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Obtain food crop import permit  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain plant import permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (3) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verification of phytosanitary certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (3) 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  (7) expand_more expand_less

Pay inspection fees
(last modified: 15/03/2021)

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Entity in charge

Mobile E payment

Expected results

Mobile money text as proof of payment


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Control number (phs) (original)

Cost USD 8

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This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

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For all consignments, import certification fee:
for import certification fee
For consignments of 1 ton or less:
for inspection fee
For consignments between 1 and 1000 tones
USD 0 -
USD  0.2 per ton
for variable inspection cost
Equivalent to TSH
for fixed inspection cost
For consignments above 1000 tones
USD 0 -
USD  0.1 per ton
for variable inspection costs
Equivalent to TSH
for fixed inspection costs
If pests or signs of pests are observed in the consignment:
USD 0 -
USD  100 per Consignment
Price for treatment supervision is paid only if the pests or sign of pests are observed in the consignment. Fee may be more depending on the treatment cost
Equivalent to TSH
or  USD 0 -
USD  20 per Consignment
Price for destruction of materials or packaging material related to plant product when pests or signs of pests are observed in the consignment. Fees may be more depending on actual destruction costs.
Equivalent to Tsh
Payment methods: cash
For Mpesa, Dial *150*00# .For Tigopesa, Dial *150*01# . For Airtelmoney, Dial *150*60#. For Halopesa, Dial *150*88#. Use Paybill number 001001 (Company number) , Account number will be the control number. (The account number for both platforms is the valid control number obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture (PHS). Payments can also be made through NMB bank Account name: Revenue collection retention account, Account number: 20101000069 using the control number.

Time frame

Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
Sections 63, 64 Schedule 16

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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