List of steps
(Total number of steps: 19)
Obtain notarized return and declaration delivered form  (1)
Obtain certificate of compliance  (4)
Register notarized lease agreement  (3)
Obtain Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)  (3)
Obtain business licence  (4)
Register for VAT  (2)
Register for social security  (2)

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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (8)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Public Notary
1
Public Notary
Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) (x 3)
2 4 5
Business Registrations  and  Licensing Agency (BRELA)
CRDB Bank Lumumba Branch
3
CRDB Bank Lumumba Branch
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development (x 3)
6 7 8
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development
Tanzania Revenue Authority (x 5)
9 10 11 16 17
Tanzania Revenue Authority
Ministry of industry & trade (x 3)
12 14 15
Ministry of industry & trade
CRDB Bank
13
CRDB Bank
Social Security Scheme (x 2)
18 19
Social Security Scheme

What you will get (6)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Certificate of compliance
5
Certificate of compliance
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
11
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Business license - Ministry of Industry and Trade
15
Business license - Ministry of Industry and Trade
VAT certificate
17
VAT certificate
Notification of contributing employer on registration number (form R2)
19
Notification of contributing employer on registration number (form R2)
Processed application for employer's registration (form R1)
19
Processed application for employer's registration (form R1)

Required documents 

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

Return and declaration delivered form (form- 434)
1
Return and declaration delivered form (form- 434)
Lease agreement
1
Lease agreement
Notarized return and declaration delivered form (form 434) (x 2)
2 4
Notarized return and declaration delivered form (form 434)
Financial statements (x 2)
2 4
Financial statements
Certified certificate of incorporation (x 4)
2 4 12 18
Certified certificate of incorporation
Certified Memorandum and Articles of Association (x 4)
2 4 9 12
Certified Memorandum and Articles of Association
Assessment form
3
Assessment form
CRDB payment Slip
4
CRDB payment Slip
Payment receipt (BRELA - company)
5
Payment receipt (BRELA - company)
Notarized lease agreement
6
Notarized lease agreement
Lease and property registration form (LR 66 form)
6
Lease and property registration form (LR 66 form)
Passport (x 6)
6 9 10 11 18 19
Passport
Signed lease and property registration form (LR 66) (x 2)
7 8
Signed lease and property registration form (LR 66)
TIN application form
9
TIN application form
Estimate of tax payable by installments form
9
Estimate of tax payable by installments form
Registered lease agreement
9
Registered lease agreement
Certificate of compliance (x 3)
9 12 18
Certificate of compliance
Shareholder TIN application form
9
Shareholder TIN application form
Business license application form
12
Business license application form
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 2)
12 18
Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Proof of suitable business premises for the business applied for
12
Proof of suitable business premises for the business applied for
CRDB bank slip
14
CRDB bank slip
Business license
16
Business license
Application and registration form ( VAT 101)
16
Application and registration form ( VAT 101)
Application for employer's registration (form R1)
18
Application for employer's registration (form R1)
Business license - Ministry of Industry and Trade
18
Business license - Ministry of Industry and Trade

How much?

Estimated cost of the procedure  TZS  390,120 + USD  1,215

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

TZS 10,000
notarization fee for form 434
USD 750
For the registration of certified copy of a charter, statute or memorandum and articles of the company, or other instrument constituting or defining the constitution of the company
USD 220
For registration or filing any document required to be delivered to the Registrar under Part XII of the Act/other than the balance sheet
USD 220
For filing of Balance Sheet
USD 25
For late filing/registration fee to be paid to the Registrar of any document delivered to him out of time per month or part thereof
TZS 80,000
registration fees for a lease agreement of less than five years
1 % yearly lease
- TZS 120
stamp duty for lease registration
12,000
TZS 300,000
business licence for commission agent

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): 11 d 27 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 55mn 4h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 45mn 2h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 11 d 27 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Advocates Act Advocates Act 1955
  articles 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
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 14, 18, 187, 433-434, 433, 434, 437, s. 14, ss.186
Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014 Fees payable to Registrar - Regulations, 2014
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
  Article s. 133
Land registration Act cap 344 (revised edition 2002) Land Registration Act cap 344 (revised edition 2002)
  articles 55, 56, ss. 54
Advocates Act Notary Public Act 1928
  Article 3
NSSF Act no.28 of 1997 NSSF Act no.28 of 1997
  Article s. 11
Registration of documents Act cap 117 (revised edition 2002) Registration of Documents Act cap 117 (revised edition 2002)
  Article s. 8
Social security regulatory authority act 2008 Social Security Regulatory Authority act 2008
  Article s. 23
Stamp duty Act 2006 Stamp duty Act 2006
  Article s. 5
Tanzania revenue act 2006 Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 2006
  Article 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 20, ss. 19
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