Border Management

Tanga Regional Commissioner Hon. Shigela (Left) presenting an identification form to a migrant in Moa Village. Looking on (right) is IOM Tanzania Chief of Mission Dr. Qasim Sufi.
Immigration officers registering migrants at Moa village in Tanga.


The Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration Department, in close collaboration with IOM, has launched a biometric registration system for irregular migrants in the country’s Tanga region.

40 immigration officials trained to register migrants in Western Tanzania

2nd- 6th JUNE 2014, IOM Tanzania is in Kagera conducting a training for a group of 40 Tanzanian immigration officials on the application of the biometric registration system recently created by IOM in close cooperation with the Tanzanian Immigration Services Department.

IOM facilitated a four-day Workshop on Return Management

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tanzania, in close collaboration with the Tanzanian Regional Immigration Training Academy and IOM African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), organized a four-day “Return Management Workshop: Lessons Learned from Mtabila Camp Closure, Operati