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Obtain registration certificate of premises  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Zanzibar Food and Drug Agency (ZFDA) (x 5)
The People's Bank of Zanzibar (PBZ)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Registration certificate of premise (ZFDA)
Business permit of a premise (ZFDA)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form for registration of premise
Application form for business permit - ZFDA
Certificate of Incorporation-Zanzibar
Tax Identification Number certificate
Business licence (Zanzibar)
Payment invoice (ZFDA)
Stamped bank deposit slip
Food inspection form checklist (ZFDA)
Plant layout sample
ZFDA receipt

Estimated cost TZS  45,000

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TZS expand_more expand_less
  • TZS Add Name Here
TZS 5,000
Application form fee
TZS 20,000
Premise registration fee
TZS 20,000
Premise inspection fee except manufacturing factory

Total Duration 2d 1/2 - 4d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 1/2 4d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 35mn
Attention at counter: 35mn 1h. 15mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2d 4d

Laws 4 expand_more expand_less

ZFDA Food Fees and Charges Food Fees and Charges (ZFDA)
  Sections 2, 3, 4
Guideline for registration and permit of food premises, 2018 Guideline for Registration and Permit of Food Premises, 2018
  Sections 2, 3
The Zanzibar Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, No 2 of  2006 The Zanzibar Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, No 2 of 2006
  Sections 4), 16, 18 (3, 19, 106, 107
The Zanzibar Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, No 2 of 2006 Regulations The Zanzibar Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations, 2006
  Sections 3, 4, 27, 79
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