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Obtain certificate of compliance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax Identification number (TIN)  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business licence  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 3 expand_more expand_less

Public Notary
Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) (x 8)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of compliance
BRELA payment receipt
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Estimate of tax payable
Business license

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Signed return and declaration delivered form (form- 434)
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)
Business license application form
Valid Tax clearance certificate
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Lease agreement
Bank slip (CRDB)

Estimated cost TZS  10,000 + USD  1,190

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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 3 d - 9 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 3 d 9 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 1h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 30mn 1h. 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 3 d 8 d

Laws 8 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, ss. 3
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  articles 18, 434, 437, s. 14, ss. 433, ss.14
Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014 Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
  Article s. 133
Advocates Act Notary Public Act 1928
  Article s. 3
Subsidiary legislation of the Tanzania Investment  Act 1997 Subsidiary legislation of the Tanzania Investment Act 1997
  Article s. 32
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