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Steps (21) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verified certificate of conformity  (2) expand_more expand_less
Verification of consignment  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Register and submit certificate of conformity for TBS verification
(last modified: 30/11/2021)

You can submit this step online

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Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

0 mn  -  15 mn
 -  2 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

TBS Services Online Application System

Tel: +255 222 450 298
Email: info@tbs.go.tz
Website: www.tbs.go.tz


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (Simple copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Product registration certificate (original)
for registered food product
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of conformity (original)
Issued at the country of origin by TBS appointed partners
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Commercial invoice (Simple copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of lading (Simple copy)
For sea transport
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Airway bill (original)
For air transport
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing list (Simple copy)

Time frame

Attention at counter: Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Max.   2 days

Legal justification

1. General goods PVoC procedures
General goods PVoC procedures
Article 4
2. The Standards Act, 2009
The Standards Act, 2009
Section 4(1)
3. Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC)
Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC)

Who certified this information ?

Flora LUVANDA, Head of import inspection section, 13/12/2018

Recourse: Tanzania Bureau of Standards (Import Inspection Office)

Entity in charge

Tanzania Bureau of Standards (Import Inspection Office)

P. O. BOX 9524, Dar es Salaam, One Stop Center building, 8th floor, Sokoine street, Dar es salaam
Tel: +255 222 450 206
Fax: +255 222 450 959
Website: http://www.tbs.go.tz/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Import inspection (TBS)

Mon: 00:01 - 00:00
Tue: 00:01 - 00:00
Wed: 00:01 - 00:00
Thu: 00:01 - 00:00
Fri: 00:01 - 00:00
Sat: 00:01 - 00:00
Sun: 00:01 - 00:00

Person in charge

Saidi Mkwawa

Import and inspection Manager
Tel: +255 222 450 206 / +255 655 876 406
Email: saidi.mkwawa@tbs.go.tz
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