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Steps (49) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain food registration certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration certificate of premises for food stuff  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tea blending and packing licence  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tea import permit  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
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  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

TBS Services Online Application System (x 7)
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) (x 4)
Stanbic Bank Tanzania
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission-Dar es salaam zonal office (x 3)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents (x 3)
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (Import Inspection Office) (x 2)
CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 2)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 3)

Results 8 expand_more expand_less

Product registration certificate
Premise registration permit
Tea blending and packaging licence
Tea import permit
Radioactivity analysis certificate
Batch certificate
Release order
Delivery order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Certificate of analysis of products
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 4)
Business licence (x 2)
Material safety data sheet
Product label or picture
TBS invoice (x 2)
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 5)
Premise layout sketch
Sketch location (goggle map)
Mobile money text as proof of payment
Non manufacturer's premises initial checklist
Application form for tea blending and packaging (x 2)
Proposal for blending and packing factory erection
Business licence
Certificate of incorporation
Expired tea manufacturing licence
Bank deposit slip
Application form for tea import permit
Sample record form for radioactivity analysis
Bill of lading
Commercial invoice
Control number (TAEC)
Official receipt (TAEC)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 3)
Packing list (x 5)
Certificate of origin
Provision permits for entry of imported goods
Self assessment document (TRA) (x 2)
TBS Debit advice
Conditional release form
Application letter for conditional release
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
Tea import permit
Assessment document (TRA) (x 2)
Invoice (TICTS)
Verified certificate of conformity (x 2)
Permission to import food (x 2)
Consignment for verification
Food import permit with TFDA release stamp
Verified certificate of conformity with TBS release stamp
Consignment (container)
Shipping line invoice
Release order (x 4)
Delivery order (x 4)
TPA revenue invoice
Driver details
Truck registration card
Driving licence
Gate in ticket (x 2)
Loading permision
Gate pass 'A' Manifest Cargo

Estimated cost TZS  6,115,000.2 +USD  639

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TZS 600,000
Registration fee for meat and meat products
TZS 200,000
Food registration fee for supermarket and tourist hotels large scale
TZS 1,000,000
lnspection fee
TZS 35,000
Radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 20 milions
TZS 0 -
0.4 % Free On Board (FOB)
Radiation fee for consignment FOB valuesuperior to TZS 20 millions and inferiorto TZS 1 billion
TZS 4,000,000
Radiation fee for consignment with FOB value superior to 1 billion
USD 0 -
3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
TZS 100,000
Inspection fee
TZS 0.2
Batch certification fee of Cost and Freight
TZS 0
Varies subject to type of product
TZS 30,000
Service fee
TZS 150,000
Physical verification fee
TZS 0 -
1.6 % goods-value
For domestic imported products
USD 0 -
0.6 % Custom value
Custom Processing Charge CPC
USD 0 -
1.5 % Free On Board (FOB)
Railway Development Levy RDL
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 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 32d - 71d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 32d 71d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 55mn 1d 1/2
Attention at counter: 1d 1/2 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 30d 67d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

Destination inspection procedure for general goods Destination inspection procedure for general goods
  Sections A, C, D, F
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
  Sections 33, 34, 41, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 188, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 39, 40
Ocean freight tariff Ocean freight tariff
  Article Table 9
Premise registration Premises registration fees (TBS)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA)
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
The Finance Act, 2019 The Finance Act, 2019
  Sections 17, 21
The Ports Act, 2004 The Ports Act, 2004
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
  Section  304
The tea Act (1997) The Tea Act, 1997
  Sections 4, 5 (3) (b), 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 24
The tea regulation (2010) The Tea Regulations, 2010 First schedule
  Sections 10(1), 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 36, 37, 51 (2), 51
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
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