Medical Device Registration and Approval in Colombia
General country-specific regulatory information is provided on this page for medical device registration and approval in Colombia. Become a LICENSALE.COM user to receive detailed device-specific compliance information for each market, including Colombia, to expedite the preparation of your medical device or IVD registration application.
Medical Device Regulations and Classification in Colombia
REGULATORY AUTHORITY: Medical devices are regulated by INVIMA (Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos).
CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM: Devices are classified according to risk, following the EU model of Classes I, IIa, IIb, III, and IV.
TIMEFRAME: The licensing process takes about 2-3 months for Class I and IIa devices, and 4-6 months for Class IIb and III devices.
LICENSE VALIDITY: Licenses for Class I and II devices expire after seven years; licenses for all other devices expire after five years.
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE: An authorized representative is required to register medical devices in Colombia.
Last updated on January 29 2015.
* Note: If you use your general ISP e-mail address, such as gmail, yahoo etc. your LinkedIn profile address is required to process your request.
Request a personal demo of
*Same day demos are not available