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Steps (15) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TAEC release at Sirari OSBP  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TCCIA release  (1) expand_more expand_less
TPHPA Phytosanitary release -Sirari OSBP  (4) expand_more expand_less
WMA release- Sirari OSPB  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 8 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent (x 2)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC)-Sirari OSBP (x 2)
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture- Sirari OSBP
Tanzania Plant Health and Pesticide Authority (TPHPA), Plant Health Services, Sirari OSBP (x 3)
Mobile E payment
Weight and Measure Agency, One Stop Border Post-Sirari
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 2)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

Stamped Assessment document (TRA)
Stamped Assessment document (TRA)
stamped simplified certificate of origin
Stamped Assessment document (TRA)
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 6)
Packing list (x 4)
Plant import permit from importing country
Food crop export permit
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 3)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 4)
Consignment (container)
EAC certificate of origin
Assessment document (TRA) (x 2)
Control number (phs)


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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate

Total Duration 1h. 45mn - 2d   expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1h. 45mn 2d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 10mn 40mn
Attention at counter: 35mn 2h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1h. 1d 1/2

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 41, 73, 75, 76, 82, 123, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 40, 89
Plant Protection regulation1998 Plant Protection Regulation, 1998 schedule 16
  Sections 2, 3), 48 (1, 63, 64
The Plant Health Act, 2020 The Plant Health Act, 2020
  Sections 21, 22, 23, 35, 38, 39
Plant protection Act,1997 The Plant Protection Act, 1997
  Sections 21, 33, 34
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Section  304
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