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Obtain "tbs" quality mark and tested products certificate (Initial)  (10) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) (x 8)
Mobile E payment (x 2)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Tested products certificate
"tbs" quality mark licence

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Inquiry letter
Application form for licence (TBS)
Business licence
Sketch location of the premise
Manufacturer process flowchart
List of testing equipments
Label artwork
Source of raw material documents
Introduction letter from Small Industry and Development Organization (SIDO)
Assessment report from Small Industry and Development Organization (SIDO) (original)
TBS debit advice (x 2)
Stamped bank deposit slip
Mobile money text as proof of payment (x 2)
Inspection evaluation form
Inspection evaluation form
Stamped bank deposit slip
TBS receipt

Estimated cost TZS  100,000

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TZS  5,000 per page
TZS 100,000
Pre-licence inspection fee

Total Duration 31d - 45d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 31d 45d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 45mn
Attention at counter: 4h. 20mn 1h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 30d 44d

Laws 2 expand_more expand_less

The Standards Act, 2009 The Standards Act, 2009
  Sections 23, 24
The Standards Acts Regulation, 2009 The Standards Acts Regulations, 2009
  Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16
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