Business license application form (original)
Certificate of incorporation (Simple copy)
Tax Identification Number (TIN) (Simple copy)
Resident permit class "A" (Simple copy)
Showing the holder to be investor in that company / business.
Notarized lease agreement (Simple copy)
Title deed (Simple copy)
Power of attorney (an authentic copy)
To a Tanzanian citizen or to a resident, in case the shareholders of the company are non-residents.
Additional requirements for specific businesses
Customs Agency license (Simple copy)
For those applying for clearing and forwarding licenses.
Tourism Agency license (Simple copy)
For those applying for licenses related to tourism promotion.
Professional certificates (Simple copy)
For all professional businesses (Dispensaries, Consultancies, Advocates, Pilots, Ship Captains, etc.)
Authorizing aircraft to fly.
Authorizing ship to sail.
Waiting time in queue:
Attention at counter:
Min. 5mn - Max. 10mn
Waiting time until next step:
Min. 1 day - Max. 2 days
Business Licencing Act No 25 of 1972
articles ss.3, 4, 511, 12, 14, 17