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Divorce (dissolution of marriage) is the termination of a marital union, the canceling of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage and the dissolving of the bonds of matrimony between married couples. At this juncture Divorce certificate is the actual piece of paper that officially describes the termination of the marriage, it is needed as proof of the divorce.In Tanzania divorce is governed by the Law of Marriages Act, Cap 29 .R.E 2002.

Requirements / Procedure to get divorce certificate:

  • Submit divorce decree where the right of appeal is no longer available. (If it is a foreign decree it has first to be resealed under the relevant law.)
  • Submit a Copy of Marriage Certificate.
  •  Pay the Appropriate fee (current fee rate Tshs. 7000/=)


Source: Government Portal Content Team, Last Reviewed on: 19-11-2015
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