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Obtain green coffee export licence  (3) expand_more expand_less
Participate in coffee auction  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain green coffee export approval  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain International Coffee Organization (ICO) certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (2) expand_more expand_less
Consignment inspection  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (2) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 14 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural Trade Management and Information System (x 4)
Tanzania Coffee Board (TCB) (x 8)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission-Dar es salaam zonal office (x 3)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Mobile E payment
Plant Health Services (PHS)
Tanzania Coffee Board (TCB) (Dar es Salaam Office) (x 4)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 4)
Tanzania Custom Integrated System (x 3)
TPA Intergated Electronic Payment System Portal
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 3)
Cargo System

Results 9 expand_more expand_less

Green coffee export licence
Coffee samples
Coffee export approval
Radioactivity analysis certificate
Shipping order
Phytosanitary certificate
Typed International Coffee Organization (ICO) certificate of origin
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Release order

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Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Memorandum and articles of association
Business licence (x 2)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 3)
Contract of approved coffee trader
Agreement/letter naming a licenced coffee liquorer
Coloured passport size photo
Coffee sample fee invoice
Coffee catalogue
Auction sale invoice
Application form for a permit to export coffee
Sample record form for radioactivity analysis
Commercial invoice (x 6)
Control number (TAEC)
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 4)
Official receipt (TAEC)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Packing list (x 3)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Self assessment document (TRA) (x 3)
Plant import permit (x 2)
Control number (phs)
Coffee export approval (x 2)
Control number (tcb)
Typed International Coffee Organization (ICO)
Typed International Coffee Organization (ICO) with serial number
Draft bill of lading (x 2)
Endorsement form
Typed International Coffee Organization (ICO) certificate of origin with TRA stamp
Coffee export approval with TRA stamp (x 3)
Self assessment document with TRA stamp
Typed International Coffee Organization (ICO) certificate of origin (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 4)
Consignment for inspection
Coffee export approval with release stamp (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate with release stamp
Radioactivity analysis certificate with release stamp
Release order (x 2)
TPA payment note with reference number
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence
Stamped radiation certificate (TCB)
Stamped International coffee certificate of origin (ICO)

Estimated cost TZS  75,000 + USD  1,588

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USD 1,500
Coffee sample fee
USD 0 -
0.375 % goods-value
Fee for research cess to Tanzania Coffee Research Institute
USD 0 -
1 % goods-value
Export fee
TZS 35,000
Certificate of radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 20 million
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 0 -
USD  15 per Consignment
Phytosanitary certificate fee
Equivalent to Tshs
for export certification fee. This fee applies to all consignment
for inspection
for fixed inspection cost
USD 0 -
USD  0.2 per ton
for variable inspection cost
Equivalent to TSH
for fixed inspection cost
TZS 40,000
ICO certificate fee
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 8 d - 26 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 8 d 26 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 40mn 5h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 15mn 10h. 25mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 8 d 25 d

Laws 14 expand_more expand_less

Auction Manual
Coffee Industry Regulations 2013 Coffee Industry Regulations, 2013
  Sections 21, 23, 26, 27, 31, 42 (3) 51, 42, 43 (1), 43, 44 (1-4), 44, 49
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
  Sections 38, 41, 73-75, 73, 74, 75, 76, 82, 123, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 40, 44, 45, 46, 50, 53, 88, 89
Plant Protection regulation1998 Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
  Sections 58, 63, 64
Rules for the application of a system of certificate of origin Rules for the application of a system of certificate of origin
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA) But the whole tariff book shows Tanzania ports charges.
  Article Clause 33. 35
The Atomic energy (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2011 The Atomic Energy (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2011 Category A
  Article Fifth schedule
The Atomic Energy Act, 2003 The Atomic Energy Act, 2002
  Sections 30, 31
Coffee industry act,2001 The Coffee Industry Act, 2001
  Sections 5, 12, 14, 19, 30, ( 2d)
Plant protection Act,1997 The Plant Protection Act, 1997
  Sections 15, 21, 33, 34
Port service charges Act The Port Service Charges Act
  Section  8
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 212, 222, 239, 241, 252, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 304
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