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Obtain TRA self assessment document
(last modified: 07/12/2021)

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Contact details

Entity in charge

Tanzania Custom Intergrated System

Tel: +0800 750 075 / +0800 780 078
Email: info@tra.go.tz
Website: https://customs.tra.go.tz
The office is open 24 hours of 7 days in a week

Expected results

Self assessment document (TRA)


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (Simple copy)
It should be in the letter head of the company, allowing the authorized representative to act on behalf of the trader.
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tax Identification Number certificate (Simple copy)
For companies or registered business names
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Commercial invoice (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing list (original)

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   10mn - Max.   15mn

Legal justification

1. East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
Sections 33, 34, 235
2. East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
Sections 39, 40

Additional information

TRA self assessment document is required when applying for TBS batch certificate or verification of certificate of conformity. For products which do not require batch certificate, it is not mandatory to apply for TRA assessment document before clearance process commences.

Recourse: Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters

Entity in charge

Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters

Mapato house, Edward Sokoine Drive, Mchafukoge, Ilala CBD, P.O. Box 11491, Dar Es Salaam
Tel: +255 222 119 591
Fax: +255 222 126 908
Email: info@tra.go.tz
Website: www.tra.go.tz
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Taxpayer's Services and Education department

Mon: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Office is closed on public holiday

Person in charge

Richard Kayombo

Director for Taxpayer Services and Education
Tel: 0800 750 075 / 0800 780 078
Email: huduma@tra.go.tz, services@tra.go.tz
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