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Obtain food registration certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Zanzibar Food and Drug Agency (ZFDA) (x 4)
The People's Bank of Zanzibar (PBZ)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Food registration certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Payment invoice (ZFDA)
PBZ Stamped banksSlip
Filled application form for registration of food
ZFDA receipt (x 2)

Estimated cost USD  265

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TZS expand_more expand_less
  • TZS Add Name Here
USD 250
Fee for registration of imported food products
USD 15
Retention fee paid annually

Total Duration 91d - 181d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 91d 181d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 45mn
Attention at counter: 15mn 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 90d 180d

Laws 3 expand_more expand_less

ZFDA Food Fees and Charges Food Fees and Charges (ZFDA)
  Section  11
Guideline for registration of pre-packed food (ZFDA) Guideline for registration of pre-packed food (ZFDA)
The Zanzibar Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, No 2 of  2006 The Zanzibar Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, No 2 of 2006
  Section  26
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