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Steps (40) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain sisal trader's licence  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain sisal exporter's licence  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain EAC certificate of origin  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain sisal inspection certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (4) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain phytosanitary certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of goods through Tanga port  (16) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 16 expand_more expand_less

Agricultural Trade Management Information System (ATMIS) (x 7)
Tanzania Sisal Board (TSB) (x 2)
Certificate of origin electronic management, verification and issuance. (x 2)
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (TCCIA) (x 2)
Mobile E payment (x 5)
Online RAC application (x 2)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission -Eastern zone-Dar es Salaam
Clearing Agent
Shipping Agents
Ministry of Agriculture (x 2)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 2)
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Tanga Customs Office (x 2)
Tanzania Ports Authority - Tanga Port (x 7)
TPA Electronic Payment Portal (TePP) (x 2)
Cargo System

Results 9 expand_more expand_less

Sisal trader's licence
Sisal exporter's licence
EAC certificate of origin
Sisal inspection certificate
Radioactivity analysis certificate
Shipping order
Phytosanitary certificate
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Sisal trader's licence
Form for verification of origin (EAC)
Consignment for verification
Packing list (x 4)
TCCIA account numbers
Stamped bank deposit slip
Control number(sisal)
Control number (TAEC)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Plant import permit from importing country (x 3)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Business licence
Certificate of incorporation
Self assessment document (TRA) (x 2)
Eport permit from responsible regulatory authority
Control number (phs)
Sisal exporter's licence (x 3)
Sisal inspection certificate (x 3)
EAC certificate of origin (x 3)
Phytosanitary certificate (x 2)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 3)
TSB payment receipt (EFD) (x 2)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 3)
Phytosanitary certificate from exporting country
Shipping order (x 3)
Container request note
Delivery note (x 3)
TPA receipt (x 3)
Assessment document (TRA)
Loading permision
Release order
TPA payment note
Driver details

Estimated cost TZS  242,000 +USD  82

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TZS 5,000
Fee for certificate of origin for EAC countries
TZS 2,000
Printing cost for certificate of origin
TZS 200,000
Fixed cost
TZS 35,000
Certificate of radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 20 million
USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
USD 0 -
USD  15 per Consignment
Phytosanitary certificate fee
Equivalent to Tshs
for export certification fee. This fee applies to all consignment
USD 0 -
USD  0.2 per ton
for variable inspection cost
Equivalent to TSH
USD 0 -
USD  0.1 per ton
for variable inspection cost
Equivalent to TSH
USD 0 -
USD  4 per ton
Weighing cost
USD 0 -
USD  4 per ton
Removal of exports
USD 0 -
USD  2 per ton
Sorting of exports
TZS 0 -
1 % goods-value
For wharfage export charges
USD 80
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 2d 1/2 - 12d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 1/2 12d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 10mn 2h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 40mn 2d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2d 1/2 10d

Laws 13 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, 76, 82, 123, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 187, 188, 189, 195, .73
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 40, 44, 45, 46, 53, 89
Plant Protection regulation1998 Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
  Sections 58, 63, 64
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff Book of Port Dues and Charges (TPA)
  Section  48
The Atomic energy (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2011 The Atomic Energy (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2011 Category A
  Article Fifth schedule
The Atomic Energy Act, 2003 The Atomic Energy Act, 2003
  Sections 30, 31
EAC Union Rules of Origin,2015 The East African Community ( EAC) Custom Union (Rules of Origin), 2015
  articles Rule 17, Rules 17 (5), Rules 17 (6)
The Plant Health Act, 2020 The Plant Health Act, 2020
  Sections 30, 34, 35, 38, 39
Plant protection Act,1997 The Plant Protection Act, 1997
  Sections 15, 21, 33, 34
The Protection from Radiation Regulations The Protection from Radiation (control of radiation contaminated food stuff) Regulations, 1998
  Sections 4 (2), 4, 7
The sisal industry regulation of 2011 The Sisal Industry Regulations of 2011
  Sections 18, 18 and 25, 18 and 19, 19
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 212, 222, 252, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 304
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