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Obtain fertilizer dealer licence  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verified certificate of conformity  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain fertilizer import permit  (4) 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 9 expand_more expand_less

Tanzania Fertilizer Regulatory Authority (TFRA) (x 5)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents (x 3)
TBS Import Inspection Office (x 2)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB)
CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 2)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 4)

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Fertilizers dealer licence
Verified certificate of conformity
Fertilizer import permit
Release order
Delivery order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form for licensing of fertilizer dealer
Certificate of incorporation
Business licence
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 3)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 4)
Packing list (x 2)
Certificate of origin (import) (x 2)
Certificate of conformity
Self assessment document (TRA)
Certificate of conformity with TBS received stamp
Application form for fertilizer import permit
Verified certificate of conformity (x 3)
Import clearance permit (tbs)
TFRA control number
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 4)
TFRA receipt
Fertilizer import permit
Control number (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Invoice (TICTS)
Fertilizer import permit
Chemical import permit
Consignment for inspection
Fertilizer import permit with TFRA release stamp
Verified certificate of conformity with TBS release stamp
Certificate of origin (import) with release stamp
Shipping line invoice
Importer identitification card
Clearing and forwarding agent identification card
Release order (x 4)
Delivery order (x 4)
TPA payment note with reference number
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence
Gate in ticket (x 2)
Gate pass A

Estimated cost  USD  633

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USD 0 -
3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 0 -
1.2 % goods-value
CIF value
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
Handling fee for a 20ft container
USD 50
Documentation fee-estimate
USD 45
Delivery order fee-estimate
USD 18
Shipping service fee-estimate
USD 0 -
6 % Custom value
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 2 d - 7 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2 d 7 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 50mn 6h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 35mn 6h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 6 d

Laws 12 expand_more expand_less

Tarrif book (TPA) "Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA)" The whole tariff book shows various charges
  Article Clause 33. 35
East African Community Customs Management Act (Revised Edition 2009) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2009)
  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, 131
General goods PVoC procedures General goods PVoC procedures
  Section  24 ,  Article 4
Ocean freight tariff Ocean freight tariff
  Article Table 9
The Fertilizer (Amendments) Regulations 2017 The Fertilizer (Amendments) Regulations, 2017
  Sections 6, 7
Fertilizer regulation 2011 The Fertilizer Regulations, 2011 ninth schedule
  Sections 13 (1), 13, 48, 54
The fertilizers act No o of 2009 The fertilizers Act , 2009
  Sections 9, 13
Port service charges Act The Port Service Charges Act
  Section  8
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 212, 222, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 289, 290, 304
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
Used motorvehcle PVoC procedures Used motor vehicle PVoC procedures
  Section  4
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