Dispensary Registration Requirements In Tanzania

Dispensary Registration Requirements In Tanzania

A dispensary is a room where medicines are prepared and provided.

Dispensary Registration Requirements In Tanzania

Apply In-Person:

  1. Application for registering a dispensary in Tanzania is available in Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority.
  2. Applicant must provide all the information that is requested in the application form.
  3. Applicant should make sure to carry both photocopies and originals of all the necessary documents for completing this procedure.
  4. Documents that are needed for completing this procedure are mentioned under the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. Applicant should attach all needed documents (photocopies and originals if necessary) along with the application form before submitting it in the office.
  6. Fee for this procedure has to be paid as per the authority’s request.
  7. If all these steps were followed properly by the applicant, the approval will be provided within 1 week.
  8. If there is no information regarding the availability of the approval either through SMS, E-mail or a phone call, then the applicant can visit the office to know the status of their application after 1 week.

Required Documents

  • ID Proof – National ID/Passport/Driving License
  • Ownership of the premises or lease agreement
  • Clinical degree certificate or practitioner license
  • TIN Certificate

Office Locations & Contacts

Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority,
Nelson Mandela Rd, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Contact No: +255 222 450 512

What are the classifications of health facilities in Tanzania?

The two types of health facilities closest to the community in Tanzania are Dispensaries (D) and Health Centers (HC). There are currently approximately 3,250 public dispensaries in Tanzania, in comparison to 340 public Health Centers.

What are the five levels of health care delivery system in Tanzania?

Tanzania Health System - Structure & Challenges ...

The services available at each level are listed below in ascending order.

  • Village level: Village health posts.
  • Ward level: Community dispensaries.
  • Divisional level: Rural health centres.
  • District level: District/District designated hospitals.
  • Zonal level: consultant/Referral hospitals.