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Obtain fertilizer manufacturing licence  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain fertilizer dealer licence  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain fertilizer export permit  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (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

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Tanzania Fertilizer Regulatory Authority (TFRA) (x 8)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB)
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (TCCIA) (x 2)
Certificate of origin electronic management, verification and issuance.
Mobile E payment
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
TPA Electronic Payment Portal (TePP) (x 2)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 2)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

Fertilizer manufacturer licence
Fertilizers dealer licence
Fertilizer export permit
EAC certificate of origin
Shipping order
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application for licencing for sterilizing or manufacturing plant
Certificate of incorporation (x 2)
Business licence (x 3)
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 4)
Certificate of environmental impact assessment.
The inspection checklist (The fertilizer regulation 2011)
The inspection checklist (The fertilizer regulation 2011)
Plant premise
Application form for licensing of fertilizer dealer
Application form for fertilizer export permit
Fertilizer import permit
Commercial invoice (x 6)
TFRA control number
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 3)
TFRA receipt
Form for verification of origin (EAC)
Consignment for verification
Packing list (x 5)
TCCIA account numbers
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 3)
Plant import permit from importing country
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Fertilizer export permit (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 4)
Consignment for inspection
Fertilizer export permit with TFRA 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  7,000 +USD  80

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USD 0 -
USD  0.2 per ton
For application fee
TZS 5,000
Fee for certificate of origin for EAC countries
TZS 2,000
Printing cost for certificate of origin
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

Total Duration 1d 1/2 - 14d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1d 1/2 14d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 3h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 35mn 1d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 12d

Laws 8 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, 89
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff Book of Port Dues and Charges (TPA) Clause 14, 29
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 Fertilizer (Amendments) Regulations 2017 The Fertilizer (Amendments) Regulations, 2017
  Sections 6, 7, 22
Fertilizer regulation 2011 The Fertilizer Regulations, 2011
  Sections 6, 6 (1), 7, 13 (1), 13, 49, 49 (3), (3)
The fertilizers act No o of 2009 The fertilizers Act , 2009
  Sections 8, 9 (2), 9, 13, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 32, 34
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, 304
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