Preview & Print


Preview & Print


Steps (8) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Apply for work permit online  (1) expand_more expand_less
Notarize documents  (1) expand_more expand_less
Pay for work permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain work permit  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Ministry (Labour) Website
Public Notary
TIC payment system
Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania
Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) (x 3)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Work permit class A

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Sectoral approval/permit/licence from relevant Ministry
Lease agreement (x 2)
Business license (BRELA) (x 2)
Industrial License (x 2)
Operating/Authority license
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 2)
Value Added Tax Certificate (VAT) (x 2)
Certified certificate of incorporation
Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes (x 2)
Certified Certificate of incentives
Proof of available local staff
Certified Passport
Proof of ID (x 2)
Login details (TIC)
Contact details (TIC)
Passport (x 2)
Work permit
Bank slip (Facilitation payment)
Justification letter (Cover Letter)
Application Form TFN 901
Sectoral approval/permit/licence from relevant Ministry
Operating/Authority license
Certified certificate of incorporation
Certified Certificate of incentives
Proof of available local staff
Certified Passport
CRDB Bank slip
Labour payment receipt

Estimated cost TZS  140,000 +USD  1,050

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TZS 140,000 -
TZS  10,000 per Document
certification fee
USD 50 -
10 %
work permit application fees for TIC facilitation services as per investment Act 1997 art. 13
USD 1,000
application fee for shareholders

Total Duration 16d - 16d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 16d 16d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 10mn 40mn
Attention at counter: 40mn 1h. 25mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 15d 15d

Laws 6 expand_more expand_less

Advocates Act Advocates Act 1955
  articles 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, S. 6
Company Act 2002 Company Act 2002
  Article S. 16
Advocates Act Notary Public Act 1928
  Article S. 3
Online application manual (workpermit) Online application manual (workpermit)
Tanzania Investment Act 1997 Tanzania Investment Act 1997
  articles S. 13, S. 17
The non-citizens(employment regulation) Act, 2015 The non-citizens(employment regulation) Act, 2015
  Section  12 ,  articles S.10, S.10 & Sixth Schedule
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