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Obtain certificate of registration for exporters of forest products  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of registration for wattle and gum arabia  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain transit pass (TP) for forest produce  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain wattle and gum arabia export permit  (6) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (8) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (5) 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 11 expand_more expand_less

Tanzania Forest Service Agency (TFS) (x 9)
Tanzania Forest Agency-Kinondoni District Office (x 5)
Tanzania Forest Agency --Port section
Tanzania Forest Agency --Port section
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Plant Health Services (PHS) (x 6)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB) (x 2)
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (TCCIA) (x 2)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 3)

Results 10 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of registration of exportes of forest products
Approval for export of forest products
Certificate of registration of timber yard
Transit pass for forest produce
Certificate of inspection of forest products
Introduction letter to commissioner for custom
Shipping order
Phytosanitary certificate
EAC certificate of origin
Release order

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Application form for certificate of registration of forest produce dealers and trader (x 2)
Application form for export permit of forest products
Memorandum and articles of association
Certificate of incorporation
Tax clearance certificate (x 2)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 3)
Order of enquiry from importer
Contract of saw miller
District letter of harvesting
Coloured passport size photo (x 2)
Control number (TFS) (x 4)
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 8)
TFS official receipt (x 4)
Business licence (x 2)
Proof of identification
Transit pass from the source of forest products
Certificate of registration of exportes of forest products (x 2)
Certificate of registration of timber yard
Buying receipt
Harvesting licence (x 3)
Mobile money text as proof of payment
Transit pass for forest produce (x 2)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Assessment document (TRA) (x 2)
Plant import permit(import)
Duly filled NMB deposit slip
Stamped NMB bank deposit slip
Application letter for phytosanitary certificate
Government receipt (x 2)
Plant import permit
Stamped self assessment document (TRA)
Stamped packing list
Bank deposit slip (x 2)
Form for verification of origin (EAC)
Consignment for verification
Certificate of inspection of forest products (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 4)
Consignment for inspection
Certificate of inspection of forest products with release stamp
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Phytosanitary certificate with release stamp
Release order (x 2)
TPA payment note with reference number
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence

Estimated cost TZS  792,702 + USD  101

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TZS 5,000
Application fee for timber exporters
TZS 512,000
Registration fee for timber exporters
TZS 5,000
Application fee for wattle and gum arabia yard registration
TZS 256,000
Registration fee for wattle yard
TZS 7,700
Transit pass fee for the lorry below 7ton
TZS 0 -
TZS  153,400 per Cubic meter
Fees for inspection of wattle
TZS 0 -
TZS  150,500 per Cubic meter
Export permit fee for wattle
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 2
This fee applies to all consignment
USD 2
for inspection
USD 0 -
USD  0.2 per ton
for variable inspection cost
Equivalent to TSH
USD 2
for fixed inspection cost
TZS 2
for fixed inspection cost
USD 15 -
USD  15 per Consignment
For phytosanitary certificate
Equivalent to TSH
TZS 5,000
Fee for certificate of origin for EAC countries
TZS 2,000
Printing cost for certificate of origin
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 2 d - 12 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2 d 12 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 7h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 4h. 15mn 11h. 55mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 11 d

Laws 11 expand_more expand_less

Tarrif book (TPA) "Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA)" But the whole tariff book shows Tanzania ports charges.
  Article Clause 33. 35
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017)
  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
Plant Protection regulation1998 Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
  Sections 58, 63, 64, 64 and Schedule 16
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)
GN-The forest (Amendment) Regulation, 2017 GN final 255 chapa The Forest (Amendment) Regulation, 2017 GN final 255 Schedule 14
The forest act, 2002 The Forest Act, 2002
  Sections 49 (ii) 50 (1) (a), 49 (ii), 50 (1) (a), 50, 51, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 77
Forest Regulations 2004 The Forest Regulations, 2003
  Sections 13, 20(1) 50 (12) (d), 20(1), 29, 50 (3), 50 (13), 50 (12) (d), 53, 54, (29)
Plant protection Act,1997 The Plant Protection Act, 1997
  Section 21
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
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