PVoC (Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity) for Exports to Tanzania
To assure Tanzanian consumers of the safety and quality of imported goods they buy, and to protect Tanzanian manufacturers from unfair competition, the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS), a statutory organization of the government of Tanzania , implemented guidelines called the Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity (PVoC) to Standards Programme.
Intertek Government and Trade services has been awarded a contract by TBS, commencing 1st September 2018, to provide certification services in support of its Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity (PVoC) programme.
TBS is responsible for the adoption and application of the standards for both imported and domestically manufactured products in the Tanzanian market. The PVoC Standards Programme is a conformity assessment and verification procedure applied to specific Goods/Products at the respective exporting countries, to ensure their compliance with the applicable Tanzanian Technical Regulations and Mandatory Standards or approved equivalents.
The primary objective of applying Pre-Shipment Verification of