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Steps (14) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) 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 7 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
TPA Intergated Electronic Payment System Portal (x 2)
Bank
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 3)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Shipping order
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Packing list (x 3)
Tax Identification Number certificate
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Permit for export of graded timber (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 4)
Consignment for inspection
Timber export permit with release stamp
Phytosanitary certificate with release stamp
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Release order (x 2)
TPA payment note
Stamped bank deposit slip
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence

Estimated cost USD  80

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TZS expand_more expand_less
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3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 1h. 10mn - 1d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1h. 10mn 1d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 2h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 45mn 2h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 4h.

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
  Sections 38, 41, 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, 88, 89
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA) But the whole tariff book shows Tanzania ports charges.
  Article Clause 33. 35
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 ,  articles 222, 252
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