Tourism licensing is premised on ensuring customer satisfaction and competitiveness of the country as a tourist destination. Thus, all activities and services as outlined in the 9th Schedule of Tourism Act, 2011 need to manage customer expectations by maintaining minimum standards. In particular, regulation has a number of benefits which include:
Tourism License Requirements
In order to be issued with a tourism license, the applicant has to provide some documents to TRA for registration and subsequent licensing. These are different depending on the type of operations the applicant is engaged in. Besides duly filled in application Form 1and upon payment of prescribed licence feesin the fourth schedule of the TRA regulations, below are the requirements for the different classes of tourism licenses which will be considered by the Licensing Committees.
NB:The Vetting Committee may request for additional documents as they deem necessary.
Tourism Regulatory Authority (TRA) recommends that tourists and other entities deal with only registered and licensed tourism enterprises by the Authority. The list of registered enterprises can be downloaded here.
NB:We are in the process of updating our database.If you find that your name/Enterprise is ommited in the list,please fill in the details in the form provided below and we will act accordingly within the shortest time possible. Registration Details Form.