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Obtain "tbs" quality mark and tested products certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) 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
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 15 expand_more expand_less

Tanzania Bureau of Standards-Portal (x 2)
Mobile E payment (x 5)
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS)
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (TCCIA) (x 2)
Certificate of origin electronic management, verification and issuance.
Online RAC application (x 4)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission -Eastern zone-Dar es Salaam
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
TPA Electronic Payment Portal (TePP) (x 2)
Bank
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 2)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission-Zanzibar office

Results 7 expand_more expand_less

Tested products certificate
"tbs" quality mark licence
EAC certificate of origin
Radioactivity analysis certificate
Shipping order
Release order
Radioactivity analysis certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Business licence
Sketch location of the premise
Manufacturer process flowchart
List of testing equipments
Label artwork
Source of raw material documents
Introduction letter from Small Industry and Development Organization (SIDO)
Assessment report from Small Industry and Development Organization (SIDO) (original)
TBS debit advice (x 2)
Customer complaint handling procedure
Maintenance schedule
Quality control
Reject control
Form for verification of origin (EAC)
Consignment for verification
Packing list (x 5)
TCCIA account numbers
Stamped bank deposit slip
Control number (TAEC) (x 2)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Plant import permit from importing country
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
EAC certificate of origin (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 4)
Consignment for inspection
Radioactivity analysis certificate with release stamp
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Release order (x 2)
TPA payment note
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence

Estimated cost TZS  377,000 +USD  80

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TZS 300,000
Inspection fee
TZS 5,000
Fee for certificate of origin for EAC countries
TZS 2,000
Printing cost for certificate of origin
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
TZS 0 -
1 % goods-value
For wharfage export charges
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container
TZS 35,000
Certificate of radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 20 million

Total Duration 2d  - 7d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 7d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 2h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 25mn 1d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 1/2 5d

Laws 12 expand_more expand_less

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
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
EAC Union Rules of Origin,2015 The East African Community ( EAC) Custom Union (Rules of Origin), 2015
  articles Rule 17, Rules 17 (5), Rules 17 (6)
The Protection from Radiation Regulations The Protection from Radiation (control of radiation contaminated food stuff) Regulations, 1998
  Sections 4 (2), 4, 7
The Standards (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2021 The Standards (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2021 form 11
  Sections 3
The Standards Act, 2009 The Standards Act, 2009
  Sections 23, 24
The Standards Acts Regulation, 2009 The Standards Acts Regulations, 2009
  Sections 4, 6, 8, 16
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, 289, 290, 304
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