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Pre-clearance documentation  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verified certificate of roadworthiness  (2) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Verification of consignment  (2) 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

Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents (x 3)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 4)
TBS Services Online Application System (x 2)
Bank (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
TPA Intergated Electronic Payment System Portal
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 4)
Cargo System

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Verification notification
Release order
Delivery order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 3)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Packing list (x 2)
Certificate of roadworthiness
Self assessment document (TRA)
Inspection vehicle sheet (x 3)
Export certificate( vehicle) (x 2)
Verified certificate of roadworthiness (x 3)
Control number (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Certificate of roadworthiness with TBS release stamp
Shipping line invoice
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 4)
Importer identitification card
Clearing and forwarding agent identification card
Release order (x 4)
Delivery order (x 4)
TPA payment note
Driver details
TPA receipt (x 3)
Driving licence
Gate in ticket (x 2)
Gate pass 'A' Manifest Cargo

Estimated cost USD  399

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TZS expand_more expand_less
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3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 50
Documentation fee-estimate
USD 45
Delivery order fee-estimate
USD 18
Shipping service fee-estimate
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 1d 1/2 - 7d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 7d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 45mn 4h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 5mn 5h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 5d

Laws 11 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
General goods PVoC procedures General goods PVoC procedures
Ocean freight tariff Ocean freight tariff
  Article Table 9
Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC)
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff book of port dues and charges (TPA)
Port service charges Act The Port Service Charges Act
  Section  8
The Standards Act, 2009 The Standards Act, 2009
  Section  4 (1)
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 210, 214, 222, 287, 304
TRA taxes and duties at glance 2018/ 2019 TRA taxes and duties at glance 2018/ 2019
  Sections 11, 12, 16, 19
Used motorvehcle PVoC procedures Used motor vehicle PVoC procedures
  articles 4, 5
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