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Steps (23) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verified certificate of roadworthiness  (2) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Verification of consignment  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain car registration card  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 7 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents (x 3)
TBS Import Inspection Office (x 2)
Bank (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 4)
Tanzania Revenue Authority- Samora Branch

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Release order
Delivery order
Motor vehicle registration card

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 3)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 3)
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Packing list (x 2)
Certificate of origin
Certificate of roadworthiness
Self assessment document (TRA)
Inspection vehicle sheet (x 3)
Export certificate( vehicle) (x 2)
Certificate of roadworthiness with TBS received stamp
Verified certificate of roadworthiness (x 4)
Control number (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 3)
Motor vehicle.
Shipping line invoice
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 4)
Importer identitification card
Clearing and forwarding agent identification card
Release order (x 5)
Delivery order (x 4)
TPA payment note with reference number
Driver details
TPA receipt (x 3)
Driving licence
Gate in ticket (x 2)
Gate pass A
Application form (MV 10)

Estimated cost TZS  450,000 + USD  399

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USD 0 -
3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
TZS 0 -
25 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
For imported vehicle for private use
TZS 0
No payment For imported vehicle of cylinder capacity less than 1000cc
TZS 0 -
5 % Cumulative value of custom value and import duty
For imported vehicle of cylinder capacity exceeding 1000 cc but not exceeding 2000 cc
TZS 0 -
15 % Cumulative value of custom value and import duty
For imported vehicles aged from 8 years but not more than 10 years, counted from the year of its manufacture
TZS 0 -
18 % Cumulative value of Custom value, Import duty and Excise duty
For imported vehicle into Mainland Tanzania
TZS 0 -
1.5 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
For imported vehicle entering for home consumption in Mainland Tanzania
TZS 0 -
0.6 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
For imported vehicle entering in Mainland Tanzania
TZS 250,000
For all imported vehicles
TZS 200,000
For imported vehicle of engine capacity of 501 cc but not greater than 1500 cc
USD 50
Documentation fee-estimate
USD 45
Delivery order fee-estimate
USD 18
Shipping service fee-estimate
USD 6
Corridor levy
USD 20
Handling fee for 20ft container
USD 160
Handling fee for a 20ft container
USD 100
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 2 d - 6 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2 d 6 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 50mn 5h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 35mn 6h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 5 d

Laws 12 expand_more expand_less

Tarrif book (TPA) "Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA)"
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
  Sections 2, 33, 34, 38, 41, 125, 126, 127, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 188, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 39, 40, 53, 131
General goods PVoC procedures General goods PVoC procedures
  Section  4
Motor Vehicles (Tax on Registration and Transfer) Act 1972 Motor Vehicles (Tax on Registration and Transfer) Act 1972
Ocean freight tariff Ocean freight tariff
  Article Table 9
Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC)
Port service charges Act The Port Service Charges Act
  Section  8
The Road Traffic Act No. 30 of 1973 The Road Traffic Act No. 30 of 1973
  Section  10
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 210, 214, 222, 287, 304
TRA taxes and duties at glance 2018/ 2019 TRA taxes and duties at glance 2018/ 2019
  Sections 11, 12, 16, 19
Used motorvehcle PVoC procedures Used motor vehicle PVoC procedures
  articles 4, 5
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