The United Republic of Tanzania

TANZANIA INVESTMENT CENTRE

A non citizen shall not reside in Tanzania unless he has obtained residency permit Class A for investor and Class B for employee issued by Immigration Department.

  • Class A; for investors and
  • Class B; Employees

The following are documents to be accompanied with application for Residency permit Class A:

  • Certified Work Permit
  • Data sheet Form
  • Application letter
  • Dependants birth certificate/Marriage certificate/Copy of Passport
  • Immigration status
  • Police loss report (In case of loss)
  • A copy and original residency permit in case of renewal
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Photostat copy of passport
  • Six Passport Size photos
  • TF 1 (Tanzania Immigration Form)
  • Annual Return Form No. 128 (BRELA) plus Status letter from BRELA
  • Pilot license for Pilots
  • Sectoral Approval letter (i.e. CRB,TFDA,ETC)
  • VAT
  • TIN
  • Tourism license (TALA) for tour operators company)
  • Certificate of incentives
  • Lease agreement/Title Deed
  • Organization chart
  • Valid business license
  • Certificate of change of Name
  • Certificate of Incorporation/Compliance
  • Memorandum & Article of Association
  • Transfer of shares (Where needed)
  • Return of Allotment of Shares Form No.55(a) (BRELA)(Where needed)
  • Board Resolution (Where needed)

Cost for Residence Permit Class A:
  • USD 3050
  • USD 1550 For East African citizens
  • USD1000 for Diaspora investors.
  • USD 50 for each dependants
  • 10% facilitation fee is paid to TIC after getting approval

The following are documents to be accompanied with application for Residency permit Class B:

  • Certified Work Permit
  • Data sheet Form
  • Application letter
  • Dependants birth certificate/Marriage certificate/Copy of Passport
  • Immigration status
  • Police loss report (In case of loss)
  • A copy and original residency permit in case of renewal
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Photostat copy of passport
  • Six Passport Size photos
  • TF 1 (Tanzania Immigration Form)
  • Annual Return Form No. 128 (BRELA) plus Status letter from BRELA
  • Pilot license for Pilots
  • Sectoral Approval letter (i.e. CRB,TFDA,ETC)
  • VAT
  • TIN
  • Tourism license (TALA) for tour operators company)
  • Certificate of incentives
  • Lease agreement/Title Deed
  • Organization chart
  • Valid business license
  • Certificate of change of Name
  • Certificate of Incorporation/Compliance
  • Memorandum & Article of Association
  • Transfer of shares (Where needed)
  • Return of Allotment of Shares Form No.55(a) (BRELA)(Where needed)
  • Board Resolution (Where needed)

Cost for Residence Permit Class B:
  • USD 2050
  • USD 550 For East African citizen
  • USD 50 for each dependants.
  • 10% facilitation fee is paid to TIC after getting approval


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