United Republic of Tanzania

Find details about the United Republic of Tanzania's commitments to and implementation of beneficial ownership transparency reforms

Records last updated: 04 April 2024

Contact person: Karabo Rajuili

Current ongoing work

We were engaged in providing helpdesk support to the corporate registry, the Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA), in reviewing the Tanzanian Companies Act Beneficial Ownership regulations and forms in 2020. The assessment was designed to identify priority issues for clarification and inform ongoing work towards best practice beneficial ownership implementation.

Committed to one or more

  • Live register
    Following the launch of one or more beneficial ownership registers, a country is labelled as Live register.

Implemented one or more

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Implementation details

Business Registration and Licensing Agency

Business Registration and Licensing Agency
Register launched
Threshold used to determine beneficial ownership
Structured data publicly available
Published as BODS
Available via API

Commitment details

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  • As an Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) member, United Republic of Tanzania has committed to beneficial ownership transparency for the extractives sector. [25 February 2016]
  • The United Republic of Tanzania made a commitment to creating a central beneficial ownership register in the Finance Act 2020. [19 June 2020]