Verification of taxpayers’ records

TRA has announced that all Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) holders are to report to any TRA offices for their records to be verified and updated.

The implementation of the first phase will run from 15/08/2016 to 15/10/2016  30/11/2016  31/01/2017* for Dar es Salaam tax regions i.e. Kinondoni, Ilala and Temeke.

You can download, print and fill in the forms in advance before visiting TRA offices to save time:

TIN Form – Entity

TIN Form – Individual

TIN Form – Branch 

Key issues to consider during the process

  1. All business TIN holders are supposed to verify their records at TRA office where their business was registered at the following centers:-
  • Ilala Tax Region: Mariam Tower (Shaurimoyo) and 14Rays (Kariakoo-Gerezani)
  • Kinondoni Tax region: LAPF Tower (Kijitonyama) and Kibo Complex (Tegeta)
  • Temeke Tax Region: National Stadium
  1. Non-business TIN holders can verify their information at any nearest TRA office
  1. Registration forms are available at all TRA offices and TRA website tra.go.tz and can be filled manually and submitted to the verification centers with the following attachments:
    • Identity card (Voters Registration Card, National Identification Card or Driving license)
    • Lease agreement or residential permit if one owns a business property
    • Certificate of incorporation from BRELA (for companies only).
    • Company profile documents and Memorandum and Article of Association (for companies only)
    • TIN certificate.
  2. A new TIN certificate will be issued after the process
  1. The TIN holder is obliged to physically verify the records that entail verification of fingerprints that are already in the system.

The verification process is done free of charge

Please Note: Failure to verify information will lead to removal of the TIN in the system and it will longer be valid.

For more clarification please contact the TRA Call Center through 0800780078 / 0800750075 or services@tra.go.tz

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