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The United Republic of Tanzania

Export Processing Zones Authority

Export Processing Zones Authority

RESIDENT PERMITS

  • RESIDENCE PERMIT

A non-citizen shall not reside in Tanzania unless he has obtained residence permit Class A for investor and Class B for employee issued by Immigration Services Department. Investors may apply for work permits through the website: www.immigration.go.tz

The following are documents to be accompanied with application for Residence permit Class A:
  • Certified Work Permit
  • Application letter
  • Dependants birth certificate/Marriage certificate/Copy of Passport
  • Immigration status
  • Police loss report (In case of loss)
  • A copy and original residence permit in case of renewal
  • A copy of passport
  • 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)
  • Copy of EPZ license
  • Lease agreement/Title Deed
  • Organization chart
  • 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 dependant
  • Facilitation fee is paid to EPZA after getting approval

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

  • Certified Work Permit
  • Application letter channelled to Commissioner General of Immigration
  • Dependants birth certificate/Marriage certificate/Copy of Passport
  • Immigration status
  • Police loss report (In case of loss)
  • A copy and original residence permit in case of renewal
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Copy of passport
  • Pilot license for Pilots
  • Sectoral Approval letter (i.e. CRB,TFDA,ETC)
  • VAT
  • TIN
  • Tourism license (TALA) for tour operators company)
  • Copy of EPZ license
  • 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 dependant.
  • Facilitation fee is paid to EPZA after getting approval

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