ROADWORTHINESS INSPECTIONS – TANZANIA
This enables only roadworthy and environmentally friendly vehicles to enter the country, thereby ensuring that Tanzania does not become a dumping ground for poor quality used vehicles.
FAQ FOR TANZANIA ROADWORTHINESS INSPECTIONS
A: The Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) requires that a pre-shipment roadworthiness inspection is carried out on all used vehicle imports from Japan. This inspection has been initiated to minimize the risk of highly radiated and unroadworthy vehicles entering the Tanzania market, thus ensuring health, safety and environmental protection for Tanzanians.
Q: Application and inspection procedure?
A: Please note the following:
- The vehicle must pass the road worthiness inspection, and this includes the use of calibrated equipment for testing of braking systems, side-slip, radiation levels, emissions and lighting etc.
- There is no age restriction applied for vehicle imports into Tanzania.
- Right-hand drive and Left-hand drive vehicles can be imported.
- Not to be considered a mechanical inspection.
A: Road Worthiness Inspection fee (per unit inclusive of tax) is $150 – One price for all vehicles regardless of engine size.
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