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Obtain green coffee export licence  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain coffee export approval  (2) expand_more expand_less
Registered Exporter System (REX system) certificate of origin  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain GSP certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain International Coffee Organization (ICO) certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (2) expand_more expand_less
Consignment inspection  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (2) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 18 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural Trade Management Information System (ATMIS) (x 3)
Tanzania Coffee Board (TCB) (x 3)
Registered Exporter System
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 5)
Online RAC application (x 2)
Mobile E payment (x 4)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission -Eastern zone-Dar es Salaam
Certificate of origin electronic management, verification and issuance. (x 2)
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (TCCIA) (x 2)
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Ministry of Agriculture (x 2)
Tanzania Coffee Board (TCB) (Dar es Salaam Office) (x 3)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 3)
TPA Electronic Payment Portal (TePP)
Cargo System
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 2)

Results 10 expand_more expand_less

Green coffee export licence
Coffee export approval
Rex registration number
Radioactivity analysis certificate
GSP certificate of origin
Shipping order
Phytosanitary certificate
Stamped (ICO) certificate of origin
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Release order

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Memorandum and articles of association
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Business licence (x 2)
Tax clearance certificate
Agreement/letter naming a licenced coffee liquorer
Contract of approved coffee trader
Paid up capital
Coloured passport size photo
Application form for a permit to export coffee
Filled application form for registered exporter
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 3)
Commercial invoice (x 5)
Control number (TAEC)
Verification form (TCCIA)
Packing list (x 4)
TCCIA account numbers
Bank deposit slip
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 2)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Plant import permit from importing country (x 3)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Self assessment document (TRA) (x 3)
Eport permit from responsible regulatory authority
Control number (phs)
Coffee export approval (x 2)
Control number (tcb)
Typed International Coffee Organization (ICO)
Typed International Coffee Organization (ICO) with serial number
Coffee export approval with serial number
Typed (ICO) certificate of origin with TRA stamp
Coffee export approval with TRA stamp (x 3)
Self assessment document (TRA)
Draft bill of lading
Stamped (ICO) certificate of origin (x 2)
GSP certificate of origin
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 4)
Consignment for inspection
Coffee export approval with release stamp
Phytosanitary certificate with release stamp
Radioactivity analysis certificate with release stamp
Release order (x 2)
TPA payment note
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence

Estimated cost TZS  102,000 +USD  82

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TZS 35,000
Certificate of radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 20 million
TZS 25,000
For certificate of origin for Generalised system of Preferences GSP and certificate of India DFTPS , If FOB value as per SBE/invoice is less than Tsh 10,000,000
TZS 2,000
Printing cost for certificate of origin
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 0 -
USD  15 per Consignment
Phytosanitary certificate fee
Equivalent to Tshs
for export certification fee. This fee applies to all consignment
USD 0 -
USD  0.2 per ton
for variable inspection cost
Equivalent to TSH
USD 0 -
USD  0.1 per ton
for variable inspection cost
Equivalent to TSH
TZS 40,000
ICO certificate fee
TZS 0 -
1 % goods-value
For wharfage export charges
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 4d 1/2 - 17d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4d 1/2 17d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 30mn 3h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 30mn 1d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4d 15d

Laws 16 expand_more expand_less

Coffee Industry Regulations 2013 Coffee Industry Regulations, 2013
  Sections 26, 27, 31, 44 (1-4), 44, 49
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
  Sections 38, 41, 73, 74, 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, 44, 45, 46, 53, 89
GSP list of Beneficiaries GSP list of Beneficiaries
Plant Protection regulation1998 Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
  Sections 58, 63, 64
Registered exporter system rex guidance document Registered Exporter System (REX) guidance document
  Sections 3.8, 3.2, 3.1, 4.2, 4.1.3
Rules for the application of a system of certificate of origin Rules for the application of a system of certificate of origin
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff Book of Port Dues and Charges (TPA) Clause 14, 29
The Atomic energy (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2011 The Atomic Energy (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2011 Category A
  Article Fifth schedule
The Atomic Energy Act, 2003 The Atomic Energy Act, 2003
  Sections 30, 31
Coffee industry act,2001 The Coffee Industry Act, 2001
  Sections 12, 14, 18, 19
The Plant Health Act, 2020 The Plant Health Act, 2020
  Sections 30, 34, 35, 38, 39
Plant protection Act,1997 The Plant Protection Act, 1997
  Sections 15, 21, 33, 34
The Protection from Radiation Regulations The Protection from Radiation (control of radiation contaminated food stuff) Regulations, 1998
  Sections 4 (2), 4, 7
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 212, 222, 239, 241, 252, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 304
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