CHAPTER 357
TANZANIA CITIZENSHIP ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

   REGULATIONS

      The Citizenship (Forms and Fees) Regulations (1961)

      The Citizenship (Forms and Fees) Regulations (1967)

      The Tanzania Citizenship Regulations

REGULATIONS

THE CITIZENSHIP (FORMS AND FEES) REGULATIONS (1961)

(Section 22)

G.Ns. Nos.
431 of 1961
21 of 1964
69 of 1967
64 of 1970
121 of 1982
411 of 1998

   1. These Regulations may be cited as the Citizenship (Forms and Fees) Regulations.

   2. (1) The forms set out in the First Schedule shall be used for the purposes for which they are designed with such variations as the circumstances of the case may require.

   (2) Every application made in a form set out in the First Schedule, shall be accompanied by the documents if any specified in that form.

   (3) The fees set out in the Second Schedule shall be paid for the matters respectively specified there.

   (4) The Minister, may, in any case, remit either wholly or in part, the fees payable under these Regulations.

FIRST SCHEDULE
FORMS

FORM A
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC

PART I
APPLICATION

Full name in block capitals


Address in block capitals

1.   I, .....................................................................................................
.......................................................................................................
.......................................................................................................
of ....................................................................................................
.......................................................................................................
.......................................................................................................
hereby apply to be registered as a citizen of the United Republic on the grounds that I was born in Tanganyika before the ninth day of December, 1961, and would, but for the fact that neither of my parents was born there, have been a citizen of the United Republic by birth.

2.   In support of my application, particulars of my birth are set out in Part II of this Application.

   Dated at ....................................... this ......................... day of ......................... 20........

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

PART II
PARTICULARS OF APPLICANT

3.   Place and date of birth of applicant ....................................................

4.   Place, name of country and date of birth of parents:

   Father ...................................................

   Mother ...................................................

5.   To be completed by women applicants who are or have been married:

   Name of husband (or late or previous husband) ..................................

   Place and date of birth of husband ....................................................

   Nationality (citizenship) of husband now or at time of death .................

   Is marriage still subsisting? (Yes) (No) 1.

6.   Details of applicant's claim to be a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies or a British Protected Person on the 8th December, 1961 ......
.......................................................................................................
.......................................................................................................

7.   Details of any other citizenship ..........................................................
.......................................................................................................

PART III
DECLARATION BY APPLICANT

8.   I, ............................................ do solemnly and sincerely declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief the particulars stated in Part II of this application are true, and in the event of my application being granted I undertake to renounce any nationality or citizenship other than that of the United Republic and to do all things necessary to evidence my new allegiance.

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

Declared at ................................................... this ......................... day
of ......................... 20........

........................................
Signature
(Magistrate) (Commissioner
for Oaths)
2

FORM B
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC BY A MARRIED WOMAN

PART I
APPLICATION

Full name in block capitals


Address in block capitals

1.

I, .................................................................................................
....................................................................................................
....................................................................................................
of ................................................................................................
....................................................................................................
....................................................................................................
hereby apply for registration as citizen of the United Republic on the grounds that I am/have been 1 married to:

   (a)   a citizen of the United Republic; or

   (b)   a person who would, but for his death, have been a citizen of the United Republic; or

   (c)   a person who would, but for his death, have been entitled to register as a citizen of the United Republic.

   Dated at .......................................... this ......................... day
of ......................... 20........

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

PART II
PARTICULARS OF APPLICANT

2.

Place and date of marriage ...........................................................

3.

Place and date of birth ..................................................................

4.

Previous name .............................................................................

5.

Present nationality .......................................................................

6.

Name of husband (or late or previous husband) ...............................

7.

Place and date of birth of husband .................................................

8.

Husband's present address (or last address if deceased) .................

9.

How husband's citizenship was acquired (by birth, descent, registration, naturalisation 2) .

10.

Is the marriage still subsisting? (Yes) (No) 3. If marriage is
terminated, state reason ...............................................................
...................................................................................................
...................................................................................................

11.

Particulars of previous marriages ...................................................
...................................................................................................
...................................................................................................

PART III
DECLARATION BY APPLICANT

DECLARATION BY APPLICANT

12.   

I, ....................................................................... do solemnly and sincerely declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief the particulars stated in Part II of this application are true, and in the event of my application being granted, I undertake to renounce any nationality or citizenship other than that of the United Republic and to do all things necessary to evidence my new allegiance.

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

   Declared at ............................................. this .........................
day of ......................... 20........

.................................................
Signature
(Magistrate) (Commissioner for Oaths) 4

FORM C
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC

PART I
APPLICATION

Full name in block capitals


Address in block capitals

1.

I, ................................................................................................
...................................................................................................
...................................................................................................
of ...............................................................................................
...................................................................................................
...................................................................................................
being a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by registration/naturalisation 1 in Tanganyika before the ninth day of December, 1961, whose citizenship has not been revoked, hereby apply to be registered as a citizen of the United Republic.

   Dated at .............................................. this .........................
day of ......................... 20........

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

PART II
PARTICULARS OF APPLICANT

2.

Citizenship status as set out in the application was acquired by registration/naturalisation 2 at .................................................. on
the ......................... day of ......................... 20........ and attached hereto is a true copy of the certificate of registration/naturalisation 3.

3.

Place and date of birth ..............................................................

PART III
DECLARATION BY APPLICANT

4.

I, .......................................................................... do solemnly
and sincerely declare that the particulars stated in Part II of this application are true, and in the event of my application being granted, I undertake to renounce any nationality or citizenship other than that of the United Republic and to do all things necessary to evidence my new allegiance.

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

   Declared at .............................................. this .........................
day of ......................... 20........

...........................................................
Signature                        
(Magistrate) (Commissioner for Oaths)
4

FORM D
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC UNDER SECTION 3 OR 4 OF THE TANZANIA CITIZENSHIP ACT (R.L. CAP. 452)

PART I
APPLICATION

Full name in block capitals


Address in block capitals


Common wealth country or Republic of Ireland or Declared African State

1.

I, ................................................................................................
...................................................................................................
...................................................................................................
of ...............................................................................................
...................................................................................................
...................................................................................................
being a citizen of .........................................................................
hereby apply to be registered as a citizen of the United Republic. I am ordinarily resident in Tanganyika and have been so resident for a period of five years. I am of good character. I have an adequate knowledge of the Swahili/English 1 language.

   Dated at .............................................. this .........................
day of ......................... 20........

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

PART II
PARTICULARS OF APPLICANT

Birth Certificate or sworn affidavit of place and date of birth

2.

    Place and date of birth of applicant ..........................................

Passport details, Certificate of Citizenship, etc.

3.

   Evidence of citizenship of Commonwealth Country or Republic of Ireland or Declared State ..........................................................

Tax Receipts/ Certificate of Permanent Residence, etc.

4.

   Evidence of previous residence in Tanganyika ............................

5.

   Particulars of all criminal proceedings taken against the applicant at any time and in any country.
..............................................................................................

PART III
CERTIFICATES OF SPONSORS

6.

I, ................................................................................................
of ...............................................................................................
being a citizen of the United Republic, otherwise than by naturalisation, hereby certify that the applicant herein is a person known to me and of good character, that in my opinion he would be a suitable citizen of the United Republic and that the particulars in Part II of this application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

   Dated this ......................... day of ......................... 20........

.....................................
Witness to signature

......................................
Signature of Sponsor

   (NOTE: The sponsor in the case of paragraph 6 must be an Administrative Officer, Advocate, Bank Officer, Chairman of a District Council, Town Council or Township Authority, Justice of the Peace, Magistrate, Mayor, Member of Parliament, Member of a Municipal Council, Minister of Religion, Notary Public Physician or Surgeon).

7.

   I, ..........................................................................................
of ..............................................................................................
being a citizen of the United Republic, otherwise than by naturalisation, hereby certify that the applicant herein in a person known to me and of good character, that in my opinion he would be a suitable citizen of the United Republic and that the particulars in Part II of this application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

   Dated this ......................... day of ......................... 20........

.....................................
Witness to signature

.....................................
Signature of Sponsor

(NOTE: The sponsor in the case of paragraph 7 need not be in the class mentioned in the note to paragraph 6.)

PART IV
DECLARATION BY APPLICANT

8.

I, ................................................................................ do solemnly
and sincerely declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief the particulars stated in Part II of this application are true, and in the event of my application being granted I undertake to renounce any nationality or citizenship other than that of the United Republic and to do all things necessary to evidence my new allegiance.

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

   Dated this ......................... day of ......................... 20........

........................................................
Signature                     
(Magistrate) (Commissioner for Oaths)
2

FORM E
APPLICATION BY AN ALIEN FOR NATURALISATION AS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC

PART I
APPLICATION

Full name in block capitals


Address in block capitals

1.

I, ..............................................................................................
.................................................................................................
.................................................................................................
of .............................................................................................
.................................................................................................
.................................................................................................
hereby apply to be naturalised as a citizen of the United Republic. I have resided in Tanganyika for a period of twelve months immediately preceding the date of this application, and during the seven years immediately preceding the said twelve months, I have resided in Tanzania for periods amounting in the aggregate to not less than five years. I am of good character and am financially solvent. I have an adequate knowledge of the Swahili/English 1 language.

   Dated this ......................... day of ......................... 20........

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

2.

In the event of this application being granted I desire that my minor child/children 2 who is/are not 3 already citizens of the United Republic, as listed in paragraph 23 below may be registered as such.

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

PART II
PARTICULARS OF APPLICANT

3.

Place and date of birth of applicant ..............................................

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