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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 expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain GSP certificate of origin expand_more expand_less
Verification of goods Optional
Pay certificate fees Optional
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 15 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural Trade Management Information System (ATMIS) (x 3)
Tanzania Coffee Board (TCB) (x 3)
Online RAC application (x 2)
Mobile E payment (x 3)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission -Eastern zone-Dar es Salaam
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Ministry of Agriculture (x 2)
Tanzania Coffee Board (TCB) (Dar es Salaam Office) (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 4)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 3)
TPA Electronic Payment Portal (TePP)
Cargo System
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 2)

Results 8 expand_more expand_less

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

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

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
Commercial invoice (x 4)
Control number (TAEC)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Packing list (x 3)
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)
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
Stamped bank deposit slip
Truck registration card
Driving licence

Estimated cost TZS  75,000 +USD  82

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TZS 35,000
Certificate of radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 20 million
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 - 15d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4d 1/2 15d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 3h. 10mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 10mn 6h.
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4d 14d

Laws 14 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
Plant Protection regulation1998 Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
  Sections 58, 63, 64
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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