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Steps (8) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Transit of goods  (5) expand_more expand_less
At exit point  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 3 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 4)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Commercial invo
Packing list (x 2)
Tax Identification Number certificate
Bill of lading (x 2)
Commercial invoice
TANSAD, Assessment form (TRA)
Release order (x 2)
Movement Sheet (IM4) (x 2)
Transit document (T1) (x 3)
Consignment (container)
Stamped movement sheet


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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
of CIF

Total Duration 2h. 5mn - 1d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2h. 5mn 1d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 45mn 1h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 20mn 2h.
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d

Laws 2 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 85-87, 87, 147, 148
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Section  104
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