The United Republic of Tanzania

Tanzania Tobacco Board

Tobacco Traders Registration

Tanzania Tobacco Board has a legal mandate to register any individual or company wishing to buy, sell, and process, import or export tobacco. Company or an individual will be required to provide the following information in order to register as tobacco trader i.e. tobacco buyer, seller, processor, importer or exporter:

  1. Name and valid address of the company or an individual accompanied with certificate of incorporation;
  2. A valid business license;
  3. Tax Identification Number Certificate and VAT Registration Certificate;
  4. Shareholders in case of a company;
  5. Memorandum and Articles of Association;
  6. Number and qualification of personnel employed; and
  7. Any other information as may be deemed necessary.