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Steps (29) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain notarized declaration of compliance  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of incorporation online  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain company tax identification number (TIN)  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax clearance certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business licence  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register for VAT  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register for social security scheme  (2) expand_more expand_less
Apply for OSHA Certificate of registration  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain OSHA Workplace inspection Report/Certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain WCF certificate of registration  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 10 expand_more expand_less

Public Notary
Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) (x 2)
CRDB Bank (x 2)
Tanzania Revenue Authority (x 6)
Tanzania Revenue Authority (Ilala regional office)
Kinondoni Municipal Council (x 5)
National Social Security Fund (NSSF) (x 2)
Occupational safety and health authority (x 6)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB)
Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) (x 2)

Results 12 expand_more expand_less

Notarized memorandum and articles of association
Certificate of incorporation
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Tax clearance certificate
Business license - category B
VAT certificate
Notification of contributing employer on registration number (form R2)
Processed application for employer's registration (form R1)
OSHA Certificate of Registration
Notification Letter
Certificates of inspections from OSHA
Original WCF Certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Declaration of compliance form (form14b)
Lease agreement (x 3)
Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
Passport (x 2)
Personal TIN Certificate
NIDA ID Card (x 2)
Signed BRELA Consolidated form
Signed ethics and integrity pledge form
Notarized declaration of Compliance (form14b)
Notarized memorandum and articles of association
Control Number (Brela)
Estimate of tax payable by installments form
TIN application form (x 2)
Notarized lease agreement
Certificate of incorporation (x 6)
Stamped memorandum and articles of association (x 3)
TRA EFD receipt
Application letter (tax clearance)
Stamped application letter
Business license application form (x 2)
Payment receipt (municipal) (x 2)
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 3)
Residence permit class "A" (x 2)
Proof of ID (x 4)
CRDB bank slip
Business license (BRELA) (x 4)
Application and registration form ( VAT 101)
Application for employer's registration -form R1
Application form for registration of a work place form 1(b)
Certified TIN certificate
NMB Bank slip
OSHA Government Bill (Control Number)
Factory or workplace drawings
List of employees
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Names of shareholders
Certificate of Compliance (OSHA)
Value Added Tax Certificate (VAT)
Letter of appointment
Contractors Registration Certificate (CRB)
Copy of Certificate of Registration (WCF)
Proof of ID

Estimated cost TZS  818,200

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TZS 10,000
notarization fee for Memorandum and Articles of association
TZS 30,000
notarization fee for 3 copies of 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
TZS 1,000
business license application form fee
TZS 300,000
business licence for commission agent

Total Duration 2 d - 53 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 2 d 53 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 4h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 25mn 5h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 53 d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

Advocates Act Advocates Act 1955
  articles 53, S. 49
Business Licensing Act No 25 of 1972 Business Licencing Act No 25 of 1972
  articles 4, 5, 11, 12, 14, 17, S. 13, s. 3, s. 8, s.3
Business licencing fees Business licencing fees
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  Sections 14, 186, 187 ,  articles s. 14, s.16
Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014 Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014
  Article s. 452
Finance Act 2015 Finance Act 2015
  Article S. 49
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
OSHA ACT 2003 OSHA ACT no. 5 of 2003
  articles 17, S. 16, S. 17, S.6
OSHA General Administrative (Amendmend) Rules 2018 OSHA General Administrative (Amendmend) Rules 2018
  articles S. 109, S. 3
Social security regulatory authority act 2008 Social Security Regulatory Authority act 2008
  Article s. 23
Tanzania revenue act 2006 Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 2006
  articles 5, s. 5
Value Added Tax (registration) regulations 1998 Value Added Tax (registration) regulations 1998
Value Added Tax Act, 2014 Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  articles 19, 20, 29, ss. 28
Workers compensation Act 2015 Workers compensation Act 2015
  Section  71
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