Motor vehicles are used by many and unspecified persons on public roads and they are given social recognition only after been inspected and registered.  Motor vehicles are also subject to deterioration and wear of both the structure and equipment and sometimes their shapes and modified.

What are the laws governing registration of motor vehicles?

The registration of motor vehicles in Tanzania Mainland is governed by:

  •  The Road Traffic Act No. 30 of 1973
  •  Motor Vehicles (Tax on Registration and Transfer) Act 1972
  •  Traffic (Foreign Vehicles) Rules 1973
  • Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles Registration) (Amendment) Regulations, 2001