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Obtain registration certificate of premises for food stuff  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration certificate of meat industry stakeholders  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain clearance certificate for meat and meat products  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (3) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TBS batch certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Physical release of consignment  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 11 expand_more expand_less

TBS Services Online Application System (x 5)
Mobile E payment (x 5)
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) (x 2)
Tanzania Meat Board (TMB) (x 6)
Online RAC application (x 2)
Clearing Agent
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 3)
Bank
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (Import Inspection Office)
Tanzania Revenue Authority- Julius Nyerere Airport (x 3)
Handling shed (x 2)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

Premise registration permit
Registration certificate of meat industry stakeholders
Clearance certificate for meat and meat products
Radioactivity analysis certificate
Import clearance permit (tbs)
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Tax Identification Number certificate (x 3)
Business licence (x 2)
Premise layout sketch
Sketch location (goggle map)
TBS debit advice
Stamped bank deposit slip
Mobile money text as proof of payment
Non manufacturer's premises initial checklist
Stakeholders registration application form
Certificate of incorporation
Coloured passport size photo
Invoice (TMB) (x 2)
CRDB stamped bank slip.
CRDB bank slip
Payment receipt (tmb) (x 2)
Application form for meat and meat products
Commercial invoice (x 5)
Packing list (x 4)
CRDB bank slip
Bill of lading (x 2)
Control number (TAEC)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Clearance certificate for meat and meat products (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 2)
Certificate of origin (x 2)
Import clearance permit (tbs)
Control number (TRA)
Provision permits for entry of imported goods
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 4)
Export certificate (vehicle)
TBS debit advice
Airway bill (x 3)
Import clearance permit (tbs)
Clearance certificate for meat products with release stamp (x 2)
Import clearance permit (tbs) with release stamp (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate with release stamp (x 2)
Certificate of origin with release stamp (x 2)
Release order
Handling shed invoice
Gate pass

Estimated cost TZS  967,000

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TZS 200,000
Food registration fee for supermarket and tourist hotels large scale
TZS 2,000
Application fee for meat products stakeholders
TZS 100,000
Registration fee for meat products stakeholders
TZS 0 -
1 % Free On Board (FOB)
Clearance certificate fee for meat
TZS 35,000
Radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 10 milions
USD 0 -
3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
TZS 0 -
18 % Custom value
Value Added Tax VAT
TZS 0 -
1.5 % Custom value
Railway Development Levy RDL
TZS 0 -
0.6 % Custom value
Custom Processing Fee CPF
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
TZS 0
Varies subject to type of product
TZS 30,000
Service fee
TZS 150,000
Physical verification fee

Total Duration 2d 1/2 - 7d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 1/2 7d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 2h. 40mn
Attention at counter: 4h. 25mn 4h. 25mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 1/2 6d

Laws 14 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
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter
Meat Industry (import and export of livestock, meat and meat products), 2014 Tanzania Meat and Meat Products Industry Regulations, 2014
  Sections 4, 7, 8
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
The Finance Act, 2019 The Finance Act, 2019
  Section  17
The Meat Industry Act, 2006 The Meat Industry Act, 2006
  Sections 17, 17 (2), 20, 26 (b)
The Protection from Radiation Regulations The Protection from Radiation (control of radiation contaminated food stuff) Regulations, 1998
  Sections 4 (2), 4
Batch certification regulation The Standards (Compulsory Batch Certification of Imports) Regulations, 2009
  Sections 3 (1), 4 (1-2), 10, 12 c, d
The Standards (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2021 The Standards (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2021
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Section  304
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
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