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Steps (13) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Pre-clearance procedure  (1) expand_more expand_less
TRA procedure  (4) expand_more expand_less
TAEC proces  (1) expand_more expand_less
PHS process  (2) expand_more expand_less
Physical verification and inspection 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 5 expand_more expand_less

Clearing Agent
Tanzania Custom Intergrated System (x 2)
Agricultural Trade Management Information System (ATMIS)
Mobile E payment

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Phytosanitary certificate
Stamped radioactivity analysis certificate
stamped Assessment document
Release order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs
Tax Identification Number certificate (x 2)
Commercial invoice (x 7)
Packing list (x 4)
Plant import permit from importing country (x 3)
Phytosanitary certificate (x 3)
Radioactivity analysis certificate (x 5)
Assessment document (TRA) (x 2)
Business licence
Certificate of incorporation
Self assessment document (TRA)
Eport permit from responsible regulatory authority
Plant export permit
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Consignment (container)
Control number (phs)
Stamped self assessment document (TRA)
Radioactivity analysis certificate with release stamp
Phytosanitary certificate with release stamp

Estimated cost USD  2

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TZS expand_more expand_less
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This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

Cost detail

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USD 0 -
3 % goods-value
Clearing agent fees-estimate
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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

Total Duration 4h. 30mn - 2d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4h. 30mn 2d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 35mn
Attention at counter: 25mn 1h. 55mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4h. 2d

Laws 8 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 41, 73, 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, 44, 45, 46, 50, 53, 89
Plant Protection regulation1998 Plant Protection Regulation, 1998
  Sections 58, 63, 64
The Atomic Energy Act, 2003 The Atomic Energy Act, 2003
  Section  31 (1)(2)
The Plant Health Act, 2020 The Plant Health Act, 2020
  Sections 30, 34
Plant protection Act,1997 The Plant Protection Act, 1997
  Section  15
The Protection from Radiation Regulations The Protection from Radiation (control of radiation contaminated food stuff) Regulations, 1998
  Section  7
The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 The Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Section  304
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