CHAPTER 54
IMMIGRATION ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

   ORDERS

      The Immigration (Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order

   REGULATIONS

      The Immigration Regulations

ORDERS

THE IMMIGRATION (TRANSITIONAL AND SAVING PROVISIONS) ORDER

(Section 38)

G.N. No. 657A of 1997

1.   Title

   This Order may be cited as the Immigration (Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "the Act" means the Immigration Act *;

   "the effective date" means such date as the Ministry may by notice published in the Gazette appoint;

   "repealed Acts" means the Immigration Act * and the Immigration Decree of Zanzibar * repealed by section 37 of the Act.

3.   Holders of Zanzibar Residence permits to apply for residence permit

   (1) Every person who immediately prior to the effective date is a holder of a valid residence permit issued or deemed to have been issued under the Immigration Control Decree of Zanzibar shall be entitled during the period (hereinafter in this order called the period of entitlement) commencing on the effective date and ending on the expiration of a period of six months after the effective date or the date on with the entry permit expires whichever is the earlier date, to apply for and be issued with a residence permit of such a class as the Director of Immigration Services may determine.

   (2) Until the expiration of the period of entitlement or until the issue of a class A, B, or C residence permit, whichever shall be the earlier, a person to whom subregulation (1) applies, shall, notwithstanding the provisions of the Act or any other written law, remain entitled to all the rights and privileges and advantages of or pertaining to an entry permit holder under the repealed Decree to the same extent as he would have been so entitled had the Act not been enacted.

   (3) At the expiry of the period of entitlement the presence, in the United Republic of a holder of such residence permit shall unless otherwise authorized under the Act, be unlawful.

   (4) The Director of Immigration Services may either generally or in particular case extend the period of entitlement to a date not later than 30th September 1997.

4.   Residence permit may be issued subject to conditions

   Any residence permit class A, B or C issued under the provisions of the Act during the period of entitlement to a holder of entry permit issued or deemed to have been issued under the repealed Immigration Control Decree of Zanzibar may be issued subject to the conditions provided for under section 22 of the Act.

5.   Endorsement

   The provisions relating to the residence permits issued during the period of entitlement under the Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to any endorsement lawfully made upon an entry permit under the repealed Immigration Decree of Zanzibar and to any person in respect of whom such endorsement was made.

6.   Passes

   (1) Every pass and other authorisation issued or deemed to have been issued under the provisions of any regulations made under the laws repealed by the Act and in force immediately prior to the effective date shall–

   (a)   if the same could be issued under the provisions of regulations made under the Act, be deemed to have been so issued and shall have effect accordingly; or

   (b)   if the same could be issued under the provisions of regulations made under the Act, remain in force, subject to the limitations of the regulations under which it was issued or for the period which it was issued for a period of three months from the effective date, whichever is the shorter period.

   (2) Upon the expiration of the period for which a pass or other authorisation referred to in paragraph (b) of subregulation (1) was issued or for a period of three months from the effective date, as the case may be, the presence in the United Republic of the holder of such pass or other authorisation shall, when otherwise authorized under the Act, be unlawful.

   (3) When the holder of a pass or other authorisation has, under the provisions of any regulations made under the laws repealed by the Act or any enactment repealed by the repealed Acts, given any deposit or entered into any bond on his entry into the United Republic subject to deduction from such deposit or from the sum secured by such bond of any expenses incurred by or on behalf of the Government or the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar such deposit shall be refunded or such bond shall be cancelled–

   (a)   upon such person leaving the United Republic permanently; or

   (b)   upon such person being granted citizenship of the United Republic.

   (4) The provisions of this paragraph shall apply mutatis mutandis to any endorsement lawfully made upon a pass under the provisions of regulations made under the repealed Acts and to any person in respect of whom such endorsement was made.

7.   Miscellaneous provisions

   Notwithstanding the repeal of the repealed Acts by the Act–

   (a)   any person whose presence in the United Republic immediately before the effective date is unlawful under the provisions of the repealed Acts shall on or after the effective date be deemed be unlawfully in the United Republic for the purpose of the Act;

   (b)   any application for any permit, pass or other authorisation made under the provisions of the repealed Acts and not determined on the effective date shall be deemed to have been made under the provisions of the Act;

   (c)   all appointments made, directions given or powers conferred under the provisions of the repealed Act shall be deemed to have been made, given or conferred under the provisions of the Act.

8.   Revocation

   [Subject to the provisions of this Order all subsidiary legislation made under the repealed Acts is hereby revoked.]

SCHEDULE
FORMS

TIF. 1
APPLICATION FOR FIRST GRANT/RENEWAL OF RESIDENCE PERMIT CLASS A/B/C

THE IMMIGRATION ACT, 1995
(CAP. 54)

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

PASTE PHOTOGRAPH OF APPLICANT HERE

CLASS A – First Grant US$ 1500, Renewal US$ 750
CLASS A – First Grant US$ 500, Renewal US$ 250
CLASS A – First Grant US$ 50, Renewal US$ 30

Dossier Number .................................................................................

IMPORTANT:

   Applications for Residence Permits Class A and C should be forwarded to the Director of Immigration Services P.O. Box 512, Dar es Salaam. Applications for Class B employees should be forwarded to the Director of Immigration Services through the Labour Commissioner, P.O. Box 9014, Dar es Salaam.

   Five photographs should be attached to applications forms.

PART I
PARTICULARS OF APPLICANT

   I HEREBY APPLY FOR FIRST GRANT/RENEWAL OF RESIDENCE PERMIT CLASS
.......................................................................................................................................

   1.   Full name Mr/Mrs/Miss ......................................................................................

   2.   Marital Status ...................................................................................................

   3.   Home Address ..................................................................................................

   4.   Address while in Tanzania ..................................................................................

   5.   Place of Birth ....................................................... Date of Birth .........................

   6.   Nationality ........................................................................................................

   7.   Passport number .................................................. Date of issue ........................

      Place of issue ...................................................................................................

   8.   Height ................................................... Colour of Eyes .....................................

      Colour of hair ...................................................

   9.   Academic qualifications held ...............................................................................
Photocopies of Certificates or other proof should be attached.

   10.   Profession/Occupation/For self employed applicants state specifically what type of business you are carrying on ..............................................................................
.........................................................................................................................

   11. (a)   Place of intended Residence in Tanzania. Region ........................................

         District ................................. Area ............................ Street ......................

         Plot No./House No. .....................................

      (b)   Place of Work in Tanzania ...........................................................................
Region ........................................... District ...............................................

   13.   Applicants for Residence Permit will be required to execute one of the following conditions–

      (1)   General Security Covenant

      (2)   Bank Bond (US$ 1000)

      (3)   Cash Deposit (US$ 1000)

   14.   Particulars of any previous application for a residence permit to Tanzania stating whether or not they have been granted or refused .................................................
........................................................................................................................

DECLARATION

   15.   I, .............................................................................. THE APPLICANT, HEREBY DECLARE THAT THE FOREGOING ARE CORRECT IN EVERY DETAIL.

      Date ........................................ Signature of Applicant ......................................

PART II
PARTICULARS OF ACCOMPANYING FAMILIES

Date ........................

Signature of Applicant ..........................................

To be completed only by applicants who wish their non-Tanzanian wives and children under 18 years of age to reside with them in Tanzania.

Full Names


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Relationship to Applicant


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Date of Birth


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PART III
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

(To be completed by Employer if Applicant seeks to take up or continue with specific employment in Tanzania.)

NOTE:   It is the Government's policy that the economy of Tanzania should be manned by trained and competent citizens. Residence Permits (or renewal therefore) for employment in Tanzania are issued to non-citizens with skills not available at present in Tanzania labour market only on the understanding that effective training programmes in service or otherwise are undertaken with a specified period to produce trained citizens competent to replace them. For further information contact the appointment Bureau of Ministry of Labour and Manpower Development, Dar es Salaam.

   16.   Name of employer .............................................................................................

   17.   Industry ............................................................................................................

   18.   Total number of your employees.

Citizen ......................................... (a) Skilled ..................... (b) Unskilled .........................

Non-Citizen .................................. (a) Skilled ..................... (b) Unskilled .........................

   19.   Job title ............................................................................................................

   20.   Job description (Give a brief description of what an individual holding this post is required to do in your undertaking ........................................................................
.........................................................................................................................
.........................................................................................................................

   21.   Experience and other requirements (state estimated minimum period needed for a newly qualified worker to perform independently upon completion of the necessary training e.g. "immediately after one year's close supervision etc").
.........................................................................................................................

   22.   What efforts have you made to obtain a job for the citizen?
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   23.   Do you presently operate a scheme of in-service training or participate in any Government sponsored scheme of education programme operated by any approved higher education/technical Institution to get a Tanzanian for the post? ........................................................................................................................
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   24.   IMPORTANT TO NOTE:

      (a)   Employees will be required to submit a return on Employment of Non-Citizens (TIF 19) to the Director of Immigration Services before 31st March yearly.

      (b)   State when you last submitted your Returns on Employment of Non-Citizens to this office.

Date ..........................................

...................................................
Signature of Employer
with official stamp

PART IV

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY:

   25.   Comments of the Ministry of Labour and Manpower Development ...........................
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.........................................................................................................................

Date ................................. 20.......

....................................................
Labour Commissioner

   26.   Action by Immigration Division .............................................................................
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.........................................................................................................................

Date ................................................

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Director of Immigration Services

........................................................
G P Dsm

Dossier Number ...............................
Grant US$ 50
Renewal US$ 30

TIF. 2
APPLICATION FOR FIRST GRANT/RENEWAL OF DEPENDANT'S PASS

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

THE IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS, 1997
(CAP. 54)

(Regulation 9)

ATTACH PHOTO-
GRAPHS OF APPLICANT HERE

TO
THE DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION SERVICES
   DAR ES SALAAM
      TANZANIA

   I, ............................................................................. Present Address .........................
........................................................................................ Telephone No. .........................
being a resident of Tanzania hereby make application for the issue of a Dependant's Pass in respect of .......................................................................................... who is a dependant of mine. Particulars are as follows–

I - PARTICULARS AS TO DEPENDANT

   1.   Full Names ........................................................................................................

(IN BLOCK CAPITALS)

   2.   Address .............................................................................................................

   3.   Passport No. .......................................... Place of issue .....................................

      Date of issue ......................................... Valid until ............................................

   4.   Married/Single ..................................... 5. Occupation ........................................

   6.   Place of Birth .................................. Date of Birth .......................... Sex .............

   7.   Nationality at Birth .............................................................................................

   8.   Present Nationality or National Status ..................................................................

   9.   Relationship to Applicant ....................................................................................

   10.   Relatives (other than Applicant, if any)–

Names

Relationship to Dependant

Occupation

Postal Address

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(etc. If space is not sufficient, attach a separate list)

   11.   Personal means of the dependant ........................................................................
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   12.   Maiden name if a married woman ........................................................................

   13.   Particulars as to change of name by Deed Pool or otherwise.
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   14.   Reason for wishing to enter Tanzania ...................................................................
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.........................................................................................................................

   15.   Previous residence in Tanzania: Region ...............................................................
District area ............................................. Street Name .....................................
Plot No. ...................................................... House No. .....................................

   16.   Previously issued with Dependant's Pass No. ......................................................
Place of issue ................................................ Date of issue ..............................
Valid until ...............................................................

II - PARTICULARS AS TO APPLICANT

   1.   Full names .........................................................................................................

(IN BLOCK CAPITALS)

   2.   Present Address ................................................ Telephone No. ..........................

   3.   Residence: Street ................................................ Plot No. .................................

   4.   Sex ............................................. 5. Marital Status ............................................

   6.   Place of Birth ............................................ 7. Date of Birth ..................................

   8.   Profession/Occupation ........................................................................................

   9.   Present Immigration Status (Citizen/other authority to enter and remain in Tanzania).

   10.   Pass No. .............................. Place of issue .......................................................

      Date of issue .................................... Valid Unit ...............................

      State particulars of such residence ......................................................................
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   11.   Particulars of other dependants (including wife or wives and children) if any–

Name


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Relationship to Applicant


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Age


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Sex


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      (If space not sufficient attach a separate list)

   12.   Particulars of means (house, property, income, etc. full details required) ..................
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   13.   Premises at which it is proposed to accommodate dependant in Tanzania:


      District area ......................................... Street name ..........................................

      Plot No. .............................................. House No. ..............................................

      Give particulars as to number of rooms on premises and as to number of persons (if any) already resident there ..................................................................................

   14.   Whether willing to deposit or give security in a sum of US$ 1000 in respect of repatriation of dependant should this become necessary ......................................

DECLARATION

   15.   I ................................................................................ THE APPLICANT, HEREBY DECLARE THAT THE FOREGOING ARE CORRECT IN EVERY DETAIL.

   16.    Date..................................... Signature of Applicant ...........................................
.........................................................................................................................
.........................................................................................................................

Date ..............................................

....................................................
Director of Immigration Services

TIF. 3
APPLICATION FOR A VISITOR'S PASS

(FREE)

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

THE IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS, 1997
(CAP. 54)

(Regulation 12)

      Region ................................................ District ..................................................

Date ..................................... 20........

..................................................
Director of Immigration Services

IMPORTANT:

   1. A Visitor's Pass shall expire if the holder thereof–

   (a)   Is found to be a prohibited immigrant.

   (b)   Engages in any pursuit in the United Republic other than that specified on such pass as being the purpose for which the holder was permitted to enter the United Republic.

   (c)   Fails to pay any deposit which may have been required to him as a condition of the granting of such pass.

   2. A person who, being the holder of a Visitor's Pass, engages in employment without permission in writing of the Director of Immigration Services, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine of fifty thousand shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 18 months, or to both such fine and imprisonment.

   I hereby apply for a Visitor's Pass for Tanzania. Particulars are as follows–

   1.   Full name (and father's name in case of non-Europeans) ........................................
.........................................................................................................................

   2.   Home Address ...................................................................................................

   3.   Usual country of residence .............................. 4. Nationality ...............................

   5.    Profession/Occupation .......................................................................................

   6.   Place of Birth ......................................... Date of Birth ........................................

   7.   Passport/Travel Document No. ............................... Place of issue .......................

                  Date of issue ..........................................

   8.   Purpose of Visit (Delete items which do not apply)–

      (i)   spending a holiday; or

      (ii)   travelling; or

      (iii)   answering a subpoena or summons to attend court; or

      (iv)   obtaining medical treatment by a registered practitioner;

      (v)   for any other sufficient reason (Specify).

   9.   Proposed length of visit .......................................................................................

   10.   Proposed date of entry ........................................................................................

   11.   Please state whether–

      (a)   In possession of return ticket to country of origin ............................................

OR

      (b)   In possession of onward ticket to another country/territory ..............................

OR

      (c)   Able and willing to make a cash deposit not exceeding US$ 1000 or sufficient sum to cover your fare back to your country ..................................................

   12.   Reference in Tanzania, if any ...............................................................................

      (i)   ..................................................................................................................

      (ii)   ..................................................................................................................

   13.   Address at which applicant proposes to stay in Tanzania:

       Street ................................................. Plot No. ................................................

      House No. ........................................................

   14.   If accompanied by wife and/or children give the following particulars–

Names

Sex

Date of Birth

Relationship

   1. ......................

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   2. ......................

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   3. ......................

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   4. ......................

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(Persons accompanied by wives and children may be required to provide additional security to the amount stated in item 11(c).)

Date .................................. 20........

Signature .............................................

   15.   Extension:

      (i)   Date of arrival ..............................................................................................

      (ii)   Reasons for extension .................................................................................

      (iii)   Period for extension .....................................................................................

   16.   Action by Immigration Division ..............................................................................
..........................................................................................................................
..........................................................................................................................

TIF. 4
THE RESIDENCE PERMIT CLASS "A"

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

THE IMMIGRATION ACT, 1995
(CAP. 54)

(Section 19)

No. 00006225

PHOTOGRAPH

DOSSIER NO: ................................................................

CIS ................................................................................

"E" No. ...........................................................................

CN: ................................................................................

TB ..................................................................................

NT ..................................................................................

TI ...................................................................................

ADDRESS: .....................................................................


   ..................................................................................

THE RESIDENCE PERMIT CLASS "A"


Mr./Mrs./Miss ..................................................................................................................
.......................................................................................................................................

is hereby authorized to enter Tanzania and to remain therein for 1 a period of .........................
........................................................................................................................................
and subject to the provisions of the Immigration Act, 1995 and to the following conditions:

   2 (a)   the holder shall reside within ...............................................................................

   3 (b)   the holder shall not engage in any employment, trade, business or profession other than .................................................................................................................

   4 (c)   the wife and children whose names have been endorsed on this permit are not allowed to engage in employment/business of any kind.

   5 (d)   other specific conditions: ....................................................................................

Description of Passport:

      Country of issue .......................................... No. .....................................

      Date of issue ............................................. 20........

Fee: US$ 1,500 received vide ERV. No. .................................. of ...........................

      Issued at ...............................................................................................

...........................................................
Director of Immigration Services      

   All persons entitled to enter the United Republic under this permit must, on entering the United Republic, report to an Immigration Officer without undue delay (Reg. 18 (s. 25)).

   Endorsement of names of wife and/or children accompanying the holder into Tanzania–

Full Name


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