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EPZ Registration in Tanzania

The Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) is an Autonomous Government Agency that reports to the Ministry of Industry and Trade and is governed by a Board of Directors. EPZA was established as a result of a 2006 amendment to the Export Processing Zones (EPZ) Act to oversee the EPZ programs implementation. Following the revision of the EPZ and SEZ laws in 2011, which made EPZ part of the SEZ program, EPZA’s responsibilities were expanded in 2011 to enable EPZA to oversee the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Program.

Other EPZA functions include land acquisition for investment and ownership of Special Economic Zones on Tanzania’s mainland. Creating infrastructure for EPZs and SEZs, Issuing investment licenses for EPZs and SEZs, Provision of business services to EPZ and SEZ investors prior to and after license acquisition, promotion of investment opportunities within Special Economic Zones, administrative procedures for obtaining EPZ and SEZ investment incentives In addition, the Authority serves as a one-stop shop for all prospective and existing investors.

Objectives of EPZA

Creating and expanding foreign exchange earnings attracting and encouraging the transfer of new technology attracting and promoting investment for export-led industrialization

Create and expand employment and skilled labor development Foster links between the local economy and the international market

To improve international competitiveness, encourage the processing of local raw materials for export (value addition).

Eligibility criteria for EPZ licensing

Tax incentives