Obtaining Work and Residence Permits for Foreigners in Tanzania

A resident permit is a legal document that permits a foreigner to reside in the United Republic of Tanzania. Meanwhile, Work permits allow foreigners to work or engage in business activities in Tanzania.

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Obtaining Visas and Short-Term Passes in Tanzania

A visa is an official document issued by the government of the United Republic of Tanzania through the immigration department that allows an individual applicant to enter, stay, or transit within Tanzania for a specified short period and purpose.

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A Must File of Returns After Registration of Business Entity in Tanzania

All business entities in Tanzania are required to file tax returns to the Commissioner of Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) according to Section 91 of the Income Tax Act R.E 2019 and Section 46 of the Tax Administration Act R.E 2019

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ISSUANCE OF LICENSE FOR TOURISM BUSINESS IN ZANZIBAR Introduction Zanzibar is one of the greatest tourist destinations in Africa and the world at large. Recently, the travel magazine named Zanzibar as a top destination for those seeking relaxation and pleasure during the 2023 summer. It is in this regard, the Commission for Tourism is working [...]

Notice on Dissolution of Non-Governmental Organizations in Tanzania

NOTICE ON DISSOLUTION OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN TANZANIA. On the 24th of January 2023, the Ministry of Community Development, Gender, Women and Special Groups (MOHCDGEC) issued a notice to the public on the dissolution of 4,898 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's) pursuant to Section 7(1)(e) of the Non-Governmental Organization Act CAP 56 of the laws of Tanzania. [...]

By |2023-01-30T16:03:23+03:00January 30th, 2023|Business, Governments, Know your Industry, Legal alerts|0 Comments

Occupation Health and Safety in Tanzania

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN TANZANIA INTRODUCTION Occupational health and safety are related with economic activities undertaken in the country. As the economic activities grow and expand, occupational injuries and diseases are more likely to increase among workers in different sectors of economy such as agriculture, mining, transport, and manufacture. The ILO Convention No. 161 [...]

By |2022-11-02T13:18:35+03:00November 2nd, 2022|Business, Financial, Governments, Know your Industry, Legal alerts|0 Comments

Tech Investment Incentives in Zanzibar

TECH INVESTMENT INCENTIVES IN ZANZIBAR Silicon Zanzibar is a recent initiative that has been announced in Zanzibar by the Ministry of Investment & Economic Development within the Fumba Special Economic Zone. The aim is to pull tech-based businesses, their workers, specialists, and investors. The goal is to place Zanzibar as an attractive location for the [...]

Amendment of the mining local content regulations

The Minister of Minerals in Tanzania Mainland recently issued the Mining (Local Content) (Amendment) Regulations (the amendments) through Government Notice No. 479 of 2022.  The amendments brought by the Minister are aimed at addressing regulatory and practical challenges affecting adherence to local content in the mining sector as provided under the Mining Local Content Regulations, [...]


MINING LAW – LEGAL ALERTS ON RECENT CHANGES AFFECTING NON-INDIGENOUS TANZANIAN COMPANIES IN PROVISION OF GOODS AND SERVICES IN MINING SECTOR. In its recent announcement, the Mining Commission under the Ministry of Minerals, has issued amendments with regards to the provision of goods and services by a Non-Indigenous Tanzanian Company in the Mining Industry Value [...]

Amendments Affecting Non-Citizens’ Employment Regime in Tanzania

Introduction On 11th October, 2021, The Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No.4) Act, 2021 (“the Amending Act”) became operational, amending several laws. Among other law, the Non- Citizens (Employment Regulation) Act, Act No 1 of 2015 (“the Act”) has been amended to affect the non-citizens’ employment regime in Tanzania. Apart from the Amending Act, the [...]

By |2021-12-06T01:17:55+03:00November 3rd, 2021|Legal alerts|0 Comments


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