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Steps (12) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of avocado through Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA)  (11) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 5 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Tanzania Revenue Authority- Julius Nyerere Airport (x 2)
Handling shed (x 3)
National Microfinance Bank (NMB)

Results 0 expand_more expand_less


Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Commercial invoice (x 4)
Packing list (x 3)
Tax Identification Number certificate
Certificate of origin
Control number (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Airway bill (x 3)
Fertilizer import permit
Airway bill with release stamp
Fertilizer import permit with TFRA release stamp
Permission to import medicine registered product with release stamp
Phytosanitary certificate with release stamp
Importer identitification card
Handling shed invoice (x 2)
Handling shed invoice
Release order
Gate pass


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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
of CIF
TZS 0 -
1.6 % goods-value
For domestic imported products
TZS 0 -
1.25 % goods-value
For transit imported product
TZS 0 -
18 % Custom value
Value Added Tax VAT
TZS 0 -
1.5 % Custom value
Railway development levy
TZS 0 -
0.6 % Custom value
Custom Processing Unit CPU

Total Duration 1h.  - 7h. 10mn  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1h. 7h. 10mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 1h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 45mn 1h. 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 4h.

Laws 3 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 2, 33, 34, 38, 41, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 188, 235 ,  articles 74, 187, Se 73
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 39, 40, 53
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