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Obtain plant import permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary import approval  (3) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of avocado through Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA)  (11) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural Trade Management and Information System
Mobile E payment (x 2)
Plant Health Services (PHS) (x 3)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission-Dar es salaam zonal office (x 3)
Bank (x 2)
Clearing Agent
Tanzania Revenue Authority- Julius Nyerere Airport (x 2)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Plant import permit
Radioactivity analysis certificate
Approved phytosanitary certificate
Stamped self assessment document (TRA)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Business licence
Certificate of incorporation
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Plant import permit
Control number (phs) (x 2)
Sample record form for radioactivity analysis
Bill of lading
Commercial invoice (x 2)
Control number (TAEC)
Official receipt (TAEC)
Payment advice
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Packing list
Self assessment document (TRA)
Plant import permit
Phytosanitary certificate
Fumigation certificate
Bill of lading
Packing list (x 3)
Certificate of origin
Control number (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Airway bill (x 3)
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Fertilizer import permit
Airway bill with release stamp
Fertilizer import permit with TFRA release stamp
Permission to import medicine registered product with release stamp
Phytosanitary certificate with release stamp
Importer identitification card
Handling shed invoice (x 2)
Handling shed invoice
Release order
Gate pass
Clearing agent authorization letter

Estimated cost TZS  4,035,000 +USD  13

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Plant import permit fee
TZS 35,000
Radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 20 milions
TZS 0 -
0.4 % Free On Board (FOB)
Radiation fee for consignment FOB valuesuperior to TZS 20 millions and inferiorto TZS 1 billion
TZS 4,000,000
Radiation fee for consignment with FOB value superior to 1 billion
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
of CIF
for import certification fee
for inspection fee
USD 0 -
USD  0.2 per ton
for variable inspection cost
Equivalent to TSH
for fixed inspection cost
USD 0 -
USD  0.1 per ton
for variable inspection costs
Equivalent to TSH
for fixed inspection costs
TZS 0 -
1.6 % goods-value
For domestic imported products
TZS 0 -
1.25 % goods-value
For transit imported product
TZS 0 -
18 % Custom value
Value Added Tax VAT
TZS 0 -
1.5 % Custom value
Railway development levy
TZS 0 -
0.6 % Custom value
Custom Processing Unit CPU

Total Duration 3d 1/2 - 7d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 3d 1/2 7d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 40mn 3h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 35mn 3h. 55mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 3d 6d

Laws 8 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, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 188, 235 ,  articles 74, 187, Se 73
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 39, 40, 53
Plant Protection regulation1998 Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
  Sections 16, 20, 21, 48, 49, 63, 64, 64 and schedule 16
Swissport approved terminal charges Swissport approved terminal charges
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter
The Atomic energy (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2011 The Atomic Energy (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2011 Category A
  Article Fifth schedule
The Atomic Energy Act, 2003 The Atomic Energy Act, 2002
  Sections 30, 31
Plant protection Act,1997 The Plant Protection Act, 1997
  Sections 8, 42
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