Medical Device Registration and Approval in Dominican Republic

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Medical Device Regulations and Classification in Dominican Republic

 

REGULATORY AUTHORITY: Dirección General de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Productos Sanitarios (DIGEMAPS).

CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM:

Medical Devices: Class I/IIa/IIb/III

IVD Devices: Class I/IIa/IIb/III

TIMEFRAME: Medical Devices/IVDs (Class I/IIa/IIb/III): 180 – 240 working days OR 6 – 12 months

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (Audit): N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (Local Tests/Permit): N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (Clinical Evaluation or Studies): N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (Other), please specify: certificate of the medical device brand name (local trademark registration) issued by the National Industrial Property Office is required.

LOCAL FEES (New Application): Medical Devices/IVDs (Class I/IIa/IIb/III) – US$ 190

LOCAL FEES (Manufacturer): No manufacturer registration fee is required.

LICENSE VALIDITY:  Five years. 

LICENSE TRANSFER: License transfer process is possible in Dominican Republic.

AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE:  A local Authorized Representative (AR) is required in the Dominican Republic and is responsible for the registration of medical devices.

Last updated on October 15, 2020.

 

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