Ark Alert – WCF Compliance

Online self-service Portal & Electronic Payment gateway User guide.

This alert highlights the Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) newly introduced online self- service portal & electronic payment gateway user guide. The guide explores the online process where employer are able to access various online services ranging from registration, managing users and contributions to making monthly payments.

Under the new system, Users will be able to do the followings:

Online registration and issuance of registration number

For employers who are registering with WCF for the first time, the guide provides guidance on the process including relevant documents required to complete such registration.

Online employer’s verification

Employers who have already registered through WCF office are required to verify their registration status through the online platform. The guide provides an easy-to-follow procedure to accomplish this task.

Managing changes of employer’s particulars

Employers can add, remove or edit employees’ information.

Self-assessment and payment of contributions

Payment of contributions, penalties and interest will require an employer to have a control number. This can be generated through the system. Payments can be made through direct deposit to Bank (NMB or CRDB) or through Mobile Money services.

Other services (contribution history & receipts)

The platform will enable users to view receipts of previous payments, contribution history and arrears.

Ark welcomes this move on grounds of reduced time to comply. For more information on this service, please visit WCF website at

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John Shimbala, Director
Mobile: +255 766 798 508

Godfrey Temba, Director
Phone: +255 767 810 970

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This publication is intended to provide you with a general compliance guide and does not constitute a professional tax advice. Do contact us in case of any questions requiring a formal advice or position of the law.

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