
Personal TIN Certificate
Stamped application letter (tax clearance)
Stamped application letter
Business license application form (x 2)
Memorandum and articles of association (x 3)
Certificate of incorporation
Residence permit class "A" (x 2)
Valid Tax clearance certificate (x 2)
CRDB bank slip
Brela receipt (x 2)
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 2)
VAT application and registration form
Business license (BRELA) (x 4)
Revenue projections
Application for employer's registration -form R1
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)
Provision certificate of registration (WCF)

Estimated cost TZS  3,567,200 + USD  5,000

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TZS 10,000
Certification fee for memorandum and articles of association
TZS 30,000
Certification fee for 3 copies of lease agreement
TZS 10,000
Notarization fee for declaration of compliance form form14b
TZS 95,000
More than Tshs. 20,000/= but not more than Tshs. 1,000,000/=
TZS 66,000
Filling fee for the application, meaning shs. 22,000/= for each document i.e Memorandum and Articles of Association, Forms no. 14a and 14b.
TZS 300,000
TZS 5,000
Stamp duty is charged for each copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association
TZS 1,200
Stamp duty for Form no. 14b is charged
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 1,000,000
Locally owned Bank
USD 5,000
Foreign owned bank
TZS 200,000
Cooperative banks
TZS 500,000
Capital markets and stock exchange
TZS 1,000,000
Social security provider

Total Duration 12 d - 52 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 12 d 52 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 25mn 3h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 25mn 8h. 55mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 12 d 51 d

Laws 19 expand_more expand_less

Advocates Act Advocates Act 1955
  articles 53, S. 49
BRELA official online registration advert BRELA official online registration advert
Business Licensing Act No 25 of 1972 Business Licencing Act No 25 of 1972
  Sections 3, 4, 11, 12 ,  articles S. 13, s. 8
Business licencing fees Business licencing fees
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  Sections 3, 14, 16, 186, 187 ,  articles s. 14, s.16
Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014 Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014
  Article s. 452
Finance Act 2015 Finance Act 2015
  Article S. 49
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
  Section  133 ,  articles S. 133, 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
  Sections 16, 17 ,  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
Tanzania revenue act 2006 Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 2006
  Section  5 ,  Article s. 5
Tax administration Act, 2015 Tax administration Act, 2015
  Article S.
The Land act 1999 The Land act 1999
  Article S. 77-86
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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