Business Name Registration in Tanzania BRELA. A trade name, trading name, or business name is a pseudonym used by companies that do not operate under their registered company name. The term for this type of alternative name is a “fictitious” business name. Registering the fictitious name with a relevant government body is often required, A Business Name is the name or style under which any business is carried on. In Tanzania, They are registered under the Business Names (Registration) Act (Chapter 213 of the Laws) [R.E 2002], A business name helps to identify your business and hence advertise it.
Business Name Registration in Tanzania BRELA
How to register Business Name
Business Names do not acquire Corporate personality after their registration.
People are not compelled by the law to use names in their business, but they are compelled to register them if they use names in their business.
APPLICATION FOR A BUSINESS NAMES ARE SUBMITTED ONLINE AND THE PROCESSES ARE AS FOLLOWS:-
- After filling the information of the Business Name and making payments the application is submitted to BRELA may be approved if the provided information are correct or may be supplemented for correction if the provided information requires corrections
TO CHANGE PARTICULARS IN A BUSINESS NAME
-Applicant fills in form no 6
-After payment of fee, a Certificate of Change is issued alongside a new Extract.
TO CEASE USE OF BUSINESS NAME
Cessation of the Business Name is done online on Business Names under Business Name cessation Service Type
FEES STRUCTURE FOR Business Name Registration
All payments are payable to the Registrar of Companies against which receipts are issued. Applicants are advised to desist from making payments for which no receipts are issued. Any demands or request by any officer in the Registry for money which is not within the payment schedule stated, should forthwith be reported to phone no. 2180113,2181344, 2180141 for necessary action.
|SNO||FEE DESCRIPTION||FEE AMOUNT|
|1||Application fee||TSHS 15,000 /=|
|2||Maintenance fee (paid annually)||TSHS 5,000 /=|
|3||On application to register of Notice of Cessation of Business||TSHS 10,000 /=|
|4||On application to register any alteration in particulars registered||TSHS 15,000 /=|
|5||For every inspection of the register||TSHS 2,000 /=|
|6||For an uncertified copy of an extract on the whole, of any document in the custody of the Registrar, per page or part of a page||TSHS 3,000 /=|
|7||For certifying any document or extract of a document||TSHS 4,000 /=|
|8||For issue of duplicate certificate of any registration||TSHS 15,000 /=|
|9||For making out of time any application which is required to be made within a prescribed period, in addition to any other fee payable, for every month or part of a month in default||TSHS 1,000 /=|
For more information download BUSINESS NAMES (REGISTRATION) ACT (CAP.213)