TUME YA MADINI

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

MINISTRY OF MINERALS

THE MINING COMMISSION

Procedures for Exportation of Minerals

PROCEDURES FOR EXPORTATION OF MINERALS OR MINERAL SAMPLES FROM TANZANIA

People who have the right to export minerals; –

    • Mineral right holders (special mining licence, mining licence, primary mining licence, processing licence, smelting licence and refining licence)
    • A holder of a dealer licence
    • A non-resident
    • A non-resident with a Tourist Visa

Note: Holders of broker licences are not authorized to export minerals.

Permits required for minerals exportation

    • Export Permit
    • Certificate of Origin for tanzanite Minerals;
    • Tanzania Kimberley Process Certificate for Diamond Minerals
    • ICGLR Certificate for Tin, Tantalum & Tungsten Minerals
    • Special Export Permit for Non-residents and Tourists
    • Export Permit for Minerals from Gem Trade Fair in Tanzania

Note: Special Export Permit is issued for not more than twice in a year

Applicable Fees

    • The application fee for the export permit is USD 100
    • Application fees for Special Export Permits for tourists and non-residents are USD 250 and USD 2000 respectively
    • Proof of payment of royalty and Inspection fees for minerals to be exported
    • In the case of a non-resident with a Tourist Visa, a different fee applies for exporting minerals with a value not exceeding USD 1,000