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Obtain certificate of inspection for timber  (6) expand_more expand_less

Inspection and grading
(last modified: 17/01/2022)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

40 mn  -  1h 15 mn
 -  0.5 day

Contact details

Entity in charge

Tanzania Forest Agency --Port section

Person in charge

Khalifa Msuya

Forest Assistant officer
Tel: +255 222 864 249
Email: mpingo@tfs.go.tz
TFS zonal contacts TFS zonal contacts

Expected results



1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
TFS official receipt (Simple copy)
All receipt for paid loyalties and fees
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Transit pass for forest produce (Simple copy)
Harvesting licence (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Buying receipt (original)
5. The Forest (Amendments) Regulations, 2017 GN final 255
The Forest (Amendments) Regulations, 2017 GN final 255
The exporter is expected to meet the obligations highlighted in the GN part 1
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Timber cargo
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Physical presence of the owner or representative

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   10mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   30mn - Max.   1h.
Waiting time until next step: Max.   0.5 day

Legal justification

1. The Forest Act, 2002
The Forest Act, 2002
Sections 60, 61
2. The Forest Regulations, 2003
The Forest Regulations, 2003
Section 50(2)

Additional information

After inspection and grading , the respective grading officer will provide report to TFS headquarter office for further processing.

Recourse: Tanzania Forest Service Agency (TFS)

Entity in charge

Tanzania Forest Service Agency (TFS)

Mpingo House, Ivory room, Nyerere Road, Box 40832, Dar Es Salaam
Tel: +255 222 864 249 / +255 222 861 873
Fax: +255 222 864 255
Email: mpingo@tfs.go.tz
Website: http://www.tfs.go.tz
Directions: Google maps
The office is closed during weekend and public holiday

Unit in charge

Complaints Department, 2nd floor

Mon: 09:00 - 14:30
Tue: 09:00 - 14:30
Wed: 09:00 - 14:30
Thu: 09:00 - 14:30
Fri: 09:00 - 14:30
The office is closed during weekend and public holiday

Person in charge

Bahati Mpomeya

Senior Human Resource Officer
Tel: +255 687 124 149
Email: malalamiko@tfs.go.tz
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