List of steps
(Total number of steps: 5)
clearance of goods (1)
pay import and excise duties (1)
pay other charges (2)
obtain goods (1)

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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go?

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
NAL Business Company Limited (x 3)
1 4 5
NAL Business Company Limited
Citibank
2
Citibank
Stanbic Bank Tanzania
3
Stanbic Bank Tanzania

What you will get

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Goods delivery note
5
Goods delivery note

Required documents

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

customs value form C. 41
1
customs value form C. 41
Importer authorization letter
1
Importer authorization letter
Goods invoice
1
Goods invoice
Packing list
1
Packing list
TIN certificate
1
TIN certificate
Bill of lading
1
Bill of lading
Import permit
1
Import permit
Pre-export verification of conformity
1
Pre-export verification of conformity
order form for electronic transfer
2
order form for electronic transfer
Citibank bank account
2
Bank Slip (Stanbic)
4
Bank Slip (Stanbic)
Proof of ID
5
Proof of ID

How much?

Estimated cost of the procedure  USD  3,306.34

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

USD 1,960
Basic freight rate for imported 20 feet container from USA/CANADA
USD 1,162.5
Basic freight rate for imported 20 feet container from South Africa
USD 79
handling charges for container of 20 feet
USD 25
Cargo security surchage per Air Way Bill
USD 20
storage charges for a 20 feet container if goods stays beyond 7 days of grace period after being discharged from the ship.
USD 20
equipment charges per Air way bill
18 % goods-value
- USD 0
VAT on taxable imported goods and services
0
18 % goods-value
- USD 0
VAT on taxable imported goods and services
0
10 % goods-value
- USD 0
Excise duty applicable to saloons and station wagon motor vehicles with engine capacity in excess of 2000cc
0
USD 4
Removal charges payable 7 days after vessel discharge of goods per cubic meter
USD 3.74
concession fee for Airport Authority
1.6 % goods-value
- USD 32
wharphage charges
2,000
1.5 % goods-value
- USD 0
agency fee. Minimum is 200 USD
0
0.2 % goods-value
- USD 0
transportation cost
0
USD 0.06
handling charges per kilogram. Minimum charge for consignment is 15 USD
USD 0.04
storage charges per kilogram. Minimum is 15 USD per consignment
0 % goods-value
- USD 0
import duty for Capital goods, raw materials, pharmaceuticals, hand hoes, agricultural tractors and implements.
0

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 3 d 8 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 23h. 10mn 1h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 10mn 30mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 3 d 8 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
EA Customs Management Act 2005 EA Customs Management Act 2005
  ( articles ss. 110, 133, 145, 146, 147, 148 )
EAC common external tariff, 2012 EAC common external tariff, 2012
Finance Act 2012 Finance Act 2012
  ( articles s.8, 9, 10 )
Government notice no. 128 of 2011 Government notice no. 128 of 2011
  ( Article s. 7 )
Tanzania ports Authority tariff book Tanzania ports Authority tariff book
Taxes and duties at glance Taxes and duties at glance
Trends of ocean freight rates 2012 Trends of ocean freight rates 2012
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