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Steps (23) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Contracting a clearing agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Clearance of consignment  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TPA release  (7) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain T1 validation at entry border post  (2) expand_more expand_less
Offloading at Gikondo warehouse  (3) expand_more expand_less

Obtain delivery order
(last modified: 04/03/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Shipping Agent

Expected results

Delivery order (TPA)


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Stamped bank deposit slip (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of lading (original)
with signature and authorization of consignee at the back page and clearing agent stamp and signature
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of identity (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Clearing and forwarding agent identification card (original)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   5mn - Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Additional information

The shipping line will submit the delivery order to Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) through the Manifest Management System (MMS).

Recourse: Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority

Entity in charge

Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority

Mawasiliano House, A.H .Mwinyi Road P.O. BOX 3093, Dar es Salaam
Tel: +255 222 197 500 / +255 222 116 697
Tel. 1: +255 222 116 697
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Directorate of Maritime Safety and Security

Mon: 08:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 16:30
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Gilliard W. Ngewe

Director General
Tel: +255 222 197 501
Email: dg@sumatra.go.tz
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