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Obtain plant import permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (3) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verification of phytosanitary certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of avocado through Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA)  (11) expand_more expand_less

Register and apply for permit
(last modified: 15/03/2021)

You can apply for this step online

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Contact details

Entity in charge

Agricultural Trade Management Information System (ATMIS)

Tel: +255 222 835 642
Email: ps@kilimo.go.tz
Website: https://atmis.kilimo.go.tz

Expected results

Submission notification
Control number (phs)


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business licence (Simple copy)
Trading licence
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (Simple copy)
For companies which are incorporated in Tanzania
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of compliance (Simple copy)
For foreign companies (companies are incorporated outside Tanzania mainland and they come in the country as branches of such foreign companies.)
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business registration certificate (Simple copy)
For registered business name
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tax Identification Number certificate (Simple copy)
For companies or registered business name
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Phytosanitary certificate from exporting country (original)
From exporting country
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Product details
scientific name, point of exit, destination, common name, date of shipment, quantity.
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Contact details
Of the applicants

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   10mn - Max.   30mn

Legal justification

1. The Plant Health Act, 2020
The Plant Health Act, 2020
Sections 21, 22
2. The Plant Protection Act, 1997
The Plant Protection Act, 1997
Section 8
3. Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
Section 48

Recourse: Ministry of Agriculture

Entity in charge

Ministry of Agriculture

Tanzania Plant Health and Pesticide Authority (TPHPA), P.O. Box 9071, Kilimo road, Temeke, Dar es Salaam
Tel: +255 222 835 642
Fax: +255 222 865 642
Email: phs@kilimo.go.tz
Website: http://www.kilimo.go.tz/index.php/en
Directions: Google maps
The office is closed during weekend and public holidays

Unit in charge

Department of Plant health services

Mon: 07:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Tue: 07:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Wed: 07:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Thu: 07:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Fri: 07:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30
The office is closed during weekend and public holidays

Person in charge

Mdili S. Katemani

Officer in charge, Plant Quarantine and Phytosanitary Services
Tel: +255 659 387 945 / +255 756 637 966
Email: katemani.sambayi@kilimo.go.tz, dancateman@gmail.com
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