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In an effort to expedite your business transaction with the High Commission, and save you valuable time, we have placed the necessary forms on the Internet for you to download at your convenience. You may select the form you need from the list below.

Visa Application Form
Visa Information
Aplication for a Download the application form here 
Endorsement of Change of a Name
Endorsement of Child
Application for Certificate of no Impediment
Tanzanians abroad:
Registration of Tanzanian Nationals Abroad 
Registration of Tanzanian Students Abroad
Forms to be filled in by all Tanzanian students [ FB 236/.. | Posho ]
Registration of Tanzanian Experts Abroad
Filming permit application form:

For Tanzania Mainland, the contact address is:

Executive Secretary
Film Board Tanzania
Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports
P.O. Box 8031
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This form should be completed by all companies, institutions, groups or individuals who seek permission to undertake assignment as film/video/documentary producers. Film/video/ documentary producers should submit letters stating reasons for shooting/ filming in Tanzania. They must also attach a synopsis or scripts when forwarding their applications. All applicants are advised to submit this form at least one month before the commencing date of the assignment, to the Executive Secretary of Film Board Tanzania.

For Zanzibar, the contact address is:

Information Department
P.O. Box 2754

Tel: 2231073/2231011
Fax: 2231011
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Research Permit:

Researchers and academic book writers should send the application and fee directly to:

Director General,
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)
P.O. Box 4302, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: 255-22-700745/6/9, 75311/2
Fax: 255-22-775313/4,
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Working Permit To process for a Working Permit in Tanzania, please contact :

The Commissioner for Labour,
P.O. Box 9014,
Tel.: +255-22-2118643
Fax: +255-22-2112174

Ministry of Labour Youth and Sports  Development
Permanent Secretary,  
Hifadhi House
Samora Avenue/Azikiwe Road
P.O. Box 1422,
Dar es Salaam.
Tel:  +255 22 2120419, 2110218-9, 2112510
Fax: +255 22 2113082, 229409

Resident's Permit Residents permit are processed in Dar-es-Salaam. Foreign investors are required to apply for Class A Resident's Permit while expatriate staff should apply for Class B Permits. Class C Permits are for other categories such as missionaries and students. Application for Residents Permits should be forwarded to:

The Director of Immigration Services,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
P.O. Box 222,
Tel. +255-22-2118643
Fax +255-22-2112174
Application forms for Class A, B and C Permit


Other forms from the Ministry Of Home Affairs - Immigration Department:

Dependents Pass Form

Click here to download
Passport Application Form Click here to download
Declaration Concerning Citizenship Click here to download
Declaration Renuanciation Of Citizenship Click here to download
Emergence Travel documents Click here to download
Naturalisation married women Click here to download

Getting Married Abroad:

When a citizen of The United Republic of Tanzania desires to contract a marriage with a citizen of another country, a certificate of no impediment is needed if the law of that country requires him/her to produce  one. This certificate is proof that no legal impediment to the intended marriage is known to the responsible authority in Tanzania (Registrar - General of Marriages).

The Embassy does not issue such certificates (RGM. 13) but can make available application forms (RGM. 12). The applicant  must forward these forms directly to:

The Registrar - General of Marriages,
P. O Box 9183,
Dar es Salaam,  (for Tanzanians from the mainland)


Registrar of Marriages,
P.O Box 260
Zanzibar (for Tanzanians from the Island of Zanzibar).

When the certificate is issued, the applicant is supposed to bring it to the Embassy for endorsement.

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