An investigation was made of low voltage TiO2 varistors doped with Ta2O5 and La2O3. TiO2 ceramics doped with 0.7 mol% La2O3 and 0.1 mol% Ta2O5 were sintered at different temperature ranging from 1350 to 1450°С . The influence of sintering temperature on microstructure and nonlinear properties of the (La, Ta)-doped TiO2 ceramics was studied. The varistor of 99.2 mol%-0.7 mol%La2O3-0.1 mol% Ta2O5 composite sintered at 1380°С has a maximal nonlinear coefficient of α =5.2 and a low breakdown voltage of 7.6 V/mm, which is consistent with its highest grain-boundary barriers. According to these results, it is suggested that the sample sintered at 1380°С forms the most efficient boundary barrier layer. Therefore, the sintering temperature is a very important varible which should not be despised in the project of TiO2 based varistors production.