How to export from Tanzania?

Complete procedures to export goods from Tanzania



How to export from Tanzania? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Tanzania? Explain the export methodology in Tanzania.


Information given here explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Tanzania government authority for exportation from Tanzania.


All natural persons or legal entities are approved to conduct export and import process in Tanzania. For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of products from and to Tanzania.

Customs and Excise Department under the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) is responsible for levies taxes on goods efficiently, implementation of customs policies, facilitate legitimate trade and protection of the society and legal economic activities in Tanzania.

The exporter should make sure that they made all of the accurate export documents that are required to get the goods delivered through the port, cleared customs, satisfy all compliance and regulations, then loaded on board the pre determined carrier. The efficiency of the Customs Clearance process is depend on having the valid documents, the accuracy of the information provided in the documents as well as the promptness in submitting the documents and filing the necessary applications for the Customs Clearance.


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required


This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Tanzania.



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Ray E.Njau: It high time to invest on industrial goods from Tanzania.On other hand I be request customs customers support office at Kariakoo Market Dar es salaam Tanzania.

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