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Obtain certificate of registration of importers of forest products  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of registration for timber yard  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of inspection of forest products  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain plant import permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
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Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verification of phytosanitary certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Custom clearance  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain transit pass (TP) for forest produce  (4) expand_more expand_less
Verification of consignment  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Submit application documents
(last modified: 31/03/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

5 mn  -  15 mn
0.5 day  -  2 days

Contact details

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

Licence section, room C (1st 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

Khalifa Msuya

Forest Assistant officer
Tel: +255 222 864 249
Email: mpingo@tfs.go.tz
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Expected results

Notification of inspection

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Timber export permit (Simple copy)
From exporting country
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Phytosanitary certificate (import) (Simple copy)
From exporting country
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of origin
From exporting country
4.
Conveyance licence (Simple copy)
From exporting country

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  5mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   0.5 day - Max.   2 days

Legal justification

1. The Forest Act, 2002
The Forest Act, 2002
Sections 49(ii)50(1)(a), 58, 59
2. The Forest Regulations, 2003
The Forest Regulations, 2003
Section 20(1)50(12)(d)

Additional information

Application of export and import permit can be done in any zonal offices depending on exit point

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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