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TIC NIDA ID Card : Tanzania National Identification Authority

Organisation : National Identification Authority (NIDA)
Facility Name : Obtain Identification Card
Applicable For : Tanzanian Citizens and Legal Residents
Country : Tanzania
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What is NIDA Tanzania Identification Card?

The National Identification Authority (NIDA) is responsible for registration and issuance of National Identification Cards to Tanzanian citizens and Legal residents. Legal residents are eligible for NIDA card if they are in possession of valid resident permit and valid passport that are not less than six months. NIDA ID is the first requirement for business registration in Tanzania for Citizens.

Related / Similar Status : Apply Certificate of Incorporation Tanzania

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Who are Eligible for NIDA Tanzania Identification Card?

Tanzanian Citizens and Legal Residents dependents of 18 years and above are eligible to get the NIDA Tanzania Identification Card.

How To Apply For NIDA Tanzania Identification Card?

Application for NIDA Identification Card ID can be done at NIDA offices located in all Districts, as well as at the Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) for investors who are eligible to register with TIC. For more details please click on the procedures below.

Obtain Identification Card (Citizens):
1. Obtain introduction letter (Kivukoni)
2. Verify citizenship
3. Submit the application and undertake Bio-metric finger print
4. Obtain NIDA ID Card

Obtain Identification Card (Legal residents):
1. Obtain introduction letter (legal residents)
2. Submit application documents for verification
3. Obtain control number
4. Pay for NIDA ID Card
5. Biometric capture and photo shoot
6. Obtain identification Card

Required Documents

Obtain Identification Card (Citizens):
** Application form NIDA 1A
** LGA introduction letter (x 2)
** NIDA form stamped by LGA
** Proof of citizenship (x 2)
** Proof of existence (x 2)
** Proof of age (x 2)
** NIDA application form stamped by LGA and Immigration

Obtain Identification Card (Legal residents):
** NIDA application form 2A
** Passport (x 2)
** LGA introduction letter
** NIDA application form stamped by LGA and Immigration
** Residence permit
** Work permit
** Passport (x 3)
** NIDA payment -control number
** NIDA application form stamped by LGA and Immigration
** Work permit
** Residence permit
** CRDB Bank pay slip for NIDA
** Physical Presence

Application Cost

Obtain Identification Card (Citizens):
** Free of charge

Obtain Identification Card (Legal residents):
** TZS 231,400.03 USD 100
** ID fee for foreign investors

About Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) :
The Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) was established in 1997 by the Tanzania Investment Act to be “the Primary Agency of the Government to coordinate, encourage, promote and facilitate investment in Tanzania and to advise the Government on investment policy and related matters.”

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