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Obtain business licence  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Urban Municipal Council (x 4)
The People's Bank of Zanzibar (PBZ)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Business licence (Zanzibar)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Business licence application form - Zanzibar
Tax Identification Number certificate
Certificate of Incorporation-Zanzibar
Identity card - Zanzibar
Lease agreement
PBZ Bank Slip
PBZ Stamped banksSlip
Urban municipal receipt

Estimated cost TZS  310,000

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TZS expand_more expand_less
  • TZS Add Name Here
TZS 10,000
Business application form fee
TZS 300,000
Business licence fee

Total Duration 0mn - 2d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 0mn 2d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 50mn
Attention at counter: 0mn 25mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 2d

Laws 2 expand_more expand_less

The Zanzibar Business Licence Regulations, 2017 The Zanzibar Business Licence Regulations, 2017
  Sections 31, 32, 87
The Zanzibar local government authority act, 2014 The Zanzibar Local Government Authority Act, 2014
  Section  23
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