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Steps (14) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Contract a clearing agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Book space with shipping line  (1) expand_more expand_less
Customs declaration  (2) expand_more expand_less
Consignment inspection  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (2) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent
Shipping Agent
Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) (x 5)
TPA Integrated Electronic Payment System
Bank - Tanzania
Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) - Dar es Salaam (x 3)

Results 7 expand_more expand_less

Contract
Shipping order (Tz)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
EAC certificate of origin with release stamp
Sealed container
Release order (Tz)
Get out permission

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Clearing agent's authorization letter for customs (x 2)
Invoice (x 2)
Packing list (x 4)
Clearing agent's authorization letter for shipping line
Invoice (export) (x 2)
Phytosanitary certificate (x 3)
Certificate of origin - coffee (x 3)
Certificate of quality - coffee (x 3)
Certificate of origin - tea (x 3)
International veterinary certificate (x 3)
Health certificate for export (x 3)
Minerals buying and selling permit (x 3)
License (S-Mark) (x 3)
Certificate of conformity (S-Mark) (x 3)
Test report (certificate of analysis) (x 3)
Veterinary health certificate - poultry export (x 3)
Veterinary health certificate - dogs and cats (x 3)
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD) (x 2)
Shipping order (Tz) (x 3)
Release order (Tz) (x 2)
TPA payment note with reference number
Stamped bank deposit slip (x 2)
TPA receipt
Truck registration card

Estimated cost USD  495

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RWF expand_more expand_less
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RWF 0 -
3 % goods-value
clearing agent fee estimate
USD 80
handling fee for a 20ft container
USD 160
handling fee for a 20ft container
USD 255
handling fee a container over 20ft

Total Duration 5h. 30mn - 3d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 5h. 30mn 3d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 2h. 35mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 5mn 2h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4h. 2d 1/2

Laws 7 expand_more expand_less

East African Community Common External Tariff 2017 East African Community Common External Tariff 2017
East African Community Customs Management Act   East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004 (Revised 30th June 2019)
  Sections 2, 38, 41, 73 - 76, 73, 74, 75, 76, 82, 123, 145, 146, 147, 148, 181, 187, 188, 189
The Port Service Charge Act Port Service Charge Act
  Section  8
Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991 Tanzania Harbours Regulations, 1991
  Sections 212, 222, 239, 241, 252, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 284, 286, 287, 304
The East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010 The East African Community Customs Management Regulations, 2010
  Sections 40, 44, 45, 46, 50, 53, 88, 88 - 89, 89
The Ports Act, 2004 The Ports Act, 2004
TPA Tariff Book TPA Tariff Book clauses 33 & 35
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