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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 11 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents (x 3)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 4)
TBS Services Online Application System (x 2)
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (Import Inspection Office) (x 2)
CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 2)
TPA Intergated Electronic Payment System Portal
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 4)
Cargo System

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Batch certificate
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
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 5)
Packing list (x 3)
Certificate of origin (x 2)
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
Milk and milk products import permit (x 2)
Clearance certificate for imported milk and milk products (x 2)
Animal health certificate (x 2)
Batch certificate (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 2)
Assessment document (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Invoice (TICTS)
Consignment for verification (x 2)
Animal health certificate with release stamp
Batch certificate with release stamp
Milk and milk products import permit with release stamp
Radioactivity analysis certificate with release stamp
Certificate of origin with release stamp
Shipping line invoice
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 3)
Release order (x 4)
Delivery order (x 4)
TPA payment note
Driver details
Driving licence
Truck registration card
Gate in ticket (x 2)
Gate pass 'A' Manifest Cargo

Estimated cost TZS  280,000.2 +USD  639

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TZS expand_more expand_less
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This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

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USD 0 -
3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
TZS 100,000
Inspection fee
TZS 0.2
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 % 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 Charge CPC
TZS 0 -
18 % Custom value
Value added tax VAT
USD 240
Estimated handling fee for a 20ft container
USD 45
Delivery order fee-estimate
USD 50
Documentation 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 2d  - 7d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 7d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 55mn 4h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 5h. 20mn 6h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 6d

Laws 8 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 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, 44, 45, 46, 50, 53, 131
Ocean freight tariff Ocean freight tariff
  Article Table 9
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA) Clause 39, 40, 42
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 210, 222, 286, 287, 304
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
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