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Important forms

In an effort to expedite your business transaction with the Embassy, 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.

Wichtige Formulare
In der Bemühung Ihre Geschäftsabwicklung mit der Botschaft zu beschleunigen und Ihnen dabei an Zeit sparen, sind die notwendigen Formulare im Internet, damit Sie diese bequemlich herunterladen können. Sie können das benötigte Formular von der Liste unten auswählen.

Visa Application form | Fillable form | Aiport  
Visa Regulations
Aplication for Renewal of Tanzanian Passport
Endorsement of Change of a Name
Endorsement of Child
Application for Certificate of no Impediment
Tanzanians abroad:
Registration of Tanzanian Nationals Abroad | Online Form
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:

NOTE: 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:

Executive Secretary
Film Board Tanzania
Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports
P.O. Box 8031
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Download the application form here

And for Zanzibar,

Please contact:

Information Department
P.O Box 2754
Tel: 2231073/2231011

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,
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
website www.costech.or.tz

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
Website: www.kazi.go.tz  

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
Website: www.immigration.go.tz
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:  Please visit this page

Application form for importing pet animals


Please send your application to the,

Permanent Secretary: Livestock
Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries
Veterinary Complex
131 Nelson Mandela Road
P.O. Box 9152

Please download the application form here


  1. There are two application forms; one for import and another one for export
  2. The dog owner has to apply to the Permanent Secretary an application form for importing the dog before his arrival to Tanzania (page 1 of the form) and will be offered a permit to bring the dog with him/her. This permit will allow the dog to enter the country without a problem
  3. Before he/she leaves Tanzania will again apply for exit from the country (URT) (Page 2 of the form) and will be offered a permit to exit
  4. Payment: For Bringing into Tanzania the animal will have to pay 30,000 TSh and for taking out the animal will pay 20,000 TSh (Total 50,000 TSh).

Note: Photocopies of the records of the animal when entering and Tanzanian Veterinarian recommendations when leaving Tanzania are crucial regarding health of the animal.

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