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Steps (15) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verified certificate of conformity  (3) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (10) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 7 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents (x 2)
Zanzibar Bureau of Standards (ZBS) (x 3)
Tanzania Custom Integrated System (x 2)
The People's Bank of Zanzibar (PBZ) (x 2)
Zanzibar Ports Corporation (head office) (x 3)
TANZANIA REVENUE AUTHORITY - ZANZIBAR PORTS CUSTOMS OFFICE (x 2)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Verified certificate of conformity (ZBS)
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Certificate of conformity
Certificate of origin
Packing list (ZBS)
Commercial invoice
Bill of lading
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Certificate of conformity
Packing list (ZBS) (x 3)
Commercial invoice (x 4)
Bill of lading (x 5)
verified certificate of conformity
Consignment for verification
Verified certificate of conformity (ZBS) (x 2)
Import permit (ZFDA)
Import declaration form
Tax payment slip
PBZ Bank Slip
Authorization letter
Profoma invoice (ZPC)
PBZ Stamped banksSlip
Delivery order (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Gate pass (x 2)
Stamped delivery order

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TZS 0 -
0.3 % goods-value
TZS 0 -
18 %
Value Added Tax
USD 0 -
USD  90 per container
Fee for a full container 20ft
USD 0 -
USD  50 per container
Fee for a full container load 20ft

Total Duration 2 d - 5 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2 d 5 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 1h. 35mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 5mn 2h. 30mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 4 d

Laws 7 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, 38, 41, 73, 74, 75, 76, 82, 123, 125, 126, 127, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 88, 89, 131
Tarrif book of port duties and charges (ZPC) Tariff book of port duties and charges (ZPC)
  articles Clause 11, Clause 11 (1)
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
The Zanzibar Standards (Certification) Regulations, 2014  (Made Under Section 36) The Zanzibar Standards (Certification) Regulations, 2014 (Made Under Section 36)
  Sections 3 (1), 4 (1), 5 (1)
The Zanzibar Standard Act The Zanzibar Standards Act, 2011
Zanzibar Ports Corporation Act, No 1.1997 Zanzibar Ports Corporation Act, No 1.1997
  Section  55
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