Who may be issued with the CTA PASS?
The Carrying on Temporart Assignment (CTA) pass may be issued to any foreigner wishing to enter into Tanzania and engage in any lawful gainful activity such as business, trade, profession or special assignment for a period not exceeding three months
Issuance of CTA PASS to Citizens of the East African Partner States
A citizen of the East African Partner State who is lawfully present in the country and has acquired employment for a period not exceeding ninety days as stipulated in the Regulation 6 (4) of the Annex II of the Protocol on the Establishment of the East African Community Common Market or who has entered the country and intends to pursue economic activities or set up and manage economic undertakings in the country may be issued with the Carrying on Temporary Assignment (CTA) Pass upon fulfilling the requirements stipulated under Regulation 6 (1) and (2) of Annex III of the Protocol on the Establishment of the East African Community Common Market.

The CTA is issued to a foreigner upon lodging an application for the same on arrival at specified entry points or thereafter at the Immigration Headquarters Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar Immigration Head Office or Regional Immigration Office as the case may be. A prescribed fee of USD ($) 200 is payable to that effect.

CTA Pass may be issued at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA), Amani Abeid Karume International Airport (AAKIA), Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), Namanga, Horohoro, Sirari, Mutukula and Tunduma.
Requirement On applying for CTA
•    3 current passport size photos
•    Covering letter from the company (on company letter head) and or an invitation letter
•    Dully filled in application forms (obtainable at the Tanzania missions abroad)
•    US$ 200
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