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Obtain certificate of registration for exporters of forest products  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of registration for wattle and gum arabia  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain transit pass (TP) for forest produce  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain wattle and gum arabia export permit  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (4) 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

Inspection of consignment
(last modified: 17/01/2022)

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


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
TFS official receipt (Simple copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Transit pass for forest produce (Simple copy)
Harvesting licence (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Wattle consignment
5. 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.

Legal justification

1. The Forest Act, 2002
The Forest Act, 2002
Section 60
2. The Forest Regulations, 2003
The Forest Regulations, 2003
Section 50(3)

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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