List of steps
(Total number of steps: 25)
Obtain approval from local government  (1)
Obtain approval from Immigration  (1)
Submit application for NIDA ID Card  (4)
Obtain individual tax identification number  (1)
Obtain certificate of incorporation online  (7)
Obtain company tax Identification number (TIN)  (1)
Pay lease agreement stamp duty  (3)
Obtain a business licence  (4)
Register for social security  (2)
Register with workers' compensation fund  (1)

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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (7)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) (x 11)
3 5 6 7 8 15 16 18 19 21 22
Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC)
CRDB Bank (x 2)
4 20
CRDB Bank
Public Notary
11
Public Notary
CRDB Bank Lumumba Branch
13
CRDB Bank Lumumba Branch
Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania
17
Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania
Social Security Scheme (x 2)
23 24
Social Security Scheme
Workers' compensation fund
25
Workers' compensation fund

What you will get (7)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
NIDA Identification card
6
NIDA Identification card
Company TIN certificate
7
Company TIN certificate
Certificate of incorporation
14
Certificate of incorporation
Company TIN certificate
15
Company TIN certificate
Business license
22
Business license
Notification of contributing employer on registration number (form R2)
24
Notification of contributing employer on registration number (form R2)
Processed application for employer's registration (form R1)
24
Processed application for employer's registration (form R1)

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Filled NIDA form 1A (x 3)
1 2 3
Filled NIDA form 1A
Proof of citizenship
3
Proof of citizenship
Proof of exhistence
3
Poof of age
3
TIN application form (x 3)
7 15 15
TIN application form
Passport (x 8)
Passport
Personal TIN Certificate
8
Personal TIN Certificate
Compliance declaration form 14B
9
Compliance declaration form 14B
Filled Brela consolidated form
10
Filled Brela consolidated form
Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
11
Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
Declaration of compliance form (form14b)
11
Declaration of compliance form (form14b)
Signed BRELA Consolidated form
12
Signed BRELA Consolidated form
Signed ethics and integrity pledge form
12
Signed ethics and integrity pledge form
Notarized memorandum and articles of association
12
Notarized memorandum and articles of association
Notarized declaration of Compliance (form14b)
12
Notarized declaration of Compliance (form14b)
Certified Memorandum and Articles of Association
15
Certified Memorandum and Articles of Association
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
15 23
Certificate of incorporation
Lease agreement (x 2)
15 16
Lease agreement
Bank Slip (Standard chartered)
17
Bank Slip (Standard chartered)
Business license application form
19
Business license application form
Certificate of incorporation
19
Certificate of incorporation
Tax Identification Number (TIN)
19
Tax Identification Number (TIN)
Resident permit class "A"
19
Resident permit class "A"
Notarized lease agreement
19
Notarized lease agreement
Tax clearance certificate
19
Tax clearance certificate
Bank slip (CRDB)
21
Bank slip (CRDB)
Application for employer's registration -form R1
23
Application for employer's registration -form R1
Business license - Ministry of Industry and Trade
23
Business license - Ministry of Industry and Trade
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
23
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate

How much?

Estimated cost of the procedure  TZS  497,200 + USD  100

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

USD 100
ID fee for non-citizens investors class A
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 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
1 %
- TZS 0
of lease value - is stamp duty
0
10 %
- TZS 0
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
0

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 5 d 13 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 2h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 20mn 6h. 10mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 5 d 13 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
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 4, 5 11, 12, 14, 17, s. 8, ss. 3
Business licencing fees Business licencing fees
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  articles s. 14, s.16
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
NSSF Act no.28 of 1997 NSSF Act no.28 of 1997
  Article s. 11
Social security regulatory authority act 2008 Social Security Regulatory Authority act 2008
  Article s. 23
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
  Article s. 32
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