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Steps (22) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain animal health certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (4) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (2) expand_more expand_less
Consignment inspection  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (2) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries (x 4)
Mobile E payment (x 2)
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (TCCIA) (x 2)
Certificate of origin electronic management, verification and issuance.
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 3)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
TPA Electronic Payment Portal (TePP)
Cargo System
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 2)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Animal health certificate
EAC certificate of origin
Shipping order
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application letter for export animal health certificate
Import permit for animal health
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Business licence
Certificate of incorporation
Certificate of registration of dairy stakeholders of milk and milk products
Registration certificate of meat industry stakeholders
Fumigation certificate
Packing list (x 5)
Proforma invoice
Clearance certificate for meat and meat products
Clearance certificate for export of milk and milk products
Animal health certificate
Government bill (with control number)
Mobile money text as proof of payment
Government receipt
Form for verification of origin (EAC)
Consignment for verification
Commercial invoice (x 4)
TCCIA account numbers
Stamped bank deposit slip
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Plant import permit from importing country
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Animal health certificate (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 3)
Consignment for inspection
Animal health certificate with release stamp
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Release order (x 2)
TPA payment note
Driver details
TPA receipt
Stamped bank deposit slip
Truck registration card
Driving licence

Estimated cost TZS  7,000 +USD  80

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TZS 0 -
TZS  5,000 per kg
Animal health certificate fee for meat
TZS 5,000
Fee for certificate of origin for EAC countries
TZS 2,000
Printing cost for certificate of origin
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
TZS 0 -
1 % goods-value
For wharfage export charges
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 6h. 20mn - 6d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 6h. 20mn 6d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 3h. 20mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 55mn 6h. 5mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4h. 4d

Laws 8 expand_more expand_less

East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2017) East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
  Sections 38, 41, 73-75, 73, 74, 75, 76, 82, 123, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 40, 44, 45, 46, 53, 88, 89
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff Book of Port Dues and Charges (TPA) Clause 14, 29
Animal disease (animal and animal product movement control ) Amendments 2018 The Animal Disease (Animal and Animal Product movement control ) Amendments 2018 Thirteen schedule
  Section  2
The Animal Disease Act 2003 The Animal Diseases Act, 2003
  Sections 43, 44
EAC Union Rules of Origin,2015 The East African Community ( EAC) Custom Union (Rules of Origin), 2015
  articles Rule 17, Rules 17 (5), Rules 17 (6)
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 212, 222, 239, 241, 252, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 304
Zoosanitary inspectorate: export and import protocols Zoosanitary inspectorate: export and import protocols
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