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Steps (33) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain registration certificate of premises for cosmetics  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain cosmetics registration certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verified certificate of conformity  (2) 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 8 expand_more expand_less

TBS Services Online Application System (x 7)
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) (x 4)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 3)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Premise registration permit
Product registration certificate
Release order
Delivery order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Tax Identification Number certificate (x 4)
Business licence (x 2)
Premise layout sketch
Sketch location (goggle map)
TBS invoice (x 2)
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 4)
Non manufacturer's premises initial checklist
Certificate of analysis of products
Material safety data sheet
Product label or picture
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Packing list (x 3)
Certificate of origin (x 2)
Self assessment document (TRA)
Product registration certificate
Certificate of conformity
Verified certificate of conformity (x 2)
Assessment document (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Invoice (TICTS)
Permission to import cosmetics
Consignment for verification
Permission to import cosmetics with release stamp
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Verified certificate of conformity with TBS release stamp
Shipping line invoice
Importer identitification card
Clearing and forwarding agent identification card
Release order (x 4)
Delivery order (x 4)
TPA revenue invoice
Driver details
Truck registration card
Driving licence
Gate in ticket (x 2)
Cargo to be collected and inspected
Gate pass 'A' Manifest Cargo

Estimated cost TZS  650,000 + USD  639

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TZS 150,000
Premise registration fee for retail cosmetics shops
TZS 500,000
Registration fee
USD 0 -
3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
TZS 0 -
1.6 % Custom value
For imported 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
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 1 d - 3 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 3 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 5h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 40mn 8h. 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 2 d

Laws 9 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 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, 53, 131 ,  articles 39, 40
General goods PVoC procedures General goods PVoC procedures
  Article 4
Ocean freight tariff Ocean freight tariff
  Article Table 9
Premise registration Premises registration fees (TBS)
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA) Clause 39, 40, 42
The Finance Act, 2019 The Finance Act, 2019
  Section  17
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 210, 222, 286, 287, 304 ,  Article 287
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
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