Gerpat solutions can help you apply for an Environmental Impact Assessment certificate in Tanzania.

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a method of assessing the possible environmental consequences of a proposed project or development, taking into consideration interconnected socioeconomic, cultural, and human-health consequences, both positive and negative.

All developers of projects listed in the 3rd Schedule of the Act and described in the 1st Schedule of the EIA and Audit Regulations of 2005 must conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) prior to the project’s start or funding.

How to apply for the Environmental Impact Assessment in Tanzania

Step 1: Register

Filling out a Preliminary Environmental Assessment Registration Form and submitting an application for an EIA certificate. The application cost is TZs 200,000/=USD 100. NB: When filling out the registration form and preparing the project, please employ Registered Environmental Experts.

Step 2: Screening

Return three copies of a completed Application Form, together with ten copies of the Project Brief, to NEMC for screening.

Step 3: Scoping

Contract an Environmental Expert/EIA Consultant to create a Scoping Report and Terms of Reference (TORs) for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and submit them to NEMC for assessment and approval prior to the study’s start.

Step 4: Environmental Assessment

Conduct an EIA study in accordance with the authorized TOR (by the Consultant).

Step 5: Go through everything again.

Send an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), also known as an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), to NEMC for assessment by a cross-sectoral Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).

Step 6: Technical Advisory Committee Recommendations (Tac)

The Consultant will enhance the EIS by taking into account all of the TAC’s comments and recommendations.

Step 7: Make a submission to the Environment Minister

The Consultant will submit the revised (final) EIS to the NEMC for final review. The NEMC will submit its recommendations to the Environment Minister for final approval.

Step 8: The EIS is Approved

After the Minister signs the Certificate, it will be returned to NEMC for collection by the Developer.

Step 9: Certificate Issuance

The Developer must comply with the General and Specific requirements that are linked to the signed EIS Certificate.

Contact us today to get your Environmental Impact Assessment certificate application in Tanzania.