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Consignment inspection and stuffing
(last modified: 12/11/2021)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters

Mapato house, Edward Sokoine Drive, Mchafukoge, Ilala CBD, P.O. Box 11491, Dar Es Salaam
Tel: +255 222 119 591
Fax: +255 222 126 908
Email: info@tra.go.tz
Website: www.tra.go.tz
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Wharf Department, 2nd floor

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Wharf Inspection officer

Tel: +255 222 111 180
Email: wkantabula@tra.go.tz

Expected results

Coffee export approval with release stamp
Phytosanitary certificate with release stamp
Radioactivity analysis certificate with release stamp
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Sealed container

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (Simple copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Typed International Coffee Organization (ICO) certificate of origin (Simple copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Coffee export approval with TRA stamp (original)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Phytosanitary certificate (original)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Radioactivity analysis certificate (original)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Shipping order (Simple copy)
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing list (original)
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Commercial invoice (original)
9. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Consignment for inspection
10. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence of clearing agent

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  5mn
Attention at counter: Min.   20mn - Max.   30mn

Legal justification

1. East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
Section 41
2. East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
Sections 44, 45, 46, 53
3. The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
Sections 239, 241

Additional information

The verification officer will witness the stuffing (loading) of the container. Upon successful verification, a customs seal is used to lock the container and the verification officer will give the consignment an online release on TRA TANCIS system.

Who certified this information ?

Julieth  KIDEMI, Manager taxpayer service and education - customs, 07/11/2018

Recourse: Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters

Entity in charge

Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters

Mapato house, Edward Sokoine Drive, Mchafukoge, Ilala CBD, P.O. Box 11491, Dar Es Salaam
Tel: +255 222 119 591
Fax: +255 222 126 908
Email: info@tra.go.tz
Website: www.tra.go.tz
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Taxpayer's Services and Education department

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Office is closed on public holiday

Person in charge

Richard Kayombo

Director for Taxpayer Services and Education
Tel: 0800 750 075 / 0800 780 078
Email: huduma@tra.go.tz, services@tra.go.tz
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