Preview & Print


Preview & Print


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Obtain animal health certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (2) expand_more expand_less
Consignment inspection  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (2) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 8 expand_more expand_less

Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries (x 4)
Mobile E payment
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 2)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 3)
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 2)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Animal health certificate
Shipping order
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application letter for export animal health certificate
Import permit for animal health
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Business licence
Certificate of incorporation
Certificate of registration of dairy stakeholders of milk and milk products
Registration certificate of meat industry stakeholders
Packing list (x 4)
Proforma invoice
Clearance certificate for meat and meat products
Clearance certificate for export of milk and milk products
Animal health certificate from the quarantine
Government bill (with control number)
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 2)
Government receipt
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Plant import permit from importing country
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Animal health certificate (x 2)
EAC certificate of origin (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (x 3)
Consignment for inspection
Animal health certificate with release stamp
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Release order (x 2)
TPA payment note
Driver details
TPA receipt
Truck registration card
Driving licence

Estimated cost USD  80

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TZS 0 -
TZS  5,000 per kg
Animal health certificate fee for meat
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 5h. 5mn - 4d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 5h. 5mn 4d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 3h. 5mn
Attention at counter: 45mn 2h. 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4h. 3d 1/2

Laws 7 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 38, 41, 73-75, 73, 74, 75, 76, 82, 123, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 187, 188, 189
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 40, 88, 89
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff Book of Port Dues and Charges (TPA) Clause 14, 29
Animal disease (animal and animal product movement control ) Amendments 2018 The Animal Disease (Animal and Animal Product movement control ) Amendments 2018 Thirteen schedule
  Section  2
The Animal Disease Act 2003 The Animal Diseases Act, 2003
  Sections 43, 44
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 212, 222, 239, 241, 252, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 304
Zoosanitary inspectorate: export and import protocols Zoosanitary inspectorate: export and import protocols
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