Retirement Age in Tanzania


By law in Tanzania the voluntary age is 55, whereas Compulsory retirement age is 60years. However, in Tanzania there is also sectorial exceptional retirement age.

When you are a civil servant in Tanzania, you are eligible for retirement package, commonly known as pansion.this is the money you earn from the pension scheme you had while you were actively working for the government.

Since retirement age is 60,you are advised to prepare for this transition period by applying for pension as early as at age 55.