Bulletin on Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Procedures Nr 1 (4 August 2020)
IMMIGRATION and QUARANTINE
The Government of Tanzania has removed mandatory 14-day
quarantine requirements for visitors on arrival. (UK
Government Foreign Travel Advice, 9 July 2020)
• Cargo movement with Uganda is allowed. Measures
implemented by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to
facilitate the cross-border movement of relief and
essential supplies. (UNECE, 2 July 2020)
• Land border with Mozambique is open for cargo
movement. (UNECE, 17 July 2020)
• Crew change allowed for all nationalities. No
restrictions for vessels and a crew if all control
measures and prevention rules applied (no symptoms
of illness, PPE recommended by WHO). (Wilhelmsen,
25 June 2020)
• The airport is open however, flights are still limited.
(Wilhelmsen, 25 June 2020)
IMPORTATION and CUSTOMS PROCEDURES
Value Added Tax exemptions are provided for under Section
6 of The Value Added Tax Act, Cap. 148 “The Act”.
Generally, the Act provides that, supplies or persons shall not
be exempted from paying VAT unless provided by the Act or
Schedule to the Act. However, the Act empowers the Minister
(Minister responsible for Finance) to grant VAT exemption on
imports by a Government entity or supply to a Government
entity of goods or services to be used solely for-
1. Relief of natural calamity or disaster.
Further Information : https://vosocc.unocha.org.........