Application for Import License of Notified Medical Devices in India

Module 5

Import Licence in Form 10 of Notified Medical Devices in India 

The following documents are required to be submitted in the following manner and order for issue of the Import Licence in Form 10 of the medical devices for import into India: –

1. Covering Letter – The covering letter is an important part of the application and should clearly specify the intent of the application (whether the application for the Import Licence in Form 10 of the proposed device is being submitted for the first time or the application is for renewal). The list of documents that are being submitted (Index with page nos.) as well as any other important and relevant information may be provided in the covering letter. The covering letter should be duly signed and stamped by the authorized signatory, indicating the name & designation of the authorized signatory along with the name and address of the firm.

2. An Authorization letter in original issued by the Director/Company Secretary/Partner of the Indian Agent firm revealing the name & designation of the person authorized to sign (along with the name and address of the firm) legal documents such as Form 8 and Form 9 etc. on behalf of the firm should be submitted at the time of submission of the application for Import Licence. Duly self-attested photocopies of the Authorization letter may be submitted at the time of submission of subsequent applications.

3. A duly filled Form 8 {Application for licence to import drugs (excluding those specified in Schedule X) to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945} as per the Performa prescribed in the Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, signed & stamped by the Indian Agent along with name & designation of the authorized signatory. Form 8 Performa is enclosed at Annexure – I.

4. A duly filled Form 9 (Form of undertaking to accompany an application for an Import Licence) as per the Performa prescribed in the Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, signed & stamped by the Indian Agent along with name & designation of the authorized signatory or Duly Notarized, if signed and stamped by the Manufacturer along with name & designation of the authorized signatory.

5. The Requisite Fee as prescribed in the Drugs & Cosmetics Act & Rules viz. Rs. 1000 for One proposed Device and Rs. 100 for each additional Device to be imported may be submitted at notified branches of Bank of Baroda under the Head of Account “0210 – Medical and Public Health, 04 – Public Health, 104 – Fees and Fines” adjustable to Pay and Account Officer, DGHS, New Delhi in the form of a Treasury Challan. Performa for Treasury Challan (TR 6) is annexed at Annexure – III. The Receipt in original (TR 6) is required to be submitted along with the application for Import Licence.

In case of any direct payment of fee by the manufacturer in the country of origin, the fee shall be paid through Electronic Clearance System (ECS) from any bank in the Country of Origin to the Bank of Baroda, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi, through the electronic code of the bank in the Head of Account stated above and the original receipt of the said transfer shall be treated as equivalent to the Bank Challan, subject to the approval by the Bank of Baroda that they have received the payment.

6. A duly attested (by gazetted officer)/notarized (in India) and valid copy of Wholesale License for sale or distribution of drugs or Manufacturing Licence under Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, issued by the State Licensing Authority.

7. A Valid copy of Registration Certificate in Form 41 issued by CDSCO with respect to Proposed Device.

8. A copy of Import Licence in Form 10 issued by CDSCO with respect to Proposed Device (If the application is for renewal).

9. The required documents as per Registration Certificate in Form 41 issued by the CDSCO. (If Applicable)

NOTES:

  1. Name and address of the manufacturer, Name and address of the manufacturing premises, Name and address of the Indian Agent and Name of the medical devices proposed to be imported should correlate with the name mentioned in the Registration Certificate in Form 41.
  2. If an endorsement to an existing license is required, a copy /details (License No., Date of issue & Validity) of the Form 10 License along with its endorsements should be furnished along with the application.

Annexures

  1. Annexure I Format for Form 8
  2. Annexure II Format for Form 9
  3. Annexure III Format for TR6 Challan

Central Drug Standard Control Organization
Directorate General of Health Services
Office of Drugs Controller General (India)
(Medical Device, Diagnostic Division)

A.2. Checklist for Pre Screening of Applications for Grant of Import License in Form-10 for medical devices

Name of the firm: _____________________________________ Date: _______________

TR-6 Challan No:________________Date:_______________Ref: No:_________________

S. No.Administrative/Legal /Technical DocumentsStatus
Please Tick(√ )
Pg. No.Annexure
1.Covering Letter-Purpose should be clearly mentioned with page number and Index.
2.Authorization Letter in original issued by the Director/Company Secretary/Partner of the Indian Agent firm containing the name and designation of the person authorized to sign (along with the name and address of the firm) legal documents such as Form 8, Form 9 etc.)
3.Form-8 duly Signed & Stamped by applicant along with name & designation of the Authorized Signatory
4.Form-9 duly Signed & Stamped by Indian Agent along with name & designation of the Authorized Signatory or duly appostilled/ notarized if signed & stamped by the Manufacturer
5.Notarized & copy of Wholesale Licence or Manufacturing Licence of the Indian Agent
6.Requisite Fee Rs.1000 for One Proposed Device and Rs.100 for each additional Device total amount paid
6.1Fees paid
Total :INR ____________for ________products
6.2Head to Fees Deposited (“0210-Medical and Public Health, 04-Public Health, 104-Fees and Fines)
6.3Should indicate the name and address of the premises to be registered
6.4Realisation Stamp
7.Copy of Registration Certificate in form-41
8.A Copy of import License in form-10 (if the application is for renewal/ Endorsement)
9.Documents as stated in Registration Certificate (In case of conditional certificate)
10.Labels as per Rule 96 (if applicant is other than the Principal Indian Agent)
Mailing Address of the applicant : Stamp & Signature of the
Authorised Signatory of the applicant

Mobile No. :……..………………………….

E-mail:…………………………………

Office Use Only:
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Accepted for review/Not accepted due to incomplete information in respect of point no. (s) ………………………………………….mentioned above.

Signature: …………………………..

Name of the Reviewer:….……………………….

Date:…………….…………….

Web Link for Download:

Guidance Document on Common Submission Format for Import License in Form-10 of Notified Medical Devices in India (01.01.2013)
http://www.cdsco.nic.in/writereaddata/Final%20Guidance_Doc_Import_Licence_31.10.2012.pdf

Pre- Screening Checklist for – Medical Devices and Diagnostics Division Checklist

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Regards
Dr. Manoj Karwa
Head- Clinical Operations
Auriga Research Ltd

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