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Steps (19) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Company name search  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain notarized return and declaration delivered form  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of incorporation  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax identification number  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a business licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register for VAT  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pay lease agreement stamp duty  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Public Notary
CRDB Bank Lumumba Branch
Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania (x 2)
CRDB Bank
Tanzania Revenue Authority Upanga Zone (Samora House) (x 2)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of incorporation
Registered notarized memorandum and articles of association
Tax Identification Number (TIN)
Statement of estimate
Business license
VAT certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
Declaration of compliance form (form14b)
Lease agreement (x 4)
Certified Passport (x 4)
Power of attorney (x 2)
Notarized declaration of Compliance (form14b)
Certified statutes or charter or MEMAT
Notarized lease agreement (x 2)
Company registration form (form 14a)
Assessment Form
CRDB bank slip
Bank Slip (Standard chartered) (x 2)
Bank slip (CRDB)
Bank slip 2
TIC payment receipt
TIC Payment Receipt
Estimate of tax payable by installments form
TIN application form (x 2)
Title deed
Certificate of incorporation
Memorandum and articles of association (x 2)
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 3)
Business license application form
Certificate of incorporation
Tax Identification Number (TIN)
Residence permit class "A"
Valid Tax clearance certificate (x 2)
Control number (Brela)
Business license application form
Business license application form
Certificate of compliance (BRELA)
Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
Brela receipt
Payment Receipt (Facilitation payment)
VAT application and registration form
Certificate of incorporation
Business license (BRELA)
Revenue projections
Proof of ID

Estimated cost TZS  997,200

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TZS 10,000
notarization fee for Memorandum and Articles of association
TZS 10,000
notarization fee for 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 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 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 0 -
10 %
of the total amount that will be paid for registering a company
TZS 300,000
Business license for commission agent
TZS 200,000
Business licence for local insurance
TZS 0 -
1 %
of lease value - is stamp duty
TZS 0 -
10 %
of lease value is payable as withholding tax. The tenant withholds the 10% from the value he/she was supposed to pay the land lord

Total Duration 7 d - 11 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 7 d 11 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 55mn 2h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 50mn 2h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 7 d 10 d

Laws 13 expand_more expand_less

Advocates Act Advocates Act 1955
  articles 15, 16, 17, 18, ss. 14
Business Licensing Act No 25 of 1972 Business Licencing Act No 25 of 1972
  Section  11 ,  articles 4, 5 11, 12, 14, 17, s. 8, ss. 3
Business licencing fees Business licencing fees
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  articles 452, s. 14, s. 30, s.16, ss. 14
Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014 Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014
  Article s. 452
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
  Article s. 133
Advocates Act Notary Public Act 1928
  Article s. 3
Stamp duty Act 2006 Stamp duty Act 2006
  articles 18, 19, 20, 41, s. 5, ss. 5
Subsidiary legislation of the Tanzania Investment  Act 1997 Subsidiary legislation of the Tanzania Investment Act 1997
  Section  34 ,  Article s. 32
Tanzania Investment Act 1997 Tanzania Investment Act 1997
  Section  13
Tanzania revenue act 2006 Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 2006
  Section  5 ,  Article s. 5
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
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