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Inspection of container
(last modified: 17/02/2020)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

30 mn  -  45 mn
0.5 day  -  1 day

Contact details

Entity in charge

TANZANIA REVENUE AUTHORITY - ZANZIBAR PORTS CUSTOMS OFFICE

Mlandege Road,, Zanzibar
Tel: +255 242 232 923
Email: trazanzibar@tra.go.tz
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

PORTS CUSTOMS OFFICES (TRA) - zanzibar

Mon: 00:01 - 00:00
Tue: 00:01 - 00:00
Wed: 00:01 - 00:00
Thu: 00:01 - 00:00
Fri: 00:01 - 00:00
Sat: 00:01 - 00:00
Sun: 00:01 - 00:00

Person in charge

Custom officer (TRA-Zanzibar)

Tel: +255 743 266 388
Email: trazanzibar@tra.go.tz

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Stamped delivery order (Simple copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Verified certificate of conformity (ZBS) (original)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Gate pass (Zanzibar) (Simple copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of lading (Simple copy)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Commercial invoice (Simple copy)
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Packing list (Simple copy)
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Consignment (container)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   10mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   20mn - Max.   30mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   0.5 day - Max.   1 day

Legal justification

1. East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised Edition 2019)
Sections 73, 74, 75, 76, 82, 123, 187, 188

Additional information

Container inspection cab be done either by scanning container or physical inspection. Also there is a direct release (no examination) for raw materials and diplomatic cargo

Recourse: Tanzania Revenue Authority - Zanzibar Head quarter

Entity in charge

Tanzania Revenue Authority - Zanzibar Head quarter

Mlandege Road, Zanzibar
Tel: +255 242 232 923
Email: trazanzibar@tra.go.tz
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Taxpayer's services and education unit, Room. 105

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

Person in charge

Shuweikha Salum Khalfan

Senior Taxpayer's Services and Education
Tel: +255 242 232 923
Email: trazanzibar@tra.go.tz, skhalfan@tra.go.tz
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