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Renunciation is the voluntary act of relinquishing one's citizenship or nationality. According to Tanzania Citizenship Act, 1995, if any citizen of the United Republic of full age and capacity makes a declaration in the prescribed manner renouncing his citizenship of the United Republic, the Minister may cause the declaration to be registered and upon that registration the person in question shall cease to be a citizen of the United Republic.


  • Approval of the grant of citizenship from the other Country.
  • Return of Tanzania passport.
  • Five recent passport size photographs.
  • Payment of renunciation fees of USD 60.


  • Fill in prescribed Application Forms.
  • Submit forms to Immigration Office, Embassies/High commission
    where you reside.
  • Submit to the Principal Commissioner.
  • The application will be forwarded to the Minister who registers.
Source: Government Portal Content Team, Last Reviewed on: 31-10-2018
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