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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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Obtain approval for import
(last modified: 31/03/2021)

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

Registry department (3rd 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

Mwanamwisho

Records

Expected results

Approval for import of forest products

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of identification (original)
Of a trader or representative

Legal justification

1. The Forest Act, 2002
The Forest Act, 2002
Section 51

Additional information

The approval letter for import of forest products is valid for one financial year.

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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