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(last modified: 20/09/2022)

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Contact details

Entity in charge

Agricultural Trade Management Information System (ATMIS)

Tel: +255 222 835 642
Email: ps@kilimo.go.tz
Website: https://atmis.kilimo.go.tz

Expected results

Submission notification
Control number (phs)


Required once for registration in ATMIS
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business licence (Simple copy)
Trading licence
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (Simple copy)
For companies which are incorporated in Tanzania
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business registration certificate (Simple copy)
For registered business name
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of compliance (Simple copy)
For foreign companies (companies incorporated outside Tanzania mainland and they come in the country as branches of such foreign companies.)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tax Identification Number certificate (Simple copy)
For companies or registered business name
Required for every application
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Self assessment document (TRA) (Simple copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Plant import permit from importing country (Simple copy)
From importing country which has not yet published their requirement
Eport permit from responsible regulatory authority
For plant products which have regulatory bodies

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   15mn

Legal justification

1. The Plant Protection Act, 1997
The Plant Protection Act, 1997
Section 15
2. Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
Section 58
3. The Plant Health Act, 2020
The Plant Health Act, 2020
Sections 30, 34

Additional information

For those crops which have no regulatory bodies need to submit permit from Food Security department from Ministry of Agriculture except Perishable crops no need for export permit due to its nature of perishability.

A trader will get his/her invoice through system in payment advance section

Who certified this information ?

Mdili KATEMANI, Officer incharge, 26/11/2018

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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