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Steps (8) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain notarized documents  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration certificates  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a 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 5)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of company registration
Tax Identification Number
VAT certificate
Registered memorandum and articles of association
Notification of employer registration - NSSF
Business license

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
Lease agreement
Certified Passport (x 4)
Notarized memorandum and articles of association (x 2)
Notarized lease agreement (x 2)
Title deed
Business license application form
Certificate of incorporation
Tax Identification Number (TIN)
Residence permit class "A"
Notarized lease agreement
Valid Tax clearance certificate
NIDA payment -control number
Bank slip (CRDB)

Estimated cost TZS  630,000

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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 500,000
for business licence - average business licence cost for domestically ownerd company
TZS 45,000
for filing fees for memorandum and articles of association and company registration form
TZS 5,000
stamp duty for registration of memorandum and articles of associations
TZS 0 -
10 %
of the total cost as facilitation fee
TZS 50,000
registration fee if nominal share capital is inferior or equal to Tshs.500,000

Total Duration 6 d - 14 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 6 d 14 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 1h.
Attention at counter: 20mn 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 6 d 13 d

Laws 12 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
  articles 3, 4, 5, 5 11, 8, 11, 12, 14, 17, 178, s. 8, ss. 3
Business licencing fees Business licencing fees
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  articles 14, 16, 30, 452, s.16
Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014 Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014
  Article 452
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
  Article 133
Advocates Act Notary Public Act 1928
  Article s. 3
NSSF Act no.28 of 1997 NSSF Act no.28 of 1997
  Article 11
Social security regulatory authority act 2008 Social Security Regulatory Authority act 2008
  Article 23
Stamp duty Act 2006 Stamp duty Act 2006
  articles 5, 18, 19, 20, 41
Tanzania revenue act 2006 Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 2006
  Article 5
Value Added Tax Act, 2014 Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  articles 19, 20
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