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Obtain registration certificate of premises for food stuff  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain food registration certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain radioactivity analysis certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TBS PVOC release  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TAEC release  (1) expand_more expand_less
Physical verification of consignment  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain release permission for consignment  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 8 expand_more expand_less

TBS Services Online Application System (x 6)
Mobile E payment (x 3)
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) (x 4)
Clearing Agent
Online RAC application (x 2)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (Head Office)
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

Premise registration permit
Product registration certificate
Radioactivity analysis certificate
Assessment document with TBS stamp
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Tax Identification Number certificate (x 4)
Business licence (x 2)
Premise layout sketch
Sketch location (goggle map)
TBS debit advice (x 2)
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 2)
Mobile money text as proof of payment
Non manufacturer's premises initial checklist
Certificate of analysis of products
Material safety data sheet
Product label or picture
Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 3)
Commercial invoice (x 3)
Control number (TAEC)
Sample label
Packing list (x 2)
Warehouse declarations Note (IM4)
Declaration of particulars relating to customer values (Form C36)
Cargo manifest (C2)
Certificate of conformity (x 2)
Assessment document (TRA) (x 4)
Road consignment note (x 2)
Proforma invoice
Radioactivity analysis certificate
Consignment (container)
Stamped packing list
Stamped invoice (tmb)
TRA border dispatch

Estimated cost TZS  4,835,000

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TZS 200,000
Food registration fee for supermarket and tourist hotels large scale
TZS 600,000
Registration fee for meat and meat products
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 -
0.4 % Free On Board (FOB)
Radiation fee for consignment FOB valuesuperior to TZS 10 millions and inferiorto TZS 1 billion
TZS 4,000,000
Radiation fee for consignment with FOB value superior to 1 billion

Total Duration 16d - 24d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 16d 24d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 45mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 20mn 4h. 10mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 16d 23d

Laws 12 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 33, 34, 41, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 188, 235
East African Community Customs Management Regulations (2010) East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 39, 40
General goods PVoC procedures General goods PVoC procedures
  Article ART4
Premise registration Premises registration fees (TBS)
Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Service Charter
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 Finance Act, 2019 The Finance Act, 2019
  Sections 17, 21
The Protection from Radiation Regulations The Protection from Radiation (control of radiation contaminated food stuff) Regulations, 1998
  Sections 4 (2), 4, 7
The Standards (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2021 The Standards (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2021
The Standards Act, 2009 The Standards Act, 2009
  Section  4 (1)
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Section  304
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