A list of registered companies and key data about each company. Open data from company registers may be used for many ends: e.g. enabling customers and businesses to see with whom they deal, or to see where a company has registered offices. This definition draws on the work of OpenCorporates.
|Available free of charge||No|
|In an open and machine-readable format|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|characteristics||Name of company, Unique identifier per company, Date of registration (and dissolution)||This data is very patchy! Only names of recently registered companies can be retrieved. In addition the Tanzania Bureau of Standards publishes a list of roughly 1100 registered certified manifacturers. Given the low number of companies, it seems that this list is far from complete. But it is the only information available online. http://www.tbs.go.tz/images/uploads/CERTIFIED_COMPANIES_UNDER_TBS_MARK_CERTIFICATION_SCHEME.pdf|
|Collector name||Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)||The Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) responsible for collecting the data doesn't seem to openly offer company information on their website: http://www.brela.go.tz/ There could be an Online Official Search feature via the "Online Business Registration System - including company name clearance and official search", however one needs to log in to access it, and registration requires providing identification (the search function is only available for already registered companies.|