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Steps (26) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TBS batch certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Verification of consignment  (3) 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

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 8 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents (x 3)
TBS Services Online Application System
TBS Import Inspection Office (x 3)
CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 2)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 4)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Batch certificate
Release order
Delivery order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 4)
Packing list (x 3)
Certificate of origin (x 3)
Provision permits for entry of imported goods
Self assessment document (TRA)
TBS Debit advice
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 4)
Application letter for conditional release
Conditional release form
Importer identitification card (x 3)
Clearing and forwarding agent identification card (x 2)
Batch certificate inspection form
Application form for import batch certificate
TBS receipt
TBS testing report
Fertilizer import permit
Batch certificate (x 2)
Control number (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Invoice (TICTS)
Fertilizer import permit
Consignment for inspection
Fertilizer import permit with TFRA release stamp
Batch certificate with release stamp
Certificate of origin with release stamp
Shipping line invoice
Release order (x 4)
Delivery order (x 4)
TPA payment note with reference number
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence
Gate in ticket (x 2)
Gate pass A

Estimated cost TZS  280,000 + USD  633

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USD 0 -
3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
TZS 100,000
Inspection fee
TZS 0 -
0.2 % goods-value
of C&F
Batch certification fee
TZS 30,000
Service fee
TZS 150,000
Physical verification fee
TZS 0 -
1.6 % Custom value
For domestic products
TZS 0 -
1.5 % Custom value
Railway Development Levy RDL
TZS 0 -
0.6 % Free On Board (FOB)
Custom Processing Fee CPF
TZS 0 -
18 % Custom value
Value added tax VAT
USD 240
Handling fee for a 20ft container
USD 50
Documentation fee-estimate
USD 45
Delivery order fee-estimate
USD 18
Shipping service fee-estimate
USD 0 -
6 % Custom value
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 1 d - 3 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 3 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 55mn 6h.
Attention at counter: 5h. 20mn 6h.
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1 d 3 d

Laws 8 expand_more expand_less

Tarrif book (TPA) "Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA)" The whole tariff book shows various charges
  Article Clause 33. 35
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
  Sections 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, 44, 45, 46, 50, 53, 131
Ocean freight tariff Ocean freight tariff
  Article Table 9
Port service charges Act The Port Service Charges Act
  Section  8
Batch certification regulation The Standards (Compulsory Batch Certification of Imports) Regulations, 2009
  Sections 3 (1), 4 (1-2), 8 (1), 10, 12 c, d
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 212, 222, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 289, 290, 304
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
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