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Inspection of container
(last modified: 15/04/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

40 mn  -  65 mn
 -  0.5 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

Expected results

Stamped delivery order

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Delivery order (original)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Gate pass (Zanzibar) (original)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Verified certificate of conformity (ZBS) (original)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   10mn - Max.  15mn
Attention at counter: Min.   30mn - Max.   50mn
Waiting time until next step: Max.   0.5 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 has categorized into two which are scanning and 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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