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HomePublic SectorProduct Conformity Assessment (PCA)Tanzania SGS Mandate
Under the PVoC programme, all regulated products to be imported to Tanzania will undergo verification and testing in the country of supply and a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) will be issued to demonstrate that they meet the requirements of the applicable national standards or approved equivalents and technical regulations. The CoC will be mandatory for Customs clearance.
The TBS has introduced the PCA Programme to protect the country, consumers and local manufacturers from:
Products regulated under this program include:
There are three potential routes to PVoC certification depending on conditions including, but not exclusively: the type of product; its homogeneity; the frequency of shipments; and, the manufacturer’s quality management system.
With decades of experience managing conformity assessment programmes around the world SGS offers exporters efficient and comprehensive solutions to ensure shipments conform to Tanzania’s requirements.