Residence Permits – verification requirement

Verification: Commissioner of Immigration has officially launched e-verification of current residence permits on and advised all holders of residence permits to verify their permits online within 90 days from 19 April 2017 to see if there is any problem that should be resolved.

Tanzanian passport holders can now also verify the validity of their passports online.

Applications: Commissioner has stressed that applicants for residency permits should go directly to the Immigration Department and discouraged the use of agents in applying for the residence permits.

Other online services: to be launched:

  1. Citizenship
  2. Emergency Travelling Documents
  3. Passes
  4. Visa