Class B Work Resident Permit

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


If you are in Tanzania on basis of a work permit, you can apply for a Class B resident permit to continue your stay. Make sure to secure your work permit first before applying for this permit. Check more details with your employer and embassy.



6 months min.



84 Month(s)





Processing time

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What are eligibility requirements for the Class B Work Resident Permit?

6 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a valid work permit.
  • You must have a valid passport/travel document.
  • You must have the company details (if requested).
  • You must have the necessary educational documentation.
  • You must provide a covering letter.
  • Additional requirements may be present and will be guided to you by your employer.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Class B Work Resident Permit?

16 Document Required

  • Memorandum and Articles of association, Certificate of Incorporation/Compliance, Valid Business License (if applicable).
  • Tax Clearance Certificate and payment slips (as applicable).
  • Certificate of Registration (TIN & VAT).
  • Company Initial Capital (For New Company).
  • Sectorial Approval from any relevant Ministry (TBS,TFDA) and Professional Registration from Recognized Board (CRB,ERB etc.).
  • Current Status for Shareholders and Directors from BRELA.
  • Organization Structure.
  • Application Form (TIF 1).
  • Full copy of passport pages and passport size photos.
  • Academic Certificates and CV.
  • Contract of Employment with job description.
  • Letter of No Objection from previous Employer.
  • Residence Permit Data Sheet.
  • Copy of work permit.
  • Covering letter from the applicant.
  • Any other document as may be needed by Commissioner General of Immigration.

Talent Migration data for Tanzania

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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