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Steps (18) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
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  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (TCCIA) (x 2)
Bank (x 2)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 2)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

EAC certificate of origin
Shipping order
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Form for verification of origin (EAC)
Consignment for verification
Packing list (x 5)
Commercial invoice (x 5)
Bank deposit slip
Stamped bank deposit slip
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Business licence
Tax clearance certificate
Cosmetics export permit (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 4)
Consignment (container)
Cosmetics export permit with release stamp
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Release order (x 2)
Invoice (TPA)
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence

Estimated cost TZS  7,000 + USD  80

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TZS 5,000
Fee for certificate of origin for EAC countries
TZS 2,000
Printing cost for certificate of origin
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 1 d - 5 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 5 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 2h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 10mn 6h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 4 d

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, 41, 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
EAC Union Rules of Origin,2015 The East African Community ( EAC) Custom Union (Rules of Origin), 2015
  articles Rule 17, Rules 17 (5), Rules 17 (6)
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
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