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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 2)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated 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 (ZBS)
Certificate of origin
Packing list
Commercial invoice
Bill of lading
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Certificate of conformity (ZBS)
Bill of lading (x 4)
Packing list (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Verified certificate of conformity (ZBS) (x 2)
Import permit (ZFDA)
Import declaration form
Tax payment slip
PBZ Bank Slip
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
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 -
1 % Custom value
Wharfage charges
TZS 0 -
18 % Custom value
if the trader has registered for VAT
TZS 0 -
0.6 % Custom value
custom processing unit
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 1h. 10mn - 1d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1h. 10mn 1d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 1h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 50mn 2h.
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d

Laws 6 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
  Sections 3 (1), 4 (1)
Zanzibar Ports Corporation Act, No 1.1997 Zanzibar Ports Corporation Act, No 1.1997
  Section  55
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