Organization : National Electoral Commission
Facility : Voter Registration
Country : Tanzania
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How do I register? :
1. Go to a Registration Center near your Residential area.
2. Introduce yourself to the Registration Assistant, and the Registration assistant will ask some questions which will help in filling the Registration Form.
3. You will then go to the BVR Kit Operator for capturing your Biometric features including passport size photo.
4. You will be given your Voter Id Card for verification on the accuracy of your information.
Who should Register as a Voter?
Any Tanzania citizen who has attained the age of 18 or above or who will attain the age of 18 by October 2015 qualifies to register as a voter.
When can one Register as a Voter?
The period for registration in your respective area will be announced by NEC through Electronic and printed Media
Where do you Register as a Voter?
In the registration center near your Residential area
What are the requirements to Register as a Voter?
No supporting Document is needed in Registration, however the existing Voter with the previous Voters card are required to submit his/her card to ease the Registration process.
Who is Disqualified from being a Registered Voter?
** Any person who has citizenship of another country
** Sentenced to imprisonment for a term exceeding six months
** Sentenced to death by any court in Tanzania
** Declared of unsound mind
What happens if a person registers more than once?
It is an offense for a person to register more than once and he/she will be impeached.
Will the registration process be observed by Party Agents?
Yes, each party with full registration will be allowed to have one Agent to monitor registration process in each center
What Is Nomination?
Nomination is a part of the process of selecting a candidate for elective post by political parties.
What happens if only one candidate is Nominated for an Election at the close of Nomination?
He/She shall be declared unopposed and therefore Elected
Contact Us :
National Electoral Commission,
P.O Box 10923 Dar es Salaam,
Posta House , Ghana Street/Ohio
Fax : +255 22 2113382, +255 22 2116740, +255 22 2127075
Phone: +255 22 2114963-6