It is not required for all, however shipments can be held by local authority in United Arab Emirates after screening due to lack of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) or NON DG (Dangerous Goods) declaration letter from the shipper resulting to misconnections and impacting end-to-end service.
It would be advisable for all shipments originating, transiting and terminating for UAE to have MSDS or NON DG declaration from shipper enclosed in the shipment and copies to be uploaded in IDIS.
Information needed is a detailed list of all the items being shipped as per the commercial invoice.
Any freight shipment to Tanzania must be sent as a consolidation. The following documentation should accompany the shipment:
With the consignees or shippers permission, UPS can clear dutiable items and deliver them to the consignee.
All imports liable to Post-shipment Inspection (see also 'Additional Import Documentation') are declared on a Single Bill of Entry (SBE). SBEs are subject to verification by COTECNA (the inspection company) of the values declared. COTECNA may verify the values at the point of export before approving the SBE. Delays may occur
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Tanzania. If you plan to ship one of the commodities listed below, be sure to adhere to the following stipulations in order to avoid delays and holds at customs.
Medicine sent to companies for commercial purposes require an import licence issued by the Health Ministry in Tanzania that has to be provided by the importer.
Before shipping medicine to Tanzania the shipper should clarify with the importer if the medicine is approved here.
Delays in customs clearance may occur.
Medicine sent to companies for commercial purposes require an import licence issued by the Health Ministry in Tanzania that has to be provided by the importer. Before shipping medicine to Tanzania the shipper should clarify with the importer if the medicine is approved here.
Shipments of documents do not require an invoice.
The consignee's telephone number, mobile number and email address if available, should appear on the invoice.
The destination country or territory considers the following items as document shipments. If criteria are listed, the shipment must meet the criteria to be considered a document shipment.
In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Tanzania.
These have to be rebooked to move as Freight mode causing additional time in transit.
Kenya airways(KQ) has restricted this movement on courier mode and packages should only be moved on airfreight mode(SCS) direct to destination.
It will also not be able to RTS such packages as Kenya Airways is used for all exports too.
Please note: This applies to transit volumes, not Kenya import but also from Cologne, Dubai and Johannesburg hubs.
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