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Pre-clearance documentation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TBS batch certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of meat through Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA)  (9) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 8 expand_more expand_less

Handling shed (x 5)
Clearing Agent
TBS Services Online Application System (x 3)
Mobile E payment
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (Import Inspection Office)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority- Julius Nyerere Airport (x 3)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Import clearance permit (tbs)
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Payment advice
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Commercial invoice
Packing list
Tax Identification Number certificate
Provision permits for entry of imported goods
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Export certificate (vehicle)
Bill of lading
Packing list (x 3)
TBS debit advice
Clearance certificate for meat and meat products (x 2)
Animal health certificate (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 2)
Batch certificate
Certificate of origin (x 2)
Control number (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 3)
Airway bill (x 3)
Clearance certificate for meat products with release stamp (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate with release stamp (x 2)
Batch certificate with release stamp (x 2)
Animal health certificate with release stamp (x 2)
Certificate of origin with release stamp (x 2)
Release order
Handling shed invoice
Gate pass
Clearing agent authorization letter

Estimated cost TZS  630,000

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USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
of CIF
TZS 350,000
Motor vehicle inspection fee
TZS 100,000
Inspection fee
TZS 0 -
TZS  0.2 per Cost, Insurance and Freight or custom value
Batch certification fee
Varies subject to type of product
TZS 30,000
Service fee
TZS 150,000
Physical verification fee
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18 % Custom value
Value Added Tax VAT
TZS 0 -
1.5 % Custom value
Railway development levy
TZS 0 -
0.6 % Custom value
Custom Processing Fee CPF

Total Duration 1d 1/2 - 4d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 4d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 2h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 45mn 2h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4h. 3d 1/2

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

Destination inspection procedure for general goods Destination inspection procedure for general goods
  Sections A, C, D, F
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
  Sections 2, 33, 34, 38, 41, 125, 126, 127, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 188, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 39, 40, 53, 131
Batch certification regulation The Standards (Compulsory Batch Certification of Imports) Regulations, 2009
  Sections 3 (1), 4 (1-2), 10, 12 c, d
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
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