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Steps (24) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (3) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain verified certificate of conformity  (2) expand_more expand_less
Verification of consignment  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 12 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Online RAC application (x 2)
Mobile E payment (x 2)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 4)
Bank (x 3)
TBS Services Online Application System (x 2)
CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION
Tanzania Revenue Authority-Headquarters (x 2)
Shipping Agents (x 2)
TPA Electronic Payment Portal (TePP)
Cargo System
Tanzania Ports Authority-Dar es salaam (x 3)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Radioactivity analysis certificate
Verification notification
Release order
Delivery order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Tax Identification Number certificate
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Control number (TAEC)
Certificate of conformity (x 3)
Certificate of origin (x 2)
Control number (TRA)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 3)
Product registration certificate
Packing list (x 2)
Invoice (TICTS)
Consignment for verification (x 2)
Certificate of conformity with TBS release stamp
Certificate of origin with release stamp (x 2)
Stamped Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Shipping line invoice
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 2)
Importer identitification card
Clearing and forwarding agent identification card
Release order (x 4)
Delivery order (x 4)
TPA payment note
Driver details
Truck registration card
Driving licence
Gate in ticket (x 2)
Identity card
Gate pass 'A'

Estimated cost TZS  35,000 +USD  594

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TZS expand_more expand_less
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USD 0 -
3 % Cost, Insurance and Freight or Custom value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
TZS 35,000
Radiation fee for consignment with FOB value inferior to TZS 10 milions
TZS 0 -
1.6 % Custom value
For imported products
TZS 0 -
1.5 % Custom value
Railway Development Levy RDL
TZS 0 -
0.6 % Free On Board (FOB)
Custom Processing Charge CPC
TZS 0 -
18 % Custom value
Value added tax VAT
USD 240
Handling fee for a 20ft container
USD 50
Documentation fee-estimate
USD 18
Shipping service fee-estimate
USD 6
Corridor levy
USD 20
Handling fee for 20ft container
USD 160
Handling fee for a 20ft container
USD 100
Handling fee for a 20ft container

Total Duration 2h. 45mn - 3d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2h. 45mn 3d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 5h.
Attention at counter: 2h. 30mn 6h. 30mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 2d

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 2, 33, 34, 38, 41, 125, 126, 127, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 188, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 39, 40, 53, 131 ,  articles 39, 40
General goods PVoC procedures General goods PVoC procedures
  Article 4
Ocean freight tariff Ocean freight tariff
  Article Table 9
Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter
Tarrif book (TPA) Tariff Book of Port Dues and Charges (TPA) Clause 39, 40, 42
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
The Protection from Radiation Regulations The Protection from Radiation (control of radiation contaminated food stuff) Regulations, 1998
  Sections 4 (2), 4
The Standards Act, 2009 The Standards Act, 2009
  Section  4 (1)
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 210, 222, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 304
The value added tax Act, 2014 The Value Added Tax Act, 2014
  Section  3
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